Below please find the schedule for the Latin Roots Festival!
*"Dunk the Mayor Auction Fundraiser" *
The Mayor of Ithaca, Svante Myrick has agreed to get in a dunk tank for a good cause. We will be auctioning the balls to try to dunk the Mayor. 8 Balls Total. Balls will go to the highest bidder. Auction will start at 11:15 AM Saturday September 22nd. You don't wanna miss this!
We will be selling Latin Root buttons at the event. On the back of select buttons will be a number. We will draw a number out of the hat that corresponds with the button and the winner will get a prize!*
*Tickets On Sale all day. We will draw a name out of the hat. We will announce the winner at the end of the event. The winner will receive 1/2 of the money gathered from sales of these tickets. So buy as many as you can.
Lets get this pot nice and big!*
*LATIN ROOTS 2012 EVENT SCHEDULE*
***PLEASE NOTE: This schedule may be subject to change but we will endeavor
to keep the final schedule as close as possible to what appears here.***
- 11:00 A.M. The Mayor of Ithaca, Svante Myrick Ribbon Cutting
- 11:15 A.M Dunk the Mayor Auction Fundraiser
- 11:30 A.M. Dunk the Spanish Teacher Fundraiser (New Roots Charter
- 11:45 A.M. DJ Michael Luis
- “Latino Kids Got Talent” Show
- Special Performance by Raízes do Brasil Capoeira Ithaca
- 1:00 P.M. Performance by “Urban Latin Soul” artist Ayana D
- 1:15 P.M. Spit That! Ithaca College's very own spoken word
- 1:35 P.M. Latino Theater
- 2:00 P.M. Performances by “Urban Latin Soul” artist Ayana D
- 2:15 P.M. Palante Salsa en Rueda Dance Troupe/Hiram & Johnathan
Kline Afro Cuban Percussion
- 2:45 P.M. DJ Michael Luis
- 3:00 P.M. The Gunpoets perform their cutting edge new school
hip hop sound with a splash of Latin flare!
- 4:00 P.M. Salsa Dancing with Felipe & Cynthia from F & C Dance
- 4:30 P.M. Gabriela Tellez an Authentic Mexican Singer and
Carlos Gutierrez Chilean Singer/Musician
- 5:15 P.M. Alba Betancourt-Trompa Authentic Colombian Dancing
- 5:30 P.M. El Danny Reggaeton
- 5:50 P.M Announce winners of the 50/50 Raffle and Button
- 6:00 P.M. The Gunpoets perform their own high energy material,
because once is just not enough!
- 7:00 P.M. Global Peace Prayer Gunpoets w/ Earthdance Everywhere
End The Night!
*Latin Roots 2012 is being made possible by a grant from Tompkins County
Tourism Program and is being sponsored by Cornell Public Service Center, **Law
Offices of Jose Perez, P.C., The Oasis Dance Club, Redmoon Caregivers,
Federal Credit Union, Downtown Ithaca Alliance, New Roots Charter School,
Multicultural Resource Center, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Raízes do Brasil
Capoeira Ithaca, Ithaca Community Radio, **Ithaca Fire Dept, Hoopla
Buttons, Family House Entertainment, Groove Revolution, Gunpoets* *and many