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Joel Greenberg: A Feathered River Across the Sky

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 4:00pm

The Passenger Pigeon once existed in numbers that defy belief. One nesting colony took up 850 square miles. They migrated in flocks that were measured in many miles. These flocks darkened the skies and took hours and even days to pass overhead. A single moving flock near Toronto in 1860 was measured at one to three billion birds. Yet forty years later the Passenger Pigeon was almost extinct and by the early 1900s was never to be seen again. What happened?


One of the UK’s foremost dance theater companies, Motionhouse creates startling, passionate dance theater, fusing images and mesmerizing aerial action that surprise, challenge and delight.

Performed on a huge curved floor, which disappears skywards, and using projection technology, daring dancing plus aerial harnesses and bungees, create an extraordinary world in which the dancers move seamlessly in a jaw-dropping interaction between film and live performance. Audio/Video Clip

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/19/2014 - 20:00

Diana McVey & Tianxu Zhou

International operatic performers, Diana McVey and Tianxu Zhou come together for an evening of arias and songs entitled The Many Moods of Love. This beautiful duet recital featuring the lyrical voices of McVey’s soprano and Zhou’s baritone, will explore the multifarious and complex yet delicious thing called love.

TICKETS:  $25  Stage Door Live performaces are general admission and limited to 125 seats.

Funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:30

NBSO A Feast of Three

The New Bedford Symphony Orchestra presents: The Weiss-Kaplan-Newman Trio

Camille Saint-Saens: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso for Violin
Marlos Nobre: Poema III for Cello and Strings
Ludwig van Beethoven: Triple Concerto
Cesar Franck: Symphonic Variations for Piano and Orchestra
Maurice Ravel: Bolero

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/12/2014 - 20:00

Jim Belushi and the Board of Comedy

With more than thirty years of experience and an alumnus of “Saturday Night Live” and Chicago’s famed “Second City,” Jim Belushi has created a hilarious improvised comedy sketch show featuring members of the Chicago Board of Improv.

Belushi starred on the ABC hit comedy "According to Jim,” on which he also served as executive producer, music composer and director.

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/06/2014 - 20:00

NE Heartbreak - House of Music pays tribute to New Edition

For the past four years, The House of Music has brought you tributes to Michael Jackson, Motown, and Stevie Wonder.

Now...Get ready to witness the hand clappin / boot strappin / toe tappin / finger snappin / beat knockin / tick tockin / pop lockin / shell shockin / {electrifying} rhythms of New Edition!

All ages family fun! Trust The House of Music to bring you another super-high-energy performance you'll be talking about all year.  

Tickets: $16

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/05/2014 - 20:00

Najee: On Tour with A Musical Journey

Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 4:00pm

You’ll hear the mellifluous sounds of Najee on Colors of Jazz, when the two-time Grammy nominated contemporary jazz saxophonist and flautist talks with host Bonnie Johnson. Celebrating his CD The Morning After - A Musical Love Journey, Najee will perform live at Scullers Jazz Club on April 4 & 5, 2014.  The New York City native began honing his craft studying flute during his high school years at The Manhattan School of Music with Harold Jones of the NY Philharmonic Orchestra and on Saturdays in Harlem at the historic Jazzmobile after meeting Dr.

The Guru of Chai **

*** The Z Off-site at the New Bedford Whaling Museum Theater

The contradictions of modern India with its iPhones and ancient gods come alive in this outrageously funny and heartbreakingly beautiful romantic thriller. Kutisar, a poor chaiwallah (tea seller) has his life changed forever when a young girl is abandoned at a busy railway station and brings the place to a standstill with the beauty of her singing. The Gurus of Theatre

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/05/2014 - 20:00

Tao: Phoenix Rising

Stunning! With breathtaking power, explosive percussion and spectacle, the stunning new production from TAO, Phoenix Rising, is a fusion of unrivalled Taiko drumming, athletic bodies, contemporary costumes and innovative choreography in a show of phenomenal precision, energy and stamina.

When the drummers beat their huge 6-foot, 880-pound drums, the stage explodes with mind boggling images of power and awe-inspiring sound!  Audio/Video Clip

Event Sponsor: Hawthorn Medical

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/04/2014 - 20:00

U.S. Army Field Band Free performance!

Stand up and cheer with us!
The Zeiterion is proud to sponsor a free performance of the U.S Army Field Band & Soldiers Chorus. Recognized as one of the most distinctive and revered musical organizations of its kind, this 102 member Concert Band and Soldiersג€™ Chorus performs popular and patriotic songs to inspire the great citizens of our nation. Free and open to the public, general admission.

How to get tickets:
Tickets can be obtained by visiting The Z Box Office in person.

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/03/2014 - 19:00


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