Legalize Street Vending Fandango Workshops @ Casa del Mexicano – 4-7PM, Free, All Ages
The Legalize Street Vending campaign invites you to participate in Fandango Workshops. Learn poetry, music and dance known as the Fandango from Veracruz, México. Aimed at supporting the Legalize Street Vending campaign, Master Jarocho musician César Castro will teach the composition of new verses, jarana, zapateado and singing. The project will culminate in a series of processions through the streets of Boyle Heights and finally with a Fandango celebration. Instruments will be provided, No previous musical experience required, Family friendly. FREE From September 23, 2013 to Novemeber 23, 2013 on Mondays from 5-8pm and Wednesdays from 4-7pm. For more info please contact Quetzal Flores email@example.com
Bring your kids, family, and self for a night of zombie cops, frightful conditions, and some plain old ghoulish fun at our annual Haunted Jailhouse, all while supporting your favorite youth center!! Come and experience Chuco’s transformed for one night only on Hallows eve into a Haunted jailhouse! If you survive the scare, stay and join us for a double feature movie showing all while enjoying some gruesome and creepy snacks!
TheLIFT (LIVE), The Fold, Skirball & KPFK present HIATUS KAIYOTE + MOSES SUMNEY @ Skirball Cultural Center – 7pm, $20-$40, All Ages
the return of the true pioneers, “Breakthrough Act Of The Year (Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide Awards), direct from Melbourne Australia: •• HIATUS KAIYOTE ••
very special opening performance by rising star: •• MOSES SUMNEY ••
and introducing, in his LA debut: •• OSCAR KEY SUNG ••
dj sets by theLIFT residents/creators:
JEREMY SOLE (KCRW / AFRO FUNKE – LA)
WISEACRE (the303 at LOUIE AND CHAN – NYC)
Wednesday Forró Classes @ Tropico de Nopal, Filipinotown – 7pm, $10, All Ages
Forró is a traditional music and partner dance from the northeast of Brazil which has different rhythms such as xaxado, baião, and xote going from very fast to slow beat allowing all tastes to pick their favorite. Andrea Lopasso e Fabio Santana (Forró in LA) have been performing and teaching Forró since they moved to Los Angeles last year. They have been dancing and teaching forró for the last 13 years in Brazil and are part of the Forró Movement taking shape now also outside of Brazil and catching a huge momentum in Europe and other parts of the world. They are very enthusiast to also include Los Angeles in this fun and contagious movement of the Brazilian culture. Dancing forró is a lot of fun and a wonderful way to keep Summer alive. Classes are starting this Wednesday 07/31 and will happen every Wed for the rest of the summer. All levels are welcome!!! $10/class
Oysters & Jazz: Raquel Rodriguez & The Big Guys @ Perch LA, Downtown – 7pm-10pm, Free, 21+
Every Wednesday, come listen to soul diva Raquel Rodriquez and her band, The Big Guys, play unplugged at the Perch rooftop lounge in downtown. LA native Raquel Rodriquez is a fast rising star and has not wasted any time since graduating from the prestigious Hamilton High School Academy of Music and USC Thornton School of Music. Raquel and her 7-piece band have been performing all over LA and her first album was just released this past June. So come grab a drink and enjoy her sultry sounds in this intimate space overlooking the gorgeous downtown nightscape while you still can.
Clairy Browne & the Bangin’ Rackettes w Allensworth @ Sainte Rock, Hermosa Beach – 8:30pm, $10, 21+
MUCHO WEDNESDAYS proudly presents 4YR CHAMBA-VERSARY & Costume party @ La Cita, Downtown – 9pm, $8 ($5 w rsvp), 21+
4YR CHAMBA-VERSARY: A SCARY PSYCHEDELIC PRE-CUMBIA-WEEN!! JOIN US October 30th, 2013 for our fantastically frightening pre-halloween party celebrating La Chamba’s 4YRS of West Coast Chicha Style deep from the jungles of Los Angeles! EARLY ARRIVAL is STRONGLY suggested!! $5 with email RSVP (one per email) or $8 at the door. email: firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the list!