You Should Know: Ana Calderon

by Christie Grimm · March 15, 2016

A staple on the LA nightlife scene, Ana Calderon is a DJ, music supervisor, talent booker and party and event curator. So yeah, she's an overachiever who knows a thing or two about a good time. Having worked alongside fellow industry staple Steve Aoiki, she's more than come into her own, DJing for everyone from Paul McCartney, to Alexa Chung, to Devendra Banhart. 

Name: Ana Calderon
Occupation: DJ, Party Mama, Bunch of other stuff...
Place of birth: Lima, Peru
Instagram / Twitter: @Ana_Says, @AnaSays
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

What do you actually do all day? Listen to tunes, play with my dogs, plan fun parties, connect cool kids 2 each other

Favorite song growing up? Subterranean Homesick Blues (Bob Dylan)

My biggest secret is… 1- My handwriting is deplorable!! 2- My ceviche recipe 3 - I’m OLD!

Why do you live in Los Angeles? Moved here for the weather, stayed for the vibes!

My motto is… Be nice, get nice...

My alter ego is… wanna be Soccer Mom!

The last drink I had was… Kangen water today… red wine last night

My secret crush is… Benicio!!! D.T.

What was your first job?  I was the one in the monkey costume at Jungle Jim’s Playground in Shawnee, KS

If you had one day left to live in LA, what would you do? Take a bike ride with my hubs, the dogs or pals around my neighborhood

Coming from? Going to? Silverlake - WEHO - Hollywood - Silverlake!

What is your favorite work of art? Too hard.. Anything Fluxus, J. Bevys, B. Viola, Nam June, too many!

Who should we know? Ben Lee, Richie Handler, Niko Ikon, Mel Shimkovitz, Avalon Lurks, Niki Takesh, Devendra Banhart