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Los Angeles Libros Festival is a free bilingual book festival for the whole family. Celebrating heritage, the festival will feature storytelling, musical performances, local and international authors, art workshops, books, and more. LA Libros Festival will take place virtually, on Facebook and YouTube.
A conversation with and performance by Nancy Sanchez, songwriter, performer, and award-winning vocalist. Born in Toluca, Mexico, and making her home in the United States as a young girl, her music reflects two cultures. Elements of Mexican folkloric, jazz, Latin Alternative, and pop infuse her live sets, albums, and songs featured on TV shows, including Vida and Mayans MC.
Join a conversation with Agustin Gúrza, writer and editor for UCLA’s Strachwitz Frontera Collection of Mexican and Mexican American Recordings, as he explores protest music of Summer 1970 as well as socially conscious songs composed and performed by Mexicans, Mexican Americans and Chicanos that made strong statements against the War in Vietnam.
Since moving to Los Angeles from Guatemala, Gaby Moreno has earned a Latin Grammy for Best New Artist, a Grammy nomination for her album Illusion, and an Emmy nomination for co-writing the Parks & Recreation theme song. Moreno also sings the theme song and voices a character on the Disney series, Elena of Avalor.
Inspirarte Latinos is a space to narrate inspirational stories, that highlight the spirit of Latin talent. We honor the work and music of the legendary Eydie Gormé, today we pay tribute with the bolero album NOSOTROS created by her son the musical composer David Lawrence who wishes that his mother be remembered as a pioneer of this musical genre in the United States.
NCA presents an exciting and colorful introduction to the music of Peru, featuring songs and rhythms from Inca, Criollo, and Afro-Peruvian extraction on ethnic woodwinds, strings, and percussion instruments. This LA Made program is part of the pre-festival programming for LA Libros Fest. Streaming live on Facebook and YouTube. ¡Te esperamos!
Grand Annex Livestream Evenings of Music & Wine pair musicians with wines from around the world. Tickets are available with or without a Concert Packages that includes two or four different bottles of wine and a snack. Wine Pull Raffle Tickets available at point of sale. Everyone wins a bottle, valued at $15 – $60. Try your luck! Enjoy select California wines and the music of SoCal favorites ANDY & RENEE, singing cover songs of California plus originals. Before and…
Santa Cecilia Orchestra, located in Eagle Rock, has shifted our 2020 concert season to be enjoyed remotely. All of the concerts can be accessed free of charge and viewed in the comfort of your own home. We are live streaming these concerts on our Youtube channel, where you can chat with fellow audience members and enjoy the performances safely. Once a concert has been posted, it will remain accessible on our youtube. This will enable you to watch multiple times,…