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February 2021

February 24
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 31, 2021

Virtual, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, 90013 United States
Free

Buika: A Virtual Experience

Latin Grammy-nominated artist Buika hails from Spanish island of Mallorca. She creates a fusion with flamenco, jazz, soul, and dance rhythms in her songs. Buika has become an international sensation.  

February 24
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 31, 2021

Digital Festival at The Ford Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

From The Ford: Louie Vega & The Elements of Life

Bandleader Louie Vega is renowned the world over for helping to create and establish the soulful, Latin jazz, and deep house -influenced music style. Based in New York City, Vega is a dance music legend, both as a DJ and a producer. Louie and his band, The Elements of Life, performed live at The Ford in a celebratory 2018 concert commemorating global soul music marketing platform Fusicology’s 15th anniversary.

February 24
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LA Opera On Now, Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

James Conlon’s Corner

Essays and conversations on all things opera, created for you by LA Opera’s beloved Music Director. Listen to his Podcast and grab a cup of coffee and settle in for a chat.

February 24
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LA Opera On Now, Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

Digital Shorts with LA Opera

LA Opera has commissioned some of today’s most in-demand composers to create a series of short vocal works. These superstars are’ pairing up with talented visual artists including animators, experimental filmmakers, and choreographers to bring you a number of new pieces throughout the fall and early winter.

February 24 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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LA Opera Connects, Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

Youth Operas – The Prospector

Transport your little ones (and yourself!) to the rugged American West where a colorful cast of characters meet in a mining camp during the 1850’s California Gold Rush. Here in this wild and untamed country, a prospector charms a group of coyotes with a story of cowboys and miners competing for the love of a strong and beautiful woman. The Prospector is our celebration of Puccini’s The Girl of the Golden West by Lee Holdridge and Richard Sparks, and directed…

February 24
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 31, 2021

Virtual, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, 90013 United States
Free

LAMusArt Live!

This brand new initiative is a free collection of diverse performances: from Flamenco song and dance to Latin-Soul music to enjoy from the comfort of your home, on the second Saturday of every month. We invite you to preview the full season announcement at the website and to RSVP to your favorite concert and dates.

February 24
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Los Angeles County Museum of Art – Online, Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

LACMA- Latin Sounds: Meet the Musicians

While the concert series is currently on hold, LACMA has developed a new audio series, Latin Sounds: Meet the Musicians. Spend your evenings with world-renowned artists as they play everything from Indigenous works to the latest sounds from Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, and Los Angeles! Featured artists have included Dori Caymmi, Costazul, Echo Park Project, Mongorama, and  Chuchito Valdes.

February 24
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Virtual, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, 90013 United States
Free

Mamak Khadem: A Virtual Experience

Iranian singer Mamak Khadem blends her roots in the ancient poetry and music of the Persian masters with a bold and new sound. Her latest album, The Road, invites us on a journey that includes her native Iran as well as Serbia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Greece, and Arab-Andalusia.  Khadem draws upon a treasure trove of traditional melodies, rhythms, and poetry to create a lush sound.

February 24
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 31, 2021

LA Opera On Now, Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

Programas en Espanol

LA Opera is thrilled to offer new Spanish language, online programming that you can enjoy from home. Visit our Programas en español page for podcasts and videos. The page will be updated regularly with more special content and resources from our partners each week. LA Opera Connects está encantada de ofrecer programas en español. Visite esta página regularmente para obtener más contenido especial y recursos de nuestros socios.

February 24
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 31, 2021

Digital Festival at The Ford Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

LA Soundscapes: Blue13 Dance Company

Blue13 Dance Company brings to life the joy and exuberance of contemporary Indian dance, including Bollywood and Bhangra inspired dance works and demonstrations that at once entertain and educate all ages.

February 24
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Digital Festival at The Ford Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

TaikoProject

TaikoProject is the go-to group for a modern American style of taiko, blending traditional forms with an innovative and fresh aesthetic. These clips from the group’s annual “Rhythmic  Relations” concert feature 50 drummers of all ages performing classic and contemporary taiko songs accompanied by dynamic choreography and vocals.

February 24
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 31, 2021

Virtual, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, 90013 United States
Free

SOUND/STAGE by Los Angeles Philharmonic Association

SOUND/STAGE is an online concert film series produced by LA Phil Media, the media and digital initiatives arm of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association. The series brings the LA Phil’s musical programs to the screen through collaborations with music video, documentary, and feature film directors. Each episode is organized around a single artist, ensemble, or theme that is explored through music as well as supporting essays, artwork, playlists, and interviews. Created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the series is…

February 24
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Digital Festival at The Ford Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

SOUND/STAGE: Las Cafeteras from The Ford

Born and raised east of the Los Angeles River, Las Cafeteras remixes roots music to tell the modern-day stories of their community and build bridges between cultures. The band believes in using their music as a tool for creating positive change and inspiring others to do the same.

February 24 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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LA Opera Connects, Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

Youth Operas – Figaro’s American Adventure

A kid-friendly opera based on The Barber of Seville, Figaro’s American Adventure transports Figaro and his band of sneaky barbers to colonial America.  Journey back in time to colonial America where Figaro, along with his band of sneaky barbers and colonial compatriots, leads us on a musical goose chase. Ultimately, he outsmarts his adversary, and love triumphs as he helps his friend the Count win the hand of his beloved Rosina.

February 24
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Digital Festival at The Ford Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

Grandeza Mexicana Presents Magia del Sureste

Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet Company presents favorite moments from their 2019 program Magia del Sureste, which gives life to the mystery and enchantment that are emblematic of Mexico’s Southeast ” the cradle of Mexican civilization”.

February 24
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Digital Festival at The Ford Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

Tuesday Night Project: This Is Not Just The Asian Night

Join Tuesday Night Project (TNP) for a showcase of Asian American creative expression and discussion about their multigenerational, intersectional approach to art and community. The festival includes a look back at the history of TNP’s flagship program, Tuesday Night Cafe.

February 24
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LA Opera On Now, Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

Living Room Recitals with LA Opera

Join a few artists for a can’t miss musical treat.  Listen to a recital of songs from some of your favorite operas and musicals. while the artists sing from home.

February 24
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 31, 2021

Virtual, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, 90013 United States
Free

Jaake Castro: A Virtual Experience

Jaake is a multi-faceted musician, taking cues from the underground vogue ballroom culture, 80s synth-pop, contemporary urban artists, and deeply personal experiences. An unforgettably unique artist, they draw inspiration from a background in nightlife and event production, working notably as an event coordinator, curator, and host with various cornerstones of the underground queer nightlife community throughout Los Angeles.

February 24
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 31, 2021

The Music Center, 135 N. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
Free

FOR THE LOVE OF L.A

For The Love Of L.A. highlights the broad and expansive array of Angeleno creativity across diverse disciplines and geographies. More than 35 artists in total will be featured with a platform to express their views of Los Angeles that are relevant and reflective of the current time through music, dance, and visual culture.

February 24
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Digital Festival at The Ford Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

From The Ford: Angel City Jazz Festival

From its founding in 2008, the Angel City Jazz Festival has grown into an essential multi-day celebration of cutting-edge jazz, featuring established and emerging music innovators committed to the evolution of jazz and improvised music.

February 24
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Digital Festival at The Ford Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

Colibrí presents ¡Viva la Tradición!

!Viva la Tradición! concerts are always a highlight of The Ford’s seasons, with incredible mariachi groups showing off the range and power of traditional Mexican music. Join us as we look back at three amazing concerts for Hispanic Heritage Month, with performances by Las Colibrí­, Mariachi Ángeles de Pepe Martinez Jr., Steven Sandoval, Marisa Ronstadt, Ballet Folklórico Ollín, and more!

February 24
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 31, 2021

Various locations, Los Angeles, CA United States
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African American Heritage Celebrations

African American Heritage Month is a citywide commemoration of African American heritage and history in Los Angeles. The celebration will acknowledge Southern California’s African American contributions in the areas of education, religion, the arts, culture, and the humanities. Events include dance and music concerts, and gallery exhibitions.

February 24
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 31, 2021

Virtual, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, 90013 United States
Free

Stephanie Amaro: A Virtual Experience

Stephanie Amaro has created a unique sound of pop and jazz elements over a traditional foundation which earned a “Best Regional Album” Latin Grammy nomination in 2012 for her debut album “Con Ustedes…Trio Ellas.”  Now a budding solo artist, she’s combining the lessons of her varied musical experiences into a cohesive aesthetic and unique sound.

February 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until March 31, 2021

Digital Festival at The Ford Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

From The Ford: Boleros de Noche

In 2019, Boleros de Noche’s annual celebration of boleros brought together the internationally-renowned Los Panchos – who formed in New York City in 1944 and have since become the quintessential Latin trio romantico  with the young Trio Ellas, who meld traditional mariachi roots music with the sounds of everyday L.A.

March 2021

March 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, 90013 United States
Free

Iconic Women of Color

Join Windy Barnes online for Iconic Women Of Color.  The program is entertaining, complete with live musical selections and insightful monologues from each character portrayed. Some of these historical figures include Rosa Parks, Coretta Scott King, Harriet Tubman, Billie Holiday, Lena Horne, Aretha Franklin, and Whitney Houston.

April 2021

April 1
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Thursday, repeating until May 27, 2021

Great Park, 6950 Marine Way
Irvine, CA United States
Free

Grand Park’s Lunch – A LA Park Spring Concerts featuring L.A.’s Youth Artists

These weekly, Thursday, lunchtime concerts feature artists from L.A.’s top conservatories and training programs for high school artists. The series includes students from L.A. County High School for the Arts, California School for the Arts – San Gabriel Valley, and The Music Center’s Spotlight Program.

May 2021

May 1
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until May 31, 2021

Various locations, Los Angeles, CA United States

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is a citywide commemoration of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage and history in Los Angeles. The celebration will acknowledge Southern California’s Asian and Pacific Islander contributions in the areas of education, religion, the arts, culture, and the humanities. Events include music concerts, performances, and several gallery exhibitions.

May 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Luckman Fine Arts Complex, 5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032 United States
$40 – $60

John Waters

John Waters comes to the Luckman to celebrate his birthday. The influential filmmaker is turning 74.! Although Waters, who has given us such inarguable classics as Pink Flamingos, Female Trouble, and Hairspray, hasn’t directed a film in years, he has kept busy writing books,, as an in-demand guest on talk shows and lecturer and has been honored by Lambda Literary with the organization’s Trustee Award for Excellence in Literature.

May 22
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2021

City of West Hollywood, West Hollywood, CA United States

One City One Pride 2021

Each year the City of West Hollywood celebrates pride with its One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival, which runs from Harvey Milk Day (May 22) through the end of June Pride month (June 30).

May 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until May 23, 2021

Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Avenue
Hollywood, CA United States
$80 – $500

Andrea Bocelli

The program includes opera selections from Puccini’s Tosca, Verdi’s La Traviata, and Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor alongside Broadway hits, Neapolitan standards like “Funiculì Funiculà,” and Nino Rota’s love theme from The Godfather. Bocelli also takes audiences back to the early piano-bar days of his legendary career via songs from 2018’s Si, his first album of new material in 14 years. The date of this event is dependent on L.A. County guidelines.

June 2021

June 1
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until September 1, 2021

MacArthur Park Levitt Pavilion, West 6th Street and South Park View Street
Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles – 50 Free Summer Concerts

Located in Westlake’s historic MacArthur Park, Levitt LA has become a favorite gathering spot for Angelenos of all ages and backgrounds to relax, share a dance together and experience the power of free, live music. Concerts feature local favorites to celebrated international artists from more than 20 music genres.   The opening date of these concerts are dependent on L.A. County Health guidelines.

June 6
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, repeating until July 26, 2021

Grand Park, 200 N. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
Free

Grand Park’s Sunday Sessions

Grand Park’s Sunday Sessions hosts L.A.’s finest House music curators on select Sundays during the summer months. This popular free series showcases how House music defines eras and subcultures, Angeleno-style. Amplified with a visual experience during multiple-hour DJ sets, the beats exemplify the complexities and similarities of L.A.’s many diverse and distinctive communities.

June 11
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 13, 2021

Check website for venues, CA United States

LA Pride 50

LA Pride will take place June 11-13, 2021. Despite the uncertainty of the pandemic, the safety of our community and city remains our top priority. More details on LA Pride 2021 will be coming in April

June 12 @ 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 501 N. Main St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
$30 – $80

Cuban American Music Festival 2021

Yambu Productions presents the annual Cuban-American Music Festival. The festival will be a regional destination event that features four musical acts, dancing, local Cuban Artists, Cuban Food, drinks, and cigars. The festival will have a number of activities including domino tables, cigar lounge, music, bands, dance instruction, art exhibits, food, and alcohol.

July 2021

July 24
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until July 25, 2021

Central Ave., Central Ave between MLK & Vernon, Los Angeles, CA 90011 United States
Free

Central Avenue Jazz Festival

From the early 1900s to 1950s, Central Avenue was the epicenter of the Los Angeles music scene, especially jazz and rhythm & blues. With music as its binder, Central Avenue quickly became the heart and soul of the African American community in Los Angeles. Now in its 24th year, the Central Avenue Jazz Festival is a homage to the musical and cultural history of the area. The free two-day community festival presents a diverse lineup of food, art, culture, and…

September 2021

September 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 10, 2021

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 135 N. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA United States
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Il Trovatore

Dangerous passions, fatal mistakes, and terrible secrets leave two families filled with a bitter thirst for revenge (and an extreme distaste for magic). To make matters worse, two brothers unwittingly fall in love with the same woman and unleash a firestorm of fatal reckoning in the process. Performed in Italian with English subtitles.   The opening date of this event is dependent on L.A. County Health guidelines.

October 2021

October 16
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until November 6, 2021

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 135 N. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA United States
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Tannhauser

After escaping an erotic entrapment with Venus, Tannhauser returns to the real world to pursue the virtuous love of another. But in a momentary lapse of judgment, he shocks the town with a passionate affirmation of carnal delights… which definitely doesn’t help him woo the innocent young woman he’s smitten with. The opening date of this event is dependent on L.A. County Health guidelines.

November 2021

November 2
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until November 5, 2021

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 135 N. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA United States
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Alcina

Set on an enchanted island with not one but two sorceresses (maybe evil, maybe not), a flock of discarded lovers transformed into wild beasts, and a young woman disguising herself as a man so she can track down her missing lover – it happens, right? Alcina offers a nonstop thrill ride of gorgeous music and astounding singing.   The opening date of this event is dependent on L.A. County Health guidelines.

November 20
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 12, 2021

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 135 N. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA United States
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Cinderella (La Cenerentola)

Rossini’s delightfully entertaining spin on the ultimate rags-to-riches tale finds our spunky heroine (no damsel in distress here) with an opportunity to nab the most eligible bachelor in the land and outwit her social-climbing family in the process. Fast-rising operatic royalty Serena Malfi and Levy Sekgapane star as our fairytale lovers, alongside a bit of luxury casting with Ildebrando D’Arcangelo as Cinderella’s mysterious benefactor. Rossini master Alessandro Corbelli returns as the stepfather who tries to foil the happy ending.  …

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