KPFK PEACE AWARDS & 5Oth ANNIVERSARY
A BENEFIT FOR KPFK RADIO 90.7 FM LOS ANGELES
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2009
5:30 P.M. (V.I.P. Reception)
7:00 P.M. (Concert & Awards)
Ford Amphitheatre - Hollywood
For VIP ticket reservations please call the Ford Box Office at (323) 461-3673
|Luciana Souza||Ziggy Marley||Poncho Sanchez|
KPFK is proud to honor community members and activists who are working and achieving for the cause of peace, in the areas of community activism, education, art and culture and justice work. Friday, October 9th is John Lennon's birthday, and we will imagine together the world that is possible through the peace actions of today. Invited to be honored are UFW co-founderDolores Huerta, vocalist KB Solomon, KPFK's Blase Bonpane, Hunger Action L.A.'s Frank Tamborello, Jackson Browne presenting to John Trudell, IDEPSCA founder Raul Anorve, and the Arlington West Beach Project Volunteers with members from the Veterans for Peace Los Angeles.
Fundraiser for KFPK Radio 90.7 FM Los Angeles (98.7 FM Santa Barbara)
Pacifica Radio for All of Southern California
Scheduled to perform in concert will be Ziggy Marley, Poncho Sanchez and surprise guests, Brazilian jazz singer Luciana Souza,with Larry Klein and friends, jazz bassist Christian McBride (Acoustic Bassist of the Year) and The Intercultural L.A. Samba Kids. Special video greeting from artist Yoko Ono on the occasion of John Lennon's birthday, to be presented by KPFK's Jon Wiener. The evening will be emceed by Richard Montoya of Culture Clash.