The Music Center Launches Summer SoundWaves

Summertime fun continues as The Music Center launches The Music Center’s Summer SoundWaves, a new outdoor music series that will take place on its Jerry Moss Plaza on two Saturday nights, August 21 and September 4, 2021.

Programmed by TMC Arts, Summer SoundWaves will feature two affordable and family-friendly concert performances, offering the sounds of an Angeleno summer and ranging from the musical fusions of Afro-Mexican rhythms to pulsating electronic dance beats. The first event features the quintessential L.A. band Las Cafeteras (August 21, 2021), reinvigorating the roots music of Latinidad with a modern thrust. The Music Center performance for

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POUGHKEEPSIE – Vassar College’s Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center presents a summer of art with exhibitions ranging from Robert Rauschenberg’s news-inspired screen prints and a related photo display, drawings by sculptor Harry Roseman, and a poignant commemoration of Juneteenth.

The Loeb Art Center also returns to regular public hours, every day (except Monday) from 11am to 5pm. As always, admission is free. For more information about accessing the Vassar campus, please refer to VassarTogether.

Summer exhibitions include:

Time Capsule, 1970: Rauschenberg’s Currents, an in-depth look at avant-garde artist Robert Rauschenberg’s famous 1970 series of politically charged screen prints, is on

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Brit Floyd at the Rose Music Center on July 31

Q: How has life been for you and the group this past year?

A: Well, obviously, the last 18 months has been a challenging time for everybody. We’ve not played a concert since March of last year. We were actually two weeks into a U.S. tour and it had to abruptly come to a halt. We’ve all been in our various homes since then, waiting for it to be possible to tour again. Fortunately, that time has come and we’ll be reconvening in the U.S. next week to start the tour.

Q: As a touring musician, what was it like

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James Taylor, Jackson Browne mark return of pop, rock shows to Blossom Music Center: 10 things to know before you go

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio — This weekend, Blossom Music Center will be rocking once again when James Taylor and Jackson Browne take the stage on July 31.

Blossom has already been hosting plenty of live music events, thanks to the Cleveland Orchestra’s residency at the summer venue. But this weekend, concert promoter Live Nation kicks off its first show of many, marking a major return to live rock music here in Northeast Ohio.

“We are incredibly excited about the return to live music at Blossom Music Center. Hosting two iconic Rock Hall inductees James Taylor and Jackson Browne makes this grand

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In-person artist receptions return to the Pump House Regional Arts Center | Local News

The Pump House Regional Arts Center in downtown La Crosse will host an open house and in-person artist reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 6, featuring exhibiting artists Jennifer Williams, Scott Onsager, Carissa Brudos and Drazen Dupor. This art gallery exhibition began Tuesday, July 20, and runs through Saturday, Sept. 11.

Jennifer Williams’ “Painting Us Forward” exhibition in the Kader Gallery communicates hope and resilience through visual storytelling. It features painted portraits of small business owners, accompanied by their own stories of the impact of COVID-19 restrictions on their business.

“Children’s Story Time: Family Legends Retold” by Scott

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Bette Midler, Berry Gordy Among New Kennedy Center Honorees | Entertainment News

By ASHRAF KHALIL, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Kennedy Center Honors will return in December with a class that includes Motown Records creator Berry Gordy, “Saturday Night Live” mastermind Lorne Michaels and actress-singer Bette Midler. Organizers expect to operate at full capacity, after last year’s ceremony was delayed for months and later conducted under COVID-19 restrictions.

This 44th class of honorees for lifetime achievement in the creative arts is heavy on musical performers. The honorees also include opera singer Justino Diaz and folk music legend Joni Mitchell.

All will be honored on Dec. 5 with a trademark program that

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