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Friday, October 10

LA Bluegrass Situation - 2 Day Ticket

The Theatre at Ace Hotel

Los Angeles, 90015

8:00pm

The Bluegrass Situation will take place over two days at Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown LA. The fourth-ever, expanded affair has grown from its founding grounds at the legendary Largo at the Coronet Theatre in West Hollywood to the newly-opened, delicately restored movie palace originally built by Mary Pickford and Charlie Chaplin in 1927.

“The roots music scene in Los Angeles has been exploding for some time, so in 2010, Largo founder Mark Flanagan and I decided it was time for a serious Bluegrass Situation. We rounded up a few of our favorite artists and had a fabulous weekend at Largo. LA seemed to like it. A lot. So after a few more great years at Largo, we're thrilled to expand the LA Bluegrass Situation into the stunning Theatre at Ace Hotel downtown. At this rate, I predict bluegrass music will eclipse the movie industry in Los Angeles in about six months, give or take.”

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Saturday, October 11

The Music Center’s Open House

Music Center Plaza

135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012

9:00am to 12:00pm

The Music Center’s Open House
FREE!
Oct. 11, 2014
9am – noon

The Music Center is 50 years old and we’re celebrating by opening our doors and inviting you to a full day of arts experiences. Over the years, the campus has grown, but one thing has remained constant: The Music Center is a performing arts center for the entire community of Los Angeles.

Guided tours of Walt Disney Concert Hall, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Ahmanson Theatre and Mark Taper Forum. Tours depart every 15 minutes. Visit our website to reserve your space.

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Pop-Ups! @MusicCenterLA

Music Center Plaza

135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012

9:00am to 4:00pm

Pop-Ups! @MusicCenterLA
October 11, 2014
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The Music Center Plaza

Spend a day and PLAY on the Plaza

Get inspired by what makes LA unique through fun, interactive POP-UP arts experiences designed to get you moving, playing, dancing, and make a visual imprint in Downtown LA.

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World City - Los Masis & Bolivia Corazón de America

W.M. Keck Children's Amphitheatre

111 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, 90012

11:00am to 1:30pm

World City Free Performance
Los Masis & Bolivia Corazón de America
Oct 11, 2014 | 11:00 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.
W.M. Keck Children's Amphitheatre
FREE
From dance and music to puppetry and spoken word, learn more about the cultures which make up your “world city” of Los Angeles through free art-making workshops and captivating performances.
In 1969, a handful of aspiring young musicians from Sucre, Bolivia formed Los Masis, the city’s first traditional Andean music group. For over four decades, they have traveled throughout Bolivia and abroad sharing their passion for traditional music, dressed in the colorful ponchos of the region’s Tarabuco indigenous people.
Bolivia Corazón de America, a dance ensemble under the artistic direction of Isidro Fajardo, was formed to teach the growing population of Bolivian children in San Francisco the dances and music of their heritage. The company's repertoire includes pre-Columbian traditions performed at both religious and secular community celebrations. The first dance, Suri Sicuri, is accompanied by the music of panpipes, the siku, wearing magnificent headdresses made of ostrich feathers, the suri. The second dance, Saya, is Afro-Bolivian in origin, highlighting Afro-Bolivian rhythms and the dynamic energy of African-based movement.

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