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2019 Britt Festival Orchestra Program Call for Entries

2019 Britt Festival Orchestra Program Call for Entries Calling All Poets, Writers & Visual Artists

CALLING ALL POETS, WRITERS & VISUAL ARTISTS

Britt Music & Arts Festival wants to put your creativity on display in our 2019 Britt Festival Orchestra Souvenir Program. Our 2019 season is built around the theme ‘The Sound of Nature’. We are looking for original poetry, short stories, or visual art that relates to music & nature for our publication. How does music reflect nature? Where do we find music? How does nature inspire the creative process with regards to music? How did smoke from various fires last summer impact the making of music? Explore these topics through your written or visual artistic expressions.

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Calling All Poets, Writers & Visual Artists

Britt Music & Arts Festival wants to put your creativity on display in our 2019 Britt Festival Orchestra Souvenir Program. Submit your original

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RCC Community Orchestra presents free pops concert

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The Rogue Community College Community Orchestra will perform in concert at 7 p.m. June 5 in the Rogue Auditorium, RCC Redwood Campus, 3345 Redwood Hwy. Admission is free. The concert will include selections from “Les Miserables,” “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “The Lord of the Dance,” “The Mission,” and Gilbert and Sullivan. Gary Kroll directs the orchestra. For more information contact Kroll at 541-890-3423.

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A Transformational Student Performance

When was the last time you attended a student performance in your community? You know the junior theater’s production of My Fair Lady or the young art show at the museum… Although I spend a good part of my time working to keep arts education in the schools, and many of the client projects I […]

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The Arts Create Extraordinary Shared Experiences

We love the stuff that brings people together to experience special and fun things that can only happen here. On Tuesday, May 3, legendary cellist Yo-Yo Ma performed with the Cincinnati Symphony for almost 3,500 people, filling every seat in our beautiful, historic Music Hall. The performance was so highly-anticipated that it was sold-out for […]

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Jacksonville Celebrates the Year of the Tiger

Impressions of Jacksonville’s 2010 Chinese New Year celebration: This was the best one we’ve seen since moving here in 2000, and very well attended. The parade had more entries than ever, and more authenticity than in the past. I loaded up my camera with images…and felt a definite shiver when our humble little dragon made his pass through town, chasing away evil spirits to the powerful, ancient sound of a large Chinese drum. Surely the “God of the Year” was pleased.

After enjoying the parade, the question was what to do? There were so many activities scheduled to follow the parade it was difficult to choose from those that overlapped each other. I went first to the calligraphy demonstration at the Jacksonville Public Library, where a very sweet and pretty Chinese lady showed me how to write “China” and then invited me to visit her home province on the East

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