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Freedom Dreams: Ana Tijoux, Shadia Mansour, Maya Jupiter, Ceci Bastida

May 28 @ 8:00 pm - 1:00 am

FREEDOM DREAMS: A Transnational Musical Dialogue Special intimate performances by Ana Tijoux + Shadia Mansour + Maya Jupiter + Ceci Bastida Sounds and beats by DJ Francesca Harding and DJ Beca G of Sessions LA “Progressive social movements do not simply produce statistics and narratives of oppression; rather, the best ones do what great poetry always does: transport us to another place, compel us to relive horrors and, more importantly, enable us to imagine a new society.” -Robin d.g. Kelley…

Cambalache -Son Jarocho Made in East La

June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Created specially for the Aratani World Series, Cambalache invites their musical soul mates to trace the roots of Son Jarocho from Veracruz, Mexico to the streets of East LA. Artist Maestro Cesar Castro has given Cambalache their rank as a top Son Jarocho group outside of Mexico. A star list of international guests trace the cambalache (exchange) of a creative musical evolution. Personal histories are conveyed through a song list that draw upon Son Jarocho tradicional & urbano, chicano oldies,…

Afro Funke’ Summer in Venice Edition at Townhouse!

June 29 @ 9:00 pm - 2:00 am

--------------:~0~:---------------- AFRO FUNKÉ – Summer in Venice Edition @ Townhouse / Del Monte Speakeasy --------------:~0~:---------------- Afro Funke' --------------:~0~:---------------- Afrobeat, Brazilian, Dub, Reggae, Cumbia, Samba Disco, Batucada, Afro-Latin House, Indian Beats, Makossa & other deep-rooted Soul music from around the world. --------------:~0~:---------------- Thursday, June 29, 2017 featuring AFRO FUNKE'​ resident DJs: • Jeremy Sole (Worldwide FM) http://www.facebook.com/jeremysolefamily/ http://www.soundcloud.com/jeremysole + • Glenn Red (La Junta) http://www.glennred.com http://www.facebook.com/glenn.red + very special guests to be announced…. hosted by: Rocky Dawuni *GRAMMY Nominated Musician &…

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