Walk Day Entertainment
The Seattle Brain Cancer Walk is looking for individuals or groups that would like to lend their talents on Sunday, May 6. During the Walk, you will be entertaining the walkers and contributing to the atmosphere of hope and celebration.
Batucada is the Brazilian word for the driving rhythms of the samba and the groups that play them. Seattle's Batucada Yemanjá performs samba batucada, partido alto, samba de roda and chorinho. The group sings primarily in Portuguese and performs with the only órgano oriental in the USA. The sounds of Brazil are totally danceable and engaging.
Bodacious Ladyhood is a Seattle-based trio of women who are celebrating their 15th year of singing together! Over the years they have performed in cabaret clubs and on stages across the Pacific Northwest. They have been a perennial favorite at the Issaquah Wine Walks and the Seattle Brain Cancer Walk. They also performed at Chateau Ste. Michelle (and on live, national radio) as guests on “A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor.”
CHEER Seattle is a group of adult, volunteer cheerleaders who perform to raise spirits, awareness, and funds for people living with life-challenging conditions. Founded in 2014, they are the newest member of the Pride Cheerleading Association, a collection of teams around the world united by a similar mission. They can't wait to bring their high-flying stunts—and plenty of cheer—to the Seattle Brain Cancer Walk.
GenRAShun playing classic hits from throughout the decades. Music that brings back memories…and puts a smile on your face. One of the most fun, entertaining music projects ever. Great, seasoned musicians and excellent vocals. ALL the songs are fun and well known by multi generations..hence the name.
Anthony Hale is a faith-based hip-hop artist, and brain cancer survivor, who uses hip-hop to communicate what he has learned through his battle with cancer. He is based out of Seattle, and has performed at Relay For Life events throughout the state. For more info on Anthony Hale: Listen to his album "The Beacon" available on Spotify, iTunes, Amazon and most online music services.
Hazen Cheer and Stunt Squad
The Hazen Cheer and Stunt Squad is a co-ed group of high school students who are selected based on academics, teacher recommendations, interview process; in addition to their performance during the tryout process. Our main focus is to support all of Hazen's athletic programs and school activities. We work hard to advance our skills in stunting, tumbling, and performing. We support our fellow classmates by cheering at football and basketball games as well as attending all of the other Hazen sports events. We also enjoy giving back to the community as much as possible which is why we are so excited to support The Seattle Brain Cancer Walk.
Nalini Dance School
Nalini Dance school encompass three styles – Bollywood, Belly Dance, and Russian Gypsy Dance. The students presenting today represent the Bollywood and Bellydance styles, from beginner to intermediate level. Nalini Dance groups perform at a variety of festivals in the Seattle area and compete with other dance groups. Last year, Nalini's Belly Dance group Jewels of Fire placed first in the Belly Dancer USA competition and Nalini Dance's professional dance group Blue Lotus won first place at the regional Bollywood competition Naach Meri Jaan. For more information about the school and classes as well as upcoming events, go to www.nalinidance.com.
Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra
Founded in 1944 by George M. Ross, the Seattle Phil is a mainstay in Seattle arts and culture. The Phil is a member-owned orchestra, and draws talent from throughout our Puget Sound community to create engaging and memorable classical music. Recognized for creative programming which marries time honored classics and lesser known master-pieces, a concert with the Phil is something that you won’t experience anywhere else in the Northwest.
Sophie Feldman is a 17-year-old singer songwriter who has been playing the guitar for over 10 years. Sophie also plays the piano and the ukulele. In addition to making music, Sophie spends her time teaching these instruments to kids in her community (ages 6-13), taking photographs, and practicing yoga. This is Sophie's 6th year performing at the Seattle Brain Cancer Walk and she is so excited to be back at this meaningful event! Sophie draws inspiration from a broad range of musicians, including Coldplay, John Legend, Paul Simon, Carole King, Led Zeppelin, Alanis Morrisette, and Nirvana. Her participation in this year’s brain cancer walk is in honor of all the warriors past and present who courageously battle this disease.