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Hollywood Star Shabaka Henley, 106 & Park Guest fLO Flow at Carnaval & San Francisco Black Film Festival
May 26, 2011

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Hollywood Star Barry Shabaka Henley & Emerging Artist fLO
at Carnaval & San Francisco Black Film Festival

Press Release For Immediate Release

Wright Enterprises

P.O. Box 884714

San Francisco, CA  94188

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

For Immediate Release
May 26, 2011


                                                                                   Contact:

                     Jackie Wright,

                     415 525 0410


Bay Area Breakout Artist fLO to Appear at Carnaval Festival

 & San Francisco Black Film Festival

 

New artist fLO takes the stage of Carnaval this Saturday

joining the ranks of Hollywood Star Shabaka Henley  

at San Francisco 2-day Carnaval Celebration.

  

WHO: Emerging artist fLO, seasoned and pioneering Actor Barry Shabaka Henley, thousands of revelers at the 33rd Annual Carnaval Festival and Grand Parade- "Live Your Fantasy."

 

WHAT:  Before her debut album The Exhibition June 1 with much awaited single "DNA" and her appearance on BET's 106 and Park, fLO will be rocking the stage at Carnaval.  Interesting to note that both fLO and Hollywood Star Barry Shabaka Henley of "Miami Vice, Collateral, Crash, How Stella Got Her Groove Back" fame will participate in Carnaval.  Two weeks later they will be at the San Francisco Black Film Festival (Both will walk the SFBFF Red Carpet.  Barry Shabaka Henley will be at the screening of "90404 Changing," a film produced with his Paulina Sahagun, who is Latina.  The film addresses the changing dynamics of Santa Monica and Black and Latino relationships.) fLO will perform opening night at the SFBFF.

 

While Henley will be on a float Sunday with the former Carnaval King Theo Williams and his Caribelinq contingent, fLO will perform on stage Saturday.    (Danny Glover scheduled to be this year's Grand Marshal may not be joining the Carnaval Grand Parade due to a last minute schedule change in filming in Brazil.  The Distinguished Dr. Ana Mara Polo of the renowned Telemundo Show "Caso Cerrado" is Grand Marshal as listed on the SFCAT website.

 

WHEN:  Saturday, May 28, 12:10-12:30 fLO entertains; Grand Parade with Barry Shabaka Henley takes place on Sunday, May 29.  

 

WHERE:  17th Street Stage-fLO Entertains, San Francisco (Saturday). Grand Parade begins at 9:30 a.m. at the Corner of 24th and Bryant Streets (Sunday).  

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fLO LINKS  

Website: http://callmeflo.com  Facebook: http://facebook.com/justcallmefLO 
Twitter: http://twitter.com/justcallmefLO  LaHitz Media: LaHitz-Make the Hit-fLO

 

Editors note: For advance interviews with fLO or Barry Shabaka Henley contact Jackie Wright, 415 525 0410.  For day of interviews with fLO, contact music producer Rashaad Wiggins at 925-301 5825.  For day interviews with Barry Shabaka Henley contact SFCAT Board member, Jacquie Taliaferro at 415 595-5754.

                                                                                            

Other News

"When you're smiling the whole world smiles with you" so the song goes. UCSF School of Dentistry, Assemblyman Tom Amianno, and District 10 Supervisor Malia Cohen and the Bayview Opera House have joined resources to help children keep smiling! It happens June 12, 2011! Take a look at the details.
Join us at the Mount Zion Community Health Day on Saturday, June 18th.

Do you have a fond memory of your father? Is your Dad still pouring his love into your life? Why not give your Dad a special tribute in a 2 minute video or a short written essay. No matter your age, you're still his kid, whether age 2 or 92. Let the world know, send in your tribute or remembrance to the San Francisco Black Film Festival's "My Dad is My Hero." Share this contest with churches and other community groups. Hit the link to read more.
The Reverend Greggory Brown Miracles of Faith Senior Pastor and President of the Northern California Interreligious Conference will be among those honored by the Lend A Hand Foundation in Oakland.
On Memorial Day Weekend, Lawrence Beamen will be performing his first R&B full concert since America's Got Talent.

The Black Coalition on AIDS/Rafiki Wellness (BCA/Rafiki Wellness) is dedicated to reducing health disparities in the Black community. Hear a message from Executive Director Perry Lang.

 

Tickets to the San Francisco African American Chamber of Commerce Juneteenth Luncheon Thursday, June 16 at the Hyatt Regency are on sale now.

 







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