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The historic Ford Theatres presents a summer season of music, dance, theatre, film, and family events in its 1,200-seat outdoor amphitheatre. Picnicking is encouraged! Food and beverages are available for purchase onsite. Check the website for scheduled events and costs.
The Hollywood Bowl is the summer venue for the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Nearly 80 concerts are presented during summer each year, including orchestral, jazz, popular, and world music. Sponsor: Los Angeles Philharmonic
Join the annual summer season of Shakespeare and the classics set in a rustic, outdoor amphitheater located in a natural canyon ravine. Picnickers are welcome. Check website for time and performance. Cost: $10 – $33 Adults, Free Children 5 and under Sponsor: Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum
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
The LA Film Festival is a premier platform for new works from emerging and established independent storytellers with unique voices and innovative visions. The festival showcases compelling independent films, TV and episodic work from emerging storytellers, alongside artist-driven studio titles. Check website for more information on venues, films, times and cost Sponsor: Film Independent
A look into hip hop in the greater Los Angeles region as a site of resistance, refuge, and reinvention for today’s Asian American communities. The exhibition will include site-specific murals as immersive environments by famed hip hop graffiti and mural artists as well as paintings, photographs, audio/video installations and historical ephemera. Adults – $3, Seniors and Students – $2, Members – Free Tuesdays – Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Sponsor: Chinese American Museum
Artist Kip Fulbeck continues his project, begun in 2001, of photographing persons who identify as “Hapa”—of mixed Asian/Pacific Islander descent—as a means of promoting awareness and positive acceptance of multiracial identity. Through October 28 Tuesdays – Sundays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Thursdays 12:00 noon – 8:00 p.m. Adults – $10, Seniors & Youth – $6, Members & Children 5 and under Free Free Thursday evenings and all day every third Thursday of the month. Sponsor: Japanese American National Museum
WHAT: Van Nuys Arts Festival WHEN: Friday, September 28, 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. WHERE: Van Nuys Civic Center – 14410 Sylvan St, Van Nuys, CA 91401-2608 On September 28th, Councilwoman Nury Martinez presents the second annual Van Nuys Arts Festival (#VNAF2018). This festival began in 2017 under the direction of Martinez who conceived the event as “a place to showcase the incredible talents and skills of local residents who are contributing to the Valley’s rich culture.” VNAF 2018 envisions the…
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Aquarium’s 17th annual Baja Splash Festival, featuring live entertainment, crafts, educational programs, ethnic cuisine, and more. This Aquarium weekend festival celebrates the beauty and diversity of Hispanic cultures from Central to South America through song, dance, art, and cultural displays. COST: $29.95 Adults, $26.95 Seniors, $17.95 Children (3 -11), Free children under 3 and Aquarium members Sponsor: Aquarium of the Pacific
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.