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For the past three decades, David Bradley (Minnesota Chippewa, born 1954) has been a recognized voice from Indian Country, confronting through his art questions of identity, self-determination, and self-representation, as well as definitions of “traditional” Indian art. Drawing influence from diverse sources such as Santa Fe–style painting of the 1930s–40s, Renaissance art, pop culture, advertising, and film, Bradley’s work is at once serious and fun, historical and contemporary.
Please join us for this special artist led walkthrough of our Day of the Dead exhibition on Saturday, October 19! ARAW NG MGA PATAY: Filipinx-American Artists Celebrate Day of the Dead. Join the participating artists for a community dialogue, discussing their artworks in the show & what honoring their ancestors, death, loss & memory means to them. Community Altar Please bring an offering. Gallery opens at 10AM & walkthrough starts at 1PM. Admission is free, free parking is located behind…
Louise Reichlin & Dancers/ Los Angeles Choreographers & Dancers presents “The Patchwork Girl of Oz”.
Celebrating 40 years of presenting soulful and imaginative dance that takes audience members on their own journey of self-discovery, Louise Reichlin & Dancers/ Los Angeles Choreographers & Dancers presents an inspiring family-friendly weekend filled with dance and multimedia on Saturday and Sunday, October 19 & 20, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., featuring the award-winning dance/multimedia narrated production of The Patchwork Girl of Oz. The Patchwork Girl of Oz is based on the L. Frank Baum (author of the Wizard of Oz)…
40th Anniversary Celebration! Louise Reichlin & Dancers/ Los Angeles Choreographers & Dancers presents The Tennis Dances (complete), Los Angeles premiere of A Jewish Child’s Story, and Invasion.
Celebrating 40 years of presenting soulful, imaginative dance that takes audience members on their own journey of self-discovery, Louise Reichlin & Dancers/ Los Angeles Choreographers & Dancers presents an inspiring weekend filled with dance and multimedia, featuring a special program of The Tennis Dances (complete), Los Angeles premiere of A Jewish Child’s Story, and Invasion. A Jewish Child’s Story, Part I: “A Dream – The Roses on My Wallpaper” is an autobiographical dance multimedia work of early dreams from a…
Inspired by CicLAvia, the weekly street closure event in Bogotá, Colombia, established over 30 years ago, CicLAvia consists of the temporary opening of Los Angeles streets to all. Join San Gabriel Valley this month for 4.5 miles open streets event! This event on will connect #ActiveSGV’s home at the Jeff Seymour Center in El Monte, the annual Dia de los Muertos festival on Main Street, and the South El Monte Civic Center. Check website for route map
Discover the creatures lurking in the depths at the Aquarium of the Pacific’s twentieth annual Scarium of the Pacific—a spooktacular, educational Halloween event for the whole family. Enjoy special Halloween programs, including the annual children’s costume contest, creepy coloring contest, magic shows, underwater pumpkin carving, spooky storytelling, and kooky crafts, and meet eerie animals in the Great Hall. $29.95 Adults, $26.95 Seniors, $17.95 Children (3 -11), Free – children under 3 and Aquarium members
Come and enjoy dance, music, song, food, arts/crafts vendors, information/community resources and cultural traditions of the Urban American Indian community of Southern California.
A bi-annual open studio weekend at the world’s largest art colony. With over 100 studios participating, you will have the opportunity to see new works, discover new favorites, speak with the artists, and purchase artwork directly from the artists’ studios.
Experience the backstory of some of Los Angeles’ most notorious crimes of the past and witness how detectives of the past solved mysteries in an era before DNA testing and high-tech forensics.
Multi-award winning Interact Theatre Company will be returning to its roots, the San Fernando Valley, where it was founded as a membership company thirty years ago, for a play reading series, “THE PULITZER PRIZE WINNERS: 10 PLAYS FROM 10 DECADES.” Celebrating the centennial of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the series is produced by Barry Heins, and hosted by the North Hollywood Amelia Earhart Regional Library, located at 5211 Tujunga Avenue. The readings will take place on the last Sunday…