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The Love Cafe

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The Love Cafe is an audience interactive, cabaret, sing a long, variety show with all live music, singing, and dancing. Featuring local performers Ruth Shiroma Foster and Becky McGarvey, teaming up to show off their skills with their favorite love songs from across the decades. Two women, one show ONLY. Saturday May 25, 8pm at the ARTS at Marks Garage, doors open at 7pm. Tickets are $15 presale at https://lovecafeartsatmarks.eventbrite.com, and $20 at the door. Audeince is encouraged to dress up in costume inspired by the 60’s and 70’s, or at least a pair of fun sunglasses.

The Love Cafe 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. There will be tap dancing, several drinking games, with a mix of music from Sam Cooke to Stevie Wonder, from motown to today. Throughout the show, audience may sing along, dance along, and particpate in drinking games.

For more information contact Marks Garage at (808) 521-2903, or visit the facebook page www.facebook.com/thelovecafehi

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. So far this year she devised and directed Playbuilders' White Rabbit Lost in Chinatown for the Oahu Fringe Festival, and devised and choreographed work with The Robena Collective and Taimane Gardner.