FREE summer concerts in the heart of Downtown L.A.
This evening hosted by KCRW DJ Tom Schnabel
We are particularly honored in this 80th birthday year of The High Priestess of Soul, to celebrate one of the most extraordinary artists and icons of American music, the inimitable Nina Simone. A fiery, passionate, revolutionary and uncompromising artist and storyteller who used her remarkable talent to create a legacy of liberation, empowerment, and love throughout her magnificent body of work.
Young, Gifted, and Nina is a must-see tribute to one of the most distinguished and beloved artist of our time featuring a powerful and dynamic lineup of:
Georgia Anne Muldrow
Alan Lightner – percussion & steel pan
Carlos Nino – percussion
Jacques Lesure – guitar
Jamire Williams – drums
Joey Dosik – alto saxophone, aux keys
JP Maramba – acoustic & electric bass
Ron Bishop – piano
Steve Nalepa- visual narrative
Vardan Ovsepian- piano, synthesizer
+ Jeremy Sole KCRW- special invocation DJ set & narrative
and surprise guests
Music directed by multi-instrumentalist Dexter Story and curated and produced by Jonathan Rudnick.
*Complimentary bike valet will be available on the Upper Plaza
For more info: www.grandperformances.org
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Tagged Alan Lightner, Carlos Niño, Dexter Story, Dwight Trible, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Jacques Lesure, Jamire Williams, Jeremy Sole, Jimetta Rose, Joey Dosik, Joi Gilliam, JP Maramba, KCRW, Nina Simone, Patrice Quinn, Ron Bishop, Sonja Marie, Steve Nalepa, Vardan Ovsepian, Waberi Jordan
KCRW, Stones Throw Records, and The Lucie Foundation present…
An Evening of PHOTOGRAPHY and MUSIC
Featuring the photography of:
B+ | Eric Coleman | Joao Cañziani | Viviane Oh
Madlib (DJ) | Peanut Butter Wolf (VJ) | Jonti (live) | Gary Wilson (live) | Jonwayne (live)
Featuring the MOPLA Silent Auction to benefit
Lucie Foundation’s at-risk youth photography program, SNAPSHOP!
(Silent auction closes at 10pm)
PLUS: A special projection by the Los Angeles Times & Pro’jekt LA Part One AND: A Preview of the Create:Fixate Snap Flash Exhibition.
A portion of the proceeds raised will be donated to the Pablove Shutterbugs.
Tickets: $25.00 available at http://mopla.eventbrite.com/
An official MOPLA event.
Posted in Art, Exhibition Opening, Film, Hip Hop, Inspiration, LivePerformances, Los Angeles, Mochilla, Music, Photography
Tagged B+, Eric Coleman, EVFA, KCRW, Madlib, Mochilla, MOPLA, okayplayer, PBWOLF, peanutbutterwolf, Stones Throw, Stonesthrow, The Lucie Foundation
Please join us for a celebration of the Summer Solstice and Gaby’s Birthday!
Gaby Hernandez and The Life Force Trio June 22nd, 2011
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 – 8:00pm
Angel’s – 2460 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica, California 90403
Gaby Hernandez & The Life Force Trio – 10:30pm
With a very special solo guitar performance by:
Fabiano do Nascimento – 9:30pm
DJ Mark Maxwell – 8:30pm, and throughout
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Tagged Andres Renteria, Angel's Piano Bar, Carlos Niño, DJ Mark Maxwell, Fabiano do Nascimento, Gaby Hernandez, KCRW, KPFK, The Life Force Trio