Join LA Plaza for an evening exploring mariachi music, a distinctive cultural staple of the Mexican and Mexican American community. Mariachi Under the Stars is a spectacular outdoor event that brings together a large format multimedia presentation by art expert Gregorio Luke and a live mariachi performance. Taking you on a journey through this vibrant music, Luke will showcase the work of mariachi legends, including Jorge Negrete, Javier Solis and Lucha Reyes, among others. See them in classic film clips and explore the meaning of the lyrics of Jose Alfredo Jimenez and much more!
About Gregorio Luke:
Gregorio Luke is an expert on Mexican and Latin American art and culture and a Smithsonian Scholar. He has presented more than 2,000 lectures in museums and universities throughout the U.S., Mexico and Europe and institutions such as the Library of Congress, The Smithsonian Institution, the Detroit Institute of Art, and universities such as Harvard, Columbia and UNAM among others.
Lawn and chair seating available. Refreshments available for purchase.