P.O. Box 884714
San Francisco, CA 94188
For Immediate Release
May 26, 2011
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).
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.