52nd Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration

Bring the whole family to L.A.'s biggest Emmy-nominated holiday show, the 52nd Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
 
 
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* Christmas
* Hanukkah
* Chanukah
* Kwanza
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* Music
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* African
* American
* Mexican
* Korean
* Filipino

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* Los Angeles - California - US

Dec. 1, 2011 - PRLog -- Bring the whole family to L.A.'s biggest Emmy-nominated holiday show, the 52nd Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. More than 20 choirs, music ensembles and dance companies from the many neighborhoods and cultures of L.A. celebrate the season during this free three-hour extravaganza. Even the parking under the Music Center is free! Highlights of this year's show include: Liturgical Afro-Cuban drumming and song from ADAAWE, an all-women's African music ensemble; Traditional dance from the Mexican state of Durango from the Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet Company; The Jazz Tap Ensemble with a holiday-inspired tap dance and an ensemble of live jazz musicians; A modern interpretation of the traditional Korean fan dance from Kwan Gyu Lim Dance Company; Classic Hanukkah songs - Klezmer style - with The Shpil; Prime Note Ensemble, an all-male Filipino choir singing in English and Tagalog; GRAMMY® nominated Lisa Haley and the Zydekats celebrate the holidays Americana/Cajun/Zydeco style; Latin GRAMMY®  nominee La Santa Cecilia with a holiday hybrid of Latin culture, rock and world music; Mandrill, one of Funk and R&B's most progressive bands and an important pioneer on the world music scene, will perform their signature 1970 hit "Peace and Love"; and Holiday hip hop from Versa-Style Dance Company. Pop culture humorist and author Charles Phoenix returns as HC's holiday reporter, hosting five videos featuring holiday traditions celebrated in L.A. County. Sat. Dec. 24, 3 pm-6 pm; doors open at 2:30 pm; Dorothy Chandler, 135 N. Grand Ave. LA 90012; FREE admission & parking; Patrons can come and go throughout the performance. Can't make it to the Music Center? Watch the live broadcast from 3 pm-6 pm on KCET, stream it at www.kcet.org, or listen live at 90.7 FM KPFK. More info and a complete schedule at (213) 972-3099 or www.holidaycelebration.org. Join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LAHolidayCelebration. Follow us on Twitter @lacountyarts - hashtag is #HCLA
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