|CH.R.O.M.E.| ENTER THE DARKNESS: Fire to the Prison Industrial Complex



This Saturday at Downtown LA punk space East 7th- art collective CH.R.O.M.E. presents new and neon work in resistance to the prison industrial complex.  Expect anti-authoritarian animated .gifs, black light printed matter, neon FTP installations, horror lighting and a goth DJ.

Saturday 7-11 PM. East 7th Warehouse, 1725 E. 7th St., Los Angeles CA 90021.

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In The Streets ~ April 12th

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NELA Artwalk takes place the second Saturday of each month bring art openings from various galleries in Cypress Park and Highland Park area. A fantastic opening is taking place at Avenue 50 Studios, “In The Street / En Las Calles”. Featured in the main gallery are paintings by Juan Carlos Munoz-Hernandez (featured) and scupltured glass by Jaime Guerrero. In the annex room opens “My Name on Top of Yours” by Yvonne Estrada, who travels the streets as an ambulance driver photographing graffiti while writing poems about its presence.

Avenue 50 Studios is located at 131 North Avenue 50 in Highland Park. But if you are having trouble locating this gallery here is look at a collaborative mural put together by the featured artist Juan Carlos and Alex Kizu (featured) that was put together just days before the opening. It is wonderful addition to the area and spotlights the beauty and character of Northeast Los Angeles.

Taco Madness 2014 ~ April 5th at Grand Park


L.A. TACO + GRAND PARK INVITE YOU TO ATTEND TACO MADNESS 2014, a free Event in Downtown Los Angeles on April 5th, From 12pm to 7pm celebrating Tacos, Art, and Music!


L.A. Taco and Grand Park had so much fun last year celebrating everything that’s great about Los Angeles, we’ve decided to do it again at beautiful Grand Park in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles. Keep Reading for full participant list + more info…


Recap: L.A. Heat ~ CAMLA

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LA Heat: Taste Changing Condiments, is an art exhibition exploring the impact of Sriracha and Tapatio in Los Angeles. The exhibit includes a curated selection of artwork from artists of diverse backgrounds who are passionate and reflective about notions of identity, community, and foodways. Photo coverage by L.A. TACO’s own Erwin Recinos.


Win Tickets: DJ Shadow Joins Team Supreme This Friday

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Team Supreme does the beat scene like no one else, bringing live collaboration and beat cyphers to a hyped up sold-out Echoplex crowd just about every month. They’ve had some dope guest producers in the past, but this Friday will see one of the all-time Dons make his Team Supreme debut: The mighty DJ SHADOW will be in the building, performing a set and joining the residents on stage.

WANT TO WIN TICKETS? All you need to do is post your favorite DJ Shadow video on the event’s FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/367971330007779/. We’ll pick a random winner and let you know via Facebook if you’ve won.

Don’t want to risk it? Get your tickets now, it’s about to sell out.

Red Bull Curates Canvas Cooler ~ March 6th


Red Bull Curates Canvas Cooler this Thursday March 6th at Mack Sennett Studios right in the heart of Silver Lake. 1215 Bates Avenue, LA CA.

Celebrating Los Angeles’ most innovative contemporary artists as they turn their eye-catching designs into canvas-wrapped Red Bull coolers. Event starts at 8pm. Early arrival is suggested.

Steel Giants: GCS Pomona ~ March 8th


Tons of photos, paintings and of course: the trains. This event gets packed every year, so arrive early. Use hashtags #GCSsteelGiants #STEELGIANTS #STEELGIANTS3 to win some free goodies from GCS and their sponsors: Smog City Clothing, Load Limit, WRBT, and Freight Train Sketch Book. Here is LA TACO’s photo coverage of last years Steel Giants opening.


GLABOE “¢heap $kate art $how” ~ March 1st


Emerging Los Angeles artist GLABOE’s street characters come inside for a show at Collective Skateshop located on 3921 West Sixth St. Los Angeles 90020. 8-11pm.

Atomic and Troy Café Celebration ~ Feb 22



Do you Remember the Atomic & Troy Cafés? The corner of First St. & Alameda in Little Tokyo served as an historic hub for a diverse set of artists and musicians in the 80′s and 90′s. The Atomic Café, a neighborhood restaurant originally opened by Minoru & Ito Matoba on San Pedro St. in 1946, not only served local mostly Japanese-American customers and US soldiers, but also turned into one of the City’s hottest punk rock gathering spots in the early 80′s. Bands from LA, across the nation, and even from overseas could be found hanging out & dining with locals after hours. Blondie, the Go-Go’s, X, David Byrne, Andy Warhol & David Bowie were among the Café’s famous patrons.


Funk You Very Much ~ March 1st.

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Supreme Cuts, Falcons, Navid Izadi, Dead Times, Bahwee, and Evan Mellows. If you’re not familiar, click on those artists and be introduced into some vital and funky music with roots in RnB and dance music. Or check out the recent mix by Supreme Cuts for FACT: http://www.factmag.com/2014/01/27/fact-mix-422-supreme-cuts/

Buy Tickets here.


River Wild: L.A. River Day Party with Free Flu Shots


RIVER WILD: POP-UP – GOOD HEALTH DAY! Saturday, February 8th


The “Mayors”: Russell Horning and Damian Robledo info@riverwild.la

Location: 2817 Clearwater “Rio Vista” at Ripple, Elysian Valley 90039


• Cafecito Organico Espresso

• Let’s Be Frank Hot DogsThe Juice

• eRoots CSA Market