BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.3324@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20110923T000000Z DTEND:20110923T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong>The NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert: </strong >\n\nFriday\, September 23\, 2011\, 8:00 - 10:00 pm EDT at the Music Cente r at Strathmore in Bethesda\, Maryland.\n\nEmceed by American Routes host Nick Spitzer\, the concert celebrates the 2011 recipients of the NEA Natio nal Heritage Fellowship\, the nation's highest honor in the folk &amp\; tr aditional arts. The 2011 recipients are quilter Laverne Brackens\, percuss ionist Carlinhos Pandeiro de Ouro\, Mardi Gras Indian Chief\, Bo Dollis\, folklorist Jim Griffith\, taiko drum leaders<strong> Roy and PJ Hirabayash i\,</strong> ukulele and slack key guitarist Ledward Kaapana\, Baptist sin ger Frank Newsome\,\n Piedmont blues songster Warner Williams\, and Bulgar ian saxophonist Yuri Yunakov.\n\nYou can watch it here: <a href="http://ww w.ustream.tv/channel/nea-national-heritage-fellowships-concert-2011 " targ et="_blank">http://www.ustream.tv/channel/nea-national-heritage-fellowship s-concert-2011 </a> SUMMARY:The NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert URL:/en/events/2011/09/23/the-nea-national-heritage-fellowships-concert/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR