Posts Tagged ‘Special Events’

Leading the Way – Women in Jazz

August 7, 2015

From the scores arranged by Melba Liston, to the important role Mary Lou Williams played in jazz instrumentation, to the well-known enchanting voice of Billie Holiday, women have long contributed to the dynamic and extensive field of jazz. With an added focus on women in jazz at this year’s Summer Fest, you’ll find a wealth of vibrant female voices in jazz throughout downtown San Jose this weekend, voices blazing trails and molding what it means to …

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Sight, Smell, Taste: Food & More at Summer Fest

August 6, 2014

If you’re a foodie or are looking to pick up some fun art or accessories while at Summer Fest, we have some great options for you this year. Our Applied Materials Community Corner also gives Fest attendees the chance to find out more about local non-profits. Below, we provide a handful of sights, smells and tastes not to be missed this weekend. WHAT’S ON THE MENU? GREAT FOOD AT SUMMER FEST We’re excited to have great …

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“Jazz Out” Before Summer Fest

August 6, 2013

In mid-August, San Jose becomes the epicenter of the jazz universe. What started as a 1-day, one stage affair in 1990 has now grown into a 3-day, 11 stage extravaganza with 100+ performances by 1,000 musicians. As the event has grown, so has community engagement and enthusiasm, as evidenced by the many other jazz events happening in and around town. Be sure to read on if you feel Summer Fest can’t come soon enough. Cafe …

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