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Apr
11
Sat
Theta Pi Chapter Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Talent Hunt 2020 @ Jesse Bethel High School
Apr 11 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Theta Pi Chapter along with the Vallejo City Unified School District are back again with another exciting event featuring some of the Bay Areas talented youth. This year we have vocal performances; visual artists; dancers; dramatic interpretation; and instrumental performances. This is an event you truly don’t want to miss!

We will be awarding cash prizes to our winners along with a chance to perform at the 75th Annual Omega Psi Phi Fraternity12th District Convention in Anaheim, CA. The winner of the district competition will get an all expense paid trip to perform at the National Convention in Tampa Bay, Florida.

Come out and tell a friend to tell a friend. Our youth can’t wait to show you what they’ve got!

Apr
15
Wed
Adrian West Band @ Napa Smith Brewery
Apr 15 @ 6:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Adrian West Duo (w- Jodi Durst on upright bass & harmonies) will play from 7 to 9.

Apr
18
Sat
Vallejo Symphony Concert III – New World @ Empress Theatre
Apr 18 @ 8:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Vallejo Symphony- Zhengyi Bai- Meredith Brown @ Empress Theatre
Apr 18 @ 8:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Ives Symphony No. 3 (Winner Pulitzer Prize 1947) Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings, Op. 31 (1943) Zhengyi Bai, tenor Meredith Brown, horn Dvořák Symphony No. 9 Our closing concert features the most famous symphony ever written— Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9, “From the New World,” composed in the U.S. and inspired by African-American folk traditions. American maverick Charles Ives wrote his Symphony No. 3 just 15 years later, but it was not premiered until 1947, when it won the Pulitzer Prize for Music. Last, it is a great pleasure to welcome one of our orchestra’s own, Principal Horn Meredith Brown, to join Adler Fellow Zhengyi Bai in one of the great song cycles of the 20th century: Benjamin Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings.

Apr
19
Sun
Vallejo Symphony Concert III – New World @ Empress Theatre
Apr 19 @ 3:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Vallejo Symphony- Zhengyi Bai- Meredith Brown @ Empress Theatre
Apr 19 @ 3:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Ives Symphony No. 3 (Winner Pulitzer Prize 1947) Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings, Op. 31 (1943) Zhengyi Bai, tenor Meredith Brown, horn Dvořák Symphony No. 9 Our closing concert features the most famous symphony ever written— Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9, “From the New World,” composed in the U.S. and inspired by African-American folk traditions. American maverick Charles Ives wrote his Symphony No. 3 just 15 years later, but it was not premiered until 1947, when it won the Pulitzer Prize for Music. Last, it is a great pleasure to welcome one of our orchestra’s own, Principal Horn Meredith Brown, to join Adler Fellow Zhengyi Bai in one of the great song cycles of the 20th century: Benjamin Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings.

May
3
Sun
Harpist Anna Maria Mendieta- Tango Del Cielo @ Empress Theatre
May 3 @ 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Back by popular demand! Tango Del Cielo returns to the Empress Theatre in Vallejo, CA! Tango Del Cielo! (Tango of Heaven), a multimedia touring show featuring Harp, Strings, Percussion, Tango & Flamenco Dance will be celebrating the Roaring 1920’s & the Golden Age of Hollywood! With award winning musicians & dancers dazzling the stage, Tango Del Cielo was recently the featured show at the World Tango Festival in Canada. Come see what all the excitement is about on Sunday, May 3rd at 4:00pm at the Empress Theatre in Vallejo! Anna Maria Mendieta – Harp Matthew Szemela – Violin Joseph Hebert – Cello Antonio Gomez – Percussion Tiano Vas – Singer Suzanne Mendieta – Flamenco Dancer Marcelo Molina – Tango Dancer Maxi Copello & Raquel Makow – Tango Dancers https://empresstheatre.org/event/2020-05-03-tango-de-cielo/

May
8
Fri
VVP Mini Gig – Rap Noir – Tajai (Souls of Mischief/Hieroglyphics) and Unjust (Chosen Few) @ Vallejo Vinyl & Pinball
May 8 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Tajai and Unjust join VVP to share a tribute to the Film Noir Genre of the early 20th Century and Hip Hop’s tradition of storytelling. One night only – 50 guests. 21+ VIP – $30.00

May
31
Sun
Vallejo Choral Society concert Peace For All Time @ First Presbyterian Church Vallejo
May 31 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Vallejo Choral Society presents Peace For All Time, commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, featuring Ralph Vaughan Williams’ cantata Dona Nobis Pacem. Conducted by Derek Tam, VCS Artistic Director Saturday, May 30, 2020, 7 PM Community Congregational Church 1305 West 2nd Street, Benicia Sunday, May 31, 2020, 3 PM First Presbyterian Church 1350 Amador Street, Vallejo Tickets $25 General; $20 Senior; Children & Students Free www.vallejochoral.org/tickets

Jun
28
Sun
2020 Mare Island Half Marathon, 10K and 5K Sponsored by Mare Island Brewing Co. @ Google Maps
Jun 28 all-day