Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Spoleto Festival

Mark your calendar to visit Charleston during Spoleto Festival, May 25-June 10, 2012




Every Spring, the Spoleto Festival USA fills Charleston South Carolina for 17 days and nights. Charleston historic theaters, churches and outdoor spaces are taken over by 140 performances by renowned artist as well as emerging performers in disciplines ranging from opera, theater, music theater, dance and chamber, symphonic choral and jazz music as well as visual arts

Spoleto Festival USA has firmly established its self as one of the worlds major arts festivals presenting 100 world premieres and 93 American premieres since its inception in 1977. The festival is an artistic home for a large group of artists, both traditional and experimental, who found the mix of dance, theater, opera music and visual arts to be both exiting and stimulating.

                                                                                               Joy Kills Sorrow

       Trombone Shorty & Orland Avenue: One of the best Jazz jam
              bands out there. All proteges of New Orland's these talent young men have been playing    on  the  street of New Orland's at young ages, they now tour throughout the US.

Check out some of these great videos from artist preforming this year

Jake Shimabukuro
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zjO0LlghTI&feature=player_embedded

Leo of Circle of eleven
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHFuBEJVmzM&feature=player_embedded



                                                                                           Rebirth Brass Band


                                                                                      Old Crow Medicine Show


                                                                                   Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater



Check out this years program and a schedule at:
http://spoletousa.org/current-season/program-view/
http://spoletousa.org/current-season/schedule-view/

View full website at: http://spoletousa.org/home/


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