The Garcia Center for the Arts offers a diverse number of classes which are designed to be affordable, making the joy of creating and experimenting in a supportive community environment accessible. Our classes include ceramics, printmaking, figure drawing, painting, textiles, music, gardening and soon, glassblowing! Many…
Sonido del Colibrí is made up of two Colombian women- Nisha Joshi and Nataly (Naty) Castaño, who on their own and together have been seeking to uplift Afro-Indigenous traditional music practitioners of Colombia’s Caribbean region on their journey to keep their music traditions alive. Living Cultures Grant 2023…
Ronaldo Lage Ignacio is a capoeira teacher in Santa Monica, CA. Living Cultures Grant 2023 Capoeira Classes for Low-income Children and Families Funding will support Capoeira classes for low-income children and families.
Music and dance of the Afro-Brazilian Carnaval
Traditional music and dance from West Africa, Cuba, and Brazil
Afro-Cuban folkloric music, including rumba
Lukumi and Palo Briyumba spiritual practices
Afro-Peruvian Music and Dance
Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba