These Guys Are Great!

(PAL, that is!)


I heard them interviewed on KPFA!! They were fantastic! Kudos to Alleluia Panis for providing us all with the opportunity to see and hear the Ifugao of Banaue

Sunday, October 28, 2007
4:30 PM
Bayanihan Community Center
1010 Mission St @ 6th St
San Francisco, CA 94103
Suggested Donation: $15 – $25 sliding scale

Don’t miss out as we send off the Ifugao Music & Dance Ensemble of Banaue in STYLE. After a whirlwind, 5-week tour jam-packed with performances, rehearsals, workshops, lecture-demos, and playtime along the way, the Ifugaos sadly say goodbye to the coastal breeze of the SF Bay Area and make their way back to the majestic highlands of the Philippines. Join us at the Bayanihan Community Center as this amazing ensemble offers the final performance of its 2007 US Tour.

This is your last chance to purchase beautiful, hand-crafted products of Banaue. Colorful weavings, hand-carved figures and jewelry, silver pendants, bahags (boys, you know you gotta have ’em) and other native items will all be on sale at discounted prices! Proceeds benefit Kularts and the Ifugao artists. Cash only!

SPACE IS LIMITED, so please shoot us an email at or call 415.239.0249 with the following information: 1)Name, 2) # of Seats, 3) Email, and 4) Phone No. to reserve your seats. Walk-ins are welcome but are subject to space availability! Guests with reserved seats must arrive 30 minutes prior to the show to honor their reservation.

For inquiries, donations, volunteer opportunities, etc., please email or call 415.239/0249. Salamat!

Self Begs Dear Blog Reader’s Indulgence

Warning: This evening self is going to be startlingly immodest. Opportunities to brag come her way but rarely, and when hubby suggested that she blog about “it”, since “it” would give her the opportunity to write about something nice “for a change”, he said, self complied with alacrity.

Self has won a writing contest, dear blog reader.

One judged by Frederick Barthelme.

Which self regards as extremely propitious. For her writing career, that is. Especially since this is the first writing contest she has out and out “won.”

And self would like loyal blog readers to know that she has been reading Frederick Barthelme for many years.

And that she never, ever entertained any hopes of winning this contest. Not even in her wildest dreams.

And last night (or early this morning), she had an extremely un-propitious nightmare about being stuck in an apartment complex where one of the tenants was a raving, murderous maniac. She knows not what deep, dark impulse precipitated such a dream.

But now she is quite sodden with hero-worship over Frederick Barthelme.

And would like to thank not only Mr. Barthelme, but all connected with juked, who have now made it possible for self to pay for Traffic School without crying.

And self knows she should quit blathering right now. Right this minute. Or risk further humiliating blandishments.

Stay tuned, dear blog reader, stay tuned.

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