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[concert] Colour me GOLD (featuring Making Movies & Irene Diaz) // San Jose

Latin grammy-nominated alt.-rockers Making Movies is the headliner plus Mexican-American singer, Irene Diaz.

Concert-goers can enjoy a local Black and Brown Vendor Market, Local Food Vendors, and standout East San José poet Yosimar Reyes, who will recite poems before each act.

The family-friendly event will open doors at 3 p.m. See entire schedule below.

April 9 (Easter Sunday).
5 p.m. at MHP’s 500-seat theater and continue through 9 p.m.

Tickets:

  • Buy tickets from $10 here.
  • The event’s pricing will have four tiers ranging from $10 to $100 and are meant to center accessibility. Any support in pushing this would go a long way in getting closer to breaking even.

About concert!

COLOUR ME GOLDA BBIPOC theater concert, Black and Brown Market, and creative experience will occur on April 9 (Easter Sunday). The event will feature the Latin grammy-nominated alt.-rockers Making Movies as a headline, the national act, and Mexican-American singer Irene Diaz. The family-friendly event will open doors at 3 p.m., where concert-goers can enjoy a local Black and Brown Vendor Market, Local Food Vendors, and standout East San José poet Yosimar Reyes, who will recite poems before each act. The concert will begin promptly at 5 p.m. at MHP’s 500-seat theater and continue through 8 p.m. The event’s pricing and perks are a refreshing offering, and are meant to center accessibility. The ticket pricing and benefits are highlighted below.   TICKETS:General Admission ($10): First-come, first-served basis, general seating. No seats can be reserved. Priority Access ($35): Early entry into the theater (30 minutes) before general admission. Comes with a vinyl copy of Making Movies’ latest LP (‘XOPA’). First-come, first-served basis. No seats can be reserved. VIP ($50): Bypass general admission lines for premier reserved seating (not assigned). Includes ‘XOPA’ Vinyl, and fast-track lines for food vendors. First-come, first-served basis. No seats can be reserved. Meet & Greet XP ($100): Premier reserved seating (assigned) with an option for a Meet & Greet Experience with Irene Diaz, a food and beverage ticket, and a signed vinyl copy of the full-length LP ‘Lovers & Friends.’ Restrictions apply.   MORE ABOUT THE PRODUCER: Jonathan Borca is an advocate, storyteller, and Arts Commissioner for the City of San Jose who currently serves as the Deputy Director for the School of Arts and Culture at MHP. Borca is Mexican-Filipino, was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and was proudly raised in the Eastside neighborhood of Alum Rock, San Jose. With over a decade of experience developing and scaling programs for nonprofits and public entities, Borca also directed all efforts for the “California Arts Council Administrators of Color Fellowship” (CAC ACF), a statewide initiative aiming to uplift an inclusive workforce. Borca was appointed Arts Commissioner for the City of San Jose by Magdalena Carrasco in June of 2022. Borca dedicates his time and energy to local art and music projects when not working. He is the 7th Street Big Band resident emccee, performs rap and poetry with several jazz ensembles, and has produced several intergenerational three-act concert experiences (“Francis Experience”) at local theaters. Most recently, he produced a music and art series, Colour Me GOLD, which aims to celebrate BIPOC creatives, small businesses, and producers. Colour Me GOLD is produced by Francis Experience, and is brought to you by the School of Arts and Culture at MHP and Abierto.

Agenda

3:00 PM

Black & Brown Vendor Market | Doors Open

4:30 PM

Priority Access Access | Theater Entry (Early Entry)

4:50 PM

General Admission | Theater Doors Open

5:00 PM

Concert Begins | Yosimar Reyes | Irene Diaz | Making Movies

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