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This solo show by Komla Letsu Phillip is a collective of acrylic canvases painted by the artist in his studio in Ho, Ghana. In his first solo presentation, Komla promotes genuine acceptance of oneself. In a world where we are constantly stimulated, Komla uses his work to express what silence makes him feel. The works depict figures in lively settings with distinctive blue eyes that subliminally signify mental peace.
Join AGCC’s artist talk with Ben Cuevas & Jynx Prado, as they intertwine materiality & identity through diverse narratives. Join us via Zoom on Sep 26, 6:30 pm PT. Angels Gate Cultural Center (AGCC) presents an engaging artist talk featuring Ben Cuevas and Jynx Prado, two visionary artists whose works converge at the intersection of fiber and performance art. With a shared mission to challenge boundaries and reimagine conventional norms, Cuevas and Prado invite audiences to delve into their diverse…
We provide a platform to celebrate poetry while using it as the foundation for creativity, innovation, and expression across an array of media outlets. We invite artists and audiences alike to share their stories, to take up space, and get free.
Download our free digital Día de los Muertos activity book and build your own paper ofrenda activity. The “Mi Ofrenda” activity illustrated by Cynthia Navarro is a fun activity to teach your children about the significance of this holiday and special season. Download the Ofrenda base and page with graphics, then print them out. Next, color your images and cut out sections with scissors to assemble on your ofrenda!
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…