Alhambra summer music and arts series opens this Saturday with an evening of art

The 3rd Annual Summer Hot Spot Series will open on Saturday, August 4th from 4 – 8 p.m. with an art-themed night. Downtown Alhambra's recently launched monthly Art Walk — which happens on Friday evenings — will change days this month to Saturday and merge with the Hot Spot. Each Saturday of August the Hot Spot series will feature a different theme and allow for showcases from different local businesses and artists. A full line up of what to expect:

August 4th, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.: Art Week321 Stereo bandLive body artists Chalk art for the kidsSpin-art free carnival game

Varinya Nunez – Hello Kitty style AcrylicJackie Rodriguez – Fine ArtSteven Correa – Digital ArtMark Nelso – Abstract EyesIan Dale – Live ArtStephanie Payan – JewelryNatalie Saenz – JewelryJacob Prendez – Contemporary PortriatsFrank Bridges – Oil PortraitsCarmen Hernandez – Historical Portraits/LandscapesAcademy of Special Dreams – Various Artists

August 11th, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.: Music WeekBattle of the Bands! (audience members will vote for their favorite)Dunk Tank

August 18th, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.: Fashion WeekChamber Business ExpoFashion shows and boothsBasketball carnival gameDJ Esco

August 25th, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.: Dance WeekAlhambra's Best Dance Crew Competition!BBOY Battle 2on2 battleLocal dance showcases from dance studiosDJ Esco

Every week will feature vendor booths, and a variety of games and prizes for the kids. Come out and join us one of these warm summer nights!

If you're interested in a booth, or with inquiries, please e-mail  

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