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A Mexican Christmas Tradition, Updated at KGB

Posadas Navide??a, a contemporary three-night version of Las Posadas, a festive Christmas tradition, December 17 - 19

By Natily Gonzalez
Published on LatinoLA: December 8, 2015


A Mexican Christmas Tradition, Updated at KGB


A contemporary three-night version of Las Posadas, a festive Christmas tradition, comes to life in a heartwarming evening starting Thursday December 17, 2015 to Saturday December 19, 2015 in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles at the renown KGB Gallery, 1640 N. Spring Street Los Angeles CA 90012.

Enjoy THREE NIGHTS of celebration filled with: Live Entertainment, a curated art exhibit, delicious Mexican-inspired cuisine, and a cultural extravaganza of arts and crafts vendors. Come do your Christmas shopping with us.

Thursday December 17th, Family Night:

Commemorate Las Posadas by joining us on Thursday night December 17, 2015. Join Joseph and Mary on her burro as they make their way through DTLA looking for shelter.

This beautiful candlelight procession will wind its way from the KGB Studios, down Spring Street and back to KGB. Everyone is invited to join in the procession, singing familiar Christmas carols and listening to the narration of this ancient story.

ANY child who wishes to participate as a character in the drama may do so as a shepherd, angel, or animal (or bring a stuffed animal). Welcoming the students from Plaza De La Raza performing various folk dances from Mexican decent in honor of Las Posadas Navide??as. Doors open at 7:00pm for a candle and a song booklet.

Dress warmly and wear comfortable walking shoes to enjoy this unique experience in a beautiful Downtown Los Angeles. Outsides at 9pm we will have Los Chekes" performing live Cumbia, Banda, Norte??as a perfect tribute to end the night. Thursday night is all ages children in Free adults $5 at the door, so bring the kids and enjoy Family Night.

Friday December 18th, Gala Night/KGB Christmas Party:

There are limited number of Gala tickets available for $5. All tickets include entrance to the event and one cocktail. This night will sell out, so we encourage to get your tickets early.

On Friday, December 18th, recognized guests from the art, film, fashion, and entertainment industries will unite to celebrate Las Posadas. This year's event the gallery will feature a silent auction of artwork as well as artwork that will be open for purchase. Gala night is a collectors' choice, it will be a signature black-tie event. The evening will prove to be glamorous and surprising! The night will display LA CANDELARIA, traditional blessing of elaborately dressed dolls.

A remarkable milestone befitting a celebration tradition! This historic event will toast the past, present, and future of the Hispanic culture and will raise critical funds to support the local artist. We'll toast to a time honoring tradition celebrated by many in a festive curated gallery, enjoy a fabulous night, mix and mingle with art supporters, community leaders, and special guests, and share in the highlights of the our history and accomplishments.

Live music by Azul Quetzal & Roots Deep bringing you an awesome dynamic powerful soulful Reggae performance Cali Roots style. Also live will Betty's Mustache bringing you an awesome sexy Cumbia Rock experience filled with Latin rhythms and songs that will absolutely blow you away. Band "The Drizz" enchants audiences with a fusion of musical styles and dance grooves. Special guest Dj Tonearm spinning his signature global rhythms that consist of a unique eclectic plethora of world music ranging from Balkan beats, Punjabi, Cumbia, and more!

Saturday December 19th, Closing Night:

Music, fine art, and beautiful crafts makes the closing night the place where Angelinos want to celebrate Las Posadas and shops in the giving season. The closing night events in one: an art exhibit and music festival with a vibrant community-driven vibe.
Visitors can explore an amazing array of handmade items from artists while enjoying live local music, the breaking of the Pi??ata, candle ceremony, and sips from our cash bar.

On exhibit will be everything from statement-making collectible pieces to modestly priced stocking stuffers. While Angelino artists predominate, there are a select few carefully chosen from around LA. Live with us will be Diamond Gold an eclectic dancy groovy electronic performance that consist of electronic backtracks and live keys composed by Curtis featuring the beautiful hot sexy Elise on vocals.The stage showcases some of LA's favorite musical talent, with live, intimate performances. Featured musicians range from new and emerging stars.

Thursday December 17th, 7pm - 12pm. Family Night: Adults $5 at the door, kids in Free.

Friday December 18th, 7pm - 1am.Gala Night/KGB Christmas Party: 21 and over only $5 at the door. Formal attire required on this night.

Saturday December 19th, 7pm-1am Closing night: Activities all night. Procession begins at 8:00pm. $5 at the door

To pre-purchase tickets and avoid lines day of the event, please go to: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/las-posadas-december-17-19th-2015-tickets-19613320971.

Tickets will be available at the door for $5. Press Pass available to press. For Vendor application email: natily.havenstudios@gmail.com

Event page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1002211369821290/

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