Actors John O'Hurley ("Seinfeld," "Family Feud") and Marisa Ramirez ("Blue Bloods," "Body of Proof") have been named as hosts to this year's festivities.
From the L.A. County Arts Commission:
Perfect for the whole family, more than 20 music ensembles, choirs and dance companies from the many neighborhoods and cultures of Los Angeles celebrate the season during this free, three-hour holiday show. Even the parking underneath the Music Center is free. Highlights include Aditya Prakash Ensemble, blending classical Indian music with jazz and Latin rhythms; the Gypsy Allstars, featuring sons of internationally recognized Gipsy Kings; Grammy Award-winning Chicano rock band Quetzal; and Grammy Award-winning Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea. Dance highlights include Ate9 dANCEcOMPANY, directed by former Batsheva dancer Danielle Agami; JazzAntiqua Dance and Music Ensemble, presenting a piece inspired by classic gospel hymn, "Blessed Quietness;" Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet, celebrating the Aztec roots of Mexican culture; and Jung Im Lee Korean Dance Academy performing a traditisnal Korean drumming dance. Choral groups singing holiday songs include Artemusica, performing in Baroque style; Colburn Children's Choir and Young Men's Chorus, singing in Hebrew and English; Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles; and Immaculate Heart of Mary Children's Choir, performing traditional Filipino songs.Last year, the Holiday Celebration was hosted by Tia Carrere and Kent Faulcon.