Wednesday, November 14, 2012

L.A.County Holiday Celebration Dec. 24

53rd Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration – Bring the whole family to L.A.'s biggest, Emmy-nominated holiday show at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. More than 20 choirs, music ensembles and dance companies from the many neighborhoods and cultures of L.A. celebrate the season during this free three-hour extravaganza. Even the parking underneath the Music Center is free. Some highlights this year:Invertigo Dance Theatre, celebrating the sunny weather that characterizes the winter season in L.A.; Jouyssance Early Music Ensemble, weaving the ancient Aztec language of Nahuatl with Spanish in its choral presentation of a traditional Mexican Christmas song; Las Cafeteras, blending Mexican folk with Afro-Caribbean rhythms; Pacifico Dance Company, presenting folklorico dance from the region of La Costa Chica; Shakti Dance Company, celebrating the classical dance of southern India; Shin Dance Company, symbolizing the snowy mountains of Chang Bai with an ethnic Korean drum dance; and Spirit Chorale of Los Angeles, singing a capella, spiritual arrangements of holiday classics. Watch it live on KCET from 3-6 pm, and again from 8-11 pm. Hear it live on 90.7 KPFK. Stream it live at The L.A. County Holiday Celebration is a gift to the community from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.

Monday, December 24, 2012 from 3 pm to 6 pm
  • Doors open at 2:30 pm
  • Patrons may come and go throughout the three hour performance
  • Reservations for tickets to the show or parking are notnecessary
  • Those who can't make it to the Music Center can watch the live broadcast from 3 pm-6 pm on KCET, stream it at, or listen live at 90.7 KPFK.
    The KCET broadcast repeats from 8 pm-11 pm, and again on December 25 at noon and 3 pm

  • Over 20 performing artists from across L.A. County (scroll down for full list)
  • Sponsored by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
  • Produced by the Los Angeles County Arts Commission as part of the Free Concerts in Public Sites program
  • Live telecast on KCET is produced by CDK Productions

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the Music Center
135 N. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles 90012

Information hotline: (213) 972-3099 or


FREE in the Music Center parking garage

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