Southland Sessions Episode Two “The Industry Presents Sweet Land.” Photo Credit Casey Kringlen for The Industry.

The Industry Presents Sweet Land

The Industry, one of Los Angeles’s most innovative opera companies, continues their acclaimed experimental site-specific productions with a performance that disrupts the dominant narrative of American identity. Featuring an interview with The Industry’s Artistic Director Yuval Sharon, this episode unfolds as the Arrivals wash up on the shore. They make contact with another civilization they call “the Hosts.” And from there, the story splinters, following diverging perspectives. Starting as a procession through the Los Angeles State Historic Park, “Sweet Land” becomes an opera that erases itself. 

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Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra N.Y.E.L.A.

Join Mekala Session and the "Ark" as they ring in the new year with a musical celebration in downtown's Grand Park. Honoring the work of Horace Tapscott amongst other musical legends, the Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra is a multi-generational band that brings together the legacy of jazz music in Los Angeles. 

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Aída Cuevas, La Marisoul, Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuéllar and special guest David Hidalgo from Los Lobos pay tribute to the legend Linda Ronstadt. Enjoy a duet of “Rogaciano el Huapanguero” with Aída Cuevas and La Marisoul,  and “Somewhere out There” with La Marisoul and David Hidalgo.  Additional performances include “Por Un Amor,” “Los Laureles,” “You’re No Good,” “Silver Thread and Golden Needles” and many more. Aída Cuevas and La Marisoul will share their experiences on the Soraya stage and Ronstadt’s influence on their musical journey.

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