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The Gathering for the Grand Live!
Brand New Benefit Concert Series at the Warner Grand

Three Tribute Act Concerts to Benefit Grand Vision Foundation

The annual Gathering for the Grand Gala is TRANSFORMING into a live concert benefit series featuring professional, in-demand tribute acts and popular local openers at the Warner Grand Theatre!
 
Join us for three can't miss nights featuring:
 
The Long Run, a tribute to The Eagles 
Saturday, January 19, 2019
 
Mary Bridget Davies, a tribute to Janis Joplin 
Saturday, March 23, 2019
 
Space Oddity, a tribute to David Bowie
Saturday, April 27, 2019 
 
VIP seats include ($90-115/concert): 
• One Premium Orchestra Seat • Invitation to VIP Pre-Concert Reception from 6-8 pm with appetizers & one comp drink per guest • Access to private no host bar before concert & during intermission • 
 
All other tickets levels will include concert entrance only.
 
Each concert will serve as a benefit to the Warner Grand Theatre and Grand Vision's Meet the Music. 
 
MEET THE MUSIC
 
This free music education and music making program includes concerts, in-school lessons, and an
LA Opera performance. We teach basic music skills to over 1,600 San Pedro & Wilmington LAUSD
students, spurring academic achievement and engaging young minds. Meet the Music has three parts.
RoMP (Roots of Music Program) This one-semester program teaches 4th grade students concepts like
rhythm, melody and dynamics through in-school music lessons, interactive concerts, and basic choral
instruction, all through the lens of world music artists.
 
Recorders in Schools This year-long in-school program teaches 5th graders to read music, play the
recorder and perform together as an ensemble. We bring instrumental music education to schools
where it would otherwise not exist, and show kids that practice and perserverance lead to success.
LA Opera Partnership Each year, we fill the Warner Grand Theatre with local 4th and 5th graders who
come to see a free, youth-tailored performance by the LA Opera. Read more about Meet the Music at grandvision.org/education.
 
LOVE THE LOBBY
 
As the Friend’s Group to the Warner Grand Theatre, Grand Vision is launching the “Love the Lobby”
Campaign to restore the main lobby’s historic art deco ceiling and more. The Warner Grand Theatre
has been called “an art deco masterpiece.” Its main auditorium and mezzanine lobby have survived,
almost untouched, as stunning examples of early 20th Century movie palace design. Yet, the main
lobby has not fared as well.
 
At an unknown time, the main lobby’s original painted ceiling and wall decorations were
unfortunately painted over in off-white. The historic photo to the left shows how the ceiling was
originally painted. Grand Vision is embarking on a project to raise the funds and restore the ceiling
and walls of the lobby to their original art deco glory. Read more about the Warner Grand Theatre at grandvision.org/warner-grand.

Article Posted: 8/14/2018