"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Weekend Events, December 18-20, 2009 | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

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"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Weekend Events, December 18-20, 2009

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(December 20) SAHFFI SINGS The one-named singer Sahffi brings her flower-power style and songs to Greenbelt's [The New Deal Cafe] (http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1102852871218&s=651&e=001KgV9IFKQmX9oyrO3-q7CQX9ca_B3oXAbn7Fg2Uh9uGnwF7fIZROW19hFHecXVrAKNnc36fA9hPw42MZMxWn7S2AG0YfnV7WE4gIKcBctQEoq5ij-CGgDFw==) in Maryland this Sunday night from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Her memorable melodies and open-hearted lyrics are accompanied by a trio of strings and the 'shroom shaped djembe drum of West Africa.

(Through December 20) A GERMAN CHRISTMAS The Folger Consort wraps up the holidays with A German Christmas, with performances running through Sunday on Capitol Hill. The Cantate Chamber Singers of Montgomery County, Maryland are joined by an ensemble of brass, wind, strings, and organ in the Folger's Elizabethan Theatre. They apply their angelic voices to the festive music of Michael Praetorius, the most prolific German composer of the early 17th century.

(December 20) NO ROOM In the middle of its 45th season, The Choral Arts Society of Washington presents No Room, an original theatrical concert at The Kennedy Center Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Based on Las Posadas, a nine-day festival with origins in Spain and Mexico, this family-friendly concert incorporates carols, sing-alongs and guest appearances by Santa, Frosty and Rudolph.


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