La Peña is proud to present: Hip Hop Beyond Gender Series 2013, conceived by visionary emcee Tru Bloo.Hip Hop Beyond Gender is a five-part events series that features performances and workshops showcasing the cutting-edge music and art of women and trans Hip Hop artists. Mainstream hip hop may be lacking in female and trans artists, but La Peña, in collaboration with visionary emcee Tru Bloo, seek to prove that hip hop culture is alive and well amongst all genders. Hip Hop Beyond Gender…See More
$10-$15 sliding scaleIsrael & Iran: Facts ≠ FearBenefit for Middle East Children’s Alliance Introduced by Leena Al-Arian In 2006 Ray returned the Intelligence Commendation Medallion given him for “especially meritorious service,” explaining, “I do not want to be associated…with an agency engaged in torture.” He made national news by confronting Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld on TV by asking: “Why did you lie to get us into a war that was not necessary?” Ray’s writings are posted on…See More
La Peña is a vibrant community cultural center with a national reputation and a global vision that promotes peace, social justice and cultural understanding through the arts, education and social action.
As a welcoming gathering place, La Peña provides opportunities for artists to share diverse cultural traditions, to create and perform their work, and to support and interface with diverse social movements.
Annually, La Peña presents over 200 events with emerging and established artists; organizes an arts education program; produces new works by local artists, presents internationally and nationally renowned artists, and houses Cafe Valparaiso a Latin American café which complements the organization's mission.
What type of music do you like?
hip hop, reggae, funk, house, pop, jazz, rock, blues, new wave