Lovingly preserved the gentle, gracious heritage of Hawaiian music and dance. LA’s most treasured artist- Kumu Keali’i Ceballos calls forth the messages from ancestors and leads his 70 member ensemble into new artistic & spiritual territory. Special guest musician from Hilo, Kuana Torres Kahele.
“Exquisite talent & electrifying high–voltage movement” describe dancer Mythili Prakash a leading young exponent of Indian classical dance. Shared program with her brother’s Aditya Prakash Ensemble-a deeply emotional hybrid sound that frames classical Indian vocals with jazz & funk.
Born to Mexican immigrants from Guadalajara Jalisco, the Familia Gonzalez is held in highest esteem in the Los Angeles community. Their Mexican and Chicano sounds cross over multiple music scenes.
Kenny Endo celebrates 40 years of touring and performing his unique radical Japanese Taiko rhythms held together by Japanese, Western and Afro-Cuban influences. Special guests from U.S. & Japan.