Jammin’ On First Street!
April 16, 2016 - April 16, 2016
Saturday at 2PM
At CASA 0101 Theater
CASA 0101 and Arts 4 City Youth are proud to present Jammin’ On First Street!, a fundraiser bringing legendary Japanese American and Latino artists together to highlight and celebrate the historical decades-long friendship between these two communities. Proceeds from this event will go towards supporting both CASA 0101 Theater and Arts 4 City Youth.
The fundraiser will feature live music, with:
-Martha from QUETZAL with “The Great Sandino!”
– Nobuko Miyamoto and The Generations, featuring “Atomic Nancy” Matoba, Carla Vega, Jumakae, Asiyah Ayubbi with Special Guest Maceo Hernández. Directed by Dan Kwong
– The Arts 4 City Youth Trio, featuring Robert Abalos who will perform original songs from Dance With Me, Fera, a story performance. Directed by Rubén Funkahuatl Guevara
A reading by
Rubén Funkahuatl Guevara from his award-winning short story Yuriko & Carlos, set in Boyle Heights, Little Tokyo and Manzanar, 1940-1945
An Art Auction, by Angelino Masters:
Carlos Almaraz, David Botello, Sandra Cornejo, Ofelia Esparza, Diane Gamboa, Margaret Garcia, Wayne Alaniz Healy, Gilbert “Magu” Luján, Jose Montoya, Maria Isabel Ramos, George Rodriguez, Sandy Rodriguez, Sonia Romero, Shizu Saldamando, Francesco X. Siqueiros, Jaime “Germs” Zacarias
About the Organizations:
Casa 0101 Theater has established itself as a leading cultural center on Los Angeles’ East Side, presenting plays, arts education classes for youth and adults and art exhibits featuring emerging and established Angelino artists.
Arts 4 City Youth is a nonprofit, founded in 1993 by Rubén Funkahuatl Guevara whose mission is to create access to professional music mentoring for underserved youth on the East Side and beyond.
Location: CASA 0101 Theater
Running Time: 3 hrs.
Check back soon!