The International Night Core Planning Committee who took the lead in making this event happen included:
Annie Nelson, Ashley Chen, Chris Amemiya, Cris Ramsdale, Dorothee Graham, Esperanza Deulkar, Gina Craig, Jade Greene, Jamie Cheney, Jamila Reid, Jennifer DeMella, Julie Isaacson, Katie Dodsley, Pam Brady, and Tom Crane.
Abel Balzamo, Adriana AlfaroZierten, Alexander Hollmann, Andrew Lam, Anne Marie Jehle, Annie Tegen, B. Sue Johnson, Brian McManus, Britt Fletcher, Carol LaMotte, Carolyn Cunningham, Cassandra Garcia, Chantelle Dykstra, Charlotte Spang, Cheri Peele, Chris Panks, Christina Nelson, Christina Blue, Courtney Wallace, Dan Brady, David Weeks, Debra Nicholson, Eileen Landay, Emily Compton, Emily Kane, Erica Lerer, Erika Kinno, Erin Taylor, Gwenn Fer, Happie Ari, Helena DeGrazia, Jackie Olson, James Wehmeyer, Janet Buttenwieser, Janet Alviar, Janine Joly, Jason Greene, Jennifer Shernoff, Jenny Stone, Jill Malat, Johnnie Orozco, Jolene Hall, Karen Obegi, Keith Ward, Keturah Bouchard, Kristi Brumbaugh, Linda Nash, Linnea Mahoney, Luna (Runa) Matsuo, Mahmud Jeneby, Maija, Marc Bissell, Marina Gordon, Maris Sovold, Matt Daniels, Matt Draper, Maya Sparks, Mayra Castanos, Missy Koll, Molly Capron, Naomi Lee, Phil Diggs, Sandhya Subramanian, Sarah Shannon, Shana Kelly, Siripunt Vimolchalao, Sue Lee, Tammy Eckart, Tarasin Kongkatong, Teresa Cueto, Tito Rodriguez, Tomoko, Uto, Vanessa Yi, and Veronica Garcia.
Akio Ueno, playing Shakuhatchi (Japanese bamboo flute)Angela Fleagle & Diana Einmo, dancing the Sevillanas (traditional Spanish Flamenco dance)Bethann Shannon, our professional face painter (who stayed all night)Enedina McGough, dancing and leading our 1st grade girls (traditional Mexican Danza Folclórica)Japan-American Society of WA, www.jassw.org/suitcase.html (
Japan in a suitcase presentation)The Latin Band in Carnaval featuring McDonald parents Ben Shapiro, Mark Taylor and Chris Amemiya,and guest musicians Steve Tanimoto and Matt JorgensenKathleen Wong, teaching the Chinese brush painting classOur Kindergarteners dancing the Japanese Coal Miner's Dance, led by B. Sue Johnson & Ashley ChenNW Kung Fu & Fitness, http://www.nwkungfuandfitness. com/ (Chinese New Year lion dance & demonstration)OmCulture, http://www.omculture.com/ (W African drumming circle)Planet Afua, http://www.planetafua.com/ (W African dance workshop & performance)The School of Taiko, http://www.japantaiko.com/ ( taiko drummers)Silk Strings, http://www.silkstrings.info/ ( string musicians)
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