Wednesday, February 4, 2009
Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes
*The Columbia Tribune offers a detailed story about the Village Vanguard's February 18 concert in Columbia, Missouri. Its twists and turns touch on NEA grants, Bob Brookmeyer and Columbia jazz promoter Jon Poses.
*The American Jazz Museum will host "Stories From the Vine" a "history of 18th & Vine as told by those who lived it." The series begins February 14.
*The Pitch reports that Dwight Frizzell will host a KKFI show dedicated to Sun Ra.
*The Star ran a lovely tribute to Joan Kent Dillon, the woman who spearheaded the restoration of the Folly Theater.
*The Blue Room will host a plethora of performances by female artists in March in recognition of Women's History Month.
(Original image by Plastic Sax.)