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September 2017
September 14, 2017 - May 30, 2018
Sunnylands Center & Gardens,
37977 Bob Hope Dr.
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 United States
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Carved Narrative: Los Hermanos Chávez Morado

Carved Narrative” will be the first exhibition outside Mexico to explore both the collaborative work and individual studio paintings and sculpture of the Chávez Morado brothers. The show features sixteen paintings by José and twenty-one sculptures by Tomás at Sunnylands Center & Gardens. Thursdays – Sundays, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Check web site for ticket information Sponsor: Pacific Standard Time is an initiative of the Getty. The presenting sponsor is Bank of America Photo caption: Los Hermanos Chávez Morado,…

September 16, 2017 - May 27, 2018
West Hollywood Park,
647 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90048 United States
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Jose Dávila: Sense of Place

A six ton concrete sculpture will be on view to the public in West Hollywood Park from sunrise to sunset through November 2017 before disassembling into 40 individual sculpture pieces and then migrating throughout the city to be reinstalled in approximately 20 different public sites. Site locations and public programming will be announced throughout the exhibition to celebrate the sculpture’s migration. LAND commissioned Guadalajara-based artist Jose Dávila to create “Sense of Place”, a multi-site, large-scale, public sculpture exhibition migrating through,…

December 2017
December 8, 2017 - June 10, 2018
USC Pacific Asia Museum,
46 N. Los Robles Ave.
Pasadena, CA United States
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Winds from Fusang: Mexico and China in the Twentieth Century

“Winds from Fusang” will be the first major exhibition to explore the influence of 20th-century Latin American art and artists on contemporary Chinese art. While it is generally believed that only after the “opening” of China in the 1980s did the West begin to play a significant role in shaping contemporary Chinese art, there were, in fact, other Western influences prior to the Cultural Revolution, especially at mid- century, when China was supposedly closed to the outside world. Using works…

September 2018
September 1 - October 31

Latino American Heritage Month Celebration

Latino Heritage Month is a citywide commemoration of Latino history, heritage, and tradition in Los Angeles. The celebration will acknowledge Latino contributions in the areas of education, religion, the arts, culture, and the humanities. Events include: community gatherings, educational programs, gallery exhibits, and several music, theater, and dance performances. Check website for events, times and locations throughout the Los Angeles area. Sponsors: Los Angeles City Council, Office of the Mayor, City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs

September 15 - September 16
El Pueblo Historical Monument,
125 Paseo de la Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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Fiestas Patrias – Mexican Independence Day

Fiesta Patrias at Olvera Street is the most popular LA celebration of Mexico’s Independence Day and the only festival celebrated at the historic original birthplace of LA. Sponsor: City of Los Angeles, Councilmember Jose Huizar, 14th District

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Crozier Middle School,
120 W. Regent St.
Inglewood, CA 90301 United States
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Free

Hispanic Heritage Festival 2018

Join the City of Inglewood in recognizing the contributions made by Hispanic and Latino Americans and celebrate their rich heritage and culture. The festival includes live entertainment, carnival style and interactive games, arts and crafts, vendor and information booths, as well as a classic car show. Sponsor: City of Inglewood

September 21 @ 1:30 am - 3:00 pm
Angelus Plaza, 4th Floor Auditorium,
255 S. Hill Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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Latin American Heritage Celebration

This colorful spectacle showcases Mariachi bands, folk ensembles, and music from Mexico, Cuba, Central, and South America. Sponsor: Angelus Plaza

October 2018
October 1 - October 31
Check website for venues,
CA United States
Varies

Latino American Heritage Month Celebrations

Latino Heritage Month is a citywide commemoration of Latino history, heritage, and tradition in Los Angeles. The celebration will acknowledge Latino contributions in the areas of education, religion, the arts, culture, and the humanities. Events include: community gatherings, educational programs, gallery exhibits, and music, theater, and dance performances. Check the website for event locations and times. Sponsors: Los Angeles City Council, Office of the Mayor, City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs

October 25 - November 2
El Pueblo Historical Monument,
125 Paseo de la Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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Free

Day of the Dead – Novenario Procession

As part of the Day of the Dead celebration, this is a Pre-Colombian Novenario procession and includes blessings each night beginning at 7:00 p.m. Sponsors: El Pueblo Historical Monument, Olvera Street Merchants

October 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Canoga Park Youth Arts Center,
7222 Remmet Ave
Canoga Park, CA 91303 United States
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Día de los Muertos Family Festival

Sponsor: City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs


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