Community Events Calendar
EVENT
Samantha Sidley
DESCRIPTION
Samantha Sidley along with Dan Reckard, piano, and Vikram Devasthali, guitar & trombone, return to the Gardenia with their own take on the Great American Songbook. Special guest star: Alex Lilly
$15 cover, 2 drink or dinner min.

ADDITIONAL INFO
Reserve at 323-467-7444.
DATE
Friday, August 26, 2016

START TIME
9:00pm

END TIME
10:00pm
LOCATION
Gardenia Restaurant & Lounge
7066 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90038
directions
EVENT
Saturday Night Jazz DTLA presents "Fish to Birds"
DESCRIPTION
Saturday Night Jazz DTLA presents "Fish to Birds"
DATE Saturday, August 27, 2016
TIME 7:00 pm ? 10:00 pm EDT
WHERE Au Lac Restaurant in the Bar Fedora
710 W 1st Street, Los Angeles, ca
CATEGORY Theater / Concerts
CONTACT NAME Jackie Gibson
CONTACT PHONE 323 456-2299
CONTACT EMAIL gibbyjr@charter.net

COST $25.00 first set, both $30.00
DESCRIPTION AUGUST 27th "VOCAL JAZZ"
"FISH to BIRDS EXPANDED"
www.fishtobirds.com
FISH TO BIRDS is a group of Six varied and internationally known singers
who are recording and touring artists, join together to play!
These talented artists come together, in "the moment"... listening and adventuring,
with a fun and appreciative nature ... which the audience is drawn into & can take part in!

Believe me, you have never experienced this!
A wild, fun ride with spontaneous combustion individuals!
Come and take part in this special performance, in which we have invited
8 other like-minded artists to join us! A once in a lifetime experience!

Cathy Segal-Garcia//Ashley Maher//Emile Hassan Dyer
Mon David//Cecily Gardner//Adrianne Duncan
Jason Luckett//Kate Richards-Geller//Francisco Ruiz//Tracy Robertson
Leeav Sofer//David Joyce//Monique DeBose//Clara Angeline Engel

thirteen voices | no script
swim deep | fly high
FISH TO BIRDS is a group of Six varied and internationally known singers
who are recording and touring artists, join together to play!
These talented artists come together, in "the moment"... listening and adventuring,
with a fun and appreciative nature ... which the audience is drawn into & can take part in!

FISH TO BIRDS XPANDED is the original 6
PLUS 8 other like minded vocal artists,
coming to gether to PLAY!
MORE www.saturdaynightjazzdtla.com



ADDITIONAL INFO
www.saturdaynightjazzdtla.com
DATE
Saturday, August 27, 2016

START TIME
7:00pm

END TIME
10:00pm
LOCATION
Au Lac in the Bar Fedora
710 W1st Street
Los angeles, CA 91105
directions
EVENT
Urban Bush Women perform "Walking With 'Trane" at the Ford
DESCRIPTION
The Ford Signature Series pairs Brooklyn, New York-based dance company Urban Bush Women with Los Angeles-based urban Latin dance theater company CONTRA-TIEMPO for a one-of-a-kind evening of dance under the stars. UBW performs the West Coast premiere of their newest work, Walking with ?Trane, inspired by the musical life and spiritual journey of innovative jazz great John Coltrane. Featuring experimental movement and an original soundscape, Walking with ?Trane is conceived of as an album, offering a Side A (with guest DJ) and Side B (with live pianist). CONTRA-TIEMPO gets the evening started with She Who: Frida, Mami & Me, a new work inspired by the life and mythology of Frida Kahlo and Nigerian deity Mami Wata. Former UBW company member Mariani Fort? choreographs. Saturday, Aug. 27 at 8 p.m.; Ford Theatres, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East (just off the 101, between Hollywood and Universal Studios in the Cahuenga Pass) Hollywood, CA 90068; $30, $50, $70; (323) 461-3673; www.FordTheatres.org.


ADDITIONAL INFO
http://www.FordTheatres.org
DATE
Saturday, August 27, 2016

START TIME
8:00pm

END TIME
11:00pm
LOCATION
Ford Amphitheatre
2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East
Hollywood, CA 90068
directions
EVENT
Jazz on the Lawn: Venezuela OMG
DESCRIPTION
Santa Monica Cultural Affairs presents the 11th annual Jazz on the Lawn summer concert series. The fun, family-friendly concerts encourage people of all ages to dance or kick back and enjoy lively music in Stewart Street Park every Sunday in August. Attendees can bring a picnic or grab a bite to eat at some of Southern California?s tastiest food trucks.
This concert features Venezuela OMG, blending upbeat Caribbean music with the exotic folk rhythms of Venezuela, bringing the tropics of South America to Southern California.

ADDITIONAL INFO
http://www.smgov.net/jazz
DATE
Sunday, August 28, 2016

START TIME
5:00pm

END TIME
7:00pm
LOCATION
Stewart Street Park
1836 Stewart St.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
directions
EVENT
A Portrait of Tony Bennett with Gregg Arthur
DESCRIPTION
Celebrating the 90th birthday of American music icon Tony Bennett, Australia's Gregg Arthur performs classic Tony tunes from the duets with Bill Evans to I left my heart in San Francisco, this is a night of great songs, only at Vibrato. Featuring Tom Ranier on piano, Pat Senatore on bass & Christian Euman on drums. www.greggarthur.com

Tickets - $20.00

ADDITIONAL INFO
http://www.vibratogrilljazz.com/events/2016/8/31/gregg-arthur
DATE
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

START TIME
7:30pm

END TIME
10:30pm
LOCATION
Vibrato Grill & Jazz
2930 Beverly Glen Cir
Los Angeles, CA 90077
directions
EVENT
Palm Springs Women's Jazz Festival
DESCRIPTION
Three-day jazz festival brings the best female jazz musicians and performers to the desert.
Schedule:
Friday, Sept. 2, 2016;
Chill Out, noon-3 p.m., Hyatt Palm Springs. Free. Meet'n'Greet for attendees. Free.
Palm Springs Women's Jazz Festival Opening Night Reception and Jazz Maters Award Presentation, 5-7 p.m. $40. Annenberg Theater, Palm Springs Art Museum, 101 Museum Drive. Award presented to Dee Dee Bridgewater and entertainment by Gina Eckstine Trio. Eckstine is the daughter of Billy Eckstine.
Carole Hampton Callaway, 8 p.m. Anderberg Theater. $90, $75. Calloway is an award-winning singer/songwriter with roots in jazz, Broadway and pop music.
Saturday, June 3:
Cool Soul Jam with Pamela Williams. Indian Canyons Country Club, 1097 Murray Canyon Drive. $50; lunch available (not included), cash bar. Williams is known as "The Saxtress."
Dee Dee Bridgewater, 8 p.m. Annenberg Theater. $90, $75. Award-winning performer in concert.
Sunday, June 4:
Divas Tribute Brunch, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Hard Rock Palm Springs, 150 S Indian Canyon Drive. $90. Honors Aretha Franklin (Pam Trotter), Rickie Lee Jones (Sascha Dupont), Elena Burke (Rosalia de Cuba) and Julie London (Cathy Egal Garcia).
Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/profile/282349


ADDITIONAL INFO
760-416-3545; http://palmspringswomensjazzfestival.org
DATE
Friday, September 02, 2016

END DATE
Sunday, September 04, 2016

START TIME
3:00pm

END TIME
2:00pm
LOCATION
Palm Springs Art Museum
101 Museum Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262
directions
EVENT
Joshua White & CODES
DESCRIPTION
"CODES ... presenting the works of BARAKA, LORDE, HUGHES, BROWN & other major African-American writers/poets..."

Live at BLUE WHALE | September 2, 2016 (9pm)

JOSHUA WHITE (piano)
DEAN HULETT (bass)
MARVIN SMITTY SMITH (drums)
DWIGHT TRIBLE (vocal/spoken word)
RALPH MOORE (tenor sax)

123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St #301, Los Angeles
http://bluewhalemusic.com/ | http://joshuawhitemusic.com/

ADDITIONAL INFO
http://bluewhalemusic.com/
DATE
Friday, September 02, 2016

START TIME
9:00pm

END TIME
11:59pm
LOCATION
Blue Whale
123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St #301
Los Angeles, CA 90012
directions
EVENT
Showtime 2016- "Come Together" 23rd Annual Benefit Conert
DESCRIPTION
We invite you to ?Come Together? with AADAP to Change Lives and Save Families. AADAP (Asian American Drug Abuse Program) will be celebrating our 44th Anniversary at the 23rd Annual Benefit Concert- Showtime 2016. Over 400 individuals are expected to attend the event which will feature live performances, silent auction, and dessert reception. All the proceeds benefit programs that make a difference in the lives of individuals and families who are challenged by every-day realities of addiction and substance abuse, and make quality treatment and prevention services accessible to all in the community.

Showtime 2016 will be held at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center, home of the award-winning Ebony Repertory Theatre, with an exciting tribute to the timeless music of the Beatles performed by Abbey Road! With their tight harmonies, flawless note for note renditions of Beatles hits, custom?tailored costumes, vintage instruments, Liverpudlian dialect and precise attention to every detail, Abbey Road has honed their show to become one of the most musically and visually satisfying Beatles tribute acts in the world.


ADDITIONAL INFO
www.aadapinc.org
DATE
Saturday, September 10, 2016

START TIME
7:00pm

END TIME
10:00pm
LOCATION
Nate Holden Performing Arts Ceter
4718 W Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
directions
EVENT
Easter Seals Southern California Launches ?Strides for Disability? 5k Run & 3k Family Fun Walk on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1st
DESCRIPTION
People of all abilities can run, walk, stroll, or roll along Long Beach?s blue waters to support Easter Seals Southern California?s ?Strides for Disability? timed 5K Run & 3K Family Fun Walk.

For 15 years, thousands of Southern Californians have participated in Easter Seals? ?Walk With Me.? The walk is being re-launched as ?Strides for Disability? to highlight the event?s support of local children and adults living with disabilities or special needs.

After the run and family fun walk, Partners Plaza will host booths full of fun for the whole family (including your dog)?face painting, photo booths, live music, giveaways, snacks, the Aquarium on Wheels Mobile Touch Pool, and much more! Children under age 12 are free.

For nearly 100 years, Easterseals has been the indispensable resource for people and families facing disability. The services we provide throughout Southern California help individuals with disabilities achieve greater levels of independence and changes the way the world defines and views disabilities by making profound, positive differences in people?s lives every day.

Make a difference in the life of someone with a disability by joining Strides for Disability.

ADDITIONAL INFO
http://www.easterseals.com/southerncal/get-involved/events/strides-for-disability.html
DATE
Saturday, October 01, 2016

START TIME
7:00am

END TIME
10:00am
LOCATION
Shoreline Aquatic Park, Long Beach

Long Beach, CA 90802
directions
EVENT
Jazz At Drew
DESCRIPTION
Jazz at Drew began in 1991 with an audience of 150 people and grew to accommodate some 15,000 jazz fans annually. This event is hosted by Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science ? recognized by the Department of Education under Title III B as a Historically Black Graduate Institution and a charter member of the Hispanic Serving Health Professions Schools.
2016 will not only mark the University?s 50th anniversary, but it will also be the return of Jazz at Drew after an eight year hiatus, which will be held on the University?s campus. Festival patrons will enjoy the wonderful sounds of live music, a marketplace, a health pavilion and a food court, including food trucks vendors.
The festival historically honored pioneers of the music world including past artists Nancy Wilson, Dionne Warwick, Bobby Womack, Brothers Johnson, The Chi-Lites, The Impressions, Lakeside, Jean Carne, Norman Connors, Poncho Sanchez, George Duke, Oscar Brown, Jr., Cedar Walton Sextet ?Art Blakely Reunion?, Hiroshima, The Rickey Minor Band and Friends, Cuba Gooding & The Main Ingredient, Sheila E., Kenny Burrell, Jill Scott, Chrisette Michelle, Joe Higgs and many other notable artists.
Former festival sponsors include Honda, Northrop Grumman, American Airlines, Arrowhead Waters, Embassy Suites, LA Renaissance Hotels, Starbucks, Southern California Edison, Wachovia Bank, 102.3 KJLH, 94.7 The Wave, 88.1 KJazz, Our Weekly, La Opinion, LA Sentinel, LA Watts Times, WLCAC, UFCW, and many more.
The event is designed to raise funds to support Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science students through student services, scholarships, student organizations, and the Saturday Science Academy II ? CDU?s premier education pipeline program for children and youth K-12.

ADDITIONAL INFO
(323) 357-3669 or jazzatdrew@cdrewu.edu
DATE
Saturday, October 01, 2016

START TIME
12:00pm

END TIME
10:00pm
LOCATION
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
1731 E. 120th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90059
directions
EVENT
Allison Adams Tucker's WANDERLust CD Release
DESCRIPTION
Mesmerizing, whether in English, Japanese, French?? Join multi-lingual vocalist Allison Adams Tucker as she returns to Los Angeles celebrating the release of her third album ?WANDERlust? recorded in NYC under the direction of award-winning producer Matt Pierson (Brad Mehldau, Jane Monheit) and featuring a stunning all-star ensemble. WANDERlust journeys into new territory with jazz inspired songs that span countries and genres in 6 languages with music from Bj?rk and Christina Perri to Astor Piazzolla, Pat Metheny and Jobim to Ennio Morricone, and even ancient Japanese folk songs. Allison's voice can be heard on national jingles and video games, and her interpretation of "La Vie En Rose" is one to the top downloads worldwide. She performs regularly in Japan, Europe, Mexico and around the US, and is joined by a world-class group for her E Spot release show, including John Beasley piano, Larry Koonse guitar, Edwin Livingston bass, Dan Schnelle drums, and Scott Jeppesen bass clarinet/sax. $20/40 online

ADDITIONAL INFO
http://www.vitellosrestaurant.com/#!purchase-tickets/idhce Or call 818 769 0905
DATE
Sunday, October 02, 2016

START TIME
8:00pm

END TIME
10:00pm
LOCATION
Vitello's E Spot
4349 Tujunga Ave
Studio City, CA 91604
directions
EVENT
Walk for Freedom
DESCRIPTION
The A21 Campaign is a local non-profit fighting the global issue of human trafficking. A21 is hosting its annual fundraising and awareness event called Walk for Freedom on October 15. Registration begins at 7:30am on the day of the event, and then the actual walk will start at 10am. The walk route is about 2.75 miles long and will pass major destinations on Hollywood Blvd. The goal is to raise money for restoring victims, and to bring awareness to the 27 million people living in modern day slavery. - See more at: http://www.kkla.com/Template3/events/default.aspx?id=79368#sthash.1ciePiPF.dpuf

ADDITIONAL INFO
http://www.a21.org/campaigns/content/walk-for-freedom-2016/gm7015?permcode=gm7015
DATE
Saturday, October 15, 2016

START TIME
10:00am

END TIME
12:00pm
LOCATION
Mosaic Church
7107 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90046
directions
EVENT
Walk for Freedom
DESCRIPTION
The A21 Campaign, a local non-profit fighting the global issue of human trafficking. A21 is hosting its annual fundraising and awareness event called Walk for Freedom on October 15.

Participants can register through the website prior to the event, or day-of beginning at 7:30am. The walk will begin at 10am and wind through Hollywood for about 2.75 miles. See the website for more information!




ADDITIONAL INFO
http://www.a21.org/campaigns/content/walk-for-freedom-2016/gm7015
DATE
Saturday, October 15, 2016

START TIME
10:00am

END TIME
12:00pm
LOCATION
Mosaic
7107 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90046
directions
EVENT
Montebello Pet Fair
DESCRIPTION
The goal of the Montebello Pet Fair is to provide education and resources for area pet owners. The date of the fair is Saturday October 22 from 9am to 3pm at Montebello City Park located at 1301 W Whittier Blvd in Montebello.

ADDITIONAL INFO
http://www.facebook.com/MontebelloPetFair
DATE
Saturday, October 22, 2016

START TIME
9:00am

END TIME
3:00pm
LOCATION
Montebello City Park
1300 W Whittier Blvd
Montebello, CA 90640
directions
EVENT
Repticon Los Angeles Reptile & Exotic Animal Show
DESCRIPTION
Repticon Los Angeles is a reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise as well as
live animal seminars and frequent free raffles for coveted prizes. Exciting, educational, family-oriented fun for everyone!

Hours:
Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm (VIP Entry at 9:00am)
Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm (No VIP Early Entry)

Admission:
Adults - $10, Children (5-12) - $5, Under 5 - Free
Visit our website for special offers on 2-day and VIP tickets

ADDITIONAL INFO
http://www.repticon.com/losangeles.html
DATE
Saturday, November 12, 2016

END DATE
Sunday, November 13, 2016

START TIME
10:00am

END TIME
5:00pm
LOCATION
OC Fair & Event Center
88 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
directions
EVENT
A New Way of Life Re-Entry Project 18th Annual Gala & Awards
DESCRIPTION
Join us for an inspirational evening as we celebrate the accomplishments of those who forge the path of leadership, provide examples of dedication and passion, and inspire others to embrace the challenges that lay ahead. Program includes Red Carpet and Reception, Silent Auction, Dinner, Awards and Entertainment.

Help us continue to provide housing, legal support, reentry support, advocate for human and civil rights, and build the confidence and leadership skills of formerly incarcerated individuals.

Celebrate our 18th Anniversary by sponsoring this important event!


ADDITIONAL INFO
323-563-3445
DATE
Sunday, December 04, 2016

START TIME
5:00pm

END TIME
10:00pm
LOCATION
Omni Hotel Los Angeles
251 S Olive St
Los Angeles, CA 90012
directions
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