• Extra Ancestral

    A Music and Dance Celebration of the African Diaspora in LA

    Sunday, April 14, 7:00 pm

    $20 General; $15 Members

    Extra Ancestral, a collective of artists at the forefront of contemporary Afro-Latin music and dance, takes the Skirball stage to celebrate the African diaspora in LA.

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  • Kayhan Kalhor and Ali Akbar Moradi performing on stage

    Kayhan Kalhor and Ali Akbar Moradi

    An Evening of Improvisational Kurdish Music

    Thursday, May 16, 8:00 pm

    $25 General; $20 Members

    GRAMMY Award winner and internationally acclaimed kamancheh (spiked fiddle) virtuoso Kayhan Kalhor performs with tanbur (plucked lute) master Ali Akbar Moradi. With improvisation as the focal point of their intensely spiritual and emotional music, Kalhor and Moradi bring the audience into a trance-like state through ecstatic rhythms and beautiful melodies.

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