Los Angeles musicians and dancers celebrate in memory of Mimi Hernandez
Update April 28, 2019 – Cal Sakaniwa spent a lot of time going through his hundreds of pictures remembering Mimi. He created three very touching videos that I’m adding below. I’m sure her friends will love them. There’s also a snippet of Mimi dancing with Officer Booker at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes.
Mimi Hernandez was a salsera that a group of dancers in Los Angeles got to know well. After a period of illness, she passed away last month. Her friends held a festive event at The Granada, with live music by the Echo Park Project (boosted by several other L.A. musicians), and a Hawaiian theme; the way they thought Mimi would have wanted it.
Cal Sakaniwa was part of the event, and
There are also several videos below.
R.I.P. Mimi Hernandez. May your memory dance on.