Music, Dance, Film, Art & Cultural Events November 12 – 19

TUE 11/12

Red Nation Film Festival @ NoHo Arts District – All Ages
The Authentic Voice of American Indian & Indigenous Cinema, is dedicated to breaking the barrier of racism by successfully replacing American Indian stereotype with recognition, new vision, arts, culture and economic prosperity by placing American Indian Filmmakers at the forefront of the entertainment industry and to introduce American Indian Filmmakers to larger, global mainstream audiences while establishing relations between the American Indian community and the entertainment industry. The Festival theme, “Red is Green” serves to expand the boundaries of how American Indians have typically been defined in our cultural and to also inspire audiences with the sacred personal relationship to Mother Earth that our tribes have kept alive.

AFI Film Fest @ Hollywood – Free, All Ages
AFI FEST presented by Audi showcases films by master and emerging filmmakers. AFI FEST 2013 takes place November 7-14 in Hollywood, California.

2nd UCLA Latin American and Iberian Film Festival: Un Cuento Chino @ UCLA – 6:30pm, Free, All Ages
Argentina’s national treasure, Ricardo Darín, plays Roberto, a gruff, anti-social loner who lords over his tiny hardware shop in Buenos Aires with a meticulous sense of control and routine, barely allowing for the slightest of customer foibles. After a chance encounter with Jun, a Chinese man who has arrived in Argentina looking for his only living relative, Roberto takes him in. Their unusual cohabitation helps Roberto bring an end to his loneliness, but not without revealing to the impassive Jun that destiny’s intersections are many and they can even divulge the film’s surreal opening sequence: a brindled cow falling from the sky.

“Paris Chansons” with a Russian twist @ Sofitel – 8pm, $10, 21+
Experience the passionate songs of Aznavour, Jean-Jacques Goldman, Julien Clerc, Gilbert Becaud, Paris Combo, Macias, Carla Bruni and more!  And a special treat…enjoy some of the most beloved Russian songs. Performances by Max Cohen, Veronika LaTour, Julia & Jacob Kantorand guest vocalist…..Jessica Fichot! Accompanied by Jeff Lams on piano, Art Shane on accordion, Jacob Kantor on guitar and Endre Balogh on violin! $10 cover. Due to the overwhelming response to these monthly French nights at the Sofitel, you must purchase tickets in advance to guarantee your spot.  Tickets will not be available at the door.

Mariza @ Walt Disney Concert Hall – 8pm, $46-$109, All Ages
As part of the Walt Disney Concert Hall‘s 10th Anniversary Celebration, world renowned singer and Latin Grammy winner Mariza performs there on Tuesday, November 12. With her intense vocals and stage presence, Mariza fuses Portuguese national music of fado with flamenco and blues in an electric blend of traditional and contemporary rhythms. Don’t miss this captivating, soulful night of music! Ticket information here.

Cali Hustle 1 Year Anniversary @ The Virgil – 9pm, Free, 21+
It’s CALI HUSTLE’s 1 year Anniversary on November 12th!!! Please join us in celebrating life, music, and dance. NO COVER. $5 DRINK SPECIALS. Miss Sunny Z dropping the grown and sexy cuts!! Qviolin performing LIVE with his band!!! CALI HUSTLE is Afrobeat, Samba, Soul, Cumbia, Salsa, Reggaeton, Rock, Hip Hop, Reggae, Funk. LIVE BAND and DJ. Music begins at 9pm. We’ll see you at THE VIRGIL (formerly Little Temple) in Silverlake, every second Tuesday of each month. Our NOVEMBER guest live band: Two Strangers On A Stage (Capoeira Batuque) and our NOVEMBER guest DJ doing an ALL VINYL SET: DJ Neil Parrish (LA)

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