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The Love Cafe: An Interactive Cabaret Style Variety Show

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The Love Cafe is an audience interactive, cabaret style variety show with all live music, singing, and dancing. Returning to Marks Garage for a second time, with new songs, and more sing alongs. Local performers Ruth Shiroma Foster and Becky McGarvey are at it again, teaming up to show off their skills with some of their favorite songs about love from jazz standards to modern tunes across the ages.

This is an all live show, there is no recorded music. Ruth Shiroma Foster will be on piano, ukulele, and vocals, while Becky McGarvey sings, dances, and jokes. Audience will be invited to sing along, and come onstage to dance.

Two women, One show ONLY! Saturday February 16 at 8pm at the ARTS at Marks Garage, doors open at 7pm. Tickets are $15 presale at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-love-cafe-tickets-55089040804 $20 at the door. Audeince is encouraged to dress up in costume of their favorite vintage style.

For more tickets and information contact Marks Garage at (808) 521-2903, or visit the facebook event page.

Ruth Shiroma Foster is a pianist, vocalist, ukulele player and songwriter. Ruth brings listeners to the intimate side of every song she sings, whether accompanying herself on the piano or ukulele. Ruth is musically rooted in gospel music, but her piano and vocal training has included jazz and classical music. Ruth has performed at various venues around town, including Medici, Hawaii Public Radio, The Dragon Upstairs and Chuck's Cellar. In addition to being a lifelong musician and music educator, Ruth is a writer, photographer, filmmaker, and handbag and clothes designer.

Becky McGarvey is a dancer, choreographer, actor, and producer. She dances with IONA Contemporary Dance Theatre, and Divino Ritmo. She has choreographed for the Hawaii Shakespeare Festival, Playbuilders of Hawaii Theatre Company, and also has produced and choreographed work for the Oahu Fringe Festival. Her most recent production was “The White Rabbit Lost in Chinatown” as a part of the Oahu Fringe Festival 2019. She has a BFA in Dance Theatre from the University of Hawaii, and has also studied at the Boston Conservatory.

Earlier Event: February 15
On the Spot presents "Love Is..."
Later Event: February 17
Playbuilders' Playbuilding Workshop!