A2sf http://wemu.org en Cécile McLorin Salvant At The Ann Arbor Summer Festival http://wemu.org/post/c-cile-mclorin-salvant-ann-arbor-summer-festival <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With a deep, velvety voice, rhythmic poise, a sublime feel for the blues, </span>Cécile<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>McLorin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Salvant<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is jazz’s brightest rising star and the darling of Detroit’s Mack Avenue Records. Born in Miami to French and Haitian parents, and fluent in English, Spanish, and French, she confidently delivers jazz interpretations in a gorgeous, accessible program of standards and originals. </span></p> Tue, 27 May 2014 14:17:57 +0000 Patrik Holubik 46193 at http://wemu.org Cécile McLorin Salvant At The Ann Arbor Summer Festival The Capitol Steps: Politics Takes a Holiday! http://wemu.org/post/capitol-steps-politics-takes-holiday <p style="margin-bottom: 1.5em; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 12px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); line-height: 18px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14.44444465637207px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Statistics show that many people who have not listened to past specials have been audited by the IRS. Coincidence? Probably!&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;">So relax and celebrate your country by helping the Capitol Steps make fun of it. It's not like there isn't a lot of material to work with...</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 1.5em; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 12px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); line-height: 18px;"><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;">Not for the faint of heart or for those considering running for office.&nbsp;</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 1.5em; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 12px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); line-height: 18px;"> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 02:29:43 +0000 Patrik Holubik 31647 at http://wemu.org The Capitol Steps: Politics Takes a Holiday! Special Feature: The Ann Arbor Summer Festival http://wemu.org/post/special-feature-ann-arbor-summer-festival <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/129650575%3Fsecret_token%3Ds-mWL55&amp;color=000000&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Ann Arbor Summer Festival marks its&nbsp;</span>30th<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Anniversary this year. The annual celebration of music and entertainment is now in its final week for 2013. As this year's event winds down, we thought it a good time to look at the past, present and future of the festival. As&nbsp;</span>WEMU's<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Wendy Wright discovered, the common thread has been, and will continue to be, a sense of community.</span></p><div> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 11:53:08 +0000 Wendy Wright 31616 at http://wemu.org Special Feature: The Ann Arbor Summer Festival