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Alumni Association Viva Variete Scholarship Benefit

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The alumni association will host a scholarship benefit performance June 28.

Date: June 28, 2011

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: San Jose Repertory Theatre

Summary: An exciting cast of Bay Area acrobats, aerialists, jugglers, contortionists and magicians are coming together June 28 for Viva Variete, a special one-night show to benefit San Jose State University Alumni Association scholarships.

Taking the stage at the San José Repertory Theatre, Viva Variete will engage the audience in a variety show in search of great talent. The evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a festive pre-show reception featuring themed characters, silent auction, whimsical confections and wine tasting by Artesa Winery.

The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Scheduled performers include: Bounce Juggling by Bronkar Circus of Sound, Aerial Silks by Naomi & Andrew, Acrobatic Light Spinning by Fire Pixie and Dancing by Orchid Belly Dance. Additional acts will be added at vivavariete.com.

Tickets for the performance range in price from $80 to $125 and are on sale now at vivavariete.com, the San Jose Repertory Theatre Box Office (101 Paseo de San Antonio) or by calling (408) 367-7255. A portion of each ticket purchased is tax-deductible and will be receipted by the SJSU Alumni Association.

The San Jose State University Alumni Association is the largest and oldest organization dedicated to supporting the university. Founded in 1873, the organization has more than 10,000 members and has awarded hundreds of scholarships since the program was created in 1975.

For more San Jose State University Alumni Association information, please contact Paul Richardson, (408) 924-6527 or paul.richardson@sjsu.edu.