The online exhibition Carlos Almaraz: Evolution of Form focuses on the artist’s early life that significantly influenced his artistic style and form, from conceptualism and minimalism when he lived in New York in the 60s, to color and figurative work when he returned to Los Angeles.
An En Casa con LA Plaza session focusing on the work of Gov. Jose Figueroa, a General and the Mexican territorial Governor of Alta California from 1833 to 1835, who devised a plan to secularize the missions in the 1830 and was later immortalized with a Los Angeles street named in his honor. The panel will discuss its opposition to a plan to rename a portion of Figueroa Street. Check back frequently, new programs are added regularly.
Join LA Plaza on YouTube to learn about the history of maize and the significant role the grain has played throughout the centuries in Latin America. Join us as food historian and cook Maite Gomez-Rejon prepare memelas with black beans and queso fresco along with champurrado, a chocolate-based warm beverage prepared with masa. New cocina sessions are produced every Monday.
Join us on Zoom and Facebook Live as the author and journalist Betto Arco discusses and reads from his first book, “Music Stories from the Cosmic Barrio” a collection of more than 140 stories about music he’s written for NPR, The World, the BBC, and KPCC in Los Angeles. Check back often, new programs are added frequently and all programs are archived.
SOLDADERAS: HER STORIES FROM THE FIELDS WITH DR. GLORIAARJONA, ARJONA, LECTURER, ENTERTAINER AND AUTHOR
Join us as Dr. Gloria Arjona shares songs, stories and living representations of Soldaderes, women in the military who participated in the conflict of the Mexican Revolution.
LA Plaza explores the history and contemporary experiences of afroLAtinidad in Los Angeles through art, photographs, and personal objects in afroLAtinidad: mi casa, my city. In the exhibition, visitors enter a recreated Afro-Latinx home and understand how this vibrant, yet underrepresented community is central to Los Angeles
Peruvian Fest Chim Pum Callao LA is exposing Peruvian culture to the City of Los Angeles. Celebrating the anniversary of the creation of the Port of El Callao, the festival will showcase a variety of internationally recognized Peruvian cuisine, as well as traditional drinks. In addition, Peruvian Fest Chim Pum Callao will share the different styles and sounds of Peruvian music and dance. The Peruvian Fest Chim Pum Callao LA will bring the Peruvian community together.