Upcoming Event Schedule

UPCOMING EVENTS

All Times EDT

PAST EVENTS

Sat Nov 28 2020
10:00 am

Musical Meditation On Gratitude

Live From India - with Paul Poovathingal
Sat Nov 28 2020
11:00 am

WHAT'S A RAGA?

Live from India - with Abhishek N S — Learn the history and what's behind the music of Southern Indian Classical music
Sat Nov 28 2020
1:00 pm

3D Health in a 2D World

Recuperative Movement for Preventing Zoom-out
Sat Nov 28 2020
3:00 pm

I’m Thankful for Old Time Music

Old Time Dulcimer Music with Jonah Talbott
Sat Nov 28 2020
7:00 pm

Christmas Caroling with Mayor Hinklepepper

Come sing along with Mayor Hinklepepper and Friends!
Sun Nov 29 2020
10:00 am

Musical Meditation On Gratitude

Live From India - with Paul Poovathingal
Sun Nov 29 2020
11:00 am

Meet up at Desi Kitchen

Sun Nov 29 2020
12:00 pm

The Boy Who Laughed at Santa Claus (Ogden Nash)

Story Time with Hoopla the Elf
Sun Nov 29 2020
3:00 pm

Feelin' Good Fiddle Concert

Reid Jenkins, NYC-based fiddle player, arranger, and singer-songwriter in Concert
Sun Nov 29 2020
4:00 pm

Navajo Stories & Chanting

Geraldine Keams / Dineh
Sun Nov 29 2020
5:00 pm

Sharing the Light — A Celebration of the First Night of both Hanukkah & Advent

It doesn't happen often, but this year the first night of Hanukkah and the first night of Advent land on precisely the same night! Join us and share your light.
Fri Dec 4 2020
7:00 pm

DISCO DIWANUKKWANZMAS!

70s Dance Party with Mayor Hinklepepper
Sat Dec 5 2020
12:00 pm

STORY TIME WITH HOOPLA THE ELF

Sat Dec 5 2020
7:00 pm

SONGS OF THE SEASON WITH A PINCH OF SALT

Christmas caroling with Geof Kaufman
Sun Dec 6 2020
10:00 am

Musical Meditation On Peace

Live From India - with Paul Poovathingal
Sun Dec 6 2020
2:00 pm

LATKE PALOOZA!

Live from Israel
Sun Dec 6 2020
4:00 pm

TEA, TRIVIA, AND SNOWFLAKE MAKING WITH MRS. CLAUS

Sun Dec 6 2020
5:00 pm

ADVENT WREATH LIGHTING

Sun Dec 6 2020
7:30 pm

OY TO THE WORLD!

We’re going to put a little "OY" in Christmas with Paul Libman
Thu Dec 10 2020
11:30 am

Musical Meditation of Kohenet Songs

With Kohenet Liviah Wessely
Thu Dec 10 2020
5:00 pm

First night of Hanukkah Candle Lighting

Thu Dec 10 2020
6:00 pm

DINNER HOUR WITH RODGER FRENCH

Fri Dec 11 2020
11:30 am

Musical Meditation of Kohenet Songs

With Kohenet Liviah Wessely
Fri Dec 11 2020
4:00 pm

Second Night of Hanukkah Candle Lighting

Fri Dec 11 2020
7:30 pm

Jenkins Family Singers in Concert

Sat Dec 12 2020

Visit Santa!

Sat Dec 12 2020
9:00 am

Calming the Soul through Gentle Movement

Sat Dec 12 2020
10:00 am

Musical Meditation On Light

Live From India - with Paul Poovathingal
Sat Dec 12 2020
12:00 pm

STORY TIME WITH HOOPLA THE ELF!

Sat Dec 12 2020
1:00 pm

Third night of Hanukkah Candle Lighting

After sundown in Israel.
Sat Dec 12 2020
3:00 pm

Christmas Caroling with Mayor Hinklepepper

Come sing along with Mayor Hinklepepper and Friends!
Sat Dec 12 2020
5:00 pm

Latke Palooza

Live from Virginia, USA, Cooking with Kohenet Liviah (Laurie) Wessely!
Sat Dec 12 2020
8:00 pm

Hanukkah Dance Party—Live music!

Sun Dec 13 2020

Visit Santa!

Sun Dec 13 2020
10:00 am

Musical Meditation On Freedom

Live From India - with Paul Poovathingal
Sun Dec 13 2020
11:30 am

Musical Meditation of Kohenet Songs

With Kohenet Liviah Wessely
Sun Dec 13 2020
1:00 pm

Laible Ben Moshe Sings Traditional Seasonal Songs

Sun Dec 13 2020
2:00 pm

STORY TIME WITH HOOPLA THE ELF

Sun Dec 13 2020
4:00 pm

ADVENT WREATH LIGHTING

Live from Guatemala and USA — Light the third candle on the Advent Wreath followed by Spanish Carols.
Sun Dec 13 2020
5:00 pm

Fourth night of Hanukkah Candle Lighting

Sun Dec 13 2020
6:15 pm

DINNER MUSIC With accordionist Rodger French

Live from Alabama, USA
Sun Dec 13 2020
8:00 pm

Moon Workshop with Katharine Grant

Wed Dec 16 2020
1:00 pm

LATKE PALOOZA!

Live from Israel at a sensible time for our Israeli friends! 1PM EST / 8PM IST on a Wednesday!
Wed Dec 16 2020
8:00 pm

CANDLE LIGHTING AND CONCERT WITH Ein Lanu Z’man

Sun Dec 20 2020

Visit Santa!

Sun Dec 20 2020
10:00 am

Musical Meditation On Christmas

Live From India - with Paul Poovathingal
Sun Dec 20 2020
12:00 pm

STORY TIME WITH HOOPLA THE ELF!

Sun Dec 20 2020
1:00 pm

Mame Loshn’s Grotto

Annie Cohen and Rachel Weston
Sun Dec 20 2020
2:30 pm

Icelandic Christmas Concert

Singing sensation Heiða Ólafs
Sun Dec 20 2020
4:00 pm

Christmas Caroling with Mayor Hinklepepper

Come sing along with Mayor Hinklepepper and Friends!
Sun Dec 20 2020
5:00 pm

ADVENT WREATH LIGHTING

Sun Dec 20 2020
7:30 pm

Winter Solstice Celebration — Circle Singing Around the Bonfire

Join song leaders from all over the USA leading us in vocal improvisations. Together we honor and celebrate winter solstice.
Mon Dec 21 2020
1:00 pm

STORY TIME WITH HOOPLA THE ELF!

Tue Dec 22 2020
1:00 pm

STORY TIME WITH HOOPLA THE ELF!

Wed Dec 23 2020
6:00 pm

Caribbean Christmas Carol

Thu Dec 24 2020
8:30 pm

Multicultural Christmas Eve Service

Father Paul Poovathingal will lead us in a Christmas Mass. Music from India and the USA. A multi-cultural Christmas Eve.
Sat Dec 26 2020
10:00 am

Musical Meditation On Kwanzaa: Unity

Live From India - with Paul Poovathingal
Sat Dec 26 2020
12:30 pm

Get ready for Kwanzaa!

Make your own Kinara!
Sat Dec 26 2020
2:00 pm

Official Candle Lighting — Day 1 Unity (Umoja)

Opening Kwanzaa
Sat Dec 26 2020
4:00 pm

What's Cooking for Kwanzaa?

Sat Dec 26 2020
6:00 pm

The ancient African Game of Oware

Sat Dec 26 2020
7:30 pm

African Bedtime Stories for Children

with Jacqueline Wade and Nya Patricia Yvonne Gittens Nyadata Manyansa
Sun Dec 27 2020
10:00 am

Musical Meditation On Kwanzaa: Self Determination

Live From India - with Paul Poovathingal
Sun Dec 27 2020
2:00 pm

Day 2 Self Determination (Kujichagulia)

Sun Dec 27 2020
3:30 pm

The Heavy Hand of The Word

with Kinyofu Mlimwengu
Sun Dec 27 2020
5:00 pm

Down home country cookin’ for Kwanzaa

Chief Robert Cain
Thu Dec 31 2020
12:00 am

ALL TIMES LISTED ARE IN EST (EASTERN STANDARD TIME)

As we ring in the new year, please note that all times for all events are listed in Eastern Standard Time
Thu Dec 31 2020
2:15 pm

Kwanzaa Sharing of Recipes

with Jacqueline Wade
Thu Dec 31 2020
3:00 pm

Day 6 Creativity (Kuumba)

Thu Dec 31 2020
5:15 pm

A L'ARRIVEE DU MOIS DE JANVIER

Traditional songs in French and Breton LIVE from Brittany
Thu Dec 31 2020
6:00 pm

Hymnes à L'amour

Songs of Love and Hope for the New Year. Performed and arranged for solo English Concertina.
Thu Dec 31 2020
7:00 pm

The Healing Group Performs for Kwanzaa

The Healing Group shares songs, monologues and healing stories.
Thu Dec 31 2020
7:00 pm

Ben Sands sings Traditional and Original Irish Songs for the New Year

LIVE from County Down, Ireland! Wish Ireland a Happy New Year at 7PM EST / Midnight Ireland time!
Thu Dec 31 2020
8:00 pm

New Year's Performance: Laible Ben Moshe

Folk songs of America, Australia, and the British Isles
Thu Dec 31 2020
11:00 pm

Spanish Classical Violin

Classical Violinist Bruno Peña plays Jota, by Manuela de Falla, accompanied by Beth Falcone on Piano, LIVE from New York City. Countdown to midnight, Brazil time. 9PM EST!
Thu Dec 31 2020
11:15 pm

Bringin' Down the House — Songs of the Turning of the Year

LIVE from Rhode Island and New York City, USA with Roosevelt Credit, Geoff Kaufmann, Beth Falcone and Ritt Henn!
Fri Jan 1 2021
12:15 am

Bobbie "Mercy" Oliver — Down Home Blues from Down Home in Texas

It's real. It's raw. It's the blues. Live from Texas! Count down to midnight — Central Standard Time, 1AM EST. HAPPY 2021, HOLIDAYOPOLIS!
Fri Jan 1 2021
5:30 pm

Day 7 Faith (Imani)

Fri Jan 1 2021
6:30 pm

Pastor Ruben Nuno and Martha Eddy

Fri Jan 1 2021
7:30 pm

Discussion Interactive about Faith

with Maitefa Angaza
Fri Jan 1 2021
8:30 pm

Ancestor Tribute With Jacqueline Wade and Friends

Fri Jan 1 2021
9:00 pm

Giving of Gifts

Giving of the Gifts followed by an African American Dance Party!
Sun Jan 17 2021
7:00 pm

Martin Luther King, Jr., a Celebration

Join us for songs, poetry, and an extraordinary conversation with Reverend Dr. Albert Paul Brinson, who was a personal friend of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Sat Jan 30 2021
3:15 pm

Masterclass: Tona Brown

For registrants of VA NATS Conference only
Sat Jan 30 2021
4:30 pm

High School Winners Concert

Open to the public
Sat Jan 30 2021
7:00 pm

Joint Recital and Panel

For registrants of VA NATS Conference only
Thu Feb 11 2021
6:00 pm

DUMPLINGS FOR A FAMILY REUNION — Cooking Demonstration

Chef Joanna Hu shows us her personal family recipe for dumplings in celebration of Lunar New Year!
Fri Feb 12 2021
7:00 pm

Music Night for New Year's Day!

Shan Y Chuang, Andy Lin, and friends dance, sing, play, and tell stories of Lunar New Year!
Sat Feb 13 2021
7:00 pm

LOVE TRAIN DANCE PARTY!

Get on the love train for Valentine's Day and shake your groove thang with Mayor Hinklepepper & friends! (FREE!)
Wed Feb 17 2021
1:00 pm

Gail Blache-Gill Sings Classical, Spirituals, and Gospel

Opera singer Gail Blache-Gill sings Classical, Spirituals and Gospel on Ash Wednesday.
Wed Mar 3 2021
1:00 pm

Box and String: Songs, Tunes, and Crankies

Sarah Gowan and Bill Quern will be celebrating music and art from the Appalachian, New England, and European traditions.
Wed Mar 17 2021
1:00 pm

Ben Sands — live from Ireland!

Renowned Songwriter Ben Sands live in concert from his home in Ireland for St. Patrick's Day!
Sat Mar 20 2021
3:00 pm

Put Spring in Your Step Barn Dance!

Celebrate the first day of Spring with a good old fashioned Barn Dance! Live music from Box & String!
Wed Mar 24 2021
1:00 pm

Heather Pierson Duo - live from home!

Wednesdays @ 1 — Jazz-infused originals and choice covers with piano, upright bass, and vocals. (All times listed in EDT)
Wed Mar 31 2021
1:00 pm

Michael Rix (Ricks) Songwriter / Guitar, Banjo, Country

WEDNESDAYS @1 at Cafe DiwanukKwanzmas — This week: Michael Rix (Ricks) Songwriter / Guitar, Banjo, Country
Wed Apr 7 2021
1:00 pm

Pablo Zylberglait: Pandemic Pop in English, Spanish, and Portuguese

Wednesdays @ 1: Pablo Zylberglait: Pandemic Pop in English, Spanish, and even Portuguese! (All times listed in EDT)
Wed Apr 14 2021
1:00 pm

Manouche Jazz Solo Guitarist Lisa Liu!

Jazz in the Style of Django!
Wed Apr 21 2021
1:00 pm

Rodger French

Che, Acordeón: Tangos from Buenos Aires and Other Places
Wed Apr 28 2021
1:00 pm

Ritt Henn: The Great American RittBook

Jazz standards & originals with nimble lyrics & catchy grooves.
Sat May 1 2021
12:00 pm

Feeling and Healing — The Art of the Spiritual

Explore and express yourself through singing Spirituals, pt 1
Wed May 5 2021
1:00 pm

Martin Espino—Mayan Celestial Heaven

Mayan Celestial Heaven—Take time to rejuvenate, relax and release with this beautiful cosmic journey performed on exotic acoustic instruments!
Sat May 8 2021
12:00 pm

Feeling and Healing —The Art of the Spiritual, pt 2

Explore and express yourself through singing Spirituals, pt 2
Wed May 12 2021
1:00 pm

Manouche Jazz Solo Guitarist Lisa Liu!

Jazz in the Style of Django!
Wed May 19 2021
1:00 pm

Damien Cayro: Un Beau Midi

A collection of 19th century Italian & French songs
Wed May 26 2021
1:00 pm

Magasin Général

Québec Folk Music and Compositions
Wed Jun 2 2021
1:00 pm

The African Pot

Traditional East and Central African music performed by Kayamba Africa, live from Kenya!
Wed Jun 9 2021
1:00 pm

Manouche Jazz Solo Guitarist Lisa Liu!

Jazz in the Style of Django!
Fri Nov 5 2021
7:00 pm

A Tale of Diwali—Free Watch Party!

Storyteller Shereen Saif, live on tape, delights us with an ancient tale of Diwali.
Sat Nov 6 2021
11:00 am

DIWALI DELIGHTS

Cook along with chef Nandhu Radhakrishnan, accompanied by Karnatic vocalist Abhishek N S and friends, live from Bengaluru, India!
Sun Nov 21 2021
1:00 pm

Latke Palooza!

Learn Chef Annie Kahan's secret recipes for latkes and sufganiyot, live from Tel Aviv, accompanied by renowned clarinetist Avigail Arnheim!
Fri Nov 26 2021
12:30 pm

Around the World in 80 Minutes—Christmas Edition

Performers tune in live from around the globe to share Christmas songs and cultural traditions.
Fri Nov 26 2021
4:00 pm

Ancient Homelands

Martin Espino performs indigenous music of North, Central and South America in honor of Native American Heritage Day.
Sat Nov 27 2021
10:00 am

Music Meditation on Light

Live from Thrissur, India. Music Meditation on "Sharing the Light" with Paul Poovathingal, known in India as "The Singing Priest."
Sun Nov 28 2021
2:00 pm

Sharing the Light - A Celebration of the First night of Hanukkah & Advent

With Kohonet Liviah Wessely and Jonah Talbott.
Sun Dec 5 2021
3:00 pm

Winter Comfort — Fondue, Music & Weaving

First we learn a secret fondue recipe with Raphael (live from Switzerland!) Then Cat shows us how to weave winter gifts on the loom while Jonah Talbot weaves tunes on his dulcimer.
Sun Dec 19 2021
2:30 pm

Beth & Ritt's Holiday Survival Kit

Award-winning songwriters Beth Falcone and Ritt Henn perform original and originally arranged songs of seasonal celebration at the Triad in NYC (Livestream also available)
Mon Dec 20 2021
12:00 pm

Cooking for Kwanzaa

Part of our Cooking in Concert Series!
Thu Feb 24 2022
8:00 pm

Membership Pre-Game Party

VANATS 2022. Join us for DIY Cocktails & Mocktails, specially designed for VA NATS with Mixologist Jasmin Malave!
Fri Feb 25 2022
1:00 pm

Master Class / Classical

with MATT BURNS, Bass Baritone
Fri Feb 25 2022
2:30 pm

The Value of Method

with ARIANA WYATT, Bel Canto Method
Fri Feb 25 2022
4:00 pm

Welcome Reception AND Membership Meeting

VANATS 2022
Fri Feb 25 2022
5:00 pm

Winners Recital, College

VANATS 2022
Fri Feb 25 2022
6:30 pm

Bring Your Own Dinner

Join fellow VANATS members for fun and conversation at our award winning BYOE (bring your own everything :-) restaurant in Diwaliwood!
Fri Feb 25 2022
7:30 pm

Master Clinic & Recital

Diversifying Classical Music—A Trip to Nigeria with MIRACLE OGBOR, soprano
Fri Feb 25 2022
9:00 pm

Membership Campfire

Join your fellow VANATS members for fun and conversation around the campfire!
Fri Feb 25 2022
9:00 pm

Cabaret

Live performances (in 2D) at Café D by our 2022 participants!
Sat Feb 26 2022
9:00 am

Voting Membership Meeting *Mandatory*

VANATS 2022 members will elect board members.
Sat Feb 26 2022
10:00 am

Beyond the College Audition

College Planning Strategies for High School Students with Amy Asbury MM, MS
Sat Feb 26 2022
11:00 am

Bring Your Own Lunch

VA NATS 2022
Sat Feb 26 2022
12:30 pm

Master CLASS / MUSICAL THEATRE

with EDRIE MEANS WEEKLY, soprano / belter
Sat Feb 26 2022
2:30 pm

Master Class / Classical

with CARL TANNER, Tenor
Sat Feb 26 2022
4:00 pm

— Winners Recital — High School and Adult

VANATS 2022
Fri Mar 25 2022
7:00 pm

Facets

Senior Recital for Julian Baldwin
Sat Apr 16 2022
12:00 am

PAVA FILM FESTIVAL

APRIL 16th & 17th: PAVA Webinars covering a variety of vocal topics from health and wellness to teaching on line.
Sat Apr 16 2022
10:00 am

VOCAL SPEED DATING!

You just may meet the vocal soulmate of your dreams! FREE. Reservations required.
Sat Apr 16 2022
12:00 pm

Around the World in 80 Minutes—LIVE CONCERT!

SINGERS Zoom in LIVE from all over the planet to sing, recite, and celebrate World Voice Day!
Sat Apr 16 2022
2:00 pm

GAPS IN VOICE CARE . . . WHO’S NOT GETTING ANY?

A panel of voice professionals from around the world come together to discuss voice care.
Sat Apr 16 2022
3:30 pm

DRINK UP FOR VOCAL HEALTH

After Party! Join PAVA Vocologist Nandhu R. as he shares his grandmother's secret recipe for an ancient vocal wellness drink! And we want to hear about your homeopathic wellness secrets, too!