434 West 6th Street, San Pedro, CA 90731
8:00pm to 10:00pm
Saturday, May 9, 2015
Pianist, composer, bandleader, Josh Nelson is a young leader in the LA jazz scene. Included in his many accolades, he is a Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition semi-finalist, and a recipient the Louis Armstrong Award and the John Philip Sousa Award.
Nelson returns to the Annex with his "Discovery Project," an original production which combines sophisticated live music with early science fiction film imagery.
MASTER CLASS WORKSHOP WITH JOSH NELSON
Josh is offering a pre-concert improv workshop for student jazz musicians.
Open to students with ID
Saturday, May 9, 2015 | 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM | Grand Annex
$15.00 workshop | $30 workshop & concert
Though packed with nods to the vintage sci-fi of H.G. Wells and Jules Verne both in song titles and an eye-catching cover, the [Discoveries]album feels grounded in the now, with ... a gracefully ambitious compositional voice - Chris Barton, LA Times
There’s a lightness in Nelson’s touch reminiscent of Red Garland, an Oscar Peterson dazzle to his technique...
- Perry Tannenbaum, Jazz Times Magazine
555 Universal Hollywood Drive, Universal City, CA 91608
10:30am to 3:00pm
This unparalleled brunch experience will make every mom feel like a star. Join us for entertainment from a live Jazz band and culinary delights in Sierra Ballroom, including the following:
Shrimp, Crab Legs, Oysters and Mussels on Ice
Carving Stations with Prime Rib, Ham and Leg of Lamb, Chinese Specialties, Sushi, Sashimi
Cappuccino, Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice, Champagne (until 3:00pm)
Mother's Day Celebration Sunday, May 10th, 2015
Brunch (10:30am-3:00pm): Adults: $52 Children: (3-10) $28
Plus a long stem rose for Mom (on Sunday only)
(Prices are not inclusive tax and gratuity)
For reservations please call (818) 509-2030
506 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90071
10:30am to 2:00pm
Celebrate the Extraordinary Mom In Your Life Amongst the Grandeur of the Landmark Biltmore Hotel
Champagne Brunch Buffet includes a sumptuous spread featuring specialty salads, delectable entrees and tempting desserts, complemented by sparkling wines in Smeraldi’s; $59 Per Adult; $25 Per Child (ages 4-11); excludes tax and gratuity.
112 e 22nd st, San Pedro, 90731
Sunday May 10 11a.m.-6p.m.
Looking for something fun and unique to do on Mother's Day? Enjoy a visit to CRAFTED at the Port of Los Angeles. The handmade marketplace will be open from 11a.m. until 6p.m. and admission and parking are free. Local artisans will be on-hand to help you find the perfect one-of-a-kind gift. Artists will also be on hand to show you how to paint a cookie, use an Accuquilt machine to cut and sew custom potholders, and screenprint personalized mother's day cards. Top your day off with a savory treat from the Chori-Man, tunes from the DJ, and palm-tree views from CRAFTED’s porch. www.CRAFTEDportla.com
600 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405
The Symphony’s 20th Anniversary Season comes to a close with Motzart’s Great Mass in C Minor. Accomplished vocalists Jessica Rivera, Rebecca Ringle, Matthew Plenk, and Jordan Bisch will perform with the Los Robles Master Chorale on this piece.
Marcelo Lehninger, conductor
Jessica Rivera, soprano
Rebecca Ringle, mezzo-soprano
Matthew Plenk, tenor*
Jordan Bisch, bass*
Los Robles Master Chorale, Lesley Leighton, director