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September 2020

September 24
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Cooking with LACMA: Mango-Pineapple Mezcal Margarita

Maite Gomez-Rejón, culinary historian, educator, and founder of ArtBites, shows how to make a fruit mezcal margarita inspired by the works of Mexican artist Rufino Tamayo (1899–1991) who achieved international acclaim in the 20th century. Gomez-Rejón also shares insightful information about the ingredients’ history in relation to Mexico.

September 24
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For The Love Of L.A.

  For The Love Of L.A. highlights the broad and expansive array of Angeleno creativity across diverse disciplines and geographies. Manual Lopez, Yaneli Delgado, Rafael Cardenas, San Cha & Maria Maea, and Thalma de Freitas are a few of the Latino artists featured.

September 24
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until September 25, 2020

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The Very Very Very Long Day

Self Help Graphics & Art presents The Very Very Very Long Day, a virtual group exhibition curated by Marvella Muro, featuring artists from our teaching artists cohort and Advisory Committee, documenting their collective experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. The exhibition opens virtually August 22 and runs through September 25.

September 24
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Keeping the DREAM Alive

Dr. Chen, Hincapié, DREAMer activist Yahaira Carrillo Rosales, and moderator Ian Masters discuss ways to navigate the current immigration landscape, particularly how to advocate for support programs and undocumented student policies.

September 24
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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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When Community Creates Exhibitions: The Making of “afroLAtinidad: mi casa, my city”

Join in a conversation about the creation of LA Plaza’s landmark exhibition afroLAtinidad: mi casa, my city. Envisioned and realized by members of the community it represents, it is the first exhibition of its kind dedicated to the unique history, culture, and lived experiences of Afro-Latinx Angelenos. Hear from participants of the team who conceived and formed the exhibition: curator Mariah Berlanga-Shevchuk, advisor La Mikia Castillo, lender Janelle Hartley, and assistant curator/project manager Esperanzant.

September 24
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UCLA Film & Television Archive Chicano Moratorium 50th Anniversary

The Archive presents ‘Chicano Moratorium 50th Anniversary,’ a free screening of short works examining pivotal moments of activism in East Los Angeles. Followed by a discussion with Harry Gamboa Jr. and Carolina Miranda.

September 24
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Dreamland: A Frank Romero Retrospective

The Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) is proud to hosted a retrospective exhibition of work by legendary L.A. Chicano artist Frank Romero. The exhibition spans over 50 years of the artist’s career.

September 24
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Violeta Quintero – Maestra de Música

Inspirarte Latinos is a space to narrate inspirational stories, that highlight the spirit of Latin talent. For more than 50 years, the teacher Violeta Quintero has shared her love for music with her students who are older adults and whose age does not prevent them from continuing to learn and with great faith they want to meet again after this pandemic ends.

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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Traditional Paper Flower Garland

This workshop is fun for the whole family and can be created with things you probably already have at home. Decorate the house for special occasions, while staying safe at home. This cultural tradition is a wonderful way to have fun and add some color to any room.

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