57th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration

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57th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration

Time: December 24, 2016 from 3pm to 6pm
Location: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the Music Center
Street: 135 N. Grand Avenue
City/Town: Los Angeles, CA 90012
Website or Map: http://www.HolidayCelebration…
Phone: 213-972-3099
Event Type: free, holiday, performances
Organized By: Lucy Pollak
Latest Activity: Dec 4, 2016

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Perfect for the whole family! Over 20 music ensembles, choirs and dance companies from the many neighborhoods and cultures of the region celebrate the season during this free three-hour holiday show. Highlights of this year’s Holiday Celebration include Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet Company with a folklórico dance from the region of Tabasco, Mexico; the Harmonic Bronze Handbell Ensemble, which will perform a classical handbell piece that celebrates Christmas and Hanukkah; holiday songs sung by the Palmdale High School Choral Union and Sunday Night Singers; the Southern California Brass Consortium, a 26-member brass ensemble from California State University of Long Beach; Grammy-nominated ragtime, Dixieland blues and early swing band California Feetwarmers, who will perform holiday favorites; Cuba L.A. performing Latin jazz renditions of holiday standards; Filipino dance company Kayamanan Ng Lahi with festive dances from the provincial lowland/coastal region of the Philippines; the 32-member Los Angeles Chamber Choir, which will sing the 16th century advent hymn “Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming”; QVLN (Q-Violin), bringing his “Brazil meets Jimi Hendrix on an electric violin” stylings to perform an upbeat Latin fusion of the Christmas classic “Little Drummer Boy”; Las Colibrí (“The Hummingbirds”), an all-female mariachi ensemble, performing innovative interpretations of traditional sones, huapangos and rancheras that incorporate sounds of jazz, rock, oldies and R&B; and more. Watch it live on PBS SoCal KOCE and pbssocal.org on Dec. 24 from 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. and again from 9 p.m. – midnight and Dec. 25 at noon. See it free at The Music Center on Dec. 24 from 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.; Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the Music Center, 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, 90012; FREE; Information hotline: (213) 972-3099 or HolidayCelebration.org

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