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Southland Sessions

A Tribute to Linda Ronstadt at The Soraya (Preview)

Aida Cuevas, La Marisoul, Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuéllar and special guest David Hidalgo from Los Lobos pay tribute to the legend Linda Ronstadt with performances of “Desperado,” "Somewhere Out There," "Silver Thread and Golden Needles," “Por un amor,” “Los Laureles” and many more. Plus, an interview with Linda Ronstadt. 

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E17: Audra Mae - Songs of Joy & Peace with Dylan Meek

One of pop music's great singer/songwriters finds her guiding light close to home. “Audra Mae: Songs of Joy & Peace” grew from that simple reminder that a song can mend the heart.
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E16: Barbara Morrison - Standing On Their Shoulders

Barbara Morrison pays musical tribute to the iconic jazz and blues singers, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, Dinah Washington and Ella Fitzgerald.
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56:06
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E8: Opening Night with Pacific Symphony

Join Maestro Carl St. Clair, Pacific Symphony, and some special guests as they celebrate the opening of their 42nd season with performances by five world-class pianists.
Black and white photo of Culture Clash | Harry Gamboa Jr.
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56:39
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Culture Clash’s Totally Fake Latino News

The satirical trio, Richard Montoya, Ricardo Salinas and Herbert Siguenza report from their homes.
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57:15
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E6: The Music Center’s Spotlight Virtual Grand Finale

L.A.’s top young talents perform in this showcase hosted by Broadway’s Lindsay Mendez.
Aida Cuevas and La Marisoul at the Soraya | Ricki Quinn, Courtesy of the Soraya
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56:05
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A Tribute to Linda Ronstadt at The Soraya

Performers pay tribute to Linda Ronstadt. Plus, an interview with the legend herself.
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54:37
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Watts Towers Festivals

Highlights from the Annual Watts Towers Day of the Drum and Simon Rodia Watts Towers Jazz Festivals.
A woman looks over the concrete Los Angeles River. Still image from Carmen Argote's "Last Light." | Still from "Southland Sessions" Civic Imagination sls ep10 image
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56:05
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Civic Imagination

Hosted by designer Rosten Woo, this episode explores L.A. civic art and culture during the pandemic.
Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra on stage at Grand Park during a New Year's Eve celebration | Samantha Lee sls ep9 preview
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59:12
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Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra N.Y.E.L.A.

Mekala Session and the "Ark" ring in the new year with a jazz music celebration.
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Musical Expansions

Witness the creativity of L.A. music in this episode made in collaboration with dublab.
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