Hear the extraordinary voices of the Pacific Opera Projects’s repertory company, take part in Lummis Day’s first “Noisemaker” award ceremony, enjoy sumptuous specialties from neighborhood restaurants and sip wine or soft drinks with your neighbors in an historic Highland Park building.
The annual fundraiser for Lummis Day will take place Saturday, May 3, from 6:30-9:30 pm the Highland Park American Legion Hall, 227 North Ave 55. Great food, unique entertainment, soft drinks, wine & beer are all included with admission. Plus, a silent auction offers the chance to win art, books, vintage wines and rare collectibles
Please help us support the Lummis Day community event, the only arts festival that represents all of Northeast L.A.
Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 at the door. You can buy them at Galco's Soda Pop Stop or via Paypal below:
Singers from critically-acclaimed Pacific Opera Project will be performing selected arias at the event. The company, which has staged productions at the Highland Park Ebell Club, is dedicated to presenting energetic, high-quality, and accessible performances of a broad variety of operatic repertoire.
This year’s fundraiser will also include presentation of the new Lummis Day “Noisemaker Award” for community service and commitment to the Lummis Day’s multi-cultural ideals. The recipient of this first award ceremony will be long-time community activist Ann Walnum.
Music, dance, poetry and art representing a rainbow of cultural traditions was presented at the eighth annual Lummis Day Festival, will take place Sunday, June 1, 2014. The multi-site Festival, is one of L.A.’s signature cultural events.
The main stages for Lummis Day’s performances will be again located at Heritage Square Museum (3800 Homer Street), where the best of home-grown Northeast L.A. music, dance, food and community resources are presented amid the historic buildings preserved on the unique museum’s grounds.
As always, the two-part Festival’s opening morning event will take place at Lummis Home (200 East Avenue 43), with readings by critically acclaimed poets. The Lummis Home site also features music, art exhibits and refreshments. Visitors to Lummis Home enjoy the interior of the century-old home, influenced by mission architecture and the dwellings of the Pueblo Indians, and stolled through the beautiful native plant gardens that surround the building.
The Lummis Day Festival is presented by the Lummis Day Community Foundation, which celebrates the arts, history and ethnic diversity of Northeast Los Angeles through educational and cultural events and the annual Festival that draws the community together for a shared experience while providing a platform for cooperation among people of all ages and backgrounds.