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Minidoka Swing Band: Searchlight Seranade

Minidoka Swing Band: Searchlight Seranade

Portland JACL Searchlight Serenade

Saturday August 24, 2013

Hilton Portland & Executive Tower, Grand Ballroom
921 SW 6th Avenue

Join us for Searchlight Serenade and dessert, followed by Big Band Era music performed by the Minidoka Swing Band.

Searchlight Serenade is a documentary inspired by the actual lives and stories of internees who played music as a soulful escape for themselves and their fellow prisoners.

Their stories are interwoven with animation created from Amy Uyeki’s woodblocks and drawings.

Don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes!

 

Details:

$25 General Admission
$10 Friends of Oregon Nikkei Endowment and Members of Oregon Historical Society

RSVP 503-224-1458 or info@oregonnikkei.org

6:30 pm: Registration & Dessert

7:00 pm: Screening of Searchlight Serenade with artist Amy Uyeki

8:00 pm: Minidoka Swing Band and Dancing

 

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