Musco Center for the Arts

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Afro-Latin rhythms, reggae, hip hop, rock, and cumbia collide in the musical fusion created by high-energy, socially-conscious bands Ozomatli and La Misa Negra. Ozomatli, a Grammy Award-winning six-piece band from Los Angeles, and openers La Misa Negra, a seven-piece band from Oakland, perform groovy, beat-based dance music with the ease …continue reading

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Musco Center presents Breath of Fire’s COVID-19 Monologues, a VIRTUAL EVENT Livestream on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. More than 544,000 individuals have lost their lives to COVID-19 in the U.S. alone. The sheer magnitude of the numbers can feel detaching, but Santa Ana’s all-Latina theater ensemble Breath …continue reading

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Challenging conventions and expectations, Black Violin combines classical training and hip-hop influences to create a distinctive multi-genre sound called “classical boom.” The Grammy®-nominated violin and viola duo Kev Marcus and Wil B merge string arrangements with modern beats to overcome stereotypes and encourage people of all ages, races, and economic …continue reading

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Heartbeat of Mexico, now in its fifth year, caps Musco Center’s free @THEMUSCO-Online series with two free events that bring the spirit of the annual community festival into individual homes. This celebration of Mexican-American art and culture is presented with our longtime collaborators, the Chapman Latinx Staff and Faculty Forum. …continue reading

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Dance-makers and educators Tomas Tamayo (Chapman University), Hiroko Hojo, Dulce Capadocia, and Malathi Iyengar (Rangoli Dance Company) engage in an in-depth conversation exploring the rich global tradition of non-western movement such as Bharatanatyam, Philippine Dance, Balinese and Javanese dance drama. Through performance selections, these Asian artists illustrate the American intersections …continue reading