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Susie Hansen Latin Jazz TONIGHT, THURSDAY AUGUST 26 at Heritage Square Museum

Susie Hansen Latin Jazz

 

TONIGHT, THURSDAY AUGUST 26
at Heritage Square Museum 3800 Homer Street, Los Angeles, CA 90031-1530

 

Mark this date: Thursday evening, August 26, 5pm to 8pm.  Please invite your friends, family and neighbors.
From Heritage Square Museum:   On August 26, the Susie Hansen Latin Band returns to us for what promises to be an unforgettable performance. Electric violinist Susie Hansen plays fiery Latin Jazz and Salsa, creating music that brings audiences to their feet, dancing in the aisles. Susie and her Los Angeles-based band have been acclaimed by many critics, such as Phil Elwood from the San Francisco Examiner who describes them this way: “It’s a sizzling, swinging Salsa band. Hansen can solo as if her bow was afire. The whole room was jumpin’ for joy.” Mark Holston wrote in JAZZIZ Magazine that Susie Hansen’s “violin speaks the language of Latin Jazz with total fluency.”

 

A long-time favorite in Los Angeles, Susie and her band play 175-200 live performances per year, including such events as the Playboy Jazz Festival, Fiesta Broadway, San Jose Jazz Festival, LA Salsa Festival and Newport Beach Jazz Festival. She has toured nationally with her band, and has appeared with such big names as Tito Puente. For more information on Susie Hansen, go to http://www.susiehansen.com/.
Opening for the Susie Hansen Latin Band will be local favorite blues band Blue Metro. Learn all about Blue Metro on their website at http://www.bluemetro.net/.

 

This video is from the 2009 concert:

 


Susie Hansen Returns to Heritage Square THURSDAY August 26

 

Mark this date: Thursday evening, August 26, 5pm to 8pm.  Please invite your friends, family and neighbors.
From Heritage Square Museum:   On August 26, the Susie Hansen Latin Band returns to us for what promises to be an unforgettable performance. Electric violinist Susie Hansen plays fiery Latin Jazz and Salsa, creating music that brings audiences to their feet, dancing in the aisles. Susie and her Los Angeles-based band have been acclaimed by many critics, such as Phil Elwood from the San Francisco Examiner who describes them this way: "It's a sizzling, swinging Salsa band. Hansen can solo as if her bow was afire. The whole room was jumpin' for joy." Mark Holston wrote in JAZZIZ Magazine that Susie Hansen’s “violin speaks the language of Latin Jazz with total fluency."

 

A long-time favorite in Los Angeles, Susie and her band play 175-200 live performances per year, including such events as the Playboy Jazz Festival, Fiesta Broadway, San Jose Jazz Festival, LA Salsa Festival and Newport Beach Jazz Festival. She has toured nationally with her band, and has appeared with such big names as Tito Puente. For more information on Susie Hansen, go to http://www.susiehansen.com/.
Opening for the Susie Hansen Latin Band will be local favorite blues band Blue Metro. Learn all about Blue Metro on their website at http://www.bluemetro.net/.

Heritage Square Museum is located at 3800 Homer Street Los Angeles, CA 90031-1530

 


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NELAArt Second Saturday Art Walk Gallery Night, August 14

Saturday, August 14, NELAart presents: SECOND SATURDAY GALLERY NIGHT

WHEN: The Second Saturday of Every Month 7:00-10:00p.m.
WHERE: Highland Park and surrounding neighborhoods.

NELAart Second Saturday Gallery Night is a free self-guided tour of the galleries, non-profits and artist run project spaces located in Northeast Los Angeles (NELA).

NELA has a tradition in the arts that dates back to the early 1900s.

The tradition continues with new spaces opening regularly. NELA is now one of L.A.'s most exciting destinations to view contemporary art.

(Individual gallery hours may vary)

Avenue 50 Studios, 121 North Avenue 50

Bike Oven, 3706 North Figueroa Street

Cactus, 5434 Eagle Rock Boulevard

Cafe de Leche, 5000 York Boulevard

Future Studio, 5558 North Figueroa Street

hi tree, 131 North Avenue 50 (behind Avenue 50 Studio)

Jose Vera Fine Art, 2012 Colorado Boulevard

Joy in the Rear, 223 1/2 Joy Street (behind 221 Joy Street)

Kristi Engle Gallery, 5002 York Boulevard,

Land of Odd Gallery, 4690 Eagle Rock Boulevard,

La tierra de la Cuebra, 240 South Avenue 57

MorYork Gallery, 4959 York Boulevard

New Puppy, Unit 1, 2808 Elm Street

New Stone Age Mosiacs, 4532 1/2 Eagle Rock Boulevard

Outpost for Contemporary Art, 1268 North Avenue 50,

Studio Route 66, 5917 North Figueroa

She Rides the Lion, 133 North Avenue 50

Toros Pottery, 4962 Eagle Rock Boulevard

2 Tracks Art Studio, 135 North Avenue 50 (Next to Avenue 50 Studio)

Verbre Studio and Gallery, 4540 Eagle Rock Boulevard

West of Rome, 1669 Colorado Boulevard (at the Farley Building)

York Studios, 5029 York Boulevard


Summer Concerts Return to Heritage Square!

RE-PUBLISHED FROM HERITAGE SQUARE: 

On August 15th and August 26th, step out of your car or get off the Metro Gold Line on your way home from work for one-of-a-kind free concerts at Heritage Square Museum. Join us as we present great musical acts, local food vendors and costumed docents in a venue that brings you out of the present and into Southern California’s past. No need to drive – take the Gold Line to the nearby Heritage Square station. Concerts are made possible thanks to the support of Supervisor Gloria Molina, the LA County Arts Commission, the Mt. Washington Homeowner's Alliance and El Classificado.

Dorrs open at 4:00 PM with opening acts beginning at 5:00 PM. Arrive at the museum early to see the historic architecture up close. Visitors will have a chance to try local food and drink and shop in the museum store. Costumed docents will be on hand to enliven the evening. Foodies take note – the world-famous Pink’s Hot Dogs will be here on August 15th.

On August 15, Mariachi Divas will be the headline act. Founded and directed by trumpet player Cindy Shea in 1999, the all-female Mariachi Divas are making big waves on the national music scene. In 2009, the group won the American Grammy award for Regional Mexican Album for their latest CD, Canciones De Amor. Mariachi Divas are a unique, multi-cultural ensemble imbued with the true flavor of Los Angeles and have been represented by women of Mexican, Cuban, Samoan, Argentinian, Colombian, Panamanian, Puerto Rican, Swiss, Japanese, Honduran, Peruvian, Tongan and Anglo descents. Cindy Shea states, "Music is a way of uniting our cultural backgrounds.” Mariachi Divas have appeared at Southern California venues such as the Arrowhead Pond, Universal Amphitheater, Staples Center, the Greek Theatre, the Santa Barbara Bowl, the House of Blues, the LA Forum for the 2005 Premio La Gente live TV awards show and the Shrine Auditorium for the 2006 Alma Awards. They have also accompanied Grammy- winning artists including Joan Sebastian, Jenny Rivera, Marco Antonio Solis, Pablo Montero, Graciela Beltran and Paulina Rubio and Mariachi Vargas. For more information on Mariachi Divas, please visit http://www.mariachidivas.com/.