ECHO PARK — After being on hiatus for three years, the Echo Park Lotus Festival returned last year as a smaller event with no carnival rides or fireworks. The turnout was lower than in the past but that was fine for organizer Leo Pandac, who ... Read More »
Events & Things to Do
This weekend’s events range from the Lotus Festival at Echo Park Lake to the Second Saturday Gallery Night across Northeast L.A. Meanwhile, Mount Washington residents will be celebrating the 21st anniversary of Elyria Canyon Park and Self-Help Graphics will host a free puppet and mask making ... Read More »
ECHO PARK — The 35th Annual Echo Park Lotus Festival will be held this weekend at Echo Park Lake. But the showy lotus have already been in bloom for the past few weeks, mesmerizing park visitors with their pink and cream-colored blooms. The festival, which is ... Read More »
Eastside Weekend: Painting Chicano in Highland Park; fireworks & bike rides; Elysian Park horror campout
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.
Off The Saw is a collective wood shop in Downtown Los Angeles that offers classes in woodworking and furniture making. This summer we are offering an introductory class for both teens and adults.
ECHO PARK -- With only about 2,000 Mongolians living in the Los Angeles area and no notable institutions to speak of, getting familiar with Mongolian culture is a challenge. And, despite what you may think, that platter of Mongolian BBQ you once ate is not authentic or even Mongolian (it was created in Taiwan). But next month, Angelenos will be able to learn more about the landlocked Asian nation as the 35th annual Echo Park Lotus Festival will highlight the culture of Mongolia during weekend-long event.
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.
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.