Hula dancers. Rocket scientist. Firefighter. Bellydancer. Ukulele players. John Lennon? What do they all have in common? Compassion to help others.
ABOUT PLAYING FOR CHANGE DAY
The 1st annual PLAYING FOR CHANGE DAY – on September 17, 2011 – is a global day of action where musicians of all varieties perform on stages, cafés, city squares, and street corners worldwide and raise money to bring music into the lives of young people.
This year's event carries the theme Power to the People, drawing its inspiration from the spirit of John Lennon's activism, thanks to the gracious support of Playing For Change's mission by Theatre Within and Yoko Ono. Proceeds raised will support the work of the Playing For Change Foundation and Theatre Within – to help build music schools, strengthen music and arts education, support teachers and performances, purchase instruments, and connect schools to promote cross-cultural learning and conflict resolution.
Playing For Change Day is a creative day of action that uses the universal power of music to create positive social change. Your donation or participation contributes to a positive vibration that connects and inspires us all.
Play a Song. Build A School. Change the World.
Wonderwall Music Shoppe & Emporium is partaking in this world-wide event to help others. During their 1st Monthly Beatles Art & Music Celebration, performers will come together to help raise funds for this non-profit organization. PLEASE DONATE!
Entertainment on Saturday, September 17 include:
The Hula dancers: Heart of Hawai'i Hula Company
The Rocket Scientist: Jeff Elbel of PING! (His band PING!'s CD Release is a Val's Halla night before, Fri. Sept. 16, 7PM)
The Firefighter: Steve Petergal aka Fireman Steve
The Bellydancer: Samantha Brenneman, Artistic Director
The Ukulele players: GiGi Wong-Monaco & The Harrison Street Ukulele Players
John Lennon: Yes, THE John Lennon, his spirit of "Power To The People" will 'Shine On' through our efforts.
Donate in-person during live entertainment on Sat. Sept. 17.
Anyone wishing to perform should contact GiGi Wong-Monaco at Wonderwall Music Shoppe & Emporium.