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February 6, 2012

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February 7
Terrance Simien
DFRH

Modern Impressionism
BPC

February 9
Lalah Hathaway
BPC

February 10
Chamberlin

Cafe 939

February 11
Sam James / Amy Allen
Cafe 939

February 13
KidsJam
Cafe 939

Give Up the Funk
BPC

February 14
Gretchen Parlato
Cafe 939

BT with Chris Compton and Faculty
BPC

February 15
Terri Lyne Carrington
Regattabar

February 16
George Clinton
BPC

February 17
Cirkestra/Klezwoods
Cafe 939

February 18
Barnaby Bright
Cafe 939

A Cappella Championships
BPC

February 20
Portlandia: The Tour
BPC

The Mastermind Behind Karmin

"Swag pop" duo Karmin has got it together, setting a whole new standard for covers and debuting an album of originals. After their videos went viral, alumni Amy Heideman and Nick Noonan have been enjoying a successful run, and will appear on Saturday Night Live Feburary 11. Their manager and classmate, Nils Gums, talks about his marketing strategy for the band and how Berklee prepared him for the business.

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George Clinton
Master of funk George Clinton of Parliament and Funkadelic fame will reach back into his legendary discography and successful solo repertoire when he performs at Berklee February 16. Listen to his no. 1 hit "Flashlight," which appeared on a 1977 Parliament album.

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Berklee Music Network Connects Students, Alumni
Berklee's online school has unveiled an exclusive professional networking site for members of the Berklee community.

Alumni Earn Two Academy Award Nominations
Two Berklee alumni get Oscar nods for composing and sound mixing.

Berklee Blogs: Close Encounters Festival in Helsinki
A student trio performs with bands from Berklee International Network partner schools as part of a music festival in Helsinki.

The Checkout - Live at Berklee, February 9
Leala Cyr and Ricardo Vogt will be featured in the NPR concert series showcasing Berklee alumni. The Checkout - Live at Berklee is a collaboration between WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM, NPRmusic.org, and Berklee, and webcast live from Cafe 939.

Asian Culture and Music Festival
The student newspaper interviews the president of Berklee's Asian Club about organizing the first Asian Culture and Music Festival at the college.

Berklee Press Announces New Books
Berklee Press publishes two new books: Lalo Schifrin's Music Composition for Film and Television and Mick Goodrick/Tim Miller's Creative Chordal Harmony for Guitar.

On Sale Now
There's a full lineup of shows ahead, including Company of Theives at Cafe 939 and Playing for Change at the Berklee Performance Center. For exclusive invitations and offers for select Berklee events, check out the Berklee Membership Program.


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