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"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, L

FANHS National Conference Update!

If you have not already done so, please send your completed program proposals (in response to the Call for Papers) to ASAP. Some of you have sent in abbreviated proposals or email requests. We need all bios and complete abstracts. Looking forward to hearing from you all! FANHS workshop and panel presentations submitted now include: "Mixing Up and Emerging Filipino Identity in Alaska," "Navy Experiences in Charleston and Long Beach," "KDP-CAMDI: A Retrospective," "Filipino Americans in Detroit and Lansing, Michigan," "The Relevance of Performing Filipino Legends and Filipino American Folktales," "Creating Workplace Empowerment: The FACES Experience," "Filipino American Jazz in San Francisco," "Filipinos in Washington, DC," "The Day the Dancers Stayed: Performing in the Filipino Diaspora," "Establishing and Maintaining a Digital Archives," "Manila is i