Nowhere in Particular ~ Opens Tonight

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Photography And Art Exhibit
June 26.
KGB Gallery.
1640 N. Spring St.
8pm to 1am

Food provided by Chanos Tacos also Horchata!
Beverages also distributed by Jarritos and Molly Water Co.

DJ:
Urbanguat
Curtis Heron

Benjie Escobar’s “CHILL” opens this Friday @ The Seventh Letter Flagship Store and Gallery

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In case your’re wondering what to do this Friday night Benije Escobar and The Camera Creeps will be showcasing their most recent work at the Seventh Letter Flagship Store and Gallery in the fine city of Los Angeles. Benjie and the Camera Creeps represent the best of the current L.A. art scene and are contributing to this city every day. We’re excited to see Benjie’s illustrations and the Creeps  all-film photography. I’m not a betting woman but I’m pretty sure if you check out this show you won’t be sorry! See you this Friday Los Angeles.

For more info you can visit the artist’s Instagram and site

Benjie Escobar : Instagram and Site

Camera Creeps: Instagram and Site

 

 

Teen Angel “LEGENDS NEVER DIE” ~ Opens this Saturday

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This Saturday night “LEGENDS NEVER DIE”, and art show curated by the ongoing members of Teen Angels Magazine opens at shop Mi Vida in Highland Park. In honor of Teen Angel himself there will be over 32 different artists paying homage and respect to one of the most iconic Chicano Artists of our time. Some of the artists included are: CHUCO MORENO, RICHARD SANCHEZ, BENJIE ESCOBAR, MATT McCORMICK, JASON McCAFEE, LEANE “ELROD” RODRIGUEZ, JAMES SOLANO, VALERIE J. BOWER and more.

Put together by editor of the latest three issues of TEEN ANGELS MAGAZINE, RICHARD CASTOR, with the help of store/gallery owner NOELLE REYES, this show is sure to be a mix of different styles, but all within the “TEEN ANGEL STYLE” Covering such topics as Lowriding, Cholos, Cholas, Chicano culture, and just life in the Varrio. We’re extremely excited to see what everyone will have in store. Follow the link for a full press release and a preview images.
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“The Cardboard Artist” a film about Calder Greenwood

“The Cardboard Artist” is a work in progress film directed by Matthew Kaundart and produced by Luka Fisher about Calder Greenwood, who you know from his cardboard installations that pop up all over Los Angeles. The DTLA ART WALK will be screening the film this Thursday as part of its first annual film series at the Regent Theater.

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Preview: Sacred Body Art Show ~ Opens Tonight at Exact Science

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Luckysova Studios | www.PhotoStudioSD.com

A new photography gallery showcasing modern body painting opens June 5 from 7-10pm at the Exact Science Gallery (7565 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, CA). The photos on display through July 5 showcase the work of 10 local photographers, who photographed live the night of the sold out Body Fine Art Competition May 16th, the work of seasoned body painters who traveled from all over the world to use the body as a living canvas.

Guests will be entertained with live body painting artists including Skin Wars’ season two star Lana Chromium, and Dewayne Flowers of Flesh and Colors. More info here, keep reading for preview images…

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Recent Video From Latin America ~ June 3rd at The Getty Center

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Medio Camino/Halfway, Adrián Balseca, 2014, color video. © Adrián Balseca

Recent Video from Latin America
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
7:00 p.m.
Harold M. Williams Auditorium, The Getty Center

This 90-minute screening features recent video and performance artworks by 17 artists and collectives working primarily in Central America, Colombia, Peru, and Ecuador. Spanning multiple genres and ranging in tone from poetic to comical to stridently political, these works address the history and role of art in society, local and global political crises, and struggles of everyday life. The program features both established and younger artists, and a majority of works in the program have never been exhibited in the United States.

Admission is free; a ticket is required. Get tickets here.

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3rd Annual Boyle Heights Primavera Festival ~ May 30th

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On Saturday, May 30, 2015 Boyle Heights residents will come together for a memorable day under the sun at the 3rd Annual Boyle Heights Primavera Festival. A culmination of the efforts of community organizers and grassroots collectives, the Festival aims to promote a healthy, sustainable community by engaging its members in activities that promote and celebrate gardening, fitness and nutrition.

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Win Tickets to a New Pool Party in Downtown Los Angeles Called Wavey

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Dim Mak and the Well want to mix emerging dance music, poolside vibes, and fashion this Summer at the historic Hotel Figueroa in Downtown L.A. Want to go for free?First, join our mailing list, then tweet your favorite song of the summer with hashtag #WAVEY and make sure to @LATACO so we know you want to go… if you don’t have Twitter, just leave a comment on this page (and include your email so we know it’s you).

Keep reading for set times and RSVP info…

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Chicanas, Cholas, Y Chisme presents “UN ACTO CON IMPACTO” ~ May 22

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Chicanas, Cholas, Y Chisme presents, “UN ACTO CON IMPACTO” , a collection of one-act plays written and directed by Latinas in celebration of Latina voices.  These 14 all-new works will be presented over 4 weekends, with Show 1 featuring 7 one-acts over 2 weekends and Show 2 featuring 7 different one-acts over 2 more weekends.

“Chicanas, Cholas y Chisme: Un Acto Con Impacto” is the second of three productions this year by Chicanas, Cholas, y Chisme, a program that began from the desire to foster more Latina-driven creative work.  Since its modest beginning in 2013, Chicanas, Cholas, y Chisme has more than quadrupled in size.  Because of its success, three different productions for short plays, one-acts and one-woman performances are scheduled at Casa 0101 this year.

Full Circle Night Market ~ May 16th

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Artist Lineup:
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Bashment Boogie ~ This Saturday Night

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Afro-Carib-Americana beats and grooves all night long…

Girl, Bye!
Bashment Boogie at The Mandrake
2692 La Cienega Blvd
9pm-2am
FREE
RSVP