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Southland Sessions

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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56:57
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Dance Break

Tour L.A.’s wild and diverse dance community in this showcase of the city’s vibrant scene.
Season 1 Episode 4
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Mariachi: from Romance to Resistance

This episode explores the tradition of Mariachi music and its transformation through time.
Season 1 Episode 3
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58:59
Southland Sessions

The Industry Presents Sweet Land

The Industry disrupts the dominant narrative of American identity through performance.
Season 1 Episode 2
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Change(Makers): The Future of Arts and Culture

Key cultural leaders from around Los Angeles gather to discuss arts and culture.
Season 1 Episode 1
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