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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 22 - September 23
Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States

Moompetam: Native American Festival

In celebration of local Native American cultures, the Aquarium of the Pacific will host its 13th annual Moompetam Festival featuring traditional music, dance, cultural craft demonstrations, storytelling, and educational programs. The festival will celebrate California’s indigenous maritime cultures, including the Tongva, Chumash, Acjachemen, Costanoan, Luiseño, and Kumeyaay. Saturday and Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. COST: $29.95 Adults, $26.95 Seniors, $17.95 Children (3 -11), Free children under 3 and Aquarium members Sponsor: Aquarium of the Pacific

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Van Nuys Civic Center, 14350 Sylvan St,
Los Angeles, CA 91401 United States
Free

Van Nuys Arts Festival

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…

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 29 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Watts Towers Arts Center Campus, 1727 E. 107th St
Watts, CA 90002 United States
Free

137th Annual Watts Towers Day of the Drum Festival

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. Sponsors: City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, Watts Towers Arts Center

September 29 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
18118 Sherman Way, 18118 Sherman Way
Reseda, CA 91335 United States
The Reseda Rising Artwalk & Night Market 2018

The Reseda Rising Artwalk & Night Market 2018

The 3rd Annual Reseda Rising Artwalk! SHERMAN WAY BETWEEN RESEDA BVD AND LINDLEY AVE comes alive celebrating the Valley’s Creative Community, showing some RESEDA LOVE and partying in the streets! FREE & ALL AGES! FEATURING >>> SFV ZINE FEST LIVE ART & DISPLAYS 2 LIVE MUSIC STAGES INTERACTIVE INSTALLATIONS HANDMADES & ART MARKET 21+ BEER GARDEN FEATURING SFV BREWERIES FOOD TRUCKS CLASSIC CAR SHOW WORKSHOPS & DEMOS MORE TBA! Sponsored by Council District 3’s initiative Reseda Rising, supported by The…

September 30 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

LA Phil 100: Celebrate LA

LA Phil’s Centennial celebration is a gift to the city, showcasing and honoring the rich heritage and diversity of Los Angeles through song, dance, music, and art. There will be performances and processions throughout the city, intermingling with a specially curated CicLAvia route connecting the two homes of the Philharmonic. The event will occur at Walt Disney Concert Hall & Hollywood Blvd – with a route connecting the two, Sponsor: LA Philharmonic and CicLAvia

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 1 - October 31
Check website for venues, CA United States
Varies

Latino American Heritage Month Celebrations

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 music, theater, and dance performances. Check the website for event locations and times. Sponsors: Los Angeles City Council, Office of the Mayor, City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs


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