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April 2018
April 7 - April 27
Greenway Court Theatre,
544 N. Fairfax Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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LA Get Down Festival 2018
$25

LA Get Down Festival (2018)

All Workshops and Performances $10 EXCEPT Poetry vs Hip Hop – $15 advance, $20 at the door inkSlam Invitational – $20 What It Iz, Benefit Performance – $30  All-Access Passes Available $75 gets you into EVERYTHING Under 25? $25 gets you into 5 events! PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE Saturday 4/7 @ 8 pm  Spiritrials starring Dahlak Brathwaite, featuring DJ Dion Decibel Thursday 4/12 @ 8 pm Poems are Gay! Hosted Edwin Bodney Friday 4/13 @ 8 pm Say Word Finals Hosted Kat Magill Saturday 4/14…

April 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until May 22, 2018
Center for the Arts Eagle Rock,
2225 Colorado Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90041 United States
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$10

What I See Around Me – Intergenerational Poetry Workshop

Join Jessica M. Wilson in a six-session intergenerational poetry workshop exploring observation, memory and speaking your truth. This workshop will bring teens, adults, and seniors together in a conversation around placemaking and identity. Open to new and seasoned poets, this workshop is an opportunity to study poems, participate in critique, generate new work, and build community. Jessica is a poet born in East Los Angeles. On top of her own prolific poetry practice, Jessica teaches with California Poets in the…

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Venice Abbot Kinney Memorial Branch Library,
501 Venice Blvd
Venice, CA 90291 United States
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Free

Fair Use in Filmmaking

In collaboration with the World Copyright Alliance California Lawyers for the Arts presents Fair Use in Filmmaking https://www.calawyersforthearts.org/workshops.html With Carol Contes, Esq. April 25, 2018 6-7:30pm Abbot Kinney Memorial Library 501 Venice Blvd Venice, CA 90291 This participatory seminar explores the fair use of copyrighted audiovisual works in film. In appropriate circumstances, fair use permits creators to use a copyrighted work without permission or payment, if the use serves a “transformative” or socially valuable purpose such as criticism, commentary, or…

April 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until May 31, 2018
Center for the Arts Eagle Rock,
2225 Colorado Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90041 United States
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$200

Creating Art in Virtual Reality

Join Robert Silva in a six-session Virtual Reality workshop! In this six-session workshop, team up with your child to explore the possibilities of Virtual Reality and create an original animation using cutting-edge software! This workshop will teach you how to create visually stunning artwork using Google Tilt Brush. Participants will be given the tools to experiment with new technology and embrace the limitless possibilities of VR. By the end of this workshop, participants will understand the basic concepts of 3d…

April 26 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Campus Center, LA Mission College,
13356 Eldridge Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 91342 United States
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Free

Explore Dance: LA Mission College

Join members of the community and Mission College students and faculty in a unique dance experience! Benita Bike’s DanceArt will present an interactive dance performance that delights and inspires on Thursday, April 26, 4:30 pm at Los Angeles Mission College’s Campus Center Building, 13356 Eldridge Ave., Sylmar, 91342. This FREE performance is funded, in part, by the California Arts Council, the City of Los Angeles’ Department of Cultural Affairs, and Los Angeles Mission College AGS Honor Society. Benita Bike’s DanceArt…

April 28 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Japanese American National Museum,
100 N. Central Ave.
Los Angeles, CA United States
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$10

2018 Arts Convening

Part of Arts for LA‘s Arts Month 2018 (http://www.artsforla.org/artsmonth_2018) What are the necessary conditions for a sustainable arts ecosystem in Los Angeles 10 years from now? How can artists be agents for change to take the necessary actions NOW? A panel of local arts leaders from across the sector will provide provocations, stimulating participant-led conversations on urgent topics facing Angelenos today (and tomorrow), and resources will be shared to stimulate action. This event is made possible by a grant from Los Angeles…

April 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Los Angeles Eco-Village,
117 Bimini Place
Los Angeles, CA 90004 United States
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Free

Explorations in Nature Public Closing

The Public Closing of ‘Explorations in Nature’ Spring 2018 will showcase works created by young children and their families during a 8 week art & nature program. This event will feature a reception, a children’s art exhibition, and collaborative large-scale nature weave, open to the public. This program was made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs and CRSP in association with the Urban Soil-Tierra Urbana Housing Co-op and the Beverly-Vermont…

May 2018
May 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until May 22, 2018
Center for the Arts Eagle Rock,
2225 Colorado Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90041 United States
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$10

What I See Around Me – Intergenerational Poetry Workshop

Join Jessica M. Wilson in a six-session intergenerational poetry workshop exploring observation, memory and speaking your truth. This workshop will bring teens, adults, and seniors together in a conversation around placemaking and identity. Open to new and seasoned poets, this workshop is an opportunity to study poems, participate in critique, generate new work, and build community. Jessica is a poet born in East Los Angeles. On top of her own prolific poetry practice, Jessica teaches with California Poets in the…

May 3 - June 24
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery,
4800 Hollywood Boulevard,
Los Angeles, 90027
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Julie Shafer, Parting of the Ways; Abe, 2018

2018 City of Los Angeles (COLA) Individual Artist Fellowship Exhibition

Awarded annually by DCA, COLA Fellowships support the creation of new works by a selection of the City’s most exemplary mid-career artists. COLA 2018 fellows include Dave Hullfish Bailey, Guillermo Bert, Terry Braunstein, Cassils, Sandra de la Loza, Michelle Dizon, Tim Durfee, June Edmonds, d. Sabela grimes**, Peter J. Harris*, Michele O’Marah, Julie Shafer, Doris Sung and Kristina Wong**. The COLA Fellows in literary arts* and performing arts** will present their works at separate events scheduled for June 15 and June 16 at…

May 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until May 31, 2018
Center for the Arts Eagle Rock,
2225 Colorado Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90041 United States
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$200

Creating Art in Virtual Reality

Join Robert Silva in a six-session Virtual Reality workshop! In this six-session workshop, team up with your child to explore the possibilities of Virtual Reality and create an original animation using cutting-edge software! This workshop will teach you how to create visually stunning artwork using Google Tilt Brush. Participants will be given the tools to experiment with new technology and embrace the limitless possibilities of VR. By the end of this workshop, participants will understand the basic concepts of 3d…


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