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Long Beach
Sep 16
2017

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A CONCERT FOR PEACE LBC

On September 16, 2017, from 1-8 PM the Long Beach Vets for Peace along with Per Se The Band will present a CONCERT FOR PEACE at the Long Beach Recreation Park Band Shell. The address is 4901 E. 7th St., located on the corner of 7th and Park Avenue. Also invited are other local peace and justice affiliates in the Long Beach area in honor of International Peace Week. This event will be about recognition, awareness, and promotion of organizations that support the Disabled Performing Arts, Youth Programs, Youth Sports, and Veterans issues through music, poetry, dance and guest speakers. The theme of the event will be to promote Peace in our community and our world. It will showcase Bands of different genre’s, Entertainers, Poets, and Guest Speakers. All contributors will share their talents and expertise to yield a positive message sorely needed in our country and around the world.

EVOLVING CONTRIBUTORS:

INVITED PARTICIPANTS
Performing Arts of Rancho – Charles Whitehead
Long Beach Youth Sports Association – Dennis Banks
Vets for Peace and Teen Memorial – Richard Madeira and Fabian

POETRY
Poet – Erin Foley
(A writer and community organizer that uses her art and her current work with the Long Beach based multi-media non-profit FORTHE to reach the hearts and minds of her community, and beyond, through journalism, spoken word, and song.
Poet – Joe Varner

GUEST SPEAKERS
Richard and Rita Madeira – Long Beach Vets for Peace
Captain Charles Moore – Algalita Marine Research and Education
Doug Haubert – Long Beach City Prosecutor
Erin Foley – Forthe
Chris Vinn – San Pedro Neighbors for Peace and Justice
Harold Brown – (Born and raised in Long Beach California Harold Brown is one of a seven member multi-platinum Recording Artists, Singer-Songwriter, Drummer and Percussionist: “The Low Rider, Band.” Responsible for mega hits like “The Cisco Kid,” “Why Can’t We Be Friends,” “Spill The Wine” and “The World Is A Ghetto” (www.UncleHB.com)
Wayne Marchyshyn – Occupy Long Beach
Marshall Blesofsky – Long Beach Recruitment Awareness Project – LB RAP
Naida Tushnet & Pat Alviso – Long Beach Area Peace Network
Rachel Bruhnke – Long Beach Progressive Revolution, (LBPR is about building community, exposing corruption, and helping as many people as possible to get disconnected from dependency on the 1%)

BANDS AND ENTERTAINERS:
Cory Storey
Long Beach Unplugged (with guest vocalist, drummer/keyboardest Harold Brown of The Lowrider Band, War)
M’liss and Wendy Belly Dance
Magic Moreno
Per Se
Second Wind
Soultry Dubs
The Performing Arts of Rancho


Long Beach, CA
USA

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