Peace Love Ukulele Documentary Premiere!
On March 14th, the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival will premiere the documentary ‘Peace Love Ukulele,’ an in-depth profile of ukulele master Jake Shimabukuro, at the Castro theatre.
Produced by the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM), the documentary follows Jake on tour throughout the United States and Japan and examines how he revolutionized the ukulele and became the most innovative player in the world.
For tickets and more information go to: http://festival.caamedia.org/30/guide/program/jake-shimabukoro-project/
And there’s more:
Go For Da Record..Hana Hou!
Ukulele players from around the world will be coming to Hawaii to participate in an ukulele ensemble led by Jake. Go For Da Record…Hana Hou! will take place at 7:00PM on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at the Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, HI. They will assemble the greatest possible number of ukulele players in a 2nd attempt to break a Guinness World Record.
All funds raised from the Go For Da Record…Hana Hou! event will go to the Music For Life Foundation and the Rainbow for Japan Kids. For more information go to: http://jakeshimabukuro.com/shows/detail/go_for_da_record…hana_hou.