Friday, May 25, 2007

Festival for the Arts Schedule

On June 10th, it's the Forest Hills Festival for the Arts, aka the street fair on Austin St. The stage will be on 70th Rd (restaurant row) where the acts below will be performing. Courtesy of shopforesthills.com (the commercial site by the Forest Hills Chamber of Commerce), here is what you can expect:


11AMKids Theater by Ibble Bibble & Stewzo. A silly show that introduces kids to live theater, featuring original songs with oodles of fun and kid participation.

12PMBombazo Dance Theater A Puerto Rican folkloric dance celebration performed by a talented troupe that dances to the beat of native drums. It's an exciting, colorful show!

1PMKaissa Born in Cameroon, Kaissa brings the beauty and joy of African song, dance and rhythm to the stage. She torus around the world and has performed with many well-known African and American artists including Diana Ross.

2PMMinx Classic Rock Band New York City's own powerhouse classic rock 'n roll band featuring top hits that make everyone want to sing along.

3PMAmanda Homi Exotic singer and song writer born of English and Indian descent, Amanda brings a musical journey of the world with her, in music that is true to its international sources and at the same time offers the best of great pop music. Performin in Greece, Spain, Senegal, Jamaica and Canada she has also performed back up vocals and percussion with the legendary Jackson Browne.

4PM George Gee Orchestra World-renowned swing bandleader George Gee brings his orchestra to the festival so everyone an jump, jive and wail to some great big band sounds. His sets draw brig crowds and folks come up and try to swing their dancing skills. George's second set is a tribute to New Orleans and the red ot jazz will make the crowd come alive as if they're partying at Mardi Gras!


In other words, I'll see everybody at 4pm on 70th Rd.