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August E-news  2016                                                 Louise Reichlin & Dancers 


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* Western Arts Alliance Conference & Showcase Aug 29-30 +

* Preview San Pedro ♥ Festival
of the Arts

*Line-up Announced
San Pedro ♥ Festival of the Arts
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The Western Arts Alliance meets in Los Angeles from August 29 to Sept 1 this year. Attending will be 13 Western States including presenters, and artists and agents from all over the world. We will again have our own booth #215. Please come visit us there if you attend the conference. You can make an appointment by responding to this email or calling 213-385-1171, or just stop by! We just heard that there are 36 dance showcases in LA this time. We will be performing in the LA DanceFest showcases in 2 location. On Monday night, just an 8 minute walk for the conference center is Downtown Dance & Movement, 1144 S Hope St, 90015. You will have to leave that opening reception 10 minutes early to catch selections from CALL FROM THE AFTERLIFE and INVASION, a sci-fi story at 7:30 pm. If you should miss it, we are on again at 10:30! For WAA attendees, its free, and so convenient as well as a wonderful new dance space,  also serving free food and drinks.   On Tues night at 10:30, we showcase the same program at Brewery Arts Lofts-BPS, 618 B Moulton Ave, LA 90031, with free shuttles, free food, and free drinks! LA DanceFest also has other must-see dance, so plan on being there. Photos below from Booking Dance NYC at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Photographer: Yi-Chun Wu.

Preview Sept 4 @ 3pm for San Pedro ♥ Festival of the Arts
Free Preview for the San Pedro Festival of the Arts

Where:           People's Place, 365 W 6th Street, San Pedro, CA 90731
When:            Sunday September 4, 2016 at 3 pm 
Admission:     FREE 
About:            A Preview of 5 dance companies from the San Pedro Festival of the Arts
Five companies are featured on the program including: People's Place Pacers, Louise Reichlin & Dancers/ Los Angeles Choreographers & Dancers, Katerina Tomas/Mojácar Flamenco and guitarist Stephen Dick, San Pedro City Ballet, and JRick & the Hot Flashers. This is a diverse group with everything from ballet and modern and Flamenco, to hip-hop and participatory line dancing. Please join us for a one-hour program of art, entertainment, and fun!
 Lineup for San Pedro ♥ Festival of the Arts
Sat & Sun Sept 17-18 
Twenty-four dance and music companies have been selected for the the 10th Anniversay of the San Pedro ♥ Festival of the Arts. We are thrilled to announce the following times & companies:

Saturday, September 17, 2016
1:00pm - San Pedro City Ballet (regional)
1:15pm - DaanSekou (African dance & drums)
1:30pm - Katerina Tomas/Mojácar Flamenco, guitarist Stephen Dick
1:40pm - Sophie Olson Dance Explosion
2:05pm - Grupo Folklorico Tzintzuni
2:25pm - Re:borN Dance Interactive
2:40pm - Kairos Dance Company
2:50pm - VIDA - Vannia Ibarguen Dance Arts
3:10pm - Soorya Dance Company
3:35pm - McNulty Irish Dancers-Los Angeles (school)
3:45pm - People's Place Pacers
Sunday, September 18, 2016
1:00pm - Dante Puleio (with dancers from UC Irvine)
1:10pm - JRick & the Hot Flashers (community)
1:15pm - Akomi Dance
1:30pm - Project21
1:45pm - Louise Reichlin & Dancers/ Los Angeles Choreographers & Dancers
2:10pm - MKM Bollystars
2:30pm - 3-19 Dance Art/ Beatriz Vasquez
2:45pm - Ruby Karen Project/OC Aerial
3:15pm - alexx makes dances, cuerva folklorico, Cuñao
3:35pm - Hiroshi Hamanishi/ Tap
Saturday at 1:30 pm- flamenco guitarist Stephen Dick (With Katerina Tomas/Mojácar)
Sunday at 3:15 pm      Cuñao (with alexx dances and cuerva folklorico)
Sunday at 4:30-6:30 pm          Wildwood Highway
To see videos and read more about the companies, go to the official site  It should be updated any day. The free family event of dance, music & crafts is in the Ports O'Call Village on the waterfront!  We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded a Department of Cultural Affairs, City of LA, Festival Grant as well as our first 2016-17 Community Investment Grant from the Port of LA.  LA County Supervisor Don Knabe is also a supporter in several areas including the Music in Free Concerts in Public sites.

For more information contact:

Louise Reichlin, Producer and Dance Director,

This year, as last, our partners include Alvas/ Matt Lincir, Spirit Cruises and Ports O'Call Restaurant/ Jayme Wilson, LA County District 4/Don Knabe Supervisor, and LA City District 15/ Joe Buscaino, Councilman. Returning for the 2nd year is sponsor Peter Benjamins who provides the sound. Besides the new grant from the Port,  the LA County Music in Public Sites grant is for Wildwood Highway. 
More in our next issue.

The  San Pedro ♥ Festival of the Arts is produced by Los Angeles Choreographers & Dancers in conjunction with People's Place San Pedro.

Special Thanks

Special thanks to you for your support!
Please continue to contribute and consider raising the amount if you are able. Most of our public funding requires matching grants, and go towards the Festival in September, the performances in August and Sept, and new school residencies in the fall.  
We are grateful for recent school activities funded by Don Knabe's Educational Partnership Grant and by DCA Los Angeles, but your contributions can bring us to any location in LA or Santa Barbara County (or further). If you donate, you can help us get to your location!! Please visit our website to make your donation



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Louise Reichlin, Director

Louise Reichlin & Dancers/LA Choreographers & Dancers


Patchwork Girl photo: Sallie DeEtte Mackie 

The Lark in the Morning from Celtic Suite: Dancer, Louise Reichlin, photo by Theodora Litsios