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Championing Arts, Culture, and Creativity for LA!

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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  • San Pedro Mural

    Valley Pride 2022

    Jun 25 - @ 06:00pm - 10:00pm

    The 7th Annual Valley Pride Festival celebrates family love and acceptance of the LGBTQIA+ community in the San Fernando Valley. …

  • San Pedro Mural

    SOULNIC 2022

    Jun 25 - @ 10:00am - 08:00pm

    SOULNIC is a free, family-oriented dance music festival with DJs and live musicians who showcase the soulful sides of House …

  • San Pedro Mural

    Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival 2022

    Jul 2 - @ 07:00pm - 10:00pm

    Grab your picnic basket and shake out your blankets! Join us for 10 weeks of free theater under the stars …

  • San Pedro Mural

    John Elgin Woolf: Master of the Hollywood Regency

    Jul 28 - @ 12:00am - 11:59pm

    Architect John Elgin Woolf’s work defined luxury living for Hollywood’s elite in the Golden Era. Creating glamorous homes for figures …

  • San Pedro Mural

    Dancing Through Your Story: Dancer Showcase

    Jun 27 - @ 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Dancing Through Your Story showcase is around the corner! Join us on Monday, June 27th at 11am-12pm (PST) in person …

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    Jun 30 - @ 05:00pm - 05:00pm

    Celebrate the season launch of ONE Archives Foundation’s new podcast – Periodically Queer! This intimate listening event will feature episode …

  • San Pedro Mural

    Empowered Young Artists Culmination

    Jun 25 - @ 08:00pm - 09:00pm

    Join us for the culmination of our 6 session camp that will take place during Parks After Dark at El …

  • San Pedro Mural

    Ebb & Flow: Chinatown 2022

    Jun 26 - @ 03:00pm - 05:00pm

    Los Angeles-based dance company Heidi Duckler Dance (HDD) is bringing their beloved festival Ebb & Flow back to the Los …

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