Here’s a roundup of entertaining virtual and live happenings for the week culled from the Council on Culture & Arts online listings and elsewhere. Visit tallahasseearts.org for more information.
Northside Stage: Bill Miller
Learn from Native American songwriter Bill Miller as he shares some original songs and presents his research with FSU professor Sarah Eyerly on Mohican-Moravian hymns from 7-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25. This event is in-person at the Northside Community Center, 8005 Oak Grove Road. Masks will be required and socially distanced seating will be provided.
Bill Miller is an award-winning Native American recording artist, performer, songwriter, activist, painter, and world-class native flute player. Over his career, Miller has produced over a dozen albums, received three Grammy Awards, numerous Native American Music Awards & Association (NAMA) awards (including a “Lifetime Achievement” Award) and led Wisconsin’s La Crosse Symphony Orchestra. He is now touring in support of the history-making album release, “Look Again To The Wind,” on which he performed the title track.
In this live and livestreamed event, Bill Miller will share some of his original songs and Moravian hymns. El Criollo Grill will be serving dinner on site at 6 p.m.
The livestream link will be provided at https://www.facebook.com/events/301984834201958/
100 Thousand Poets for Change celebrates 10 Years readings
100 Thousand Poets for Change hosts two Global Event Readings for 2020 featuring 60 local and international poets sharing and celebrating 10 years of working with poets and artists around the world for peace, justice and sustainability. The online event will be at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26. Watch on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/100ThousandPoetsForChangePage./ Open to the public at and hosted by international and local 100TPC organizers.
The readings will feature local Tallahassee poets as well as poets from, Mexico, Egypt, Nigeria, Cuba, Wales, Uruguay, Botswana, Guatemala, Brazil, Morocco, Scotland, Hungary, Ecuador, Canada, and all over the U.S. All will gather online to share poetry and celebrate 10 years of working with poets and artists around the world for peace, justice and sustainability.
Friday at Noon: Trio Nobile
Arts for the Community at Thomas University presents classical group Trio Nobile perform a virtual concert from the Thomasville First United Methodist Church from noon-1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25. This piano trio featuring violinist Pedro Maia, cellist Cheuk Yan Leung, and pianist Christina Lai will present a varied program of contemporary and traditional works.
Join live at https://facebook.com/actu31792/live for the livestream and after for the recording. No Facebook account is required to access the livestream or the archive. This standard piano trio has been praised for their “cohesive energy, intelligent musicality, and technical prowess”, Trio Nobile’s members have extensive experience as chamber musicians performing in Asia, Europe, North, South, and Central America.
BabyGray plays Southwood Golf Club
Southwood Golf Club, 3750 Grove Park Drive, will have live entertainment Friday night, outdoors with social distancing. This Friday features BabyGray with live music from 6-9 p.m. There is no cover and food and drinks are available.
Bach Parley Coffeehouse Conversations
Beginning this Sunday, Sept. 27, from 3 to 4:15 p.m., you can spend your Sunday afternoons discussing Johann Sebastian Bach’s life and music in a historical context. Coffeehouse Conversations will be hosted through Zoom meetings with Tallahassee Bach Parley. Every month, the Bach Parley will choose a piece of music to discuss along with suggested reading and recordings.
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