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Hanukkah Festival: LA/LA at Skirball Cultural Center
December 10, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pmFree – $12
The Hanukkah Festival is returning to Skirball Cultural Center on December 10 with a Latin spin.
Taking place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., this year’s festival will explore the themes of Hanukkah through the traditions of Latin American communities in L.A. Highlights include:
- Music & Dance: Performances by Latin Jewish bands, alongside tutorials on how to salsa, cumbia, mambo and more.
- Hands-On Workshops: Visual artist Sandy Rodriguez will guide guests through the creation of a community art installation. Guests will also have a chance to learn about Mexican chocolate decorating.
- Storytelling: Storytellers will recount the story of Hanukkah in both English and Spanish.
There will also be two continuing exhibits on view, including Another Promise Land: Anita Brenner’s Mexico and Surface Tension by Ken Gonzales-Day: Murals, Signs, and Mark-Making in L.A. For a peek into last year’s event, watch the video below.
Tickets for the event are free for members and $12 for general admission. There is also special pricing for children, seniors and full-time students. Check for discounted tickets before making your purchase via Goldstar.
For more information on this unique cultural celebration, visit the event website.
SPECIAL NOTE: The Skirball Cultural center was closed on Thursday, December 7 due to the nearby wildfire in the region. Please be sure to check with Skirball’s official website for the latest updates on closures and/or cancelling of this event.