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September 2018

September 1 - October 31
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Latino American Heritage Month Celebration

Latino Heritage Month is a citywide commemoration of Latino history, heritage, and tradition in Los Angeles. The celebration will acknowledge Latino contributions in the areas of education, religion, the arts, culture, and the humanities. Events include: community gatherings, educational programs, gallery exhibits, and several music, theater, and dance performances. Check website for events, times and locations throughout the Los Angeles area. Sponsors: Los Angeles City Council, Office of the Mayor, City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Watts Towers Arts Center Campus, 1727 E. 107th St
Watts, CA 90002 United States

37th Annual Watts Towers Day of the Drum Festival

This years event will honor Ndugu Chancler. A daylong celebration featuring international percussion: Latin, Japanese, African, Jazz, Native American, and other drummers.   Tours of the Watts Towers will be offered throughout the day.

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Watts Towers Arts Center Campus, 1727 E. 107th St
Watts, CA 90002 United States

42nd Annual Simon Rodia Watts Towers Jazz Festival

This years event will honor drummer Ndugu Chancler. The City’s first Jazz festival features performances from both established and emerging musicians from the area. The festival pays tribute to the roots of Jazz in Gospel and Blues and takes it to the Avant-Garde and the Latin Jazz scene. Ongoing tours of the Watts Towers will be offered throughout the day.

September 30 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Watts Towers Arts Center Campus, 1727 E. 107th St
Watts, CA 90002 United States
Free

42nd Annual Simon Rodia Watts Towers Jazz Festival

The City’s first jazz festival features performances from both established and emerging musicians from the area. The festival pays tribute to the roots of jazz in gospel and blues, and takes it to the avant-garde and Latin jazz scene. Ongoing tours of the Watts Towers will be offered throughout the day. SPONSORS: City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, Watts Towers Arts Center

October 2018

October 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Canoga Park Youth Arts Center, 7222 Remmet Ave
Canoga Park, CA 91303 United States
Free

Día de los Muertos Family Festival

Sponsor: City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs

November 2018

November 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sun Valley Youth Arts Center, 8642 Sunland Blvd.
Sun Valley, CA United States
Free

Día de los Muertos Celebration

Join Sun Valley Youth Arts Center for a fun filled evening of art workshops, student art exhibit, refreshments, and entertainment for the entire family. Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is an indigenous ritual of México celebrating life and the afterlife through art, music and family unity. The celebration concludes with an amazing ritual dance by Danza Temachtia Quetzacoatl. The public is welcome to participate in the community altar, bring a photocopy/image of a loved one who has…


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