firm group returns
Grupo Firme, which has caused such a stir with its banda music in recent years, is back to offer a show this Saturday, May 27 at SoFi Stadium (1011 Stadium Dr., Inglewood); it will be the only one the band will offer this year in Southern California. They will present their most recent material. Tickets from $49. Ticketmaster.com reports.
Conversation at the Grammy
The Grammy Museum (800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles) will have an event in which Noel Schajris, from the Sin Bandera duet, will have an intimate conversation with the composer Claudia Brant. They will talk about Noel’s most recent music as well as his process for composing. There will be special guests who will play alongside the Argentine singer. An Evening with Noel Schajris will take place on Tuesday, 7 pm. Tickets $25. grammymuseum.org reports.
Summer at the San Diego Zoo
Starting this week at the San Diego Zoo (2920 Zoo Dr., San Diego) begins the annual nighttime show, Nighttime Zoo, with live music, acrobatic shows, laser beams and giant puppets. Starting at 4 pm, guests can listen to the Rock and Roar band and the Chameleons, or see the explorer at Dr. Zoolittle’s Exploration Station and the acrobats at Bounce Back to the Outback. In Call of the Night, a 12-minute live symphony, complete with dancers, mist and bubbles celebrates Africa. From Saturday to September 4. Shows included in the entrance price. Tickets from $59. Zoo.sandiegozoo.org reports.
Summer at Six Flags
Summer is already at the door of Six Flags Magic Mountain and its water park, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor (26101 Magic Mountain Pkwy., Valencia), which opens its pools this weekend. The theme park has Viva La Fiesta and Flavors of the World available, events that include entertainment and a new culinary offer. At Viva La Fiesta, cultures from all over America are celebrated; It’s 10 days of music, food and crafts. Saturdays and Sundays; ends June 11. Tickets from $70. reports sixflags.com.
Fiesta Village, at Knott’s Berry Farm (8039 Beach Blvd., Buena Park) —and which celebrates the influence of the Hispanic culture present in Southern California— received a good hand of cat. The new Fiesta Village includes the facelift of the Montezooma’s Revenge attraction, which is now called MonteZOOMa: The Forbidden Fortress. The village includes more food outlets, a new stage, and a revamped market. Starting Friday. Tickets from $70. Knotts.com reports.
25 years of aquarium
To celebrate 25 years of life, the Aquarium of the Pacific (100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach) will open the renovated Southern California Gallery, which will highlight local animals and marine habitats. Aquarium staff will be on hand to discuss the latest on these habitats and California marine species and what can be done to save them. There will be new programs, events, a photo exhibition and a short film will be shown. From Friday to December 31. Tickets from $27. Aquariumofpacific.org reports.
Edwin Luna y La Trakalosa de Monterrey is one of the most popular regional Mexican music bands in Mexico. Among his best-known songs are “Fíjate que sí”, “Si ya no” and “La revancha”. The group will present their most recent music at the Microsoft Theater (777 Chick Hearn Ct., Los Angeles), such as the song “Why don’t we walk?”, which they recently premiered. Sunday 8 pm. Tickets from $39. Reports axs.com.
The Getty Museum (1200 Getty Center Dr., Los Angeles) presents Play and Pastimes in the Middle Ages, an exhibit exploring vivid images of the game in medieval manuscripts. These are images taken from the museum’s collection, showing how games had meaning on the pages of medieval books. Ends August 6. Free entrance. getty.edu reports.
Pop from Mexico
The sisters Ashley and Hanna, better known as Ha*ash, have a new album and are promoting it with the tour titled “Mi salida contigo”. The tour includes several cities in the country, including Los Angeles; They will be at the Youtube Theater (1011 Stadium Dr., Inglewood), where they will present their greatest hits. Friday 8 p.m. Tickets from $35. Ticketmaster.com reports.