Stop by Union Station and celebrate PARK(ing) Day with Lotería, happening now until 5:30 p.m. Winners will receive prizes while supplies last.
Some exciting news to pass along this morning: The Metro Board of Directors this month will be considering a lease for a new gastropub to be located in the Fred Harvey Room at Los Angeles Union Station. Here is the Metro staff report on the proposed lease. The lease is with Cedd Moses [continue reading]
Ethio Cali, a Los Angeles based Ethio-jazz band, will perform at Union Station on Friday, September 12. The performance will take place from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Fred Harvey Room. iframe not supported! The band will perform two 45-minute sets starting at 8:15 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. DJ Jeremy [continue reading]
In case you missed it: last Friday, August 29, the Miguel Delgado Dance Foundation staged the first-ever Southern California Mexican Folklorico Flash Mob at Los Angeles Union Station. More than 75 Mexican folk dancers from across the city of Los Angeles and Orange County convened in the waiting room and performed Miguel Delgado’s [continue reading]
Brazilian forró band Môfo shared their intoxicating sound at last week’s Metro Presents at Union Station. And the talented dancers from Forró in LA taught an enthusiastic crowd how to swivel around the dance floor. A big thank you to Môfo and everyone who came to share the forró love! More photos from [continue reading]
A nice, short video on beautiful Union Station by FORM follows FUNCTION. The video interviews Metro Deputy Executive Officer Jenna Hornstock, who provides a brief overview of the Los Angeles Union Station Master Plan.
Mark your calendars: Metro Presents Môfo, the only band in Los Angeles that plays in the traditional “pé de serra” style of forró. (Forró–pronounced fo-HAW–is accordion-driven, hip-swiveling dance music originating from the northeast of Brazil.) Check out the video above for a sample of forró sound from a flash mob in Germany. The band [continue reading]
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MxkmeT21EU] Next up in Metro Presents: The California Feetwarmers bring their unique blend of New Orleans jazz, swing and ragtime to Union Station on Friday, August 8. Make sure to mark your calendars so you don’t miss them! The Feetwarmers will perform two 45-minute sets in the Union Station waiting room at [continue reading]
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cVv7gaD3f5E] Don’t forget, critically acclaimed pianist, composer, producer, DJ and live re-mixer Mark de Clive-Lowe will be celebrating his new album CHURCH with a free performance at the Fred Harvey Room in Union Station this Thursday, July 31. Admission is free and will be on a first come, first served basis. [continue reading]
On the occasion of Union Station’s 75th anniversary, Metro created a special commemorative publication, Union Station: 75 Years in the Heart of LA, featuring eight written and five photographic essays that celebrate the station by authors John C. Arroyo, William D. Estrada, Stephen Fried, Rafer Guzman, David Kipen, Marisela Norte, [continue reading]