The Western Wind is an eclectic a cappella vocal sextet, singing Renaissance motets, Fifties rock ‘n roll, medieval carols, Duke Ellington, complex works by avant garde composers, and the simplest folk melodies. They have appeared in Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, ArtPark, Ordway Theater, the Metropolitan Museum, the Frick Museum, the Jewish Museum, Folger Shakespeare Library, Library of Congress, and Cleveland Museum of Art. In Europe the sextet has performed at the Geneva Opera, the Rome Opera and the Teatro La Fenice in Venice.
This concert is produced by the Nantucket Arts Council, through Council board member Dr. Gerry Mack. Tickets are available through the Arts Council office (508-325-8588, firstname.lastname@example.org), at Bookworks, Michell’s Book Corner, Dan’s Pharmacy, and at the door if not sold out. Tickets are $20 for Arts Council members and $25 for non-members. Students in high school and under are admitted free. Sunday, March 2 at 4:00 pm at the Coffin School, 4 Winter Street. Last month’s concert did sell out, so buy your tickets in advance.
The Jamie Ranney Show is on Channel 17 at 2 and 9 pm every day, with new shows on Fridays at 9 pm. There’s Jamie over there on the right when he interviewed me about my low carb diet. You can still find that interview here.
Also at the Rose & Crown, it’s Poker Night on Monday’s, Trivia Quiz Night every Tuesday (at 7 pm), karaoke on Thursday (9pm), and DJ Bri Guy Friday and Saturday night.
See the Arts & Social Calendar for additional details on the events listed above.
For a more comprehensive listing of ALL Nantucket events, pick up the Nantucket Independent for my Community Calendar, or click here.