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Monday, July 28

Bollywood Hits the Ford for a J.A.M. Session

Ford Amphitheater

2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East Hollywood, CA 90068, Los Angeles, 90068

7:00pm

Discover the joyous sounds and movements that have made the films from India’s cinema center, Bombay, so popular. Blue13 Dance Company teaches Bollywood and Bhangra styles.

Wear comfortable clothes and shoes – you’re all going to learn to dance!

Note: The Ford grounds open one-hour before Monday evening J.A.M. Sessions. Food is available for purchase here,  or you can bring your own food and beverage for pre-show picnicking or snacking in your seat during the jam.

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Friday, August 1

a bellydancing “alice in wonderland”

Ford Amphitheater

2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East Hollywood, CA 90068, Los Angeles, 90068

12:30pm

Step into the world of “Alice in Wonderland” as Bellydance Evolution brings this classic tale to life through world fusion and Middle Eastern dance. Under the artistic direction of international bellydance sensation Jillina, the cast will meld Middle Eastern dance and music, break dance, theatrical hip hop, contemporary dance, fusion and tribal dance for a journey into wonderland.  Perfectly surreal at the perfectly beautiful Ford Theatre.

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Saturday, August 2

Big!World!Fun!: Sarah Reich’s Tap Music Project

Ford Amphitheater

2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East Hollywood, CA 90068, Los Angeles, 90068

10:00am

Dive into the world of tap dance with Sarah Reich’s Tap Music Project. Led by performer and choreographer Sarah Reich, this rousing event features talent of all ages, accompanied by live music. Jazzy melodies and fancy footwork by dancers Melinda Sullivan, Lee Howard, Gregg Russell’s Tap Sounds Underground, Steve Zee’s LA Ironworks and The Colburn School Tap Ensemble will make this one toe-tapping event to remember.

Preshow Activity: Connect with LA Nature! Join naturalists and educators from the Natural History Museum to explore local plants and animals through hands-on activities. Together we will create nature journals, look for lizards and catch and identify insects. Put your nature eyes on and become a citizen scientist!

 

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Kollaboration Presents: Saving Innocence Summer Benefit Concert

Ford Amphitheater

2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East Hollywood, CA 90068, Los Angeles, 90068

8:00pm

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. 

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Sunday, August 3

Cambodian Music Festival

Ford Amphitheater

2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East Hollywood, CA 90068, Los Angeles, 90068

3:00pm

Headlined by Los Angeles rock band Dengue Fever, the Cambodian Music Festival is more than just a fun day of being captivated by the original music of inspired artists. It is about supporting and participating in a larger movement. We answer a louder call to rebuild and restore an artistic legacy that was nearly destroyed by the brutal Khmer Rouge regime. The driving force of this renaissance is the refusal to be defined by this tragic past. Transcendence lies within the creation of these new works, which humbly strive to replace what was nearly lost. Dance to the rhythms as the stories unfold of what we survived and why we survived. 

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