LA JUNTA’s monthly late night session PIÑA returns to EL DORADO DTLA this Friday, February 9th with all that good Afro-Latin tropical goodness on the turntables. And, just as we did on New Year’s Eve, we’ll also have the underground bar open, which on our nights will be known as the ‘CoCo Lounge’–yacht rock, vintage island exotica, calypso, classic mambo, bossa nova, West African highlife, swingin’ Ethio-jazz, ska, rocksteady and other sounds by which to cool out, featuring DJ KIND C and LA JUNTA SOUND SYSTEM.
Friday February 9, 2018
416 S. Spring St. (between 4th & 5th)
Downtown Los Angeles
My monthly 3rd Thursday musical foray returns this week…CASA DE BAMBA! Our first two events went off fantastically in NOV and DEC of last year and we’re looking forward to continued growth in 2018. Helping us do it this month will be Brazilian (by way of Los Angeles) singer-songwriter and composer, TITA LIMA! I first had the pleasure of meeting her way back in 2007 at the old Lost Souls Cafe in DTLA (where the entrance to the Continental Club is now). We’re celebrating Tita’s birthday and she’s gifting us with a tribute to the incomparable GAL COSTA! As an added treat, LA’s top Afro-Brazilian dance theater ensemble, VIVER BRASIL, will be performing selections from their beloved repertoire of bold and beautiful movement work. PLUS, our friend SOZINHO MALANDRO aka Lalo Z joins Bobby and me on the stageside turntables!
Check out Casa de Bamba’s Facebook event page .
For more on TITA LIMA, visit her TITA LIMA MUSIC Bandcamp Page .
See you on Thursday if you’re in LA!
Had some more work thrown my way over the weekend and this is how it turned out. Pretty much nailed the overall design on the first go, with just a few changes to typeface and logo color. If you know me as a deejay, you probably know how much I love Brazilian music. Hopefully that affinity also informs my design work for Brazilian cultural events. Axé!
This is the second of four logo jobs submitted in 2017, with approval coming on the final day of the year. Hope to lock down the other two in the next few weeks and am eagerly looking to keep building, improving and expanding in 2018!