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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor

SUBJECT: Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute presents 'A SALUTE TO THE 60'S & MOTOWN'

2/19/2014  3:00:00 PM
Calandra Childers  (206) 684-7306

Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute presents 'A SALUTE TO THE 60'S & MOTOWN'
Friday, February 28, 7 p.m.

SEATTLE (February 19, 2014) — Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute is pleased to present, 'A Salute to the 60's & Motown,' a musical variety show starring seasoned performers who will send Black History Month off in style with grooves and moves from fifty years past on Friday, February 28. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. See the trailer at

'Salute' is a mini-musical about the hit-producing superstars of the 1960s such as Diana Ross and the Supremes, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, the Temptations, Marvin Gaye and others who sang a staggering number of hit songs. Providing a memorable entertainment experience with classic numbers, smooth dance routines, multiple costume changes, and the sounds of legendary performers, 'Salute' is presented under the direction Ernest Pumphrey, Sr. and features Ernest Pumphrey Jr., Josephine Howell, Makini Magee, okanomodé, Tiffany Wilson and Mark Cardenas.

The Ernest Pumphrey Revue is founded and directed by Seattle entertainment veteran, Ernest Pumphrey, Sr., former choreographer for the Paramount and Music Hall Theaters, a musical coach, dance instructor, director and producer.

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