This is an in-depth history of the Los Angeles neighborhood from early contact between Spanish colonizers and native Californians to the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, the hunt for hidden Communists among the Jewish population, negotiating citizenship and belonging among Latino migrants and Mexican American residents, and beyond. The residents of Boyle Heights have maintained remarkable solidarity across racial and ethnic lines, acting as a unified polyglot community even as their tribulations have become more explicitly racial in nature.
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Boyle Heights: How a Los Angeles Neighborhood Became the Future of American Democracy:
The Power and Transformation of One Resource, Lint Art in the Park is excited to welcome artist Veronica De Jesus, @veronicadejesusart, art for a series of workshops organized around resources. The first two workshops on February 15 and 22 will focus on the transformation of lint, the byproduct of washing our clothes. We will spend time with this discarded material, lint. Lint will be our powersource, putting both a light on both the fragility and power of resources. We will look…
There’s nothing more festive than holiday lights throughout the 10-acre Burton Chace Park. The spectacular display of sparkling lights and decor will take place every night throughout December. Enjoy a seaside stroll under the holiday lights. Bring a hot cup of cocoa or pick up food from nearby restaurants.
Enchanted is a one-mile, nighttime walk through distinct lighting displays. Some of the displays are interactive and invite participation, while some are merely there to be observed and enjoyed. Food and beverage options abound at Enchanted! Grab a quick bite, a hot chocolate or an adult beverage within the Enchanted experience.
‘Love, Peace & Spades’ is a monthly game night for anyone looking for a fun space to kick it and bond over classic Black family games such as Uno, Dominoes, and, of course, Spades—and if you need lessons, don’t worry, we got you! Come hungry—the menu is delicioso! Come early—it’s Happy Hour! And bring friends or make some—it’s game night! Follow @LovePeaceAndSpades on Instagram for updates, giveaways, and future events! ___________________________ Date: Feb. 1, 2023 | 6 PM – 11…
Brighten up your holidays with an all-new Yuletide tradition! The Zoo will be decorated with festive lights for the winter holiday season. This fresh, exciting event will include family-friendly evening activities to illuminate the season for memories that will make you smile all year.