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October 2020

October 23
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Unmasking New Works – Readings by The Latino Theater Company

The Latino Theater Company presents online readings of eight new plays by Los Angeles-based playwrights in this Friday evening weekly series. Plays are selected to reflect the full range of diverse communities and life in Los Angeles. A new play will be presented each week. Each play will be available for viewing for 10 days October 2 , 9, 16, 23,and 30 November 6, 13, and 20

October 23
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until November 20, 2020

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Virtual Día de los Muertos Exhibition

Since 1973, Self Help Graphics & Art has produced one of the most renown Día de los Muertos cultural events in Los Angeles — noted as one of the oldest Day of the Dead public commemorations in the nation.

October 23
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A Mexican Trilogy: Charity – Archival Video Presentation of Latino Theater Company

The Latino Theater Company presents an archival video showing of Part 3, Charity, of Evelina Fernández’s acclaimed trilogy.   The final chapter in the story of the Morales family takes place in 2005 Los Angeles following the death of Pope John Paul II. Filled with music, humor, and a pinch of magical realism, A Mexican Trilogy is the winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle’s Ted Schmitt Award and is published by Samuel French. A follow-up, online conversation with…

October 23
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Searching for Your Indigenous Roots in Mexico

Lecturer John Schmal will give a presentation on searching for your indigenous roots in Mexico. In addition to showing examples of Indian baptisms and marriages from various parts of the country, he will discuss the issue of tribal identity and the use of the generic term “indio” in Catholic Church records as early as the 1600s. Some of the challenges of tracing indigenous families beyond several generations will be discussed. John P. Schmal is a historian, genealogist, and lecturer. John…

October 23
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The Best of Los Angeles – Gaby Moreno

Since moving to Los Angeles from Guatemala, Gaby Moreno has earned a Latin Grammy for Best New Artist, a Grammy nomination for her album Illusion, and an Emmy nomination for co-writing the Parks & Recreation theme song. Moreno also sings the theme song and voices a character on the Disney series, Elena of Avalor.

October 23
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Los Angeles Libros Festival

Los Angeles Libros Festival is a free bilingual book festival for the whole family. Celebrating heritage, the festival will feature storytelling, musical performances, local and international authors, art workshops, books, and more. LA Libros Festival will take place virtually, on Facebook and YouTube.  

October 23
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Scenes From the Vault: Zoot Suit

When Center Theatre Group’s Founding Artistic Director Gordon Davidson met with Luis Valdez to commission a play that was quintessentially Los Angeles—what came from their meeting redefined theatre history. When Luis Valdez’s Zoot Suit first premiered at the Mark Taper Forum in association with Teatro El Campesino in 1978, it made history as the first time a Chicano play had been given a mainstage production at the Taper.

October 23
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For The Love of L.A. – Rafael Cardenas

For The Love of L.A. by Rafael Cardenas. is a collage of poetry, photography, and music created within this moment of social distancing and political uprising. Each poet offers a glimpse of places and memories that exemplify their slice of Los Angeles.

October 23
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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.

October 23
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Sula Bermúdez-Silverman: Neither Fish, Flesh, nor Fowl

Bermúdez-Silverman mines her personal and familial histories as a woman of Afro-Puerto Rican and Jewish descent, transforming genetic data into colorful pie charts that call to mind hard-edged abstractions. There is a video with Bermúdez-Silverman about her show and exhibition preview of her art.

October 23
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Mexican American Art Pop Nancy Sanchez, Singer/Songwriter

A conversation with and performance by Nancy Sanchez, songwriter, performer, and award-winning vocalist. Born in Toluca, Mexico, and making her home in the United States as a young girl, her music reflects two cultures. Elements of Mexican folkloric, jazz, Latin Alternative, and pop infuse her live sets, albums, and songs featured on TV shows, including Vida and Mayans MC.

October 23
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New Mexico Hatch Green Chile Rellenos

Join us on Zoom and Facebook Live as James Beard and LA Plaza Icon de Arte award-winning Chef John Rivera Sedlar demonstrates how to cook fresh New Mexico Hatch green chile rellenos with mushroom duxelle and chevre red chile sauce.

October 23
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Coloring Pages by Plaza de la Raza

Download, print and color pages from the teachers at Plaza de la Raza, Manuel Lopez, David Flury, Jose Lozano, and Maricela Sosa.

October 23
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The Getty-Museum Archive Collections

The collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum contains photography from its inception to the present day.  Search their photography collections and you will find works by Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Graciela Iturbide, and Laura Aguilar, as well as other Latinx artists.

October 23
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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.

October 23
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Gary Ferrer – Only with the Heart can You See

Inspirarte Latinos is a space to narrate inspirational stories, that highlight the spirit of Latin talent. The photographer Gary Ferrer learned to see with the eyes of the heart, after meningitis took his sight, today he dedicates his time to his folkloric group where his students fill him with pride for their culture and love for the effort that he puts into life.

October 23
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Vivir para Servir

Inspirarte Latinos is a space to narrate inspirational stories, that highlight the spirit of Latin talent. The Peruvian singer Andrea Andrea has brought happiness and love to thousands of children for many years through her music, however, life would put her one of the most difficult tests and she is facing it like a warrior, Andrea faces a battle against cancer but not even that stops her.

October 23
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La Plaza Village Murals- Virtual Tour

Four prominent local Chicano/a artists — Judithe Hernández, José Lozano, Miguel Angel Reyes, and Barbara Carrasco — created new murals adorning the new LA Plaza Village mixed-use complex in Downtown Los Angeles near the El Pueblo historic district. The new murals adorn four structures in LA Plaza Village. They are all located on Broadway between the Hollywood Freeway and Cesar Chavez Avenue.

October 23
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Patterns Found in the World: Luchita Hurtado

Artist Luchita Hurtado’s expansive career was marked by a rigorous commitment to experimentation, as demonstrated by her body landscapes from the 1960s and 1970s, on view in Made in L.A. 2018. She discusses her practice with Andrianna Campbell, a writer and art history doctoral candidate at the CUNY Graduate Center specializing in modern and contemporary American art.

October 23
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Artist Stories: CiCi Segura Gonzalez

The Riverside Art Museum is reconnecting with artists whose exhibitions at RAM moved and inspired us. In this discussion, you’ll find out how they are sheltering in place, what they are working on, what inspires them, and, perhaps, even what they’re baking. CiCi Segura Gonzalez’s work was last exhibited at RAM in 2017 in Papel Chicano Dos.

October 23
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En Visión: Picturing the Self: Online Exhibition

En Visión: Picturing the Self presents photographs that invite viewers to immerse themselves in the vibrant worlds and imaginations of the women who made them.  The artists use photography to document their realities, engage in cultural commentary and express their evolving identities.

October 23
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Luchita Hurtado: I Live I Die I Will Be Reborn

Luchita Hurtado: I Live I Die I Will Be Reborn presents the first career survey of paintings and works on paper by multifaceted artist Luchita Hurtado (Venezuela, b. 1920). Prior to 2016, the remarkable breadth of Hurtado’s eight-decade career was virtually unknown, as her works were kept in storage and out of public view for most of her life.

October 23
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Dan Guerrero Happy Hour with Guest Edward James Olmos

Dan Guerrero brings his gift of gab to En Casa con LA Plaza in a bi-weekly series of live-streamed interviews. The outspoken and irreverent wit master will next banter with el unico, Edward James Olmos. The multi-award-winning actor, director, and producer is internationally renowned for his illustrious career.

October 23
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El Pueblo Historical Monument Coloring Pages

Download, print, and color pages from el Pueblo Historical Monument coloring book.

October 23
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Marbled Paper Greeting Card

Create a Special Greeting Card for any occasion and have fun creating one of a kind designs.

October 23
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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.

October 23
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Margaritas y Palomas

Join us on Facebook as we discover the history of alcoholic beverages in Mexico while preparing a Classic Margarita and a spicy Paloma with muddled grapefruit with Maite Gomez-Rejon of ArtBites.

October 23
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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.

October 23
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INCA – Music From Peru

NCA presents an exciting and colorful introduction to the music of Peru, featuring songs and rhythms from Inca, Criollo, and Afro-Peruvian extraction on ethnic woodwinds, strings, and percussion instruments. This LA Made program is part of the pre-festival programming for LA Libros Fest. Streaming live on Facebook and YouTube. ¡Te esperamos!

October 23
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Walk Through: afroLAtinidad: mi casa, my city

   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 culture.

October 23
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Carlos Almaraz: Evolution of Form: An Exhibition Walkthrough at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes

Carlos Almaraz: Evolution of Form focuses on the earlier periods in the artist’s life that played a significant influence on his artistic styles and form, from conceptualism and minimalism when he lived in New York in the 1960s, to a burst of color and figurative work when he returned to Los Angeles. It explores his search for his cultural roots and sexual identity and his personal and professional relationship with his wife and fellow artist Elsa Flores Almaraz.

October 23
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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.

October 23
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Maracas At-Home Workshop

This workshop is fun for the whole family and can be created with things you may already have at home! Create homemade maracas by using water bottles, beans, and construction paper to personalize your design.

October 23
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El Pueblo Storytelling Sessions

El Pueblo Historical Monument is proud to present Storytelling Sessions.   New storytelling sessions are added each week.

October 23
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L.A. THEATRE SPEAKS

L.A. Theatre Speaks, is a  series of public discussions bringing together members of the local theatre community to discuss the issues and opportunities they are facing in this time of crisis. Programs include:  L.A. Theatre in the Time of a Pandemic and Beyond, L.A. Theatre Goes Digital: Creating Online, and L.A. Playwrights: Writing for a Changing World

October 23
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Interplay: Poetry and Art

Interplay: Poetry and Art, features poets working in a variety of styles to respond to specific artworks in the Broad collection to demonstrate the bond between visual art and literature.

October 23
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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 23
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This artwork by Shizu Saldamando depicts an individual of color swatting with his hands interlocked. He is wearing black and white sneakers, dark brown pants, and black t-shirt with the words The Specials on it. There are various, painterly marks surrounding the figure. The figure and marks are rendered on a light wood panel.
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COLA 2020

Awarded annually by the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA), the COLA Fellowships support the creation of new works by a selection of the City’s most exemplary mid-career artists. COLA 2020 honors these creative visionaries and nurtures the symbiotic relationship between LA, its artists, its history, and its identity as an international art capital.

October 23
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Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs’ Henry P. Rio Bridge Gallery at City Hall Presents ‘LA Through Their Lens: Perspectives from the Street’

There are an estimated 41,000 members in our city who are currently un-housed, a 14% increase from the previous year. Inspired by an exhibition at the Paris City Hall in 2015, this exhibition is organized by a recent graduate of the Los Angeles Mayors Youth Council, Ethan Hodess, in hopes to build connections between those who have homes, and those without. A select group of homeless participants were identified by our partner organizations and given disposable cameras to chronicle their…

October 23
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Mundo Maya – Sara Mijares

Inspirarte Latinos is a space to narrate inspirational stories, that highlight the spirit of Latin talent. This episode follows the story of Sara Mijares who like many immigrants had to leave her country to continue her dreams, but never forgot her pride in her Mayan culture.

October 23
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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.

October 23
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Mexican-American History Makers

The Mexican-American Cultural Education Foundation will put the spotlight on  Nancy de los Santos,  writer, producer & director  and Marissa López, professor of English and Chicana/o Studies at UCLA.

October 23
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Mission to Mars 2020 / NASA

Inspirarte Latinos is a space to narrate inspirational stories, that highlight the spirit of Latin talent. The sky is the limit but for Luis Enrique the space was much more interesting, he knows how a Mexican managed to become part of the Mars 2020 Mission and work for NASA.

October 23
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Paper Children (Niños de papel)

PAPER CHILDREN / NIÑOS DE PAPEL explores America’s invisible refugee crisis through the eyes of one Miami family who navigates a broken system with unwavering resilience. Through it all, the family holds on to their faith and loving spirit—they’ve risked too much to give up hope.

October 23
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Arte, Mujer y Memoria: Arpilleras from Chile

Arpilleras are a palpable testimonies to the lived experiences of Chilean citizens throughout the brutal seventeen years Pinochet regime. Colorful textile works backed with burlap, they document the stories of women and their communities, denounce the cruelty of the government, and bear witness to the human rights abuses carried out by the dictatorship.

October 23
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Luchita Hurtado in conversation at LACMA

Luchita Hurtado, a multifaceted artist a  passed away in July at the age of 99. Her career survey, Luchita Hurtado: I Live I Die I Will Be Reborn, opened at LACMA in February. This  Conversation with Lucith Hurtado was organized in conjunction with her exhibition LACMA.

October 23
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Piñatita making with America Madrigal-Herrera

America Madrigal-Herrera teaches folk art classes for ages 7-12 for Plaza de la Raza’s School of Performing and Visual Arts.

October 23
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MOLAA Permanent Collection

Explore MOLAA’s permanent collection via Google Arts & Culture

October 23
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Andean Ceramics and Textiles Collection at the Fowler

The Fowler collection contains over 800 ceramics from the Andes Region of South America ranging from approximately 100 to 800 C.E. These holdings include a comprehensive collection of pre-Columbian ceramics. The Fowler also possesses a cohesive collection of Guatemalan costumes; an extensive collection of Mexican clothing; textiles of Peru; and a comprehensive representation of field-collected market materials from Michoacán, Mexico.

October 23
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LACMA – Digital Collections

Browse the digital collection of LACMA. Many of the objects in the digital collection are not currently on public view. Highlights of the collection include: Latin American Contemporary Art Gráfica Popular Modern Mexican and Peruvian Silver Spanish Colonial Art & 19th Century Art

October 23
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ESPINADO

A short documentary about Martin Espino,  musician, teacher, and poet. This documentary shows the heart and true passion he has for bringing his musical gift to the crowd.

October 23
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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.

October 23
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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.

October 23
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Pinta tu Vida de Colores

Inspirarte Latinos is a space to narrate inspirational stories, that highlight the spirit of Latin talent. This episode we are going to share with you the impeccable and majestic work done by the artist Maricruz Shibaja, who tells stories through her canvas and her brushes and who leaves part of her culture impregnated in each brush of color.

October 23
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LGBT el Amor es Libre

Inspirarte Latinos is a space to narrate inspirational stories, that highlight the spirit of Latin talent. In the fight for the recognition of the rights of all people regardless of their identity, we introduce you to Renato Lira, who is a true community activist and who continues to pave the way so that no person feels ashamed or excluded because of their sexual preferences.

October 23
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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.

October 23
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OaxaCAlifornia: Online Exhibition

Oaxacan migration has had a large impact on local culture. As a result, it is said that California is also Oaxacalifornia; this term describes a binational culture, a region both real due to the large migrant population, but also imagined. It transcends territorial and national divisions and describes not only a continuous flow of people, but also a network of symbols, and of a culture constantly reinventing itself, secured by strong networks of solidarity and belonging.

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Raza in the Outdoors: A Conversation with Latino

Latino Conservation Week – is an annual initiative of the Hispanic Access Foundation showcasing outdoor engagement and conservation advocacy by Latinx communities. In celebration, we are partnering with Latino Outdoors to host a panel discussion recognizing the ways members of our LatinX communities engage with the outdoors and the field of conservation. Our panelists represent a wide array of voices including outdoor educators, organizers and conservationists.

October 23
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Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985

Exhibition and digital archive that presents the work of 120 women artists and collectives active in Latin America and the United States during a key period in Latin American history and the development of contemporary art.

October 23
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The Future of DACA

How exactly did the Supreme Court arrive at its DACA decision.? Will Trump once again seek to end this very popular program? What does this mean for the approximately 800,000 “Dreamers” living, working, paying taxes, and raising families in our country? Moderator and Loyola Law School professor Jessica Levinson, National Immigration Law Center executive director Marielena Hincapié, activist Yahaira Carrillo Rosales, and attorney and migrant rights activist Prerna Lal answer these questions.

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José Bedia and Belkis Ayón

Works from the artists José Bedia and Belkis Ayón’s explore the history and stories embedded in Afro-Cuban spiritual practices and religious traditions.

October 23
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Posada’s Literary Calaveras

Join us on Facebook as Dr. Gloria Arjona presents the little-known side of José Guadalupe Posada, creator of iconic Día de los Muertos imagery. In a bilingual presentation, Dr. Arjona reveals his humorous rhymes and illustrations commenting on then-contemporary – but eerily relevant – persons and issues, including politicians, pandemics, and racism.

October 23
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East LA Film Fesitval – Storytelling for Empowerment

ELAFF’s 13th Annual Film Festival “Storytelling for Empowerment” produced by Bienvenidos, East LA College, Eastmont Community Center, Hillsides, and The East LA Society of Film & Arts (TELASOFA) be virtual this year.

October 23
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Ofelia Medina – The Power to Help

Inspirarte Latinos is a space to narrate inspirational stories, that highlight the spirit of Latin talent. In times of contingency, the Mexican actress and activist Ofelia Mexicana dedicates her time and invites you to support the most vulnerable communities of the indigenous peoples of Mexico.

October 23
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David Lawrence Tribute to Eydie Gormé

Inspirarte Latinos is a space to narrate inspirational stories, that highlight the spirit of Latin talent. We honor the work and music of the legendary Eydie Gormé, today we pay tribute with the bolero album NOSOTROS created by her son the musical composer David Lawrence who wishes that his mother be remembered as a pioneer of this musical genre in the United States.

October 23
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Artist and curator discuss the film “Last Light”

Shot during the first wave of the pandemic, the artist Carmen Argote’s first film, Last Light, is a meditation on walking and memory in Los Angeles. Argote describes her walking habit as synonymous with thinking, a way of taking in and digesting the conditions of her environment. The screening is followed by a discussion with Carmen Argote and Hammer associate curator Erin Christovale.

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Yo Cuento

Latino Outdoors (LO)proudly presents, Yo Cuento – a short documentary that was shot on location during the 2019 Latino Outdoors Leadership Campout. Despite the COVID19 pandemic, LO continues to inspire, connect, and engage Latinx communities and embrace cultura y familia as part of the outdoors narrative, ensuring our history, heritage, and leadership are valued and represented.

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Materials and Memories: Mixografía and Tamayo

Watch this special conversation via Zoom about Rufino Tamayo and the groundbreaking Mixografía printmaking technique, organized in conjunction with the exhibition “Rufino Tamayo: Innovation and Experimentation.”

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Songs of the Chicano Moratorium with Agustín Gurza

Join a conversation with Agustin Gúrza, writer and editor for UCLA’s Strachwitz Frontera Collection of Mexican and Mexican American Recordings, as he explores protest music of Summer 1970 as well as socially conscious songs composed and performed by Mexicans, Mexican Americans and Chicanos that made strong statements against the War in Vietnam.

October 23 @ 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

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Conversations in Quarantine: rafa esparza

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.

October 23 @ 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

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Red Noses for a Happy World

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.

October 23 @ 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

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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.

October 23 @ 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

Latin Sounds at LACMA

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.

October 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Free

Bilingual Spanish Storytime – Day of the Dead

Bilingual Storytime and Craft Program. Day of the Dead. For more information or to receive the Zoom link for the session, email mrobinson@lapl.org. Zoom Meeting ID  984 4998 6910

October 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

El “Hanal Pixán” Dia de Muertos de los Mayas

A virtual journey where guests share how various Maya communities observe and celebrate Dia de Muertos. Hanal Pixan in Maya Yucatec means “food for the souls”. A day where the departed love ones come back.

October 27
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until November 5, 2020

Free

Dementia – Archival Video Presentation of Latino Theater Company

An archival video showing of Evelina Fernández’s innovative play tackling topics taboo in the Latino community, including homosexuality, AIDS, teen pregnancy, and euthanasia — all through the Latino Theater Company’s uniquely styled lens.   First produced in 2002, Dementia garnered a GLAAD Award for Outstanding Theater Production and four Ovation nominations and was revived by the LTC in 2010 and again in 2017. A follow-up, online conversation with the artists will take place on  October 28.

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Facepainting for Día de los Muertos

Learn the art of face painting in celebration of Día de los Muertos.

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.

November 2020

November 1

Día de los Muerto Celebration

Self Help Graphics & Art celebrates our 47th Annual Día de los Muertos celebration online with artist-led workshops, a Día de los Muertos virtual exhibition, and more.  

November 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

24th Street Theatre’s 14th Annual Día de Los Muertos Celebration

24th Street Theatre’s 14th Annual Día  de Los Muertos online celebration this year will include opportunities for our community to celebrate their loved ones who have passed away, music and dance performances, and special guests from Mexico, along with friends, in other neighborhoods all over Los Angeles

November 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Bilingual Spanish Storytime – Crafts

Bilingual Spanish Storytime with Crafts for Thanks and Thanksgiving. For more information or to receive the Zoom link to access the session, email mrobinson@lapl.org. Zoom Meeting ID 994 6054 4367               

December 2020

December 11
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 20, 2020

La Virgen de Guadalupe, Dios Inantz – Archival Video of Latino Theater Company

An archival video showing of Latino Theater Company’s signature holiday pageant, La Virgen de Guadalupe, Dios Inantz . Adapted for the stage by Evelina Fernández from the mid-16th century text The Nican Mopohua and performed in Spanish with English subtitles, La Virgen is the City of L.A.’s largest theatrical holiday production with over 100 actors, singers, and indigenous Aztec dancers as well as children and seniors from the community. Join the tens of thousands who have become transfixed by the…

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