Arcade Fire is a Canadian indie rock band based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The band came to prominence in 2004 with the release of their critically acclaimed debut album Funeral, and has won numerous awards, including the 2011 Grammy for Album of the Year (they hold the distinction of being the only musical group to have won their first and only Grammy in that category), the 2011 Juno Award for Album of the Year, and the 2011 Brit Award for Best International Album for their third studio album, The Suburbs, released in 2010 to critical acclaim and commercial success. In 2013, Arcade Fire released their fourth album, Reflektor, and scored the feature film Her, for which band member William Butler, along with Owen Pallett were nominated for Best Original Score at the 86th Academy Awards.
2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East Hollywood, CA 90068, Los Angeles, 90068
What began as a talent show has evolved into a much-anticipated evening of stellar singer songwriter performances. Kollaboration has helped launch the successful dance and music careers of numerous Asian American artists, including Far East Movement, Kina Grannis and Kenichi Ebina, winner of “America’s Got Talent.” This year, indie singer/songwriter and Kollaboration alum Hana Kim hosts a benefit concert in support of local nonprofit Saving Innocence to raise awareness of human trafficking and inspire change within the community. An eclectic group of up-and-coming artists will join Kim in a night of music, art and discussion. Featured artists include Lucy Schwartz, Hotel Cinema, Belmont Lights and Jane Lui.
631 W. 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Note: All three works presented each night.
The New Original Works Festival continues with works by Carole Kim, Marsian De Lellis, and d. Sabela grimes.
CAROLE KIM: THE SINGING HEAD
Multi-media artist Carole Kim concocts an intoxicating visual world, using multi-layered projection surfaces, scrims and beautifully constructed sculptural costume pieces.
MARSIAN DE LELLIS: OBJECT OF HER AFFECTION
A woman who falls in love with inanimate objects discovers that the Golden Gate Bridge has been cheating on her in Marsian De Lellis’ latest table-top puppetry creation.
D. SABELA GRIMES: ELECTROGYNOUS
Compelling sound and movement artist d. Sabela grimes transcends the realms of Hip Hop and Afrofuturism in his genre-defying work Electrogynous, mixing poetry, street dance and infectious, otherworldly soundscapes to question hyper-stereotypes of masculinity and femininity in contemporary Black cultures.
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049
Experience the majestic music and dance from the Pacific Islands.
Celebrating more than twenty years of preserving the indigenous Micronesian Chamoru culture and language, Kutturan Chamoru will put on a stunning show with their traditional Chamoru dance and costumes.