Thursday, September 27, 2012

PAST: CONCERT: The 2013 NEA National Heritage Fellowship Concert will be at Lisner Auditorium this FRI, Sept 27th from 8:00pm - 10:30pm, Arrive by 7:45pm, Free, RSVP to ensure your space

2013 NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert
this year at Lisner Auditorium
Friday, September 27th
8:00pm - 10:30pm or so
NOTE: Please arrive by 7:45pm, at which time all empty seats will be given to those in the stand-by line 

Nick Spitzer, host of public radio’s American Routes, will emcee this evening of conversations, demonstrations, and performances with the 2013 NEA National Heritage Fellows. See list below!

Can't make it in person? The event will also be available to you wherever you are via live webcast! Share your comments and photos on Twitter using the hashtag #NEAHeritage. 

You can request copies of the concert program by emailing Free tickets also available at the Lisner box office and House of Musical Traditions 7010 Westmoreland Ave in Takoma Park, MD walking distance from the Takoma metro.

Sheila Kay Adams
A seventh-generation ballad singer, storyteller, and musician
Ralph Burns
Pyramid Lake Paiute elder Ralph Burns is a revered storyteller and native-language specialist
Verónica Castillo
Third-generation clay artist born in Izucar de Matamoros in the Mexican state of Puebla
Séamus Connolly
Musician, teacher, and scholar recognized worldwide as a master traditional Irish musician
Nicolae Feraru
Since immigrating to the US, Feraru has perpetuated the Gypsy traditional music learned from his father
Carol Fran
Fran's distinct voice and piano-playing style mark her celebrated career, spanning more than 6 decades
Pauline Hillaire
Artist, teacher, native-arts conservator, author and storyteller of Washington's Lummi Nation heritage
David Ivey
A master of Sacred Harp singing hwo is reinvigorating this unique vocal tradition for the 21st Century
Ramón "Chunky" Sánchez
Musician, songwriter, educator, and activist; a cultural icon and leader of the Chicano community

730 21st St NW
Metro: Foggy Bottom or take the Circulator or any of the 30 line buses that run along Pennsylvania Ave to the stop closest to 21st 

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