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    CONCERTS THE MIGHTY ECHOES Saturday October 6, 7 pm, with Mare Winningham, at Temple Knesset Israel 1260 N Vermont Ave (at Fountain) LA 90029. Tickets
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      CONCERTS

      THE MIGHTY ECHOES
      Saturday October 6, 7 pm, with Mare Winningham, at Temple Knesset Israel
      1260 N Vermont Ave (at Fountain) LA 90029. Tickets available at the
      door $20 (Students/Seniors $10)
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      THE BOB‚S
      at McCabes: Friday October 12, 3010 Pico Blvd. in Santa Monica. (310)
      828-4497.
      Last time they were at McCabes the show sold out, so buy your tickets
      soon. http://www.mccabes.com <http://www.mccabes.com> The show is
      mostly new this fall - featuring many tunes from their upcoming
      (14th)CD, GET YOUR MONKEY OFF MY DOG, scheduled for release later this
      year. For sale at the concert: DVDs of SIGN MY SNARLING MOVIE: 25
      YEARS OF THE BOBS, Coldfoot Films' documentary chronicling the
      continuing success of a band with no hit records, no major label
      support and... no instruments! The filmmaker will also be present.
      ATTN: MUSIC EDUCATORS! The Bobs will be in Los Angeles on the
      Thursday before their McCabes concert and are available for
      educational vocal workshops and master classes. For more information,
      contact Brynne Bob Whitney, the Assistant Bob at
      bobtrax@... .
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      THE ALLEY CATS
      10-5-07 and 10-6-07 An Evening with Jay Leno - Mirage Hotel and
      Casino - Las Vegas,
      NV - 10:30pm
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      RENAISSANCE, the a cappella doo-wop group
      Jazz at Drew Festival: Charles Drew University, Saturday October 6,
      7:15 ˆ 8:15 pm, 17 East 118th Street, Los Angeles 90059. For further
      information call 323-467-4702 or 323-563-5850.

      The Coffee Gallery Backstage, 2029 N. Lake in Altadena, CA 91001 on
      Friday, October 19th at 8:00 PM. Reservations: 626-398-7917

      "Re-birth of Consciousness, Revival of Cool"
      RENAISSANCE takes their audience on a nostalgic, musical journey;
      singing songs of joy, hope, love and redemption. Their repertoire
      consists of creative covers of some of the legends of Doo Wop and Soul
      Music including The Drifters, The Moonglows, Sam Cooke, Clyde
      McPhatter, The Orioles, Pookie Hudson and the Spaniels. This group is
      on a mission to preserve an important American musical art form;
      "Street Corner Doo Wop/A Capella" singing, Founding members Maurice
      Kitchen, Torre Brannon Reese, and Kwame Alexander team up with Anthony
      Snead and Charles (Sonny) Banks of the trio "Banks Epps &Snead".For
      info on their new CD, MEET ME ON THE CORNER: www.doowopaintdead.com
      For more information: collinartists@...
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      SIXTH WAVE
      Sunday, October 14th, 2007 4:30 PM
      Vibe Performing Arts Studios, 24460 1/4 Lyons Ave, Santa Clarita, CA 91321
      661-255-7464:
      http://www.vpasonline.com
      Price: $10.00
      Valencia High School Jazz Choir will open for Sixth Wave at this
      intimate venue. Tickets will be available for purchase on October 1,
      with limited seating available, so call or visit the VPAS website on
      October 1 to make sure you get your seat!

      Saturday, October 20th, 2007 7:00 PM
      Church of the Chimes, 14115 Magnolia, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
      http://www.churchofthechimes.org
      Price: $15/$10 (student w/ i.d.)

      This benefit fundraiser will help the Santa Monica College Vocal Jazz
      Group raise their funds needed to perform at the International
      Association for Jazz Education Annual Conference (in Toronto) in Jan.
      '08. Cindy Bourquin of Sixth Wave directs this terrific group
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      REVERSE OSMOSIS
      Halloween concert with the Troy Tones on October 26th, 2007, 10 p.m.
      under the VKC arches at USC. A shindig will follow at the RO house,
      so pull out those costumes, hear some sweet singing, and party all
      night long! Every Wednesday, RO performs outside the USC Bookstore at
      1 p.m. for lunch.
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      USC SOCAL VOCALS AND USC SIRENS
      Monday, October 29, 9:00 pm: Halloween Concert: USC‚s VKC Arches For
      more info:
      http://www.scvocals.com/
      http://www.myspace.com/socalvocals
      http://www-scf.usc.edu/~sirens/
      http://www.myspace.com/uscsirens
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      SCAM FEST IS: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA A CAPPELLA MUSIC FESTIVAL
      All 6 Claremont College‚s A Cappella groups plus more amazing groups
      from around the area. November, 2 2007 at Bridges Auditorium, 450 N.
      College Ave., Claremont, California 91711. Cost : $5
      Bridges Auditorium is located on Pomona‚s campus. For a map and
      directions:
      http://www.ipballet.org/pdf/bridgesMap.pdf
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      SAVE THE DATE
      L.A. Regionals of Harmony Sweepstakes: Saturday March 15, 2008 at the
      Hermosa Beach Community Playhouse (same place as it has been for the
      last decade).
      Consider participating in this event. So Cal is very proud that the
      national champion a cappella group has, for the last two years, come
      from our regional (Hi-Fidelity & Moira Smiley & Voco). We‚re hoping
      to continue this tradition in 2008!!! Questions? Email
      Will Hamblet, Los Angeles Regionals Harmony Sweepstakes:
      WillHamblet@...
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      JOB OPENING
      ICCA is looking for a Western Regional Director. Info here:
      http://varsityvocals.com/icca/employment.shtml
      Let us know if you get the gig!
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      BROADCAST
      Sweet Adelines International will hold its annual convention/contest
      next week, with the Quartet Semifinals beginning Wednesday morning.
      Information on the webcast can be found at
      http://www.sweetadelineintl.org/webcast.cfm
      Times posted for the quartet and chorus lineup are Mountain Standard Time.
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      Reverse Osmosis of USC‚s fifth album will be released soon. Their
      fourth album is available at: www.uscreverseosmosis.com
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      The next newsletter will go out Wednesday October 17. Please send your
      gigs, auditions, CD releases, rants and raves to:
      socalcasa@...
      Your Southern California CASA ambassadors
      Dane Hutchins: dlhutchins@...
      April Lacaba: ajlacaba@...
      Betsy Hanger: socalcasa@...
      SoCalCASA website: http://welcome.to/SoCalCASA
      Published by: socalcasa@...


      Betsy Hanger
      socalcasa@...
      Southern California CASA Ambassador
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