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New Costume Walkabout with the San Diego Symphony

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  • Mari
    Lady Mari, Coordinator of The Costume Walkabout is seeking Costumed Walkers to provide ambiance and atmosphere at: A NIGHT AT THE COTTON CLUB (at Copley Hall)
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 4, 2012
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      Lady Mari, Coordinator of

      The Costume Walkabout

      is seeking

      Costumed Walkers to provide ambiance and atmosphere at:


      (at Copley Hall)

      an Opening Night Event hosted by

      The San Diego Symphony

      On Friday and Saturday, November 9 and 10, 2012 at 8pm

      The Cotton Club was a famous jazz music night club located in the Harlem
      neighborhood of New York City which operated from 1923 to 1940, most
      notably during America's Prohibition Era lasting from 1919 to 1933. The
      club was a white-only establishment even though it featured many of the
      greatest African American entertainers of the era including Fletcher
      Henderson, Duke Ellington, Adelaide Hall, Count Basie, Bessie Smith, Cab
      Calloway, The Nicholas Brothers, Lottie Gee, Ella Fitzgerald, Fats
      Waller, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Nat King Cole, Billie Holiday,
      and Ethel Waters. During its heyday, the Cotton Club served as a hip
      meeting spot for its popular "Celebrity Nights" on Sundays, which
      featured celebrity guests such as Jimmy Durante, George Gershwin, Sophie
      Tucker, Paul Robeson, Al Jolson, Mae West, Richard Rodgers, Irving
      Berlin, Eddie Cantor, Fanny Brice, Langston Hughes, Judy Garland, Moss
      Hart, and New York City Mayor Jimmy Walker, among others.

      On Friday and Saturday, November 9 & 10, 2012, Lady Mari, Coordinator of
      The Costume Walkabout <http://www.costumewalkabout.com/> , would LOVE
      for any and all, all ages and all walks of life to get all dressed up
      and come walk with us as our beloved San Diego Symphony recreates the
      marvelous wonder of this heyday and invite us to enjoy the sounds of
      Eldar Djangirov on Jazz Piano with the smooth vocals of Nikki Yanosfki.

      Come on Down! Guys . . pull on your Zoot Suit, and ladies . . let the
      fringe fly as you walk the walk of jazz at the Infamous and Legendary

      At the end of the concert that will be dancing on the dance floor to
      live DJ music all night at Copley Hall!

      To all Costume Walkers you will receive:

      Free admission to A Night at the Cotton Club (for each day you walk) and
      the after-party

      Complimentary Drink and Appetizer

      For added ambiance The Costume Walkabout is looking to present

      Cotton Club Celebrity Lookalikes for:

      Cab Calloway

      Bessie Smith

      Louis Armstrong

      Lena Horne

      Do you have the Legendary Moves of The Nicholas Brothers?

      Judy Garland

      Mae West

      Al Jolson

      Josephine Baker

      Betty Boop or the "It" Girl

      The list goes on . . . .

      And the uplifting soulful songs of two (2) local San Diego Church

      Yes! Lady Mari's Costume Walkabout is seeking two Gospel Choirs as a
      musical introduction to the San Diego Symphony Cotton Club event (11/9 &
      11/10). Would your church/choir or singing group like to have their
      church advertising alongside the San Diego Symphony (SDS) event? Would
      you like to see your logo on SDS emails and social media advertising
      your performance at this event? Well, that's the perk that is being
      offered to you and also for the above celebrity lookalikes!

      You MUST RSVP! No exceptions!

      Please RSVP no later than Thursday, November 1, 2012. Please email
      RSVP@... and ask to be added to The Cotton Club Costume
      Walkabout. Please include if you are a walker, lookalike (who), a
      Cotton Club Dancer, Prohibition Officer (G-man), Church Choir or any of
      the above!

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