Southland Sessions showcases the vibrancy and resilience of creators across Southern California in up-close, virtual “sessions.” From high school operas and drive-thru art exhibitions to Chicano comedies and underground DJ sets, lo-fi to high brow, whether it’s at home or concerts at the park, we are presenting, reporting, and bringing resources to support the arts in our city.
Tune-in for episodes, daily articles, resources and events exploring all the facets of arts and culture in the Southland.
Southland Sessions drops July 15 at 8PM Pacific Standard Time.
This program has been funded by the National Endowment for the Arts and the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs.
Hammer associate curator Erin Christovale interviews Los Angeles–based artist rafa esparza about new strategies for collaboration in isolation, his newest project that aims to abolish migrant detention, and artwork by Latinx artists that are inspiring him in the midst of a pandemic.
Inspirarte Latinos is a space to narrate inspirational stories, that highlight the spirit of Latin talent. The only way to heal the body is if we heal the heart and Raquel lived in her own flesh how laughter can help her to live happier and thanks to her personal experience she founded RED NOSE to help others who are in hospitals to have happier days.
This archived exhibition explores the 1970’s Chicano art movement in East Los Angeles. With the establishment of the first Chicano art gallery in East Los Angeles, Chicano artists initiated a collective reimagining the urban landscape through such media as photography, graphic arts, murals, painting, and sculpture. These artists mapped another L.A., harnessing their work as part of a social protest and community empowerment movement.
This year, Latin Sounds at LACMA has an exciting season full of amazing talent, including Echo Park Project, Paté de Fuá, Buyepongo, and La Sonora Dinamita. Listen to playlists for Latin Sounds, featuring artists for the 2020 season. Each playlist is available on Spotify and Apple Music.
Bilingual Storytime and Craft Program. Day of the Dead. For more information or to receive the Zoom link for the session, email email@example.com. Zoom Meeting ID 984 4998 6910