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TRAVEL & ENTERTAINMENT: Second Annual Filipino Barrio Fiesta on the Bankhead Theater Plaza to be Held during Filipino-American Month

Oct 06, 2017
October officially marks Filipino American History Month in the United States, and Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center and Livermore Fil-Am will celebrate with a Filipino Barrio Fiesta on Saturday, October 7, 017. The free three-hour community event will begin at 11 a.m. The keynote speaker this year will be Ron Muriera from the Filipino American National Historical Society, and will be speaking on the history of some prominent Filipino Americans, many of whom are military veterans. There will even be a photography exhibit in the lobby of the Bankhead Tehater that will highlight some of these veterans.

Throughout the event there will be music and dance performances by the Pakaranguian Kulintang Ensemble, Joseph Galang of the Livermore Ukulele Club, and members of the Granada Hip Hop Club. Pallen’s Martial Arts will also do a short demonstration. Throughout the day there will be food items available, and an exhibit showcasing Filipino art, culture, and history, as well as traditional costumes. All activities will take place on the plaza in front of the Bankhead Theater (2400 First Street) in downtown Livermore.

This is the second year the Fiesta has been held on the plaza and is one of many free family-oriented cultural events the Livermore alley Performing Arts Center sponsors throughout the year. Among the events are the recent Native American Day in September, the upcoming Diwali: Festival of the Lights at the end of October, a Chinese New Year celebration in February, and Hispanic Heritage Day in May.

For more information on these and other upcoming events please visit lvpac.org.


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