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Friday, August 28, 2015

Arts & Culture

10,000 music fans expected in Echo Park this weekend

The night scene at 2014 Echo Park Rising | Courtesy EP Rising

ECHO PARK — Echo Park Rising , which was put together following the collapse of Silver Lake’s Sunset Junction street fair four years ago, returns this weekend with more than 300 acts scheduled to appear at neighborhood clubs, bars, restaurants, shops and even a pet supply store. ... Read More »

Close Encounters of the Echo Park Kind: Artist connects with community while making a mural

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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?