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Dance the Day Away with Taller Bula’s Puerto Rican Bomba Performance

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Southland Sessions Presents: From high school operas and drive-thru art exhibitions to Chicano comedies and underground DJ sets—we are showcasing the vibrancy of arts and culture across our city today.

Take a break to sway and move to Puerto Rican Bomba music, courtesy of SoCal’s Taller Bula.

This performance is the second installment in Grand Performances’ series of performances of Lodge Room in Highland Park. Watch the electrifying first installment of this series of performances featuring blind keyboard maestro Julio y su Teclado Mágico here. See more shows from Grand Performances here.

About Taller Bula
Taller Bula is a SoCal based Puerto Rican Bomba workshop. Bomba’s percussion-centered, lively sound developed thanks to Puerto Rico’s African diaspora and heritage. Taller Bula’s director, Hector Luis Rivera (founder of Peace Inside Out), is dedicated to preserving this centuries-old art. 

About Grand Performances
Hailed as the “Best Free Outdoor Summer Concert Series” by Los Angeles Magazine and called “a grand gift to the public” by L.A. Times, Grand Performances celebrates its 34th season of presenting high-quality music, dance, theater and more in 2020. Its mission is to inspire community, celebrate diversity, and unite Los Angeles through free access to global performing arts.

Grand Performances presents Taller Bula

Title: Grand Performances presents Taller Bula 
Featuring: Taller Bula 
Presented By: Grand Performances
Originally Presented: Sept. 23, 2020.

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