@Circa95 Making Moves in September

Greetings everyone,,

We've been busy getting ready to release our project, FREE LUNCH on 11.11.11. From running around to meetings, events, scheduling photoshoots, music videos and even a little time for yoga.. CIRCA '95 is getting ready for something epic! Here's a little of what we've been up to so far.....


We had a wonderful meeting with Porfirio Piña,  Senior Director of the Latin Division for BMI. He showed us around his new office at 7 World Trade Center.  Of course we played him some of our new tracks and in return he gave us some wonderful advice. Especially as independent artists it's important for us to take notes and continue to grow & learn. Thanks Popi and BMI for being so supportive of CIRCA '95. 



Patty has recenlty started practicing Bikram Yoga. From completing a 30-day challenge in August  (which means going every day for 30 days in a row) and continuing ever since.  Bikram Yoga is a system of yoga that Bikram Choudhury synthesized from traditional yoga techniques. Bikram classes are 90 minutes, 26 postures, 2 breathing excercises in a heated room  of 105°F. If you haven't tried it, we suggest you do! It's a wonderful experience and the benefits are too many to count. Check out  BIKRAM YOGA EAST HARLEM, a wonderful studio on 116th. They have an intro special, for $25.00 you can go unlimited for a week, includes a mat and towel. Just tell 'em Patty Dukes sent ya! 



SEED is a new play by Radha Blank, Directed by Niegel Smith brought to you by The Classical Theater of Harlem and The Hip-Hop Theater Festival. Last Night, Friday Sept 16th was opening night and CIRCA '95 was invited to the premiere! A great group of people turned out at the National Black Theater in Harlem.  The play runs till Oct 6th and is a definate must see. We won't give too much away but if you do go, just know you will be our dappie!  For more information and tickets click here 

(From Left to Right: Dairobi, Clyde Valentin, Paola Soto aka Dominican PiePatty Dukes and Reph Star)


HISPANIC/LATINO HERITAGE  MONTH is from SEPTEMBER 15th - OCTOBER 15th. To all our friends in Latin America, South America, Central America, Caribbean and all over the world - Saludos! Let's continue to unite and celebrate our cultures. 

Things to do:
1)Check out The MUSEO DEL BARRIO, on Super Saturdays or SUPER SABADO: Target Free Third Saturdays once a month, lovers of Latino art of all ages can enjoy free concerts, exhibitions, gallery tours, art making workshops, film screenings, and spoken word! HERE

2) ZAGAT has released their list of the 8 best Mexican restaurants in NYC, see if your favorite made the list HERE 

3) Visit the Scholastic Teachers Page dedicated to Hispanic Heritage to learn about some of the contributions Hispanics/Latino's have made. HERE

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