Kathy Bee to sing national anthem

LOS ANGELES - Downey's resident singer and songwriter, Kathy Bee, will participate in opening ceremonies of the 10th annual Cherry Blossom Festival in downtown Los Angeles April 2-3.The free public event in the Little Tokyo district is themed "Remembering the Past, Celebrating the Future." Opening ceremonies begin at 10:30 a.m. on April 2. Bee will perform the national anthem and her own "I'm an American," celebrating the melting pot background of many citizens. Following opening ceremonies, Bee and her oldies music tribute group will perform hits from 50s, 60s and 70s in jazz and doo wop.

********** Published: March 24, 2011 - Volume 9 - Issue 49