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Telangana State formation day celebrations by Telengana Community Inc.
Saturday June 7, 2014 4:00 pm
Telangana State formation day celebrations by Telengana Community Inc., in lieu of our separate state formation on June 2nd in India. Exciting cultural programs by Artists from India and local talent. Organized by www.telanganacommunity.org.
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Jackie Boatwright presents No Shells Stage Play
Saturday June 28, 2014 7:00 pm
Eight friends gather for an annual dinner when the nosy neighbor's dog does the unthinkable, leading to an outright night of truths revealing what they really think about each other--and that was just the beginning! You will laugh out loud, you will cry, you will say "No Shells!"
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Tamil Megastar's Kondattam
Friday July 11, 2014 6:30 pm
An Indian event with Tamil celebrities.
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Miss/Teen/Mrs. India Georgia Pageant
Saturday July 12, 2014 5:15 pm
The beauty pageant and live entertainment show features singing, dancing, magic show, comedy and much more!
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IACA Miss Georgia/Miss Teen Georgia
Saturday July 19, 2014 5:30 pm
This signature event by the India American Cultural Association celebrates beautiful personalities and not just beautiful faces. IACA provides a platform for young women to empower, enhance and enrich their persona and showcase them in pubic arena. This is a wonderful opportunity for the community to come together, work towards a common goal and have fun in the process!
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AIM for Seva presents MEGHADOOTAM
Sunday August 24, 2014 4:00 pm
The performance is sponsored by All India Movement (AIM) for Seva, a not-for-profit organization promoting education for rural and tribal children in India through Free Student Homes.
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Montana Skies
Thursday September 11, 2014 12:00 pm
This guitar and cello fusion duo performs eclectic styles combining elements of classical technique, jazz improv and the power and energy of rock n' roll.

This concert will be performed in the Ferst Center's outdoor amphitheatre.
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H.M.S. Pinafore by New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players
Friday September 12, 2014 8:00 pm
Her Majesty's Ship Pinafore is setting sail in this faithful production – complete with live orchestra and full sets – by the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players. The story finds the captain's daughter in love with an ordinary sailor, but her father has a more sophisticated suitor in mind. Gilbert and Sullivan's first blockbuster is among the most crowd-pleasing comic musicals in history.
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Robert Glasper Experiment
Friday September 26, 2014 8:00 pm
American jazz pianist and record producer Robert Glasper won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Album in 2013 for "Black Radio," in which he explores fusions of jazz and hip hop. He performs with drummer Mark Colenburg, saxophonist/vocalist Casey Benjamin and bassist Derrick Hodge as an electronic act that defies genre norms from any single discipline.
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Super Stars Mansour, Hengameh, and Hamid Talebzadeh Live in Concert
Saturday September 27, 2014 9:00 pm
Promoter and producer Shahram Pirali and PIRALI ENTERTAINMENT present Persian pop icon Mansour, with one of Persia's hottest female singers Hengameh, and Hamid Talebzadeh, making his first appearance in Atlanta. Pirali Entertainment is known for delivering first class productions! Reserve your tickets now!
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Thursday October 9, 2014 7:00 pm
Sybarite5 is a classically trained string quintet whose dynamic onstage style and contemporary set list engages the senses and redefines the rules of chamber music performance. An Atlanta Premiere.
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National Acrobats of China
Sunday October 12, 2014 5:00 pm
The National Acrobats of The People’s Republic of China delivers an eye-popping spectacle with its awesome array of acrobats, contortionists, martial artists, drummers and dancers. Using bicycles, tables, chairs, poles and ladders, this unforgettable troupe thrills audiences of all ages with their dazzling showmanship.
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Preservation Hall Jazz Band with Allen Toussaint
Friday November 7, 2014 8:00 pm
New Orleans music icon Allen Toussaint joins forces with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band for an evening of legendary music making. Named after the music venue located in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter, the band has traveled worldwide spreading their mission to nurture the art form of New Orleans Jazz.
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Kyle Abraham / Abraham.In.Motion
Friday November 14, 2014 8:00 pm
MacArthur Fellow and Bessie Award-winning choreographer Kyle Abraham makes his Ferst debut with his new work "Pavement." The stage transforms into the abstract metaphor of a basketball court suspended in time and place in this penetrating look at African-American history and culture.
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A Charlie Brown Christmas with David Benoit
Friday December 5, 2014 8:00 pm
It’s the most wonderful time of the year…and what better way to get into the holiday spirit than by enjoying the classic Vince Guaraldi Christmas tunes performed by David Benoit, one of the greatest contemporary jazz pianists.
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A Rockapella Christmas
Friday December 12, 2014 8:00 pm
Rockapella shares holiday joy with stunning, world-class voices. The group has taken the genre of a cappella music to a new level - Rockapella's astonishing full-band sound seems to be impossible coming from just five guys with microphones.
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Diane Schuur
Friday January 30, 2015 8:00 pm
In a recording career that spans three decades – and includes two Grammy Awards – jazz vocalist and pianist Diane Schuur has explored nearly every corner of the 20th century American musical landscape, and on her new recording she pays tribute to Frank Sinatra and Stan Getz.
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Arlo Guthrie
Saturday January 31, 2015 8:00 pm
For the first time in a decade, folk icon Arlo Guthrie brings to the stage the entire blues song "Alice’s Restaurant Massacree" in honor of its 40th anniversary, along with many favorites from Guthrie’s song catalog. As a singer, songwriter and lifelong political activist, Guthrie carries on the legacy of his legendary father, Woody Guthrie.
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Sunday February 15, 2015 5:00 pm
Inspiring, captivating and playful, the performers of Mummenschanz create a magical world of possibilities, all without uttering a word. The troupe’s inventive use of forms, shadow, light and the creative manipulation of sculptural, expressive masks result in a visually stunning spectacle of visual theatre that has entertained audiences of all ages for more than 40 years.
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Jonah Bokaer
Friday February 20, 2015 8:00 pm
Jonah Bokaer has cultivated a new form of choreography whose structural supports rely on visual art and design to transform public viewing and understanding of dance. His dance company returns to the Ferst Center in this full evening of performance featuring the pieces “Why Patterns” and “Recess.”
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Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy
Saturday March 7, 2015 8:00 pm
Two of the world’s most celebrated fiddlers, this married couple is a whirlwind of Celtic music, dance and song. Versatile and exciting on both the folk and Celtic music scenes, their performances are delivered with an uplifting energy felt by the musicians and audiences.
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Jake Shimabukuro
Saturday March 28, 2015 8:00 pm
Jake Shimabukuro has redefined what it means to play the ukulele and returns to the Ferst Center for another amazing show. Renowned for his lightning-fast fingers and revolutionary technique, this young virtuoso is a genre-demolishing artist who plays jazz, blues, funk, classical, bluegrass, folk, flamenco and rock.
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The Honeycutters
Thursday April 2, 2015 12:00 pm
The Honeycutters are an original country roots band from Asheville, NC. Organically grown around the songs of lead singer Amanda Anne Platt, the band has gained an audience that has stretched far beyond their mountain home.

This concert will be performed in the Ferst Center's outdoor amphitheatre.
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Earl Klugh
Saturday April 18, 2015 8:00 pm
Grammy-winning jazz guitarist Earl Klugh treats us to one of his favorite subjects, “Jazz and the Movies,” exploring the music that Klugh has performed, recorded and enjoyed in movie soundtracks. Solo, trio, full band performances and more will be featured in the concert exploring Klugh’s passion for film and its music, which will conclude the second year of his three-year collaboration with Georgia Tech.
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