Synapse (Alton Lizer) and Renisha Clara are a father/daughter Hip Hop duo of Dine’ Nation of northern Arizona. Their music reached a vast audience, from children to elderly. Synapse began writing lyrics at the age of 17, during high school lunch time “rap battles.” While coping with his early recovery from substance abuse, gang activity, and other negative… Read more »
Well Hung Heart is an mostly American Rock band residing in Southern California, founded by Greta Valenti and Robin Davey. Originally a three piece (with Robin playing simultaneous guitar and bass), Well Hung Heart has transformed with the addition of Orange County bassist, Danielle Lehman to the group. Well Hung Heart’s reckless and raw live… Read more »
Jamie Coon’s music has been described as “Soul-Pop” and while that is accurate, there’s more to it than that. There’s a timeless quality to her music that comes from a simple recipe of well-crafted, melodic songs performed with feeling & superb musicianship. The Oklahoma native sings her heartfelt lyrics with a soulful delivery that ranges… Read more »
Stage and film actress and director Carolina Hoyos was born in Washington, DC. and raised in nearby Fairfax, Virginia. Her childhood as a competitive classical concert pianist and elementary school chorus accompanist was enriched with acting and directing after she played a ship captain in her 1st grade play. Her days quickly filled up with… Read more »
4TH Sketch Comedy Showcase Performance Stills Sunday June 4th 10pm, 10 Native Actors and Actresses performed sketch comedy at the iO West Comedy Club in Hollywood. Thanks for the great work! Sponsored by Council District -13 and City of Los Angeles Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell. This showcase was established in 2013 to highlight talented Native American… Read more »
In 2017, we expanded our Native Youth Media Tour program into a year round opportunity for our tribal partners. Youth from the Morongo Tribal TANF and the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay visited a CBS affiliate and Los Angeles movie studio over the summer as part of their multimedia workshop curriculum. Thanks to our corporate partners… Read more »
Day Four Rehearsals – Native Actors wrapped up their tech rehearsal on the mainstage at the Io West Comedy Club. Sunday June 4th 10pm, 10 Native Actors and Actresses will perform sketch comedy at the iO West Comedy Club in Hollywood. Sponsored by Council District -13 and City of Los Angeles Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell.
Alec Shamas (Chickasaw) graduated high school from Interlochen Arts Academy and cum laude from The Hartt School of Music and Drama with a BFA in acting. He did a summer intensive with Shakespeare and Company. His previous works include, Off the Rails, Indians in a box; The Boarding School Stories at the Fringe Festival, and… Read more »
Day Three Rehearsals – Native Actors rehearsed on the mainstage at the Io West Comedy Club. Sunday June 4th 10pm, 10 Native Actors and Actresses will perform sketch comedy at the iO West Comedy Club in Hollywood. Sponsored by Council District -13 and City of Los Angeles Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell.