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    Rhythms of Africa appears on NBC Miami

    Feb. 27, 2015, 5:34 a.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad

    Rhythms of Africa appeared on the small screen this month as NBC Miami ran a special on Embrace Music Foundation and how it impacted Somerset Academy Central High School Miramar. Enjoy the video above.

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    One Week until The SPCo’s first performances in the new Ordway Concert Hall

    Feb. 26, 2015, 6:14 p.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad

    By Stephen Sokolouski, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Only one week remains until the highly anticipated Ordway Concert Hall Opening Celebration, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra’s (SPCO) first official concerts in its new downtown Saint Paul home. Recently, Kristin Tillotson of the Star Tribune previewed the new hall: Ever since...

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    It's time to roll the dice

    Feb. 26, 2015, 3:06 p.m., Posted by laflor

    I entered curious and vaguely intrigued, but reserved about going in. On an uncharacteristically chilly Miami night, I invited my husband to watch “Now Now Oh Now,” an interactive theater experience from Rude Mechs, an Austin-based theater ensemble made up by Robert S. Fisher, Thomas Graves, Hannah Kenah, Lana Lesley,...

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