Phillips Chamber Society's 2016-2017 schedule kicks off with Mezzo-Soprano Denyce Graves and pianist Laura Ward on September 25th.
Phillips Music celebrates its 76th season this year with diverse and invigorating performers from across the globe. Building on the extraordinary success of our 75th anniversary season, the Phillips has planned myriad events this season to celebrate the past, present, and future of Phillips Music.
To become a 2016/2017 Season Sponsor or join the Phillips Chamber Society, call 202.387.3036.
Phillips Chamber Society Sunday Concerts are performed at The Phillips Collection.
Lilly Pulitzer is supporing the American Cancer Society on Saturday, August 13, 2016.
Stop by Lilly Pulitzer's Georgetown store for a Shop & Share event - 10% of all sales will be donated to American Cancer Society. The mission of the American Cancer Society is to save lives and celebrate life. Every single day. They do this by drawing on the values of humanity to encourage prevention, raise awareness, foster innovation, inspire generosity, deepen understanding, and provide care. Together with their supporters, they are working to free the world from the pain and suffering of cancer.
The American Cancer Society does not endorse any product or service. ACS will receive a minimum of $50,000 and a maximum of $100,000 in connection with the promotion.
Lily Pulitzer is located at 1079 1/2 Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown.
Blues Alley welcomes Poncho Sanchez and his Latin Jazz Band Friday July 29 through Sunday July 31.
For more than three decades as both a leader and a sideman, conguero Poncho Sanchez has stirred up a fiery stew of straightahead jazz, gritty soul music, and infectious melodies and rhythms from a variety of Latin American and South American sources. Poncho Sanchez was born in Texas on October 30, 1951 into a large Mexican-American family (rumor has it that his 13-year old mother fled to the U.S. after hiding under the bed as revolutionary Pancho Villa stormed her village), but grew up in the Los Angeles area, where he was weaned on a broad range of Latin and non-Latin popular music.
Inspired by the conga playing of Cuban great Mongo Santamaria, he honed his skills as a percussionist and broke into the limelight at the age of 23 when he joined vibraphonist Cal Tjader's famed Latin jazz ensemble in 1975. Poncho performed with him until Tjader's untimely death in 1982. A year later, he began his unprecedented 23-year relationship with Concord Records, which has produced two dozen recordings, a Grammy Award and several Grammy nominations.
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