Jimetta Rose Headlines Sunset & Dine 2014!

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Jimetta Rose and her band will headline the Sunset & Dine festival on October 2 at the Taglyan Complex in Hollywood, CA.

Los Angeles native, Jimetta Rose has become a mainstay in the Los Angeles independent music scene while simultaneously digging firm roots into LA’s burgeoning creative renaissance. Jimetta Rose’s music is not constrained by a rigid expectation of what art is or isn’t she draws inspiration from jazz, R&B and Hip-Hop. She’s even been known to spit a verse or two when prodded.

One word that embodies Jimetta’s complex and mesmerizing sound is: SOUL. All aspects of her music from the unforgettable vocals, to the powerful lyrics, which range from enchanting to haunting and everything in between meshing into an autobiographical testament to love’s healing power. She truly bares her soul and shares her vulnerability as well as her strength. Hers songs, her life, her art are a cumulative love letter, an autobiographic testament to life itself.

In January 2010, Jimetta released her debut solo album “The Barber’s Daughter” independently. Laced with introspective prose, velvety vocal punches, and exceptional production from some of Los Angeles’ most revered underground producers, her highly-anticipated solo debut is an impressive showcase of her talent as a singer/songwriter, poet, and thinker.

With her talent, style, and dedication to unfiltered creative expression, it should come as no surprise that Jimetta Rose counts among her friends and colleagues, many of the most popular artists and Dj’s in the Los Angeles music scene and abroad, which include Miguel Atwood Ferguson, Med and Blu, The Decoders, Alice Russell, Talib Kweli, Meshell N’Dgeocello, Erykah Badu, Joi Gilliam, Shuggie Otis, Zap Mama, Seu George, Shafiq Husayn, Dj House Shoes, Dj Rhettmatic, Bilal, Sa-Ra Creative Partners, and many more.

In 2013, Jimetta was honored with the opportunity to cover Minnie Riperton’s classic tune “Reasons” with the dynamically talented band The Decoders in collaboration with producer extraordinaire Richard Rudolph. Jimetta also ventured into the musical theater realm last year when she wrote, produced, and starred in the sold-out musical stage production, “Museum of Living Art” through her theater company, Nappy Nation Theater Group. Now, she is finishing her second solo album, “The Light Bearer”, which is executive produced by Georgia Anne Muldrow, and is, slated for an early summer release on Some Otha Ship Records. Expect that with this release, the ever-increasing rumblings about Jimetta Rose will turn into a roar.

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Alexander Seling to Rock Sunset & Dine 2014!

Alexander Paul Seling will be performing with his band at Sunset & Dine 2014

Alexander Paul Seling will be performing with his band at Sunset & Dine 2014

Los Angeles Film School, the platinum sponsor of Sunset & Dine 2014, presents Alex Seling performing live at this year’s event!

“I’m putting together a band for this gig in particular to feature some of my original music as well as some cover songs that everyone will know…my music is mainly funk and world music put together in a really creative way,” Seling said.

Sunset & Dine 2014 to Benefit The Center at Blessed Sacrament

The planning committee of Sunset & Dine is please to announce our partnership with The Center at Blessed Sacrament, who will be the beneficiary of proceeds from this year’s event.

The Center at Blessed Sacrament is a 501c3 non profit organization working to end homelessness in Hollywood. The Center operates as a day center for individuals seeking services and community through offering engaging groups and classes Monday – Friday 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Center at Blessed Sacrament is located at 6636 Selma Avenue Hollywood, CA 90028.

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“The Center at Blessed Sacrament exists to be a catalyst for ending homelessness in Hollywood. We could never do it alone. It takes a community working together. At the center of community are relationships. We see these relationships as fundamental to a future in which homelessness no longer exists. The Center works to build this network of relationships with our participants experiencing homelessness, those who have been recently housed, service providers, public agencies, business leaders and the broader community. Together we are eradicating chronic homelessness from Hollywood.”