This weekend's events include art shows in Highland Park, fireworks displays in Lincoln Heights and El Sereno and an Eagle Rock performance by the Santa Barbara band Gardens & Villa.
ECHO PARK -- Skateboarders. Grandmothers. Musicians. They have all stopped by as artist Katrina Alexy has spent the past five months transforming a 40-foot long cinderblock wall next to a public parking lot into whimsical mosaic artwork. She could have completed the bulk of the work more quickly in her Highland Park studio – but what fun is that compared to the countless encounters she had with the people from all corners of Echo Park?
Eastside Weekend: The art of the video game in Echo Park; Glassell Park makes music; Dirty Laundry for Father’s Day
If your dad likes video games, music, conceptual art and burgers, then he will have several ways to celebrate Father's Day all weekend long.
Eastside Weekend: The Kurdles in Eagle Rock; These Birdly Delights at Cactus Gallery; The Silver Lake Chorus album release show
This weekend's offerings include an exhibit devoted to black-light art in Highland Park, an Elysian Valley group show that's for the birds and a record release performance by The Silver Lake Chorus.
Think of Isaac Rother and The Phantoms as that warm sounding tune emanating from a juke box in a Tiki bar catching fire on the Fourth of July. The sound is knee-buckling simple. Take some 1950’s roadhouse blues and let it yellow in the sun for a few decades, soaking up the years on the windowsill like sun tea.
MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The Lummis Day Festival celebrates features numerous artists as it celebrates the arts and culture of Northeast L.A. But on Saturday, the festival focused its attention on honoring the legacy of one artist, print maker Richard Duardo, who died last year at age 62. Read More »
A busy weekend of events include the Cypress Park-to-Chinatown Dim Sum Ride; music, art and performance at the Lummis Festival and folk music in Highland Park.
Lummis Day- The Festival of Northeast Los Angeles - marks its 10th anniversary with an expansion to a three-day event at five Northeast L.A. sites on June 5, 6 and 7, featuring music, poetry, dance, art, theater and opera representing a rainbow of cultural traditions. Admission to all events is free.
What to do this weekend? You can explore curiosities in Echo Park and other neighborhoods on Obscura Day or save an appetite for the Taste of the Eastside. There's also music in Eagle Rock, an art show in Highland Park and more to do.
Eastside Weekend: Summer Camp Dodgeball; Party of Three in Echo Park; Cillie Barnes performs in Silver Lake
Your holiday weekend choices include art show openings in Echo Park and Lincoln Heights; live music along the L.A. River and a Highland Park dodgeball tournament.