Heritage: the British
Part of Yakimas heritage is the music and
literature from the homelands of the various people
who, over the years, have come from other places
to the Yakima Valley. Tonight we will feature
music and word from the British IslesEngland,
Scotland, Ireland, and Wales.
The Hit Parade
The Hit Parade, sponsored by Lucky Strike Cigarettes,
was an American institution during the 1930s,
1940s, and 1950s, first on radio and then on network
television. The top popular songs of the 1950s
will be performed in the style of the television
version of the show during an evening that will
be both nostalgic and loads of fun.
Right Here in Yakima
Beginning with the opening of the Opera House
in 1889, Yakima has hosted a wide variety of classical
performers who made one of the theatres of Yakima
a stop on their tours of the Pacific Northwest.
Performances by some of these top classical musicians,
such as Madame Schumann-Heink, from the 1880s
through the 1930s will be presented in a concert