Themed Programs

Dina Offers a Rich Variety of Themed Shows to Delight All Types of Audiences.

Sentimental Journey:
Songs and Stories of World War II and other popular theme shows with 1920s, 30s & 40s Hits, are presented with costumes, memorabilia, and great songs by popular songwriters like Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, George & Ira Gershwin, Rodgers & Hart, Fields and Kern and a host of others. This wonderful music is guaranteed to delight audiences and get their toes tapping!

“I frequently perform vintage music the old fashioned way — as a vocalist with piano accompaniment (tap dancing optional) or just singing and playing guitar. Other instruments can be added (up to seven pieces) for a bigger sound, and I have a swing band for dancing with many references, so feel free to ask me.”
– Dina Blade

Other Popular Themed Programs to Choose from:

  • A Swinging Yuletide:
    • Classic timeless holiday songs for all ages
  • My Funny Valentine:
    • A lively interactive program featuring romantic songs
  • Songs You Remember:
    • Vintage hits and sing alongs from the 20s to the 50s
  • Sounds of the Wild West:
    • Memorable gems for ridin’ and ropin’
  • Salute to Broadway:
    • Popular songs from Broadway musicals plus tap dance
  • St. Paddy’s Day Favorites:
    • Irish classics and other sing alongs plus jigging
  • Mother’s or Father’s Day Tribute •Cole Porter’s Music •April in Paris •A Night in Italy •Radio’s Golden Era                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
  • NEW! Blame it on the Bossa Nova: Classic and romantic songs from Brazil: Guitarist Dina Blade plays and sings Bossa Nova, a unique Brazilian musical style with a seductive, swinging rhythm and a breezy, syncopated melody. Whereas Samba may move you to jump up and dance, Bossa makes you want to relax, sip wine and gaze at waves lapping the beach. Dina, a “Cantora Americana” (American Singer) from Seattle, has visited Brazil nine times, performing and recording with local musicians. Her 2016 cd, Bossa Amazônica, garnered international acclaim. (tech needs: 2 inputs: one guitar DI (1/4” phone jack), and one XLR input for a wireless headset)

Venues & Target Audiences include:

  • Theaters
  • Libraries
  • Senior Groups
  • Retirement Communities
  • Luncheons
  • Festivals
  • Dinner theaters
  • Parties
  • Reunions
  • Choirs
  • Schools

Themed WWII Program Feedback From Guests:

“What an amazing program. It was standing room only. There was laughter, there were tears, but everyone is raving about this fabulous show. One man told me this was the best performance he had ever attended in his life! They arrived early and were well prepared. True professionals and a genuine pleasure to work with.”
– K. Pointer, Ilwaco Library

“Dina, Ray and Hans were wonderful to work with, down to earth, and so gracious to our older patrons. Wonderful program!”
– B. Pederson, Amanda Park Library.

“This was just a fantastic show! Very, very professionally presented and put together, and I cannot recommend them highly enough.”
– M. Zilli, Naselle Library


KUDOS for the Holiday Program: “A HUGE thank you for all the joy and cheer that you brought to the residents and their families yesterday. You are such a talented singer/performer that it was honestly such a delight to watch you engage with the residents and just light up the room. You are truly a gift!” ~S. Peterson, Life Enrichment Director, Callahan House Memory Care, Aegis of Shoreline