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December 15, 2010

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December 15
FuzAsian FIERI: The Birth of FuzAsian
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December 31
Lionel Loueke
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January 8
The Spirit of the King: Steve Connolly with Master Magician Steve Dacri
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January 20
Jorge Drexler Meets Berklee
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January 24

Maria Eugenia Leon

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Spain the Lighter
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January 24 &25

Musical Theater Club Presents: Wild Party

David Friend Recital Hall

January 25

Yoo Sun Nam
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Christian Li
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January 26
Rika Ikeda Group / Jihee Yoon
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January 27

FUSION Irish Edition

David Friend Recital Hall

Jacobology II / Shin Sakaino
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January 28
Guthrie Govan
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Lionel Loueke Trio Plays Berklee on New Year's Eve

Alumnus Lionel Loueke will perform at the Berklee Performance Center December 31 as part of NPR's Toast of the Nation live New Year's Eve show. The broadcast will be featured on 200 NPR affiliates. Recent graduate Takeshi Ohbayashi will open the concert, a centerpiece of this year's First Night Boston festival. Start the celebration a little early with the newest Sounds of Berklee podcast, Ohbayashi's "Find Her."

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Alumni Win Ten Latin Grammy Awards
Juan Luis Guerra and Benny Faccone were among the alumni who took home awards on Latin music's biggest night.

Alumni, Faculty Earn 25 Grammy Nominations
Berklee alumni and faculty were recognized for their roles as musicians, producers, engineers, arrangers, video directors, and more.

Boston Music Awards Recognizes City Music
Berklee City Music executive director J. Curtis Warner Jr. received the 2010 Humanitarian of the Year award.

A "Marvelous" Salsero
Larry Harlow, known as "El Judio Maravilloso," recounted how he changed Latin music and was changed by it.

Berklee Blogs from Athens
Read about nine students working to finish off their semester in Greece.

Career Development Center Creates Music Industry Salaries Resource
The study details salary ranges in a broad range of career paths across the industry.

Student Profile: Hailey Niswanger
This saxophone player may be a rising jazz star, but she's keeping her feet firmly on the ground.

Berklee Opens Music Clubhouse in Roxbury
In partnership with Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston and the Music and Youth Initiative, Berklee's new music education facility includes a recording studio, and ensemble and practice rooms, and will serve 100 students weekly.

National Endowment for the Arts Announces Grant to Berklee
The $20,000 grant will support the 2011 Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival.

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Zappa Plays Zappa
To enter to win a pair of tickets to Dweezil Zappa Plays Zappa at the House of Blues on December 19, email promotions@berklee.edu by December 16 with "Zappa" in the subject line.

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