Valentine's Day in Aztlan
Good food, good music, good Gente~que mas quieres?
Valentine's Day. A time when we celebrate that which is lacking in so many people's lives and probably in the World today: LOVE!
Published on LatinoLA: February 10, 2005
This week~end, take some time to appreciate that someone special in your life. Show some appreciation simply for their existence in your life, which has made a difference of you being a person...or being a HAPPY PERSON! Love is in the air!
Dress up, step out, eat, drink & be merry! You probably won't get another occassion to do this for awhile, so let's do it right!
If you don't have a special someone, maybe it's time you looked around. Besides being the City of Angels in the Land of 1000 Dances, L.A. is filled with the beautiful Gente de Aztlan, which is synonymous with dancing,romancing, and good times!
If you don't have anywhere special to go, now you do!
Guy Zimmerman of the Ramada Inn of Norwalk, and Bruce Soto of SOTO Entertainment Group, have joined forces to put on a Love Fest that's sure to become one of this year's memorable occassions. Add some romance to the occassion, and all the ingredients for a good time are there!
The Norwalk Ramada Inn, one of L.A.'s newest and brightest night spots for music, dancing & entertainment, will be hosting a Valentine's Day Dinner, Dance and Show on Saturday, February 12th, beginning at 7:30 pm, featuring:
SOTO (pictured)~ One of Aztlan's "heavy hitters" for many years, bringing you hot dance music to get you in the mood, just the way you like it! special guest stars include:
R A Y L E E N ~ the sultry voice of Southern Califas
J O H N S O T O~ Aztlan's premier percussionist extraordinnaire
The EAST L.A. REVUE ALL STAR BAND ~ making their way back to the Land of 1000 Dances in the midst of their Southern California tour, showcasing their renown "West Coast, East Side Sound" with the superb vocals of M A R I A C O N C H I T A S A N D O V A L and T E R R I S P E E D
STEVE SALAS ~ One Aztlan's Chicano music legends out of East L.A., Steve is the original voice of TIERRA, the only West Coast Chicano group to perform at New York's prestigious Carnegie Hall, and will be singing his smash hit "Together", among many others.
MARIACHI VOZ DE AMERICA ~ what else could be more romantic in Aztlan than to be serenaded at dinnertime, under elegant candlelight, by one of the best Mariachi groups in the Land? Come to the Norwalk Ramada Inn and see!
S U A V E ~ One of the finer Chicano music groups out of Southern Califas' San Gabriel Valley, performing Latin Soul, Classic Rock and today's Top 40 dance music for your dancing pleasure.
SR~80 ~ Featuring hot Rock en espanol and the best in 80's & 90's dance music.
The evening's festivities include a gourmet dinner of Prime Rib, baked chicken or grilled salmon, a complimentary champagn toast, luxury rooms for the evening at a discount price, and will hosted by L.A.'s FRANKIE FIRME of internet radio station KCLA FM, Hollywood.
Special guests will include Texas Internet radio personality "Crazy Chuy" Hernandez of Chicanoexpress.com , making his first L.A. visit .
A full menudo breakfast, with all the trimmings, will be served the following morning for those who choose to stay the night at the Ramada Inn.
For more information, please call Guy Zimmerman at: 562-868-0991, Bruce Soto at: 626-300-9413
or Steven Chavez at: 909-897-7705
Frankie Firme hosts the finest Chicano Oldies but Goodies and Latin Soul Music on the World wide web every Thursday at 6:00pm, PST, on www.kclafm.com, and daily on www.chicanoexpress.com