Thursday, May 13, 2010

"Dance Down Memory Lane" @ FANHS national conference

~Click to enlarge poster designed by Jeanette Tiffany for FANHS
FILIPINO AMERICAN NATIONAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY (FANHS) invites you to

Dance Down Memory Lane

Friday, July 23, 2010 - 7:30 pm, Seattle University Campion Towers Ballroom - 946 Jefferson Street

Primo Kim Villarruz
Seattle’s most famous & beloved Filipino American entertainer performing 1940’s style swing, Latin & blues
backed by his band Mike Slivka / drums, Chris Clark / bass, Jim Day / guitar, and Tony Rondolone / sax
augmented by guest artists* Angelo Pizarro / guitar, Bob Antolin / sax, Ernesto Pediangco / all Latin percussion, Dion Cordova / congas, Tess Guerzon / vocals, Rene Laigo / vocals, and Anthony Cordova / vocals

the original Tamaraw
groundbreaking local Pinoy rock band reconcocting 1970’s style Latin funk in their first ever reunion featuring veterans Allan Bergano / keys, Steve Aspiras /sax, Damian Cordova / timbales,
Ramon Salvador / congas, John Sakura / trumpet, Terry Takeuchi / trombone, Larry Quetola / drums,
Al Montante / vocals, Leonard Berman /guitar, and Manuel Carrillo / keys
and invited friends Norris Bacho / keys, Peter Jamero / keys, Matthew Vining / drums, Mike Guerzon / bass, Caesar Cabrera/trumpet, Timoteo Cordova / congas, the seven guest artists* performing with Primo, and other artists TBA

In the historical spirit of “Dance Down Memory Lane,” guests are encouraged to wear 1940’s or 1970’s attire. A free half-hour swing dance lesson will precede the dance. There will be an official video documentary of this event.

Limited number of $50 VIP/sponsor tickets available only through July 4th A souvenir lanyard
entitles VIP/sponsors to access: 1) a pre-event reception in the ballroom starting at 6:30 PM; 2) the backstage/artist hospitality area; 3) a VIP viewing area near the stage; 4) an “after-hours” on-site musicians’ soiree;
and 5) a cameo inclusion in the official video documentary.

general admission $25 before July 22; $30 day of show
seniors 65 or older & high school students - $15 before July 4 (valid personal and or school ID will be checked)
For tickets – for non-conference attendees – contact Lolie Farinas / marketing director at lolie6006@comcast.net

James (Buddah) Dimalanta / production director, Dr. Fred Cordova / master of ceremonies
For all other event information, contact Anthony Cordova / producer (206) 853-7513

This is an official fundraiser for the FANHS 13th National Conference at Seattle University from July 21-24, 2010 and co-sponsored by SU’s Filipino Alumni Chapter. To register for the FANHS conference contact (206) 322-0203. FANHS conference registration includes the option to purchase a discounted ticket for “Dance Down Memory Lane.” ***If you're a registered, full-time FANHS conference participant, please message
fanhsnational@earthlink.net to reserve your discounted ticket for "Dance Down Memory Lane."

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