VISUAL REVIEW: Beats of All-Nations Carnaval 2016 + 51/81 Opening Reception

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LA: CumbiaSazo! Connection Tour meets Subsuelo 9/16

Words by Mike Styles


Our tropical friends from Chicago, Itzi Nallah and the CumbiaSazo! crew have been touring westward and covering lots of land far and away from their Pilsen community in the Windy C.  The team’s been properly representing their phenomenal monthly that squeezes in over 800 party people often..and just about every time!  A growing name in the alternative latin and global bass spaces internationally, the CumbiaSazo! crew fundraised (SUPPORT!) and immediately set out on their powered by the people, Connection Tour in order to continue to build with supporting and like-minded collectives across the states.  We are most excited about this particular collaboration happening this Wednesday, September 16th, as CumbiaSazo! joins forces with our Boyle Heights fam SUBSUELO!  Bogart of Whiskey Barons also joins the party and the RSVP list is already hanging out the door at Eastside Luv Bar y Queso.  We took witness and participated in CumbiaSazo!’s party at Chicago’s Double Door and a couple of other events earlier this year and highly suggest this event LA!


Check Itzi and Crew’s recent feature on KPFK’s Soundwaves!

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VISUAL REVIEW: Beats of All-Nations x Re:Fresh Pomona’s 5th Annual Brazilian Carnaval [Photos by Farahstop]

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VISUAL REVIEW: Re:Fresh [Pomona] with DJ NU-MARK // Live from Flyway At Fox

Photos by Farah Sosa

On Saturday January 17th, 2015, Re:Fresh [Pomona] began a new venture alongside Def Tribe and the new Flyway at Fox venue in Pomona.  The first event featured the unmatched skills of DJ Nu-Mark of the legendary group Jurassic 5.  In his last Los Angeles show before his upcoming TRDMRK tour with Slimkid3 (of the Pharcyde) promoting the latest, to be followed by an international Jurassic 5 tour.  The party was a huge success, the only remnants are these photos taken by Farah Sosa.  We’ve also seen a great amount of fan photos and videos out there.  We’d love to see what you’ve captured, send your photos and videos from this event to  We are grateful that we are able to take part in this surge of incredible events in Pomona, we thank you all for your continued support!


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Visual Review: Beats of All-Nations x Re:Fresh Pomona’s 4th Annual Brazilian Carnaval (Photos by Farah Sosa)

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Photos By Farah Sosa

On March 8th 2014, we hosted our 4th annual Brazilian Carnaval at Re:Fresh.  We we’re joined by Tropicaleiza, Capoeira Angola Inland Empire, DJ Ethos, the Re:Fresh/Beats of All-Nations crew, drummers, dancers, musicians and the cultured community in Pomona.  Farah Sosa was present to document the event from start to end, her photos will tell the rest of the story.

Re:Fresh takes place at 256 S. Main St. Pomona (@dba256) every 2nd and 4th Saturday

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