Metro Art Presents Soundtrips is a collection of transit-inspired sounds and stories to amplify your ride. Created in 2020 and 2021, three program series are compiled in an easy to access playlist for Metro riders’ listening pleasure.
On FRIDAY DECEMBER 17 at 12pm, On the Move Riders Program and Metro Art Presents are proud to bring you their latest installment of Raised on Records, a holiday edition, as we welcome back an annual tradition through this livestream concert with Deke Dickerson + The Whippersnappers…plus dancers Adolfo & Cat of Time 2 Swing
Metro Art Presents SUMMERTIME, an uplifting love letter to Los Angeles and all the stories it holds. Join us FRIDAY 6/24 beginning at 6:30PM for a screening, live poetry performance, music by Austin Antoine and more. RSVP is required.
Metro Art Presents Poetry O’Clock, a poetry exchange pop-up in the historic Union Station Information Booth, on FRIDAY DECEMBER 10 from 1-7 pm in collaboration with the Poetry Society of America.
To celebrate the summer reopening of the much-loved (and always played) public piano at Union Station, Metro Art Presents curated a back-to-back week of virtual pop-up piano performances highlighting Los Angeles-based musicians Brandon Coleman, Jamael Dean, Inna Faliks, Donia Jarrar, and Jonathan Montes.
Metro Art Presents a live concert by Los Angeles-based Dorian Wood: XAVELA LUX AETERNA, a chamber orchestra tribute to Chavela Vargas, on FRIDAY MAY 20 @ 8PM
Featuring De Leon Division, Sam Gendel / Blake Mills / Benny Bock and Bobby Bradford and Friends performing “Stealin’ Home – A Jackie Robinson Suite” on SATURDAY APRIL 24 @ 2PM.
Exploring the overlapping and intersecting musical histories embedded in the Los Angeles landscape and its transit topographies. This free live event at Union Station on SATURDAY MAY 7 from 4-8 PM is all about the Deep Routes radio series. Featuring Jimetta Rose and The Voices of Creation, Spiñorita, traditional Tongva songs shared by Jessa and Tina Calderon, Atomic Nancy’s Jukebox and more sounds that span Los Angeles County.
Metro Art Presents, in collaboration with LA-based Leaving Records, continues its series of soundscapes for transit riders in 2021.