AURORA SALDIVAR/Coachella Unincorporated
COACHELLA – As schools let out for the summer, local youth need look no further than Sixth Street.
Community members – but young people in particular — are invited to kick off the summer with Artchella this Friday, June 14. This free community event will take place at Raices Cultura Art Center, 1494 Sixth Street, from 6 to 9:30 p.m.
“The inspiration for Artchella was to create a space for young people to express themselves culturally and artistically, as a summer extension of The Hue,” said Carlos Gonzalez, vice chairman of Raices Cultura.
A community collaborative event, Artchella will feature live music, public art, and an array of cultural activities.
Artchella will be a full evening of entertainment, showcasing the extraordinary musical talents of Machin’, Kactus Klan, and Innocence at War.
Rumor has it that participants will be able to sample organic treats from the Raices community garden.
“We expect for this to be the first of many (events),” said Gonzalez.