Tag Archives: performance
This whimsical wrap-up of 2006 — presented by Einstein, the African grey parrot, and her trainer, Stephanie White — simply tickles. Watch for the moment when Einstein has a moment… Read more
Imagine hearing great, departed pianists play again today, just as they would in person. John Q. Walker demonstrates how recordings can be analyzed for precise keystrokes and pedal motions, then… Read more
Virtuoso Pamelia Kurstin performs and discusses her theremin, the not-just-for-sci-fi electronic instrument that is played without being touched. Songs include "Autumn Leaves," "Lush Life" and David Mash’s "Listen, Words Are… Read more
In a lively show, mathemagician Arthur Benjamin races a team of calculators to figure out 3-digit squares, solves another massive mental equation and guesses a few birthdays. How does he… Read more
What happens when a black man visits Aspen? Singer/songwriter Stew and his band are about to let you know.
Violinist Natalie MacMaster and Musical Director Thomas Dolby play Dolby’s original song “Blue Is a River” in this ethereal duet — with a little dancing.
Featuring the vocals and mischievous bell-playing of accordionist and singer Rachelle Garniez, the House Band — led by Thomas Dolby on keyboard — delivers this delightful rendition of the Edith… Read more
Satirist Tom Rielly delivers a wicked parody of the 2006 conference, taking down the $100 laptop, the plight of the polar bear, and people who mention, one too many times,… Read more
Singer/songwriter Eddi Reader performs "Kiteflyer's Hill," a tender look back at a lost love. With Thomas Dolby on piano.
Singer/songwriter Eddi Reader performs "What You Do With What You've Got," a meditation on a very theme: how to use your gifts and talents to make a difference. With Thomas… Read more