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CELEBRASIAN
05•10•07: The venue has been moved to the Blank Park Zoo. The fashion
show starts at 4:00 pm.
03•17•07: This year's Asian Heritage Festival is on May 12th. I've been invited to perform
my original music during the fashion show.

CHAMPPS RESTAURANT & BAR
04-10-07: Ranallo-Peters-Berenguel aka Reaching Perfect Balance have
been performing every other Thursday at
Champps.

CAPITAL CITY DANCE CENTER
"my favorite was Larry Berenguel, Jr. His voice sounded like stale cigarettes
and watered down whisky on a Sunday afternoon at the old watering hole...
and I mean that as a compliment! Homey as honey, intimate and evocative."  
(8-21-2006: Scenes From A Weekend • http://www.goccdc.com/archive.htm)

VICKI'S BIRTHDAY AT CLUB 2000
03-03-07: It was great to see old friends from the 80's who remember me
when I played with Los Latinaires, Latin Touch and Latino Pride.
Lots of
photos.

MYSPACE.COM/LARRYBERENGUEL
04-24-07: For you myspace bloggers, you can now add me as one of your
friends on myspace. Some of my tunes are also posted. I would be honored
if you use them as one of your default songs.

OPEN MIC/JAM
05-29-07: Be there for the return of the Sunday Open Mic/Jam at Orlondos
starting Sunday, 06-03-07. Come meet Jerome "JB" Bishop (drums), Jeff
Kreyling (bass) and yours truly on electric guitar.
05-15-07: Orlondos Restaurant & Bar has requested that I start up an open
mic/jam. Drums and bass amp will be available. Please bring your own
favorite equipment.
03-21-07: I've been asked to start up the Songwriter's Open/Mic. If anyone is interested
please
email me, blog or contact me.
02-19-07: I'm sorry but due to personal reasons, I've decided not to host any more open
mic/jams at 101 Lounge. You are certainly welcome to come and jam or play If you've
attended my open jam/mics in the past. Just let me know in advance so I can prepare
the extra microphone or additional equipment.

BLOG
02-01-07: Another thing to test and try. I heard that this is a good way for you
to add your own uncensored comments. But please, keep it clean!

SEARCH ME!
05-15-07: I've just learned that the search engine for my site does not
capture FrontPage generated pages created in 2006. Sorry!
01-29-07: Thanks to Goggle you can now search the web or this site. Select www.
larryberenguel.com to quickly find  your photos or videos from the open mic/jam or
shows.

APPARE JAPANESE STEAKHOUSE
05-15-07: Call first to check if I'm playing there on Wednesdays or Saturdays.
They're mixing it up so that you get a different performer every week.
04-02-07: Now I'm back on Wednesdays again. Ask for the Martini specials!
03-08-17: I am now performing on Saturdays instead of Wednesdays.
01-27-07: The grand opening has been postponed to February 2, 2007 but I won't be there since I am already
performing at Orlondo's. I will be performing at Appare every Wednesday evening starting on February 7, 2007.
Sorry for the inconvenience. Located at 3769 86th, Urbandale, IA 50322, (515) 252-6358. It is on the southeast
corner of the intersection of 86th and Douglas.
The restaurant includes a beautiful and elegant sushi bar, two
private tatame room, private party room, 10 teppanyaki grills, and of course their most unique and splendid liquor
bar with variety of drinks to choose from. Appare is one of the most elegant restaurant in Des Moines. With its
creative waterfall and two beautiful trees, it is definitely a restaurant to visit. More detailed information at
http:
//blogs.dmregister.com/?p=4024.

RITUAL CAFE
Performing with Justin Peters & Matt Ranallo of Reaching Perfect Balance
and guest flutist Brenda Bohall on 01-27-07. RPB's Comin' Home CD and
my
Songrise CD will be on sale. Music starts at 8:00.

ANIKO HEART
01•26•07: Take a look at an one of my favorite award winning photographer
and digital artist.

BACK TO ORLONDOS
01•14•07: Starting January 19th, I will be playing Friday nights at Orlondo's
Restaurant & Bar from 9:00pm-12:00am. No cover charge. Songrise CD will
be available.

101LOUNGEOPEN MIC/JAM • THURSDAYS
02-19-07: SORRY, BUT THIS HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
01-03-07: Crave is not having open mic/jam in January. However, 101Lounge has
agreed to have host Thursday Night Open Mic/Jams beginning on January 11th, 8:
00pm-12:00am. 101lOUNGE is located on 102 3rd Street, Des Moines behind the
Hessen Haus within walking distance from the Court Ave business district.

SONGRISE CD • FREE MUSIC SAMPLES
12•21•06: Songrise CD now available. Send me an email or visit me at one
of my shows or
hear songs now.

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Happy Birthday Kyle
12-11-07: We had a great time at the open jam at Orlondos Restaurant and Bar last Sunday as we
celebrated Kyle's birthday. It was fun to improvising with all the musicians.

88.1 FM KDPS
10-17-07: Stay tuned every Wednesday evening as Charles Garner, radio DJ for 88.1 FM KDPS plays
original selections from my
Songrise CD.

IMT DES MOINES MARATHON
10-17-07: If you're running or cheering for the runners, be sure to stop and say hello while I'm playing
along the route. I'll be on Kingman, 9am-12pm, Sunday morning 10-21-07.

http://www.
desmoinesmarathon.com/Registration/Volunteers.htm
IN MEMORY OF GARY SMITH
10-03-07: My good friend Gary Smith died at 10:10pm on Monday, October 1, 2007. Funeral services will be
this Saturday, October 6 at Caldwell Raddatz, 8201 Hickman Road, Urbandale, IA.
Celebration of Life, a
tribute for Gary Smith in the form of a music jam will be after the funeral at Orlondo's Restaurant on Park
Avenue, 1:00pm. Gary was the leader of The Land Sharks, a Des Moines based band.
10-31-07: Click here to listen to some live television audio tracks that Gary and his brother Randy made
back in 1979 when they had the band Kinetic Energy:  
Kinetic Energy 1979 Jackson Street Live TV Audio
Tracks.

SPAGHETTIS RESTAURANT
05-29-07: Enjoy "Italian Food & Family Fun" at Spaghettis Restaurant located in Southridge Mall. I'll be
playing songs from my Songrise CD along with other well known cover songs every Saturday evening, 8:00
pm - 12:00 am. No cover charge. More information at
www.spaghettisrestaurant.com.