Vancouver Symphony Orchestra 2022 Gala
September, 12 2022
The VSO’s 2022 Gala begins Friday, September 16th at The Hilton Hotel in Vancouver. Proceeds raised at this event will support the VSO’s artistic programming and ensure that educational outreach impacts generations to come. The VSO’s mission is contribute to the artistic vibrancy of the Vancouver community, making this region an inspiring place to live and visit. All funds raised directly impact this organization. This year’s event will be hosted by award-winning actor and musician Lawrence Gilliard Jr. A graduate of The Juilliard School, Gilliard has been seen in television series such as The Wire and The Walking Dead.
This is a FREE virtual event. Register HERE.
And Now For This Week’s Top Picks…
Arts Alive! 2022
Join us for this year’s Arts Alive! info fair to be held at the Public Service Center Plaza in downtown Vancouver! Experience live performances from local theater, dance, and music organizations. Listen to poetry readings and see art demonstrations. Find out what’s happening in the arts in our community, now and in the year ahead. This event is free and open to the public. Public Service Center Plaza 1300 Franklin Street Vancouver Saturday, September 17th Noon - 4 PM Free
Passion and fire--virtuoso guitar music in the Romani (Gypsy), Jewish, and Eastern European traditions. ZINGARESCA ENSEMBLE is a product of collaboration between the celebrated Roma (Gypsy) virtuoso Vadim Kolpakov, the pioneer in the revival of the seven-string guitar Oleg Timofeyev, and the Juilliard-trained baritone Anton Belov. The Italian word “Zingaresca” means “in a Gypsy style." The ensemble interweaves classical Eastern European guitar heritage with the best traditions of the Romani and Jewish diaspora, thus blending the sophistication of classical music with the fiery vitality of folk musical expression. Experience them in the video below. Cellar 55 1812 Washington St. Vancouver Sunday, September 18th 2 - 4 PM $20 - $25
Mark your calendars! Southwest Washington's annual day of giving is coming up fast, and we need your continued support. The Center for the Arts is actively engaged in establishing a performing arts center like no other in Clark County, rooted in the community, and created as a catalyst for growth, change, and development in Southwest Washington. We are dedicated to impacting the community through arts, culture, and connection, inspiring creative joy for all. Your contribution helps sustain our efforts as a community-focused arts organization. Support us by donating during Give More 24! on September 22. September 22 All Day Donate online
VSO Season Opening Concert
Internationally renowned pianist Michelle Cann is coming to Skyview Concert Hall to perform Gershwin's unforgettable "Rhapsody in Blue" under the baton of Maestro Brotons September 24-25. Ms. Cann studied at both the Cleveland Institute of Music and the Curtis Institute of Music. A champion of the music of Florence Price, Ms. Cann performed the New York City premiere of the composer’s Piano Concerto in One Movement with The Dream Unfinished Orchestra in July 2016 and the Philadelphia premiere with The Philadelphia Orchestra in February 2021, which the Philadelphia Inquirer called “exquisite.” Skyview Concert Hall 1300 NW 139th Street Vancouver Saturday, September 24 at 7 PM Sunday, September 25 at 3 PM