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The Black Rebirth Collective (BRC) invites you to their 1st Annual fundraiser “Reaching Higher and Higher”. The wondrous evening will feature red carpet arrivals with Hollywood and Broadway stars, playwrights; a silent auction with a cocktail reception, the live show, and a post-show mixer. “The Eve of Jackie” stars award-winning Broadway singer Chester Gregory in a raw and jaw-dropping concert look at the life of Jackie Wilson, “Mr. Excitement,” one of the most influential artists in rock ‘n roll history.…
Laurie Anderson & Christian McBride with special guest Rubin Kodheli Walt Disney Concert Hall TUE JAN 21, 8:00PM Artist Laurie Anderson, violin and synthesizers Christian McBride, bass Rubin Kodheli, cello About This Performance Individually, Laurie Anderson and Christian McBride are titans in their respective fields: Anderson as an award-winning visual artist and innovative musician working in pop’s avant-garde and McBride as a Grammy®-winning jazz polymath equally adept at leading anything from small ensembles to big bands. Together, complemented by cellist…
TSFY: Peter and the Wolf Walt Disney Concert Hall SAT JAN 25, 11:00AM SAT FEB 1, 11:00AM About This Performance Young or old, audiences love Prokofiev’s delightful adventure in music, which helps children identify different instruments of the orchestra while its story about Peter and his animal friends captivates their imaginations. Programs, artists, dates, prices and availability subject to change.
The Bass Family and Friends Choir presents God’s Trombones by James Weldon Johnson featuring Dr. Jolie A. Rocke
The Bass Sisters honor their African American Heritage by presenting an afternoon of music and spoken word. The concert is based on author and songwriter James Weldon Johnson’s classic book of poetry “God’s Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse.”
“Rock the Valley” Battle of the Bands is a musical talent show organized to give musicians, an opportunity to showcase their talents.
This First Thursday monthly event features innovative chefs who test out new menu items and pop-up concepts. Chinatown’s regulars promote specials and other incentives. Each month’s event features talented musical acts from vocalists to DJs to instrumentals. Good vibes under clear skies in the breezy Southern California evening, join us next time and see what’s new in the neighborhood.
The play takes place in South Philadelphia in March 1959. Billie Holiday is performing in a run-down bar, during one of her last performances before her death in July 1959. She sings, accompanied by Jimmy Powers on the piano, and also tells stories about her life. Purchase tickets online
Celebrating Samba is Viver Brasil’s signature family program that takes audiences on a cultural journey to Salvador, Bahia, with electrifying Afro-Brazilian dance and music. Audiences will experience a jolt of joyful color, thrilling rhythms, and communal celebration. This performance includes the royal orixa dances, riveting capoeira, samba, and Bahian carnival.
The Downtown Pomona Arts Colony has an art walk every second Saturday of the month that brings big crowds to stroll the streets. Over a dozen galleries host receptions and open houses to showcase their latest exhibits and artists. Enjoy music, food, wine, and art throughout the evening.
For more than 50 years, South Africa’s five-time Grammy Award winners Ladysmith Black Mambazo have warmed the hearts of audiences worldwide with their uplifting vocal harmonies, signature dance moves, and charming onstage banter. Check online for ticket prices