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    Tue, 01 May 2012 10:18:36

    Rihanna, Jay-Z to Play Olympic Arts Festival - It's a 17-day event

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    Rihanna and her mentor Jay-Z will perform at the London Olympic Arts Festival this summer. It is a 17-day event coincides with the city’s Olympic Games and will also feature performances from Jack White, Florence + the Machine and actress Cate Blanchett.

    London 2012 Festival Director Ruth Mackenzie said, according to WENN, that "the London 2012 Festival will be the largest cultural celebration in our lifetime. With new work from the best musicians, comics, artists, filmmakers and more, there will be arts events taking place in unusual places all over the U.K. that will showcase the best in international culture when the eyes of the world are on us this summer."

    The largest cultural celebration of their lifetime runs July 27 through Aug. 12.

    Anyone taking in the Olympics this summer?

    —Maggie Pannacione
    05.01.12



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