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Williamsburg VA Film Series

The “Global Film and Migration” film series and weekend festival in Williamsburg VA features an expansive collaboration of events, invited speakers, and *FREE* film screenings. The series culminates in a week-long festival March 16-22, 2009.

Films, Post-Screening Discussions & Ethnic Food Receptions co-hosted by members of our local immigrant and ethnic communities – all to be held at the Williamsburg Regional Library Theater

 

>>>Read more  here

Williamsburg VA Dewey Decibel Concert Series

If you think of a library as a place where you always have to whisper then you are in for a surprise. At the Williamsburg Regional Library in downtown Williamsburg at 515 Scotland St the Dewey Decibel Concert series is a hidden gem in the local performing arts scene. You can always count on a diverse array of performers, from folk, bluegrass, jazz, classical. There is a concert for all music lovers. Past performers have included, Pete Seeger, Robin and Linda Williams, John McCutcheon, Tommy Emmanuel, Coyote Run and many more.. The local newspaper Daily Press rated it one of the best small venues around. The concert season runs from September to June . The 268 seat theater has one of the best sound systems in the area.

Williamsburg Library Theatre, 515 Scotland St., Williamsburg, Virginia
Phone: 757-259-4070


You can check for current concert information and ticket prices here http://www.wrl.org/programs/concerts.html

 

The concert line up for 2008-2009  Dewey Decibel Concert series is below . Check the website above for last minute additiona and ticket information:
 
 Friday October 17 7:30 p.m. Peter Ostroushko
Now regarded as one of the finest mandolin and fiddle players in acoustic music

Saturday October 25 7:30 p.m. Jae Sinnett Trio

Hampton Roads percussionist Jae Sinnett returns for a concert of straight-ahead jazz guaranteed to make your evening swing

Thursday November 6 7:30 p.m. Battlefield Band

Battlefield Band have been performing on the international scene for more than three decades, inspired by their rich heritage of Celtic music and fired by the strength of the modern Scottish cultural scene. The band, who pioneered the integration of bagpipes with fiddle, keyboards, guitar and voice, mix the old songs and tunes with new self-penned material, playing them on a unique fusion of ancient and modern instruments: bagpipes, synthesizers, fiddles, guitars, cittern, bass, whistles and bouzouki.

 Friday November 7  7:30 p.m.  Stephen Bennett

Harp guitar master Stephen Bennett  born in Oregon, grew up in New York and has lived in Virginia for the last three decades. Since his 1987 first-place win at the National Flatpicking Championship in Winfield, Kansas (The Walnut Valley Festival), he has become known as a versatile guitarist who consistently garners critical praise and audience enthusiasm for his compositions and live performances. With his stellar musicianship, a relaxed stage presence, and quick wit, Stephen has performed throughout the United States and Europe, as well as in Canada, Australia and Japan.

Sunday November 9  7:30 p.m. Bagels and Fraylox Klezmer Band

Monday November 10 7:30 p.m. USAF Langley Winds Free

The United States Air Force Heritage of America Band’s Langley Winds woodwind quintet. The quintet’s repertoire includes a wide variety of chamber works as well as popular and patriotic pieces.

Friday November 21 7:30 p.m. U.S. Army TRADOC Chamber and Solo Ensembles  Free

A free concert by individual performers and small ensembles from the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Band at Ft. Monroe, performing a variety of music, both classical and modern.

Saturday  November 22  7:30 p.m. Three Jolly Coachmen

If songs such as “Tom Dooley,” “MTA,” “Greenback Dollar,” and “Tijuana Jail” bring the memories of the late 1950s–early 1960s coffeehouse scene flooding back, then you don’t want to miss this! The Three Jolly Coachmen are a Williamsburg-based Kingston Trio tribute group.

 Friday December 5 7:30 p.m. April Verch Band

Rounder Records recording artist, April Verch, is a Canadian fiddle and stepdancing champion and singer.

Friday, December 12  7:30 p.m. Robin and Linda Williams and Their Fine Group

Virginia based Robin and Linda Williams are known for their rich harmonies and original songwriting rooted in the country/bluegrass/gospel tradition.

Sunday January 18 7:30 p.m. Jay Ungar & Molly Mason

If you love American acoustic music, don’t miss Jay Ungar & Molly Mason.

Friday,  February 27 7:30 p.m. The Whitetop Mountain Band

One of the most popular dance bands of the Appalachian Mountains, this family-based band hails from the highest mountains in Virginia.

 Friday May 1 7:30 p.m. John McCutcheon

The Washington Post called John  “Virginia’s Rustic Renaissance Man,” he is one of our most respected and loved folksingers. Master of a dozen different traditional instruments, most notably the rare and beautiful hammer dulcimer, his 22 recordings have garnered every honor, including four Grammy nominations.

Tuesday May 12 7:30 p.m. FourUm   Free

Formed in 1998 when four members of a Scunthorpe (North Lincolnshire, England) choir met to sing together. Fourum have entertained audiences in the north of England, appeared on television in the UK on several occasions and in the USA. Their performance ranges from old English music hall tunes to Broadway selections and popular favorites. Their performances are full of good humor and great tunes.







 









 

 

 


 

Williamsburg Symphonia Encore Affairs

Encore Affairs!

Welcome to the third season of Encore Affairs – a series of posh parties, openings of opulent collections and delightful dining to benefit The Williamsburg Symphonia in Williamsburg , VA. Generously hosted by enthusiastic League members and friends in their beautiful homes or private venues, these events sell out fast.

In fact, five of the Encore Affairs events have already sold out! Don’t be disappointed. Call 564-7494 or 229-0640 for more information.

Click here to download a printable Encore Affairs Reservation Form.

Brilliant art and sculpture, a rustic picnic on “The Rivah,” and a half-mile of model train tracks for HO gauge engines and cars that chug through 1830s-era villages and landscapes . . . all these and many other visual and culinary treats await you when you reserve your place at an Encore Affair. Whether you’re a new or a long-time resident, you’re sure to find an “affair” you won’t want to miss. Join your friends or make new acquaintances at one or more venues for this fundraiser that is the talk of the town. A portion of each admission cost is tax deductible.

Affair #1: Picnic on “The Rivah”Sat., September 20, 2008, 1:00-4:00 p.m., at the Cruikshank home on Wilton Creek, Hartfield, Va., for 65 guests, $50 each. Watch artists at work, painting the spectacular scenery.

Affair #2: Brunch Among the LeavesSunday, October 12, 2008, 12 noon, at the home of Jean Leavengood in Kingsmill, for 20 guests, $50 each. Guests will sit on the deck beside a cozy outdoor fireplace; Bloody Marys, Mimosas and a gourmet brunch will be served. A tour of this elegant home to view the eclectic art collection is an added feature. SOLD OUT!

Affair #3: Wine & Fondue PartySaturday, October 18, 2008, 7:00-9:00 p.m., Epstein home in Kingsmill, for 50 guests, $40 each.

Affair #4: On Track . . . With Fine Art & RailroadsSaturday, November 1, 2008, 6:00-8:00 p.m., at the home of Bob and Ann Louise Mann in Ford’s Colony, for 35 guests, $35 each. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Affair #5: Art, Wine, Bugattis & Mediterranean CuisineSaturday, November 22, 2008, 6:00-8:30 p.m., at the home of Gulay and Clyde Berryman in Colonial Heritage, for 35 guests, $50 each. SOLD OUT!

Affair #6: Hearts & Flowers CocktailsSaturday, February 14, 2009, 5:30-7:00 p.m., at the home of Mott and Diane Robertson in Kingsmill, for 35 guests, $35 each. A strolling violinist will provide the music, and Diane will make petite bouquets for all the Sweethearts (ladies) present.

Affair #7: A Chef’s KitchenTuesday March 3, 2009, 6:30-9:30 p.m., presented by Chef John Gonzales, in the heart of Williamsburg, for 25 guests, $80 each. A special guest may make an appearance. SOLD OUT!

Affair #8: Who’s Afraid of Opera?Sunday, March 29, 2009, 5:30-8:00 p.m., at the home of Paul & Marge Tongue in Ford’s Colony, for 40 guests, $50 each. Opera Talk with Lynda Sharrett will be accompanied by Merry Food & Drink.

Affair #9: A Feast of Peacocks at the Muscarelle Museum of ArtFriday, April 24, 2009, 7:00-9:00 p.m. for 32 guests, $50 each. This elegant event coincides with the museum’s Tiffany exhibit. SOLD OUT!

Affair #10: German May Day Garden PartyFriday, May 1, 2009, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the home of Ian & Diane Carr in Holly Hills, for 40 guests, $50 each. An accordion player in German attire will serenade the party-goers.

Affair #11: LPGA PartySaturday, May 9, 2009, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., (during the Michelob Ultra Golf Tournament), at the home of Ray & Anne Liss Flanders in Kingsmill, for 30 guests, $40 each. From a prime viewing spot, overlooking the tricky 8th green of the magnificent River Course, you can watch the best of the professional lady golfers make (or miss) their putts. SOLD OUT!

The Williamsburg Symphonia League extends its heartfelt thanks to all the Encore Affairs hosts and volunteers for their gracious hospitality and kind generosity.

Find out more about the Williamsburg Symphonia here

Corporate partners and donors provide essential funding for The Williamsburg Symphonia. They are gratefully acknowledged below. Please patronize and thank these public-spirited friends of Williamsburg’s own professional chamber orchestra:

Corporate Sponsors of the Williamsburg Symphonia:

Season Underwriters :

WBach 107.9 Williamsburg’s Classical Station

Stephen Shonka / Family Retirement Planning and Wealth Management.

Seasons Sponsors :

Bay Rivers Group Wealth Advisors

Davenport Group

Merril Lynch

Scott and Stringfellow

John Hancock

Old Point National Bank

TowneBank

Suntrust

Williamsburg Landing

WindsorMeade of Williamsburg

C & F Bank