Seattle is blessed to have the grteat Brazilian Musician, bandleader, and tireless show-organizer Eduardo Mendonca. His business is called Show Brazil, and its aptly named. Boy, is this guy busy! If you like the Brazilian beat (how can you not???) then definitely check out Eduardo's shows:
Saturday, April 23rd: Arts Corps' 3rd Annual La Festa del Arte at the Museum of History and Industry Doors open at 7:30 and show starts at 8pmTickets are $50 a person and can be purchased at www.brownpapertickets.org The event will feature a collaborative performance by Arts Corps teachingartists, called 'til everything makes sense. Food, drinks and dancing toSeattle's funkiest of funk bands, Sammy Drain & Company, will commence afterthe show @ 9:30.
Thursday, April 28th – 6- 6:30 p.m.SAMBA SKATE @ SKATELAND - 1200 South Bay Road, in Olympia. WASamba in the schools program in Olympia with Eduardo Mendonça leading thelast part of the event where the schools will be playing Brazilian drumstogether.
Saturday, April 30th – 8 – 11 p.m.Show Brazil!Featuring: Eduardo Mendonça (Guitar/Vocal and Percussion), Denny Stern(Percussion), and Vanessa Miranda (Dance).Ipanema Brazilian Grill1225 First Avenue – Seattle, WA 98101 – Phone (206) 957-8444Reservations recommended, Valet Parking available.
Here's some more Biographical info on Eduardo:
Eduardo MendonçaPhone: (425) 254-1616-Show Brazil Productions, Director- Voting member of GRAMMY (Recording Academy)- Member of the Ethnic Heritage Council.Web site: http://www.showbrazil.com- Eduardo Mendonça has been nominated for the Best Brazilian Male Singer inthe U.S. in the 2005 Brazilian International Press Awards.- Eduardo also is winner of Aspasia Phoutrides Pulakis Memorial Award 2005for his significant contributions to the Brazilian Community and thecommunity at-large of the Northwest