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San Gabriel Mission Playhouse by Michael de la Paz

Ford on the Road Neighborhood Guide: San Gabriel

July 21, 2015 | Behind the Scenes
Ford on the Road’s next stop is the stunningSan Gabriel Mission Playhouse for ¡Viva la Tradición! A Tribute to Nati Cano and Los Camperos. The show brings together powerhouse mariachi artists to tell the story of musical pioneer Nati Cano’s life through music and dance. To help you make the most of your visit, we chatted with Colibri Entertainment‘s Susie Garcia about her favorite things to do in San Gabriel!

Mariachi for Everyone: Nati Cano's Legacy Lives On

July 15, 2015 | Behind the Scenes
Walking into Don Chente is like walking into another world. Caddy corner from Staples Center, the restaurant looks like an imposing club – all mirrors and velvet red carpeting – but when I ask where I can leave my bike, the woman at the front is warm and welcoming.
A new mural between Traction and E. 4th Street on S. Hewitt

Ford on the Road Neighborhood Guide: DTLA Arts District

July 14, 2015 | Behind the Scenes
Summer is officially here and Ford on the Road is sizzlin’! Our next destination is the Downtown LA Arts District for Outfest‘s closing night on Sunday July 19.
Outfest - The New Girlfriend

Outfest Offers Moviegoers a Summer Date with Ozon's "New Girlfriend"

July 07, 2015 | Behind the Scenes
François Ozon certainly knows how to provoke. That hardly makes him unique among filmmakers, and it doesn’t entirely explain why I so look forward to each of his movies.

Ford Construction Update #2: A Photo Tour

June 23, 2015 | Renovations
We thought you might be wondering what’s been going on in Ford construction land for the last few months, so we took a little break from our road trip to get an on-the-ground tour with Production Manager Arthur Trowbridge! Grab your hardhat, here we go!
The majestic architecture of Plaza Mexico

Ford on the Road Neighborhood Guide: Lynwood

June 09, 2015 | Behind the Scenes
Ford on the Road’s next stop is the Lynwood Performing Arts Center where Grandeza Mexicana Dance Academy (GMDA) will debut Un Gran Atardecer, a tribute to Mexico’s vibrant regions of Chiapas, Veracruz and Jalisco!

Grandeza Mexicana: Evolving Traditions

June 02, 2015
I show up at the address I’ve been given for Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet Company and I’m a bit confused: it appears to be a residential house. Surely I’ve got the wrong address, I think, and I call my contact. But when she emerges, we head straight into the house.
Viver Brasil

Viver Brasil’s World Premiere Gives Peace a Chance

May 26, 2015
It’s a potent synchronicity: A Dalai Lama quote hangs just outside the LA rehearsal space where dance troupe Viver Brasil has been fine-tuning its new work, one that centers on peace as an attainable goal.