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Sunday, July 31

Las Colibri

Skirball Cultural Center

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049

12:00pm

With their warm vocal harmonies and unique musical arrangements, this all-female string ensemble brings a contemporary twist to traditional mariachi music. After years of performing individually as instrumentalists and vocalists in various professional arenas, the women of Las Colibr, or The Hummingbirds, have come together to celebrate the all-string instrumentation of the early twentieth-century mariachi tradition. Dressed in the colorful, feminine costumes worn by Mexican cinematic divas of the 1940s and 1950s, the ensemble delivers an inspired, modern-day take on traditional sones, huapangos, and rancheras.

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Tuesday, August 2

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Friday, August 5

Brand Library Plaza Series: Soul Sauce

Brand Library & Art Center

1601 W Mountain Street, Glendale, 91201

7:00pm

Soul Sauce will perform latin jazz classics from legendary artists such as Cal Tjader, Tito Puente and Mongo Santamaria. Soul Sauce plays the latin dance rhythms popularized in the 1960s, such as cha-cha-cha, mambo, bolero and bossa novaa fun time for the whole family! The free performances are supported by the City of Glendale and Glendale Arts & Culture Commission, with funding from the Urban Art Program and the Brand Associates. Admission is free.

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Thursday, August 11

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Saturday, August 13

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