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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Events & Things to Do

Headed to the Eagle Rock Music Festival on Saturday? Here’s what you need to know

Band performing at previous Eagle Rock Music Festival

After being postponed last year, the 17th annual Eagle Rock Music Festival returns with new vigor and purpose on Saturday, August 20 as the largest free music festival in the Los Angeles area. Organizers have taken the criticism of past festivals and have worked with the Eagle Rock Neighborhood Council, community leaders and local businesses to tailor the festival to be less of a full-out party scene, and more of family-friendly and neighborhood vibe. Read More »

76 Years Celebrating Nisei Week

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Since the 1880s, Little Tokyo has been a cultural and civic center for Japanese Americans in Southern California. It’s a community anchored by multi-generational family businesses, churches, and temples. One of the neighborhood’s oldest traditions is the annual Nisei Week festival, first celebrated in 1934. Read More »

Metal Art Classes Coming Up at Molten Metal Works

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Learn to weld and make sculpture or furniture nearby at LA’s community metal shop, Molten Metal Works. Come learn the basics of welding in our one-day welding class Intro MIG or jump into a project in our Make Sculpture or Moving Sculpture classes. Classes range from ... Read More »

Eagle Rock Music Festival to showcase neighborhood vibe

EAGLE ROCK -- The 17th annual Eagle Rock Music Festival is making its comeback on August 20 after being postponed last year. The event, which has booked 35 acts, is among the largest free music festivals in Los Angeles and is expected to attract 70,000 people. But the community didn’t want it growing so large that the festival lost its neighborhood feel. Read More »

Highland Park food trucks moving on

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HIGHLAND PARK — For the past five years, food trucks and their fans have gathered at the back of a shopping center at York Boulevard and Figueroa Street for a weekly celebration of mobile cuisine. Last week, however, Mong Skillman, organizer of the Tuesday night Eat ... Read More »

More Than A Cone’s Preview Art Exhibit 2016

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ART MEETS ANIMAL RESCUE with LIVE MUSIC and BEER: More Than A Cone’s Preview Art Auction Exhibit 2016 At Chloe’s, a speakeasy-style hofbrau inside Golden Road Brewery. Saturday, July 23rd 1 pm-5 pm More Than A Cone invites artists worldwide to transform the “cone of shame” ... Read More »

Bowling for bargains in Northeast L.A.

With the opening of Highland Park Bowl last month, there’s a renewed interest in the art of knocking down pins in an alley both as sport and recreation. After all, bowling is socially ecumenical: it’s a great place for kids birthday parties, fun for families, the perfect second date for teens, social outlet for seniors, college bonding, Father’s Day Fun, the list goes on, Read More »