It’s that time of the year again where Filipinos in California proudly celebrate Philippine culture at the FPAC. This year, our friends from the musical group DURWOOD performs at FPAC on September 12th at 10:30 A.M. Who is DURWOOD? Golda Inquito and Gertie Meza are the singing-songwriting duo Durwood. Durwood blends rich harmonies with bright sounds, unforgettable melodies and impassioned lyrics.
FilAm ARTS traces its roots to the annual Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture (FPAC) – an annual series of multidisciplinary arts events that takes place in the County of Los Angeles that includes art exhibits, literary readings, performances, and film screenings, that all culminate in a two-day festival weekend. The first Festival was held in 1992 at Los Angeles City College, as a project developed by the City of Los Angeles, in efforts to heal the city through cultural gatherings, in light of the LA Riots which occurred in April of 1992. FPAC has since moved to Cabrillo Beach, and then to Point Fermin Park (its current location) and welcomes over 25,000 attendees, 1200 artists and 400 volunteers.
FilAm Arts Presents
The 19th Annual Philippine Festival of Arts & Culture
A Pilipino Artists Network Production
SEPTEMBER 11 – 12
Pt. Fermin Park
San Pedro, CA
I also wanted to take this opportunity to post this eye catching poster that features my all time favorite dessert, ube ice cream. Props to DURWOOD on the poster. So, if you’re in the area, be sure to show your support for the Filipino community and attend FPAC 2010. For more info, please visit filamarts.org and durwoodmusic.com.