Atlanta Jazz Festival Coming in May

Author: , April 29th, 2012

Atlanta Jazz Festival Coming in May“We are reaching an important milestone as the Atlanta Jazz Festival celebrates 35 years,” states Camille Russell Love, Director of the City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs. “We take our stewardship of the festival seriously and salute the leaders whose vision and hard work created this preeminent cultural event, featuring well-known jazz legends and exciting new artists.”

“For the entire month of May, through the performances in Piedmont Park over Memorial Day weekend, Atlanta Jazz Festival will continue the rich tradition of presenting world class jazz, combined with southern hospitality. Whether you like your jazz traditional or contemporary, smooth or eclectic, with big band swing or a Latin beat, we’ll have something to excite your senses and soothe your soul. We invite jazz enthusiasts of all ages to join us for an unforgettable experience.”

This year’s performance schedule includes jazz greats Roy Ayers, Cyrus Chestnut, Kathleen Bertrand, Russell Gunn, Edy Martinez, Ojeda Penn and Johnny O’Neal. Newcomers to the festival include the rhythmic Tito Puente Jr. Orchestra, soulful singer and saxophonist Grace Kelly, and the R&B and hip-hop influenced Robert Glasper Experiment.

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San Diego: Out in the Park Coming on May 19th at Petco Park

Author: , April 8th, 2012

Out in the Park San Diego =- Petco ParkSan Diego LGBT Pride’s annual “Out at the Park” will take place on Saturday, May 19, at 7:05 pm at Petco Park when the Padres host the Angels in interleague play. Pride officials say that this year’s event will be the largest yet.

The game will will mark the first series that baseball superstar Albert Pujols will appear in San Diego as a member of the Los Angeles Angels.

Tickets to the game purchased through San Diego Pride are $15, which is discounted from the $18.50 individual ticket price paid by those purchasing tickets directly from the Padres.

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Vegas Uncork’d to Draw Foodies From Around the World in May

Author: , March 25th, 2012

Vegas Uncork'dLas Vegas is foodie heaven. With many of the world’s most famous chefs opening outposts in the desert city, you can bet that when the destination hosts a food festival, it is going to be a big deal. This dynamic culinary playground hosts Vegas Uncork’d from May 10-13.

Save up your apetite for events like the Grand Tasting with 60 restaurants and 100 wines, masters’ series lunches, sessions with top sommeliers, and much more. Big name celebrity chefs are expected to partake include Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Julian Serrano, Todd English, Michael Mina, the Rao Family, Guy Savoy, Francois Payard, Michael Richard, Nobu Matsuhisa, Costas Spiliadis, and, of course, many more.

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