Segerstrom Center: Off Center Festival
Date: January 29, 2014
Off Center Festival Returns to Segerstrom Center
Sekou Sundiata’s blessing the boats: the remix + POP: Party on the Plaza + Culture Clash World Premiere + Little Willie G. – The Original Voice of Thee Midniters + La Santa Cecilia + Die Roten Punkte: Super Musician + Edgar Oliver: Helen & Edgar + Rinde Eckert: Becoming Unusual
The Education of an Eclectic + Gilbert Castellanos and The New Latin Jazz Quintet + Phil Soltanoff: LA Party + Off Center Lounge at Leatherby’s Cafe Rouge
January 23 – February 2, 2014
Tickets are $25, but are available starting Sunday for just $15 on the Center’s Facebook page
COSTA MESA, CA – Segerstrom Center’s Off Center Festival returns for its third consecutive year January 23 – February 2. This year’s festival will showcase an entirely new lineup of wonderfully creative and innovative contemporary performance companies and artists. The Center will host its first POP: Party on the Plaza – free to the public on January 24 – that will feature a performance by Southern California’s celebrated Chicano/Latino theater troupe Culture Clash and the two bands Little Willie G. – The Original Voice of Thee Midniters and Latin rock band La Santa Cecilia. Also featured in this year’s festival will be Sekou Sundiata’s blessing the boats: the remix, Die Roten Punkte’s Super Musician, Edgar Oliver’s Helen & Edgar, Phil Soltanoff’s LA Party, the world premiere of KEEP CULTURE AND CLASH ON: 30 Years of Revolutionary Comedy Remastered by Culture Clash, Rinde Eckert’s Becoming Unusual
The Education of an Eclectic and Gilbert Castellanos and The New Latin Jazz Quintet. The Off Center Lounge in Leatherby’s Cafe Rouge will be open again with a special low-cost post-performance menu and the opportunity to mix and mingle with the festival artists.
Tickets go on sale Sunday, November 24 at 10 a.m. PST. They will be $25 for each performance and can be purchased online at SCFTA.org, at the Box Office at 600 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa or by calling (714) 556-2787. The TTY number is (714) 556-2746. Tickets may also be purchased for just $15 by clicking the Buy Tickets button on the Center’s Facebook page at Facebook.com/SCFTA. Some performances are suggested for mature audiences only. Please contact the Box Office for suggestions. Artists and program are subject to change. For more information, please visit SCFTA.org/OffCenter.
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