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Tuesday, May 5

Metro Art Presents: Mariachi Alfaro

Union Station

800 North Alameda St,, Los Angeles, CA 90046

4:00pm to 5:30pm

In celebration of Cinco de Mayo, join us for the traditional sounds of mariachi music! The five-piece ensemble, Mariachi Alfaro, will lead a spirited procession through Union Station beginning in the East Portal, then head west through the station.

Program is free and open to all ages.

Metro Art Presents showcases free arts and cultural programs at historic Union Station. Produced by Metro Art, the diverse, all ages programming is designed to creatively activate the landmark station, engage the Los Angeles community and attract new riders.

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Music in the New Millennium: The Legal Landscape for Compensating Content Creators [1.5 hours Cal. MCLE credit available]

GRAMMY Museum

800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, 90015

6:00pm

This panel addresses the question as to why, with music accessibility and consumption at all time highs, music revenue and royalties are at all time lows. Our experts will discuss the history of music distribution from retail outlets, to the inception of Napster to the present; and how content creators (and artists) are paid, the applicable laws and legislation, and the present and future landscape for creating and selling music.

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Tuesday Night Cafe-May 5-The Wellness Show!

Aratani Courtyard/Union Center for the Arts

120 Judge John Aiso St, Los Angeles, 90012

7:30pm to 10:00pm

Tuesday Night Project presents:

The 1st & 3rd Tuesday Night Cafe
May 5, 2015
The Wellness Show!

With Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month and Mental Health Month, we are kicking off May with a show centered around Wellness of mind, body, spirit, and community!

Come join us in the 17th season of Tuesday Night Cafe, one of the longest running free public arts series in downtown Los Angeles. Now the longest currently running Asian American mic series in the country, TNC highlights new work in visual and performance arts from the Los Angeles and Asian American artistic community in Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo.

Named Best Los Angeles Open Mic by USA Today's 10Best, Best Free Downtown Performance Series Los Angeles 2013, and one of Ten Great L.A. Open Mic Nights for Music by LA Weekly!

http://www.10best.com/destinations/california/los-angeles/little-tokyo/n...

http://www.laweekly.com/bestof/2013/award/best-free-downtown-performance...

http://www.laweekly.com/westcoastsound/2014/02/20/ten-great-la-music-ope...

Hosted by: traci kato-kiriyama and riKu Matsuda
Beats by: DJ Won

Featuring:

- Isabella Tang
- Lesley Asistio
- Yumi Sakugawa
- Damon Turner
- MILCK (aka Connie Lim)
- The Open Mic

Community Highlight
Sustainable Little Tokyo

Open Mic sign-ups and lottery at 7 pm
Three 5-min open mic slots are available

Open Mic Guidelines can be found at: http://www.tuesdaynightproject.org/about-tnc/

**Can't make it out? Watch online!

Live broadcast begins at 7:30 PM at:
http://www.tuesdaynightproject.org/watchlive

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Parking is available across the street at the Aiso Street Parking Lot!
$3 Flat Rate after 5pm (lot open until midnight)

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Puppet show by Guignol de Lyon: “Le Pot de Confiture”

Theatre Raymond Kabbaz

10361 W Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90064

7:30pm

The “Pot de confiture” is the most performed play of Laurent Mourguet, Guignol’s creator. Collectif Zonzons refreshes this classic and modernizes the old art of handpuppet.

Guignol is a greedy servant, eating of all his master’s jam supply whenever he can. Mr. Cassandre, Octave’s father, is about to fire him. Sadly for Octave, his beautiful neighbor and fiancé, Mrs. Emily, recommended Guignol. And if she learns that her favorite servant is about to get fired, she will cancel the wedding, even though Octave is madly in love with her!
How is Octave going to please everybody while dealing with Guignol’s cheekiness?

Puppet show in French with English subtitles.
For all ages, children (3 and up) and adults alike!

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Chamber Music Society: Brahms with Bronfman

Walt Disney Concert Hall

Los Angeles, CA 90012

8:00pm

It's music among friends when Yefim Bronfman joins our musicians for an evening of rich, Romantic chamber music by Brahms and Smetana.

Come for: Brahms' glorious Piano Quintet played by the amazing Yefim Bronfman and the LA Phil's principal string players.

And more: Don't miss the complimentary pre-concert wine tasting reception.

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CalArts Film/Video Showcases

REDCAT Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater

631 West 2nd St, Los Angeles, 90012

8:00pm

CalArts School of Film/Video presents a juried selection of special screenings that feature new short and feature-length films by students in its four programs—a culmination of hard work and dedication throughout the year.

All screenings are free and open to the public. Reservations are required due to limited seating.

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