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INFO AND SCHEDULE The 50th Annual Los Angeles County Holiday Celebration

December 22, 2009

The 50th Annual Los Angeles County Holiday Celebration

What: The six-hour show -- themed "Now It's YOUR Turn . . . " -- will feature more than 40 local music and dance groups and what producers describe as "interactive opportunities," including audience participation before and during the performance both in person and online. Where: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles

Also: Broadcast live on television on KCET and on radio at KPFK (90.7 FM) and streamed live at

When: Pre-show noon-2 p.m. and show 3-9 p.m. Thursday.

Info: Admission and parking are free. Patrons may come and go throughout the show. Seating based on availability. (Those waiting in line can watch the show on a JumboTron on the Music Center plaza.)

Contact: (213) 972-309 or

Schedule: Noon to 2 p.m.: Pre-show activities at the Music Center plaza include swing dancing, caroling, stencil-making and sending messages from an online-media station.

2 p.m. Dorothy Chandler Pavilion doors open

3 to 9 p.m.: Performances

(Lineup subject to change)

First-hour host: actress-singer Sheryl Lee Ralph 3 p.m. Mariachi Divas

3:10 Surprise guest

3:15 South Pasadena Children's Orchestra

3:25 Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles

3:35 Shin Dance Company

3:40 Los Angeles Master Chorale

4 Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band

Second-hour host: singer Pat Boone 4:10 p.m. Harmonies Girls Choir

4:15 Kim Eung Hwa Korean Dance Company

4:20 L.A. Contemporary Dance Company

4:30 Opera California Youth Choir

4:35 ARC Handbell Choir

4:40 Vox Femina (choir)

Third-hour host: mezzo-soprano Suzanna G├║zman 4:45 p.m. Sharanya Mukhopadhyay (classical Indian dancer)

4:50 Audience sing-along

5 Definiens Project (experimental chamber music ensemble) and Vox Lumiere (multimedia performing arts company)

5:10 Salvation Army Tabernacle Children's Chorus

5:15 Element Band

5:20 Valleyaires Barbershop Chorus

5:30 Catch Me Bird (dance-performance duo)

5:35 Young Angels Choir

5:40 Conjunto Los Pochos (Mexican music ensemble)

5:45 Colburn Children's Choir

Fourth-hour host: actress-singer Tia Carrere 6 p.m. Klezmer Juice

6:10 Hollywood Master Chorale

6:15 JazzAntiqua Dance & Music Ensemble

6:20 Pacifico Dance Company

6:25 Burbank Chorale

6:30 Fishtank Ensemble

6:40 Christian's Community Center Cathedral Choir

Fifth-hour host: actor James Kyson Lee 7 p.m. Little Willie G. and Thee East L.A. Philharmonic

7:10 Church of Scientology Choir of Los Angeles

7:15 Antics Performance (street/hip-hop dance company)

7:20 Philippine Chamber Singers of Los Angeles

7:25 Harmonic Bronze Handbell Ensemble

7:30 Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers

7:35 Los Pinguos (Argentinean acoustic music ensemble)

7:45 Angel City Chorale

Sixth-hour host: actor Fred Willard 8 p.m. TAIKOPROJECT

8:05 M-PACT (jazz-pop a cappella ensemble)

8:10 Motion Tribe (aerial dance company) & M-PACT

8:20 Palmdale High School Choral Union

8:25 Lisa Haley & the Zydekats

8:30 Mt. Rubidoux Seventh Day Adventist Church Choir

8:40 Mariachi Sol y Reyna de Los Angeles

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