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.
The third annual Downtown Modernism market for vintage modern design will return to Los Angeles on Sunday, May 31st. Collectors, connoisseurs, and treasure hunters will have the chance to peruse countless mid-century, modernist, and vintage relics from Modernica’s hand-picked group of knowledgeable dealers. For two years ... Read More »
Opera in Highland Park, a Spring Fair & school fundraiser in Silver Lake and a free writing workshop in Boyle Heights are among this weekend's events.
MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Just one eye of a Native American looks out behind the barrage of tagging covering the Southwest Museum Mural on Marmion Way. Artist Daniel Cervantes and a team of volunteers spent about a year working on the nearly 150-foot long mural, which was dedicated in 2004. Now, a fundraiser is being held to raise at least $20,000 to restore and maintain the artwork.
ECHO PARK -- Every May for about the past two decades the Presencia Cubana - aka the Cuban Music Festival - at Echo Park Lake has filled the park with the sights and rhythms of Cuban culture. But not this year. Organizers have cancelled the festival, blaming Councilman Mitch O'Farrell and the Recreation & Parks Department for imposing new regulations that prevent the installation of a dance floor on the grass.
Eastside Saturday: Artists takeover old Highland Park bank; Echo Park Craft Fair in … Silver Lake (?); NELA Gallery Night
There are plenty of things to do on this cool and cloudy Saturday. A former Highland Park bank building will host Take It To The Bank, an arts and performance show, while the Echo Park Craft Fair will be held in Silver Lake (Why in Silver ... Read More »
EAGLE ROCK -- The sound of voices boldly singing in harmony bursts from the doorway of Mary Rose O’Leary home like a herald from another time. This is Sacred Harp singing, and the neighbors are used to it.
Eastside Weekend: Reclaiming the EastSide show; Phoebe Bridgers plays Echo Park; Felix The Cat inspired art
This weekend's event include an artistic tribute to Felix The Cat in Highland Park and a concert by folk singer Phoebe Bridgers in Echo Park. Meanwhile, the exhibit at the Cypress Park art tunnel will serve as a celebration of the life of printmaker Richard Durado.
As a child Alice Bag, born Alicia Armendariz, was shy and spoke very little English. In kindergarten, she sometimes would cry due to her frustrations with English, Spanish being her first language. As an East Los Angeles teenager Bag fronted the band The Bags in the early days of the Los Angeles punk scene. She eventually got down the whole English part just fine.
Eastside Weekend: Con/Safos at The Bowtie Project; To Whom It May Concern; Joan of Arc at The Viaduct
What's going on this weekend? Here are some options: The Passion of Joan of Arc will be screened under a bridge near Lincoln Heights; several writers will read their work in a speed-dating format in Elysian Valley and a 5k walk and run will take place along the L.A. River.