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As a leading, progressive arts and cultural agency, DCA empowers LA’s vibrant communities by: supporting and providing access to quality visual, literary, musical, performing, and educational arts programming; managing vital cultural centers; preserving historic sites; creating public art; and funding services provided by arts organizations and individual artists.

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    Warner Grand Theatre 90th Birthday Party

    Jan 23 - @ 07:00pm - 07:00pm

    On January 20, 1931, Warner Brothers opened their magnificent San Pedro Theatre to a star-studded crowd with back-to-back sold out shows. Kick …

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    Behind the Mask – Virtual Opening Reception

    Jan 22 - @ 05:30pm - 06:30pm

    Join the artists and curator for a virtual tour of the exhibition, Behind the Mask, at Angels Gate Cultural Center. …

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    Borderline – Virtual Opening & Curator Talk

    Jan 22 - @ 06:30pm - 08:00pm

    Join the artists and curators for a virtual tour and discussion of the exhibition, Borderline, hosted by Angels Gate Cultural …

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    Tristan Espinoza: Index, Interiors

    Jan 14 - @ 12:00am - 12:00am

    Tristan Espinoza’s Index, Interiors, presents the site-specific, web-based artwork, perennial, a project archiving the artist’s personal and cultural histories associated …

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    New Original Works Festival

    Jan 28 - @ 08:30pm - 10:30pm

    The 17th Annual New Original Works Festival continues with a program of works by DaEun Jung; Maria Garcia and Samantha …

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    Textile Arts: Mindful Mending – An Artist’s Approach

    Feb 7 - @ 01:30pm - 03:00pm

    In this course, Connie Rohman will share the useful and beautiful technique of Boro stitching which originated in Medieval Japan. …

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    Advanced Graphic Storytelling Workshop

    Feb 2 - @ 04:00pm - 06:00pm

    In this advanced comics workshop from Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, we will be working from memory and current …

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    Arcade Design: Build a Marble Game

    Jan 21 - @ 04:00pm - 05:00pm

    Turn upcycled materials into your own unique marble game in this hands-on exploration of design, logic, momentum, and creative play. …

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