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January 2013

Sunday January 20th

The Kings Supper: A Smooth Jazz Evening with Grace Kelly

6:00pm

When it comes to singer/ saxophonist/ composer/ lyricist/ arranger/ educator Grace Kelly, people seem to be divided into two groups: those who marvel at her proficiency, creativity and ever-accelerating growth, and those who have yet to encounter the 20-year-old wunderkind. The ranks of the former category are growing by the day. Trumpeter and Jazz at Lincoln Center Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis was so impressed with Kelly’s three-night stand as guest of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra that he invited her to join the ensemble at the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater in Washington, D.C. for Barack Obama’s Inauguration Celebration. Harry Connick, Jr. heard Kelly in a master class on a December afternoon and brought her on stage to sit in with his band that night. Since then, Kelly has been voted "Best Jazz Act” in Boston four consecutive years in the FNX/Phoenix Best Music Poll, and then voted Best National Jazz Act in 2012.

The King's Supper Celebrating Martin Luther King's Birthday This event is a fundraiser for African American Scholarship. Come out and support while listening to great music!

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Thursday January 17th

Sumerian Metal Fest

8PM

Road to the Sphinx! Metal showcase battle of the bands. Sumerian Records is an American independent record label based in Washington D.C. and Los Angeles. The label was founded in 2006[1] by Ash Avildsen, who is also a booking agent, and is managed by Shawn Keith.[2][3] Fellsilent became the first non-US band to be signed to the label, in 2008.[3] The label made a deal with the video game series Rock Band to bring its music to Rock Band Network. So far, music from Asking Alexandria, including the songs "The Final Episode (Let's Change the Channel)", "A Prophecy", and "Hey There Mr. Brooks" have been shown with gameplay samples in the game. Songs by Veil of Maya and After the Burial have also been confirmed to be in production.

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