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Confessions of a Radical Chicano Doo-Wop Singer

Date
October 15, 2017
Time
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost
Free

Confessions of a Radical Chicano Doo-Wop Singer–a solo multimedia theater experience from Casa 0101 Theater in Boyle Heights–traces the musical and personal journey of ground-breaking musician, artist, poet, and Boyle Heights native Rubén “Funkahuatl” Guevara. The piece takes us from Guevara’s beginnings as an ambitious teenage doo-wop singer in the 1950s and on through the extraordinary six decades that follow. Supported by archival video clips, photos, and of course, music, Confessions reveals a roller-coaster career with dizzying heights of success that saw Guevara performing alongside the likes of Tina Turner, Bo Diddley, and Frank Zappa; opening for the Doobie Brothers T-Rex, and Three Dog Night; and acting in and composing for films with Cheech & Chong.

Program will be held in the Mark Taper Auditorium

RSVP for free tickets. Tickets will be available via Eventbrite starting September 3, 2017 at lapl.me/WHtsD64

Location

Los Angeles Central Library
630 W. Fifth Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
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213.202.5567
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