Celebrating its 35th anniversary, the Atlantic 10 Conference stimulates collegiate competition between 14 universities. Baseball fans may make their way to any one of the tournament’s four days of competition: watch teams find their footing during session one, see them survive the steady stakes increases of session two and three, or nervously devour a box of Cracker Jack and engagement rings during the championship session four. Each fun pack arrives with an array of goodies to enhance the nine-inning experience, including a ticket to the tournament day of your choice (an $8 value for adults and a $4 value for children, students, or senior citizens), a championship program (a $2 value), an A-10 koozie for cola-can cold-keeping (a $5 value), and an A-10 keychain (a $1 value) designed to fit into most standard sweatshirt hoods.
A nonprofit organization and professional training orchestra, Symphony C prepares burgeoning maestros for world-class careers. Held on May 7, Symphony in C's "Lyrical Romance" performance features the talented bow work of guest violinist Soovin Kim. Concertgoers will be treated to the lithe and luxurious string-stylings of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto, Op. 35 in D and Sibelius's Symphony no. 2, Op. 43 in D, originally conceived as an ode to the Finnish composer's pet parakeet "D." Devoted to community-arts engagement, Symphony in C serves more than 90,000 music fans annually through its critically acclaimed performances, education outreach, radio broadcasts, and resin-rich high fives.
In support of her high-decibel new album, Rihanna kicks off her hotly anticipated LOUD tour with emphatic gusto and a sizzling roster of special guests. Like an art show at a sundae bar, the LOUD tour floods the senses, enchanting audiences with lavishly designed sets, myriad costume changes, move-busting dancers, and Rihanna's songbook of Grammy magnets. Crooner Cee Lo Green augments the songful offerings with his own vocal talents, and Roc Nation rapper and rhythm scientist J. Cole further helps resuscitate ear drums traumatized by the outside world's blaring car horns and shrill howler monkeys.