BIOGRAPHIES


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ARTIST BIOS


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Sir Harry Bowens is a world-class entertainer renowned for his abilities as both a singer and a dancer. He gained fame in the ‘80s as frontman for the Detroit-based pop band WAS (NOT WAS) whose hits include Walk the Dinosaur and Spy In the House of Love. A list of artists whose recordings have been graced with the vocal stylings of Sir Harry Bowens reads like a who’s who of the music business - Bob Dylan, Sir Elton John, Lyle Lovett, Keb ‘Mo and Bonnie Raitt to name a few. Television appearances include The Tonight Show and Late Night with Conan O’Brian, and his movie credits include Dance With Me and Along Came Polly. Sir Harry is currently producing a solo album that is scheduled for release in 2010. In the meantime, he can be seen on tour with Lyle Lovett.



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Miguel Felipe was born in 1976 in San Miguel Acatan in the Huehuetenango region of Guatemala. In 1981, at the age of five, Miguel and his family immigrated to the United States, by which time he was already showing a passion for drawing and painting. After brief periods in both Texas and Minnesota they eventually settled in Los Angeles where he attended the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts.

In 1994 Miguel received a scholarship from the Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation of Colorado Springs, CO. The following year he moved to San Francisco where he continued his studies at San Francisco City College. From 1995-2004 Miguel immersed himself in the San Francisco art scene, volunteering his services at the Mission Graphics Cultural Centre and participating in several gallery exhibits. During this time he also studied printmaking with Claudia Bernardi at the Kala Printmaking Studios.

Miguel now resides in Los Angeles, California.

Recent exhibits include San Francisco,CA, Pasadena,CA and St. Louis,MO.



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In 1996 Fay Roberts traveled to Cuba to study flute with Richard Egues, of Orquesta Aragon fame, and also the composer of Cuba's most popular cha cha cha, El Bodeguero. Fay was encouraged by Egues to maintain the tradition of Charanga music, so upon returning to Los Angeles she founded Orquesta Charangoa. Since that time, Charangoa has shared the stage with some of Cuba's most famous musicians, including Los Van Van and Israel Lopez "Cachao".

Charangoa has performed in some of L.A.'s top venues, including the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the Palladium, the Palace & the Conga Room, and been featured at numerous festivals including the L.A. Cuban Festival, L.A. Salsa Festival, Oxnard Salsa Festival, African Marketplace, & the Watts Towers Jazz Festival.



WEB SITE BIOS

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Jan Rupp is an ordained minister and a certified practitioner of the Systemic Contellation work of Bert Hellinger.

Widely respected for her work in the field of trauma, Jan frequently draws from her Systemic Constellation training to further illuminate the dynamics and repercussions of PTSD and other trauma-related issues.

She has maintained a healing practice in Boulder, Colorado for over 30 years that is tailored to address the mind, body and soul experience of each individual client.

Trained in a variety of traditional and evolving healing modalities that emphasize intergenerational relationships, Jan's synergistic approach integrates indigenous healing techniques, such as herbal medicine, color and sound healing, with astrology, iridology and the philosophy of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine.)

Co-author of "The 5-Minute Healer: Self-Healing Techniques for Busy People", Jan Rupp is also the founder of the White Crane Healing Collaborative.



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Sharon Hitchcock, whose Haida name was Kinta-Way, was one of the preeminent artists in the Northwest Coast genre. Her home was Haida Gwaii (Xaaddaa Gwaay), a group of islands located approximately 60 miles off the northwest coast of British Columbia, Canada where Sharon grew up in the village of Old Massett, and was a member of the K'owas Eagle clan.

A woman ahead of her time, Sharon was a gifted artist who worked in several different mediums, including argillite, wood and metal carving, painting and illustration. She was also the first Native woman trained in animation techniques, and her work can be seen in the National Film Board's
Raven Stole the Light.



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