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Locals get funky to hype festival

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Music video filmed at airport

It’s not often you see local politicians dance to popular music in bright pink clothes while surrounded by Maderans aboard motorcycles and inside pomegranate suits, but Monday evening that sight was one of several filmed for a parody music video to promote Madera’s 3rd annual Pomegranate Festival.

Starting at 9 a.m., cameraman Enrique Meza of Meza Films followed Madera Mayor Robert Poythress, former mayor Brett Frazier, several other politicians and a group of Madera citizens to a variety of locations where they danced and rapped to hype up interest in the festival.

As the sun began to set, the group met up and finished filming at the Madera Municipal Airport where the festival will be held Nov. 2 free of charge.

Frazier starred in last year’s hit “Pomegranate Rock,” a parody of “Party Rock Anthem” by electronic group LMFAO. The video has nearly 17,000 views on the website YouTube. He said he felt this year would be as successful, if not more so, than his previous foray into the pop world...


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