22nd Central Avenue Jazz Festival Arts Pavilion

22nd Central Avenue Jazz Festival Arts Pavilion

The 22nd Annual

Central Avenue
Jazz Festival Arts Pavilion

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Art Pavilion

Curated by Omar Holguin of La Mancha Gallery

Save The Date !
Saturday & Sunday, July 29th & 30th

La Mancha Gallery is honored to be hosting the Arts Pavilion at
the 22nd Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival!

The Central Avenue Jazz Festival returns on Saturday & Sunday, July 29th & 30th from 11-6PM at the South Central section of Los Angeles between 42nd and 43rd Streets in front of the historic and newly renovated Dunbar Hotel.  This celebration of community arts and music is an event that celebrates the rich cultural history of Los Angeles Central Avenue vibrant jazz scene since the 1930’s.

At the invitation of City Councilman Curren D. Price, Jr., Councilman at the 9th District Of Los Angeles, thousands of Angelenos will gather on July 29 & 30th at the Vernon-Central neighborhood of South Los Angeles to enjoy a free celebration of Community, Vibrant Music and Contemporary Art.
La Mancha Gallery will be hosting for the 4th year in a row the Arts Pavilion during the festival. A 30’x60′ foot tent that will house cutting-edge art from top artists in Los Angeles as well as live muralists. Curated by Omar Holguin of La Mancha Gallery the selected artwork ranging from all sizes and mediums will include a live painting presentation by renown muralist and artist EnkOne. Directly across from the historic Dunbar Hotel, the beautifully-restored mecca for jazz legends of the l930’s and l940’s, Virtually all of the artists represented had personal and emotional connections to the neighborhood and the African-American jazz culture which had flourished there in decades past. Many artists participating  have achieved widespread recognition, even worldwide acclaim.

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The Art Of Digital Photography

The Art Of Digital Photography

Free Lecture

The Art Of
Digital Photography

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Richard M. Smith

The Art Of Digital Photography

Free Lecture!

The Art Of Digital Photography by Richard M Smith on Wednesday July 27th from 6:30 to 8:00 PM at the Newbury Park Branch Library located at 2331 Borchard Road in Newbury Park. This event is FREE and Space is very limited.

La Mancha Gallery artist and professional photographer Richard M. Smith will be hosting a seminar on The Art Of Digital Photography. Richard will share a stunning selection of his photography around Los Angeles and elsewhere along with the stories behind the selected artworks. The lecture also includes techniques on how to create stunning photos. Smith is a former photographer of the Tri-City Voice Newspaper in Fremont, California. This event is FREE, and space is very limited and in high demand. We Hope to see you there!

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21st Central Avenue Jazz Festival

21st Central Avenue Jazz Festival

The 21st Annual

Central Avenue
Jazz Festival

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Art Pavilion

Curated by Omar Holguin of La Mancha Gallery

Save The Date !
Saturday & Sunday, July 30th & 31st

La Mancha Gallery is honored to be hosting the Arts Pavilion at
the 21st Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival!

The Central Avenue Jazz Festival returns on July 30 & 31st, 2016 from 11-7PM at the South Central section of Los Angeles between 42nd and 43rd Streets in front of the historic and newly renovated Dunbar Hotel.  This celebration of community arts and music is an event that celebrates the rich cultural history of Los Angeles Central Avenue vibrant jazz scene since the 1930’s.

At the invitation of 9th District Los Angeles City Councilman Curren D. Price, Jr., Councilman at the 9th District Of Los Angeles, thousands of Angelenos will gather on July 30 & 31 at the Vernon-Central neighborhood of South Los Angeles to enjoy a free celebration of Community, Vibrant Music and Contemporary Art.
La Mancha Gallery will be hosting for the 3rd year in a row The Arts Pavilion during the festival. A 30’x60′ foot tent that will house cutting-edge art from top artists in Los Angeles as well as live muralists and a “John Coltrane Chapel” art installation. Curated by Omar Holguin the selected artwork ranging from all sizes and mediums will include a live painting presentation by renown muralist and artist EnkOne, a “John Coltrane Chapel” art installation by artist Donald Frazell, Mexican Artist Xavier Yarto, the magnificent fully functional cardboard sculptures of Ron Zeno and talented artists like Kevin T. Williams, Alexander Sedoyan, Darren Smith-Robinson, Sly Fabu and many, many more. The art installation by Stephen M. Gates will be set against the backdrop aesthetic of black tubes, colorful hats and lampshades with white trees accents. Directly across from the historic Dunbar Hotel, the beautifully-restored mecca for jazz legends of the l930’s and l940’s, Virtually all of the artists represented had personal and emotional connections to the neighborhood and the African-American jazz culture which had flourished there in decades past. Many artists participating  have achieved widespread recognition, even worldwide acclaim.

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Latino Cultural Festival with live music, artists, authors, local food and drinks

Latino Cultural Festival with live music, artists, authors, local food and drinks

Call for Artists and Vendors

Latino Cultural Festival May 14th, 2016 at The Altadena Public Library

Call For Artists & Vendors!

Our good friends at the Altadena Library will be having a Latino Cultural Arts Festival with live music, artists, authors, local food and drinks! They are looking to showcase 30 or more Latino Artists and craftsmen who would like to display and sell their work @ the Library from 1:00 pm to Dark. The booth fee is $25 and you must provide your own table/tent/display. There is no other fee or commission to participate. They expect to have over 500 visitors on that day and will be advertising and promoting the event heavily.
If you are interested and for more details, please contact Mindy Kittay @ mkittay@altadenalibrary.org.
The Vendor Agreement can be downloaded HERE 
The Space Location Diagram can be downloaded HERE

This FREE event and open to the public. We hope to see you there!!

Details

Date:
May 14, 2016
Time:
6:30 pm 
Event Categories:
Featuring live music, artists, authors, local food and drinks

Venue

Altadena Public Library
600 East Mariposa St
Altadena, CA 91001 United States
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Phone:
(626) 798-0833
Words to Save the World

Words to Save the World

Activist & Environmental Poetry

VisionLA ’15 Climate Action Arts Festival and Beyond Baroque present Words to Save the World, poetry and prose readings of work on an environmental theme, with many pieces especially written or commissioned by the VisionLA Fest.

Writers include: Linda J. Albertano, Adam Amanuel, Elena Karena Byrne, Jamal Carter, Caycee Chapman, Dennis Cruz, Iris De Anda, Peggy Dobreer, Stephen M. Gates, S.A. Griffin, Jibon Hester, Camille Jacome, Nocholas Johnson, LaLow, Darrell Larson, Roberto Leni, Leon Martell, Luis Ordaz, Christy Ramirez, Rose Rteimeh, Beth Ruscio, Mike “The Poet” Sonksen and Heather Woodbury.

This FREE event will seek to uplift and inspire, not complain or engender anger and despair. Together we can imagine ourselves out of this mess, and write the new foundation.

Details

Date:
December 5
Time:
4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
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Presenter

Darrell Larson

Venue

Beyond Baroque
681 Venice Blvd
Venice, CA 90291 United States
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Phone:
(310) 822-3006
2nd Annual Leimert Park Vision Theater Festival Of Stage Readings

2nd Annual Leimert Park Vision Theater Festival Of Stage Readings

You are invited to the Leimert Park Vision Theater Festival Of Staged Readings.

A community celebration of of Theater Staged Readings, Music, Arts, Food and more …
The Theater Staged Readings will consist of new and established works of Industry Panels on African American Theater History.
The event will also feature Daily tours of the Vision Theater, Q&A with Playwrights, Directors and Artists, Opening Reception and a Closing Night Gala.
The staged readings will be done in the following theaters, The Regency West, Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center and The Fernando Pullum Performing Arts Center and the The Vision Theater located at 3341 West 43rd Place in Los Angeles, CA 90008.

There will be Matinee & Evening Performances from 2:00PM to 10:00PM

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.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

“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 Los Angeles Times

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]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,George Combs,Enoch Mack, Kevin T. Williams, Darren Robinson and many more …

Single Admission for the Staged Readings is $10
Multiple Plays (4) Packet is $25
Weekend Pass for All Plays is $75

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

For more information about buying tickets
Call: (323) 290-2386 or
Email: LeimertParkVisionTheatre@gmail.com

Fourteen theater companies have come together for play readings that began with a single performance Thursday and continue with two readings Friday evening and climax with 11 more script-in-hand performances during afternoon and evening sessions on Saturday and Sunday. A taste into what’s ahead for the Vision and arts neighborhood it anchors.

Single Admission for the Staged Readings is $10
Multiple Plays (4) Packet is $25
Weekend Pass for All Plays is $75

“The Artists Exhibition”
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 ZenoGeorge CombsEnoch Mack, Kevin T. Williams, Darren Robinson, Wendell Wiggins

Assemblage Artist, Nomad and Storyteller Dominique Moody will showcase her art installation as well as many artists from the Leimert Park Community Artwalk as well

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