La Peña is a vibrant community cultural center with a national reputation and a global vision that promotes peace, social justice and cultural understanding through the arts, education and social action.
As a welcoming gathering place, La Peña provides opportunities for artists to share diverse cultural traditions, to create and perform their work, and to support and interface with diverse social movements.
Annually, La Peña presents over 200 events with emerging and established artists; organizes an arts education program; produces new works by local artists, presents internationally and nationally renowned artists, and houses Cafe Valparaiso a Latin American café which complements the organization's mission.
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West Coast Artist, Kushy Carlito releases his latest compilation "Lost Angels"From the gritty streets of Los Angeles, by way of Compton, CA, Kushy Carlito, an up and coming artist in entertainment, is primed to take the game by storm. Emerging onto the scene with his kushy flows and witty wordplay, Kushy Carlito delivers an array of records portraying tales of the struggle, shedding light on issues in the community, and giving motivation to others to get that money.The street life is survival…See More
New Jersey's Tru Trilla releases his new album "God of Barz" through New Dawn Records on May 29th, the follow up to his EP "The Seymour Chronicles" which dropped on March 17th.Production on the new album is courtesy of Newark native (now resident in LA) Clinton Place aka Jamal Nueve, Chicago's DNA Beatz, Barcelona's Sumerio Square and the UK's Chat One. Fellow 050 Boyz…See More