renaissance

Be Careful What You Wish For

Editor, This summer has been unusual. The thousands who lovingly watched the Poncho Sanchez concert the last day at the Festival of Arts. Free admission at the Art A Fair the last two days and Jheri St James and the belly dancers celebrating at the Sawdust Festival. Fantastic...

Latin Jazz Legend Returns to Festival

The rhythmic beats of living Latin jazz legend Poncho Sanchez will light up the Festival of Arts stage Saturday, July 14. For more than three decades as both a leader and a sideman, the conguero player has stirred up straightahead jazz, gritty soul music, and infectious melodies...

Live Music

 Poncho Sanchez Pounds Out a Finale    Living Latin jazz legend Poncho Sanchez and his conga drums conclude the Festival of Arts’ “Jazz on the Green” series Saturday, Aug. 13, from 1 to 3 p.m.   The Grammy Award-winning percussionist bangs out a kaleidoscopic of...