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September 2020

September 24
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 31, 2020

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Video: Roots of el Pueblo – The Beginning of Los Angeles

This 20-minute documentary examines the multi-ethnic history of the people who came to El Pueblo de la Reina de Los Angeles from its founding in 1781 to the present time.

September 24
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 31, 2020

Free

Inside the Chicano Moratorium: 50 Years Later

Join in a conversation with activist and writer Rosalio Muñoz as he gives an inside look at Chicano Moratorium against the Vietnam War. On August 29, 1970, he and fellow activist Ramses Noriega organized a peaceful march in East Los Angeles which ended in tragedy, with the attendees attacked and tear-gassed and the death of three people, including journalist Rubén Salazar.

October 2020

October 31
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until November 3, 2020

La Danza de la Muerte Placita Olvera

Follow the journey of the souls from the moment of death to the Mictlan, the ancient mystical place of rest in the pre-Colombian Mexico. Music, dance, and stories to connect with our ancestors and celebrate life.

December 2020

December 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until December 31, 2020

Free

A Look Back: Mapping Another LA: The Chicano Art Movement

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.

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