The station hosts a rotating collection of unique events, cutting edge performances, evocative music, unprecedented art exhibitions and thought-provoking cultural programing showcasing the diversity of entertainers, artists and innovators throughout Los Angeles.
Metro Art Presents: Bloco Obini
Friday, March 1, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. -- Various Locations of Union Station
Join us as we welcome Bloco Obini for a special, musical procession throughout Union Station in honor of Brazilian Carnaval.
Musical procession beginning in Union Station East Portal at 4:00 pm and proceeding throughout the Station.
This event is free and open to the public.
Bloco Obini is an all Queens drum ensemble founded by percussionist virtuoso Kahlil Cummings. Using art to speak to the times, Bloco Obini performs Afro Brazilian bloco drumming, with uplifting songs affirming that we are all royalty, and come from Kings and Queens. Bloco Obini represents the empowerment of not only women, but an entire generation, using the drum as a spiritual weapon to heal and educate, serving communities locally and abroad.
Metro Art Presents: 10 hr Bach Marathon Concert with See/Hear La
Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. -- various locations throughout Union Station
Join Metro Art Los Angeles and Seehearla welcome an array of diverse musicians for a jam-packed day of music in honor of the one and only Johann Sebastian Bach during Los Angeles' annual 10 hr Bach marathon.
Please save the date and keep an eye out for incoming information of the day's featured line-up.