2nd Annual Leimert Park Vision Theater Festival Press Release

2nd Annual Leimert Park Vision Theater Festival Press Release

 

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2ND ANNUAL LEIMERT PARK VISION THEATER FESTIVAL

A Community Festival of Theatre Staged Readings, Music, Arts, Culinary Arts and more …

Pasadena, CA, August 12, 2015– The Leimert Park Vision Theatre Consortium kicks off its 2nd Annual Leimert Park Festival of stage readings, community arts, music, culinary arts and more, starting Thursday August 27 thru 30th.

Opening night performance will feature special guest jazz artist Barbara Morrison and her big band in a performance of “Dinah Washington”, with closing performance by renown actor Ernie Hudson.
In addition 14 production companies have joined the celebration and the efforts to define the Leimert Park Vision Theater as the hub of great African American theater companies, artists, writers and performers alike. The 4 day celebration will pay homage to the theater companies no longer operating in Los Angeles with stage readings of plays from their archives.

“A play reading festival will call attention to the ongoing $23 million renovation effort at the city owned, 1930’s era Vision Theatre in the Leimert Park neighborhood of Los Angeles” – Christina House for the LA Times

La Mancha Gallery has agreed to curate and organize an Arts Tent that will house cutting-edge art from local talent as well as top renown artists in Los Angeles. Curated by Omar Holguin the selected artwork ranging from all sizes and mediums will include world renown artists like Ron Zeno, Mohammed Mubarak, Enoch Mack, Kevin T. Williams, Darren Smith-Robinson and many more …

The opening night reception with Barbara Morrison Performance of “Dinah Washington” will take place on Thursday, August 27th, starting at 7:00 PM at The Regency West located at 3339 West 43rd Street, Leimert Park, CA 90008. A Gala Reception will follow after the performance. Opening night tickets are $35. For more information on the tickets (323) 290-2386 or LeimertParkVision@gmail.com

For the theater festival entire Leimert Park Village will come alive with music, dance poetry, art, theater readings, local food and merchants. The outdoor festivities are FREE and open to the public.

About La Mancha Gallery
La Mancha Gallery provides exhibitions and management services for art, music, fashion events, artist representation and more. We help promote the mission or goals of private companies, non-profit organizations, corporations, collectors and individuals.
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If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Omar Holguin at (213) 537-7561 or email at lamanchagallery@gmail.com.

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2nd Annual Leimert Park Vision Theater Festival Press Release

Central Avenue Jazz Festival 2015 Press Release

 

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20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CENTRAL AVENUE JAZZ FESTIVAL
La Mancha Gallery will be a proud sponsor and contributor to the Arts Pavilion at the Central Avenue Jazz Festival Anniversary

Pasadena, CA, July 8, 2015– Los Angeles has always been host to a thriving jazz scene centered on Central Avenue, especially around the recently-revamped Dunbar Hotel that hosted Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Cab Calloway and Lena Horne. The Central Avenue Jazz Festival has been continuing that legacy each summer since the mid-1990s. This year Central Avenue Jazz Festival turns 20 and will be celebrating the only way we know how, BIG!

La Mancha Gallery has once again agreed to manage The Central Avenue The Art Pavilion 30’x80′ foot tent that will house cutting-edge art from top artists in Los Angeles as well as live muralists and graffiti artists. Curated by Omar Holguin the selected artwork ranging from all sizes and mediums will include talented artists like Wendell Wiggins, Ron Zeno, Mohammed Mubarak, Philippe Previl, Oscar Magallanes, Kevin T. Williams, Neneki “Nick” McGee, Luis Genaro Garcia, Ngene Mwaura,  and many more …

About La Mancha Gallery

Since its inception in 2006,  La Mancha has been an avenue and voice for intellectual and social activism in Los Angeles. Its unique mission is to develop and expand art consciousness beyond the traditional “gallery” paradigm into a more widespread, public and unifying encounter. La Mancha seeks to tell a story through its exhibitions in reflecting and re-energizing the community. Its major goal serves to entertain, educate and illuminate. La Mancha provides traveling exhibitions for profit and non-profit organizations and serves as  well as a great resource for fine art services and artwork .

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Omar Holguin at (213) 537-7561 or email at press@lamanchaarts.com.
Our offices are located at 790 E. Colorado Blvd., 9th Floor, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA –  By Appointment Only

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La Mancha Gallery new office location in Pasadena

La Mancha Gallery new office location in Pasadena

 

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La Mancha Gallery Offices have a new location

Pasadena, CA – 6/6/2015– Exciting things are happening at La Mancha Gallery Consulting, and we want to share some important news with you. The need to better accommodate our clientele has made our move to a new facility necessary. Address, and phone number have changed, as shown below:

This is just one of many exciting developments. Call Omar Holguin to schedule an appointment.
OUR NEW LOCATION : 790 E. Colorado Blvd. PMB#683, Pasadena, CA 91101 – (213) 537-7561

We evaluated several location within the Los Angeles area in search for our new location. Ultimately we selected the Pasadena area based on the ability to meet our clients’ needs and the proximity to the Downtown area and access to all major highways.
The City Of Pasadena offers a thriving art community with whom we frequently collaborate. La Mancha Gallery is open by appointment only.  We will continue to provide quality and innovative events that enhance the community and its surroundings

About La Mancha Gallery

Since its inception in 2006,  La Mancha has been an avenue and voice for intellectual and social activism in Los Angeles. Its unique mission is to develop and expand art consciousness beyond the traditional “Gallery” paradigm into a more widespread, public and unifying encounter. La Mancha seeks to tell a story through its exhibitions in reflecting and re-energizing the community. Its major goal serves to entertain, educate and illuminate. La Mancha provides traveling exhibitions for profit and non-profit organizations and serves as  well as a great resource for fine art services and artwork .

If you would like more information  please contact Omar Holguin at (213) 537-7561 or email at press@lamanchaarts.com.
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“The Faces Behind The Torture” by Fernando Lozano

“The Faces Behind The Torture” by Fernando Lozano

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I want to be absolutely clear with our people, and the world: the United States does not torture. It’s against our laws, and it’s against our values. I have not authorized it, and I will not authorize It. — George W. Bush.

With this statement, once again we fell victim to the lies the Bush administration fabricated to keep the world in the dark. Only after graphic photographs from Abu Ghraib surfaced was it made clear that the Iraqi people were deliberately physically and mentally tortured.
The Bush Administration needs to be accountable for the pain, suffering and injustice they subjected innocent people to, as well as the lies told to
the citizens of the world. The hard reality is that even after looking at the photographs, most people still do not TRULY SEE the horror the Iraqis went through. They are victims without a face. For that reason, I have put a FACE to this injustice.
George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld need to realize they cannot lie any more…they are The FACES BEHIND TORTURE. 

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