Dear Armen is a play that follows the story of a gender-queer researcher, Garo, as they study the life and work of Armen Ohanian, an enigmatic performer and survivor of the early 20th-century anti-Armenian pogroms.
La Pena’s Lounge space DJ José Ruíz aka MundoMuzik, is a DJ, radio host, promoter, and collector of world music, vinyl, art and all cultural and music ephemera.
October 9 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm | Every Friday Thereafter
Orquesta Borinquen returns to La Peña with its driving salsa power. Referring to the Taino name for Puerto Rico, Salsa Borinquen continues the great tradition of Puerto Rican Salsa with a driving horn section, vibrant percussionists and beautiful arrangements.
October 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Food Chains reveals the human cost in our food supply and the complicity of large buyers of produce like fast food and supermarkets.
October 22 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Every 31st of October Peruvians celebrate “El Día de la Canción Criolla” translated in English as “The Day of the Creole Song”. Our program features Afro-Peruvian music that was created by African slaves in Peru during the colonial period and beyond.