Dev Patel on a date in Echo Park; undocumented artists put on a show in Boyle Heights

Eastside Scene: Lawn ornaments, East Los Angeles | Aurelio Jose Barrera

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Oscar-nominated actor Dev Patel and actress Tilda Cobham-Hervey were spotted in Echo Park, where they rode and smooched aboard a pedal boat at the lake and visited Sunset Boulevard shops. The Sun

About 200 people attended a We Never Needed Papers to Thrive, a show in Boyle Heights featuring a group of singers, poets, painters and other artists who are in the country illegally. Show organizers arranged to have attorneys attend the event in case ICE agents came to the performance. L.A. Times

Mayor Eric Garcetti and county supervisors Mark Ridley Thomas and Janice Hahn were scheduled to appear at a rally this morning at the Cathedral Center of St. Paul in Echo Park in support of of Measure H, which  would finance homeless programs county-wide with a 0.25-cent sales tax for 10 years.

Children’s book author and poet Antonio Sacre delivered a presentation at Sheridan Street Elementary School in East Los Angeles about the importance of oral storytelling in improving writing and literacy. LAUSD Daily

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