Latin music’s biggest night turns 20 this month. To celebrate the Latin Grammy Awards’ milestone, the Grammy Museum hosts a launch party for its new Latin Music Gallery, which includes performances, a DJ, education program for students, giveaways and ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Latin Recording Academy president Gabriel Abaroa Jr. and museum president Michael Sticka, as well as the gallery’s first exhibit, “Latin Grammy, 20 Years of Excellence.” The display (running through spring 2020) features audio samples, artwork, instruments, wardrobe and memorabilia belonging Ricky Martin, Shakira, Juan Gabriel, Vicente Fernandez, Juanes, Luis Fonsi, Lila Downs, Alejandro Sanz, Julieta Venegas and many others, in addition to a look back on past winners of the Person of The Year awards.
Grammy Museum, 800 W. Olympic Blvd., downtown; Mon., Nov. 18, 7 p.m.; free, RSVP required. (213) 765-6800, grammymuseum.org.
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