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Feast of Funk and Soul Food a rockin’ good time

November 19 and 20 marked the debut of the first annual The  Feast of Funk and Soul Food festival, held at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park. As the title of the festival reveals, this event was not only [...]

December 1, 2016 Features, Food, Music
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Choral concert charms campus

The Fall Choral Concert was an amazing performance put on by a collection of choirs here at Rollins College. The concert showcased Rollins Choir, Women’s Choir, Men’s Choir, Women’s Vocal Jazz, and Rollins Singers. Because of the range of choirs [...]

November 10, 2016 Arts & Entertainment, Music
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Trio Solisti performs with heart, emotion

The Bach Festival Society’s 2016-2017 visiting artist series began on Sunday afternoon with a remarkable performance by Trio Solisti on campus at Tiedtke Concert Hall. Founded in 2011, the trio consists of Maria Bachmann, violin; Alexis Pia Gerlach, cello; and [...]

October 20, 2016 Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Events, Music
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Red Priest concert a huge success

If it can be argued that live Baroque music is in need of a facelift, the members of the period music ensemble Red Priest are the surgeons for the job. Clad in red shirts and black trousers, the British foursome [...]

January 27, 2016 Arts & Entertainment, Music
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Vespers 2015 leaves chills, goosebumps

“Vespers is absolutely stunning, incomparable,” Yani Araujo says of the annual Christmas season service. “It’s an experience to be had, something you have to watch in order to comprehend.” As a long-standing tradition, the word Vespers derives from the Latin [...]

January 27, 2016 Arts & Entertainment, Music
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Hulaween leaves spectators breathless

As I think back on my Hulaween experience, one word constantly comes to mind: magical. Although I had been the previous two years, it seemed that the entire festival staff pulled out the big guns this year; everything seemed to [...]

November 18, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Music
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Columnist dubs local music festival wild success

The team of the 19th annual Magnolia Fest cultivated one of the best festivals I have attended. Throughout the event, the music was fantastic, the weather was perfect, and the vibe was extremely welcoming. With that in mind, I compiled [...]

October 27, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Music
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Bach Festival represents South America

The Bach Festival Society of Winter Park, Central Florida’s oldest classical music organization, opened its 2015-2016 season on Saturday afternoon with a program that celebrated the music of North and South America. If other orchestras have also billed recent programs [...]

October 21, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Music
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College Radio Day proves a success

Last Friday WPRK invited Rollins students, faculty, and staff to celebrate College Radio Day in the basement of Mills, the radio station’s home. Here, individuals who could have been strangers came together over the most bonding commonality in our world: [...]

October 7, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Music
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Scobeat: Upcoming Local Shows

A list of upcoming concerts in the Central Florida area. EVERY TUESDAY – The Groove Orient @ Tanqueray’s September 9/25 That1Guy @ Backbooth 9/26 The Heavy Pets & The Groove Orient @ RedLion 9/30 Alt-J @ Hard Rock October 10/3 [...]

September 25, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Music