The Glendale Artsakh Farmer’s Market is paying homage to Armenian culture and giving back with “Armenian Rhythms Reimagined,” featuring DJ Lara Sarkissian on Sunday, Aug. 6, from noon to 2 p.m. at 222 E. Howard St.
The Glendale Artsakh Farmer’s Market, an all-Armenian owned vendor marketplace, is partnering with the nonprofit “Hayk for our Heroes” to donate a portion of the monthly proceeds to projects in Armenia and victims of war. Every week, the market features various performances to enhance the artisan shopping experience.
Sunday’s event will focus on raising awareness to the recent Artsakh blockade, while showcasing the vibrant Armenian culture.
Sarkissian is an electronic musician and broadcaster from San Francisco and is a resident on NTS Radio, a home for her narrative-style programs, showcasing dance and electronic music from around the globe and her Armenian music programming specials. In the past, she has DJ’d for BBC Radio, Tresor, Hyperdub, Unsound Festival, MoMA PS1, Roskilde Festival, Boiler Room broadcasts and more.
For Sarkissian’s Glendale Artsakh Farmer’s Market set, she will play a special mix of rare Armenian pop and dance classics, along with electronic, paying homage to her roots, celebrations and musical gatherings.
To RSVP, call (650) 580-1273 or email email@example.com.
First published in the August 5 print issue of the Glendale News-Press.