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June 2019

Womyn’s Writing Circle

@ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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LA Tenants Union Northeast LA Local Meeting

@ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States
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Domingos Cancioneros

@ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States
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Womyn’s Writing Circle

@ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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Womyn’s Writing Circle

@ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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LA Tenants Union Northeast LA Local Meeting

@ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States
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Loose Lips: The Book Launch

@ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States + Google Map
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Avenue 50 Studio & Prickly Pear Publishing present Loose Lips the book launch Join us for an afternoon of poetry with Briana Muñoz as she reads out of her first collection of poetry, Loose Lips, published by Prickly Pear Publishing. Hosted by Sam Roland featuring: Briana Muñoz Matt Sedillo Iris De Anda with musical sets by Miles Bandit June 29th 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Avenue 50 Studio 131 N Avenue 50 Los Ángeles CA 90042 Books will be…

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La Palabra

@ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States

La Palabra, a program of the Avenue 50 Studio, has been taking place since 2001. On the Fourth Sunday of every month from 2- 4 PM, La Palabra invites the community to come out and read their poetry through an open mic series, followed by a featured poet. Please note the change to the 5th Sunday of this month. This change only applies to June. See you soon!

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La Palabra

@ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States

La Palabra, a program of the Avenue 50 Studio, has been taking place since 2001. On the Fourth Sunday of every month from 2- 4 PM, La Palabra invites the community to come out and read their poetry through an open mic series, followed by a featured poet.

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July 2019

July 2019 Art Auction – Heriberto Luna

@ 12:00 AM - @ 11:59 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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“The Bridge Between Worlds,” by Heriberto Luna Value: $400 Starting Bid: $150, with bid increments of $25 To bid: e-mail us: avenue50studio@gmail.com call us: (323) 258-1435 Auction ends July 31, 2019. Good luck.

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Womyn’s Writing Circle

@ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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Open Call for Fall 2019 Programs at WCCW

@ 12:00 AM - @ 11:59 PM
Women’s Center for Creative Work, 2425 Glover Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90031 United States
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Open call for fall 2019 programs at the Women's Center for Creative Work (WCCW). For more information, or to submit a proposal click here.

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Paid Artist Opportunity: Civic Art Program

@ 12:00 AM - @ 5:00 PM

The Department of Arts and Culture's Civic Art Program is inviting emerging and established professional artists residing or working within the United States to respond to this national RFQ. Application Deadline: Thursday, July 11, 2019 | 5PM PST For more information, click here.

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Writer Residency at the Annenberg Community Beach House

@ 12:00 AM - @ 12:00 PM
Annenberg Community Beach House, 415 Pacific Coast Hwy
Santa Monica, CA 90402 United States
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Application Deadline: Thursday July 18, 2019 by 12:00pm (noon) Click here for application guidelines.  

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Call for Filipinx-American Visual Artists: Araw Ng Mga Patay

@ 12:00 AM - @ 11:59 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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ARAW NG MGA PATAY Call for art by Filipinx-American visual artists for Day of the Dead. Curated by Nica Aquino with assistance from Anna Calubayan. Giving offerings to our ancestors is an indigenous practice in the so-called Philippines that predates Catholocism. It is a way of honoring our ancestors & the time they spent with us on this physical plane. Once a year, many cultures around the world take the time to honor our ancestors, such as 'Dia de los…

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CLOSING GATHERING for June 2019 Exhibitions

@ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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Saturday, July 6, 2-4PM RSVP HERE Please join us for the closing gathering of our June 2019 exhibitions. Artists will be in the gallery meeting together one last time & taking down their artworks. Come join them in this final celebration & feel free to ask them any questions about their works or their artistic practices. Gathering will take place on Saturday, July 6, from 2-4PM. Free parking is available parallel to the train tracks, or we are located walking…

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Womyn’s Writing Circle

@ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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LA Tenants Union Northeast LA Local Meeting

@ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States
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OPENING RECEPTION: ‘Remixing Reality: Art, Identity & Beyond’ curated by Sofia Gutierrez Calderon

@ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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Opening Reception: Saturday, July 13, 7-10PM Exhibition Dates: July 13 - August 3, 2019 Closing Gathering: Saturday, August 3, 2-4PM RSVP HERE Please join us for the opening reception of 'REMIXING REALITY: ART, IDENTITY & BEYOND,' curated by Sofia Gutierrez Calderon, on Saturday, July 13, from 7-10PM. Admission is free, light snacks & refreshments will be available for a $2-4 donation, valet parking will be available for a $5 donation, or we are located walking distance from the Highland Park…

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‘REMIXING REALITY: ART, IDENTITY & BEYOND,’ curated by Sofia Gutierrez Calderon

@ 7:00 PM - @ 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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Opening Reception: Saturday, July 13, 7-10PM Exhibition Dates: July 13 - August 3, 2019 Closing Gathering: Saturday, August 3, 2-4PM Show Statement: Frida Khalo, nevertheless, is still the artist (along with Posada) who best reminds us that what was codified by the French Surrealists has always been our daily bread in Mexico and Latin America, part of the cultural current, a spontaneous fusion of myth and fact, dream and walking, reason and fantasy. The books of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and…

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OPENING RECEPTION: ‘Rumbo al Norte,’ works by Elmer Guevarra

@ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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Opening Reception: Saturday, July 13, 7-10PM Exhibition Dates: July 13 – August 3, 2019 Closing Gathering: Saturday, August 3, 2-4PM RSVP HERE Please join us for the opening reception of ‘Rumbo al Norte,’ works by Elmer Guevarra, on Saturday, July 13, from 7-10PM. Admission is free, light snacks & refreshments will be available for a $2-4 donation, valet parking will be available for a $5 donation, or we are located walking distance from the Highland Park Metro Gold Line Station!…

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‘Rumbo al Norte,’ works by Elmer Guevarra

@ 7:00 PM - @ 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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Opening Reception: Saturday, July 13, 7-10PM Exhibition Dates: July 13 – August 3, 2019 Closing Gathering: Saturday, August 3, 2-4PM About the Works: "My work investigates how personal and group identity changes in reaction to the physical, psychological and cultural environment. One’s identity is in part a result of place of origin, past experiences, life choices, age, social stereotypes and unpredicted events that can lead to economic change or departure from one place to another. I am specifically interested in…

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OPENING RECEPTION: ’11 Steps Ahead: Future Forward Armenian American Visionaries,’ curated by Margarita Simonian

@ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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Opening Reception: Saturday, July 13, 7-10PM Exhibition Dates: July 13 – August 3, 2019 Closing Gathering: Saturday, August 3, 2-4PM RSVP HERE Please join us for the opening reception of '11 Steps Ahead: Future Forward Armenian American Visionaries,' curated by Margarita Simonian, on Saturday, July 13, from 7-10PM. Admission is free, light snacks & refreshments will be available for a $2-4 donation, valet parking will be available for a $5 donation, or we are located walking distance from the Highland Park…

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’11 Steps Ahead: Future Forward Armenian American Visionaries,’ curated by Margarita Simonian

@ 7:00 PM - @ 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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Opening Reception: Saturday, July 13, 7-10PM Exhibition Dates: July 13 – August 3, 2019 Closing Gathering: Saturday, August 3, 2-4PM Mission Statement: While the original Futurists in Italy applied their aesthetics and social practices of technology and the industrial city to diverse artistic mediums in order to emphasize a movement of youth and the “new,” futurism as a term has since been tied to other movements using diverse genres in order to advance thought and artistic output. Notably, Afrofuturism has…

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OPENING RECEPTION: ‘American Daisies,’ by Karen Duckles. Presented by the Arroyo Arts Collective

@ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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Opening Reception: Saturday, July 13, 7-10PM Exhibition Dates: July 13 – August 3, 2019 Closing Gathering: Saturday, August 3, 2-4PM Please join us for the opening reception of ‘AMERICAN DAISIES,’ by Karen Duckles (presented by the Arroyo Arts Collective), on Saturday, July 13, from 7-10PM. Admission is free, light snacks & refreshments will be available for a $2-4 donation, valet parking will be available for a $5 donation, or we are located walking distance from the Highland Park Metro Gold…

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The Arroyo Arts Collective Presents ‘American Daisies,’ by Karen Duckles

@ 7:00 PM - @ 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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Opening Reception: Saturday, July 13, 7-10PM Exhibition Dates: July 13 – August 3, 2019 Closing Gathering: Saturday, August 3, 2-4PM The title for this grouping of pieces is “American Daisies”, and they deal with the issue of gun culture in this country. The pieces utilize bullets, targets, rhinestones, and other items on framed wood panels. The assemblages tell stories about how we think about guns, and the issues surrounding gun violence. The beauty in the metallic bullets, the symmetrical targets…

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Womyn’s Writing Circle

@ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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Domingos Cancioneros

@ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States
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Womyn’s Writing Circle

@ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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LA Tenants Union Northeast LA Local Meeting

@ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States
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ARTIST CALL OUT: Pandora’s Box at Gallery Azul

@ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

ARTIST’S CALL OUT Pandora’s Box - A group exhibition about chaos and hope The vast majority of us are familiar with the myth of Pandora’s box. We use this term often to refer to a release of negative or bad situations, to the unleashing of chaos. According to www.greekmyths-greekmythology.com/pandoras-box-myth/, the purpose of Pandora’s box is to answer the question of evil and why it exists. This myth has inspired artists throughout time to create their perception of Pandora opening this…

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La Palabra

@ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States

La Palabra, a program of the Avenue 50 Studio, has been taking place since 2001. On the Fourth Sunday of every month from 2- 4 PM, La Palabra invites the community to come out and read their poetry through an open mic series, followed by a featured poet.

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Womyn’s Writing Circle

@ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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August 2019

Womyn’s Writing Circle

@ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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OPENING RECEPTION: Some Place Like Home, Curated by Yeu Q. Nguyen

@ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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(featured artwork by Jedediah Antler)   Opening Reception: Saturday, August 10, 7-10PM Exhibition Dates: August 10 - September 7, 2019 Closing Gathering: Saturday, September 7, 2-4PM Please join us for the opening reception. Admission is free, $5 valet parking will be available & snacks & refreshments will be available for a $2-4 donation. RSVP HERE Show Statement: We live in a world where nearly 1 person is forcibly displaced every two-seconds. According to the UN Refugee Agency, 68.5 million people…

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OPENING RECEPTION: The Vibrant Cityscapes of Bonnie Lambert

@ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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Opening Reception: Saturday, August 10, 7-10PM Exhibition Dates: August 10 - September 7, 2019 Closing Gathering: Saturday, September 7, 2-4PM Please join us for the opening reception. Admission is free, $5 valet parking will be available & snacks & refreshments will be available for a $2-4 donation. RSVP HERE ARTIST STATEMENT: "I’m a cityscape oil painter in love with intense color and deep contrast. Los Angeles provides endless inspiration for my work with its fluid light, dramatic vistas, stark landscapes…

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Caged Bird & Other Stories by Martin Bustamante; Venial Venality by Rene Villa, Presented by the Arroyo Arts Collective

@ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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  Opening Reception: Saturday, August 10, 7-10PM Exhibition Dates: August 10 - September 7, 2019 Closing Gathering: Saturday, September 7, 2-4PM The Arroyo Arts Collective presents Caged Bird & Other Stories by Martin Bustamante & Venial Venality by Rene Villa. Please join us for the opening reception on Saturday, August 10, from 7-10PM. Admissions are free, light snacks & refreshments will be available for a small donation, $5 valet parking will be available, or we are located walking distance from…

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HALIKHA Grand Opening at Avenue 50 Studio

@ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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  HALIKHA - Come and Create! Come celebrate the opening of the space of HALIKHA- which means "Come and Create!” (Halika Na + Maglikha!) A grand opening of a space as a cultural hub for creatives to come together, share and "tambay". This space is rooted in our connection to our ancestors. We step foot into the space to honor them. We use our sacred energy to create, to heal, and share the bayanihan spirit with the community. We are…

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Some Place Like Home: Art on Home & Displacement. Curated by Yeu Q. Nguyen

@ 7:00 PM - @ 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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  Opening Reception: Saturday, August 10, 7-10PM Exhibition Dates: August 10 – September 7, 2019 Closing Gathering: Saturday, September 7, 2-4PM Show Statement: We live in a world where nearly 1 person is forcibly displaced every two-seconds. According to the UN Refugee Agency, 68.5 million people around the world have been forced from their home as a result of conflict or persecution, and 143 million people may soon become climate migrants. In wealthier urban areas, gentrification, increasing debt, and lack…

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The Vibrant Cityscapes of Bonnie Lambert

@ 7:00 PM - @ 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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Opening Reception: Saturday, August 10, 7-10PM Exhibition Dates: August 10 – September 7, 2019 Closing Gathering: Saturday, September 7, 2-4PM ARTIST STATEMENT: “I’m a cityscape oil painter in love with intense color and deep contrast. Los Angeles provides endless inspiration for my work with its fluid light, dramatic vistas, stark landscapes and dynamic neighborhoods. Using a vibrant palette and expressive brushstrokes, I hope to share my vision of an essence of the urban experience.” Live Oil Painting Demonstration with Artist,…

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The Arroyo Arts Collective Presents: Caged Bird & Other Stories by Martin Bustamante; Venial Venality by Rene Villa

@ 7:00 PM - @ 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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Opening Reception: Saturday, August 10, 7-10PM Exhibition Dates: August 10 – September 7, 2019 Closing Gathering: Saturday, September 7, 2-4PM Caged Bird and Other Stories: This body of work deals with issues of self-identity and explores factors/ideas that affect our daily lives. Venial Venality: This body of work explores the reality that permeates the current political climate and highlights the absurdity of those in power.

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LA Tenants Union Northeast LA Local Meeting

@ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States
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Low Income Artist Housing Workshop Presented by Meta Housing

@ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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  RSVP HERE Join us for this free workshop on LOW INCOME HOUSING FOR ARTISTS presented by Meta Housing. Saturday, August 17, 2-4PM at Avenue 50 Studio. Free parking is available behind the building, entrance is parallel to the train tracks. Meta Housing develops affordable and mixed-income apartment communities that infuse vibrancy, inspire community, and support individuals. For more information about Meta Housing, visit their website at metahousing.com

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Kick Ass Women in the Arts! A Birthday Celebration

@ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Avenue 50 Studio is excited to present KICK ASS WOMEN IN THE ARTS: a music | art | poetry pachanga celebrating liz gonzalez and her 60th dance around the sun Join us for an evening of music, art, and palabra to celebrate liz’ 60th, as she reads from her collection of poetry, Dancing in the Santa Ana Winds: Poems y Cuentos New and Selected published by Los Nietos Press. August 17th 2019 | 7:00 pm Joining liz for palabra will…

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FREE Live Oil Painting Demo with Artist, Bonnie Lambert

@ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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  Live Oil Painting Demonstration with Artist, Bonnie Lambert Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 2-4 pm RSVP HERE Artist, Bonnie Lambert, will host a live oil painting demonstration in conjunction with her exhibition The Vibrant Cityscapes of Bonnie Lambert.  Stop by to learn how she works through her painting process. Light refreshments will be served Free and open to the public RSVP HERE ARTIST STATEMENT: “I’m a cityscape oil painter in love with intense color and deep contrast. Los Angeles…

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La Palabra

@ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States

La Palabra, a program of the Avenue 50 Studio, has been taking place since 2001. On the Fourth Sunday of every month from 2- 4 PM, La Palabra invites the community to come out and read their poetry through an open mic series, followed by a featured poet.

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LA Tenants Union Northeast LA Local Meeting

@ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States
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September 2019

LIKE HOME: poetry in response to displacement 

@ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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Avenue 50 Studio presents a reading celebrating the launch of the chapbook anthology LIKE HOME: poetry in response to displacement  part of the accoutrements: a public literary series and in conjunction with Avenue 50 Studio’s visual art group exhibition on displacement Friday, September 6th 2019 | 7:00 pm Free | Donations Accepted Chapbooks will be available for sale and signing. Light refreshments and appetizers will be served. The chapbook features poems by: Alejandra Argote, Alex Salazar, Andrea-Celeste Jimenez, Angelina Sáenz, Brenda Perez,…

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Becoming Home

@ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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Avenue 50 Studio presents BECOMING HOME readings by clients, ex-clients, and staff from the Northeast Wellness Center’s Writing Your Life Stories Group plus open mic Sunday, September 8th 2019 | 2:00 pm Free | Donations Accepted Light refreshments will be served. The Northeast The Northeast Wellness Center Center is a thriving and creative facility of the LA County Department of Mental Health. We cherish our relationships in the community and strive for inclusion and belonging. Inspired by Avenue 50 Studio’s “Some…

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LA Tenants Union Northeast LA Local Meeting

@ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States
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6th Annual Women Who Submit Submission Blitz

@ 12:00 AM - 11:55 PM
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Opening Reception: Tlapohualiztli Ipan Amatl, by Ernesto Vasquez

@ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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  RSVP HERE Opening Reception: Saturday, September 14, 7-10PM Exhibition Dates: September 14 - October 5, 2019 Closing Gathering: Saturday, October 5, 2-4PM Statement: "Tlapohualiztli ipan amatl" means "Stories on paper" are new illustrations and other works I have created on paper. The exhibition will feature over a dozen various sized illustrations on different types of paper, some machine milled other hand made from Oaxaca. It was important for me to use one of the oldest substrates made my our…

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Tlapohualiztli Ipan Amatl, by Ernesto Vasquez

@ 7:00 PM - @ 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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Opening Reception: Saturday, September 14, 7-10PM Exhibition Dates: September 14 - October 5, 2019 Closing Gathering: Saturday, October 5, 2-4PM Statement: "Tlapohualiztli ipan amatl" means "Stories on paper" are new illustrations and other works I have created on paper. The exhibition will feature over a dozen various sized illustrations on different types of paper, some machine milled other hand made from Oaxaca. It was important for me to use one of the oldest substrates made my our species while applying…

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Opening Reception: The Broadside Project, in Collaboration with Cerritos College

@ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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  Avenue 50 Studio in Collaboration with Cerritos College Presents The Broadside Project Opening Reception: Saturday, September 14, 7-10PM Exhibition Dates: September 14 - October 5, 2019 Closing Gathering: Saturday, October 5, 2-4PM RSVP HERE 7 Los Angeles-based poets and 7 Los Angeles-based artists, created over 20 original, collaborative works using writing and various printmaking processes. Curated by (writer/activist) Jessica Ceballos y Campbell and (artist/professor) Sergio Teran. POETS: Will Alexander, Jessica Ceballos y Campbell, F. Douglas Brown, Sesshu Foster, Xochitl-Julisa…

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The Broadside Project, in Collaboration with Cerritos College

@ 7:00 PM - @ 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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  Avenue 50 Studio in Collaboration with Cerritos College Presents The Broadside Project Opening Reception: Saturday, September 14, 7-10PM Exhibition Dates: September 14 - October 5, 2019 Closing Gathering: Saturday, October 5, 2-4PM 7 Los Angeles-based poets and 7 Los Angeles-based artists created over 25 original, collaborative works using writing, drawing, and printmaking. The unique and collaborative works were created at the Cerritos College Fine Art complex in Norwalk, CA during the annual summer Cerritos College Printmaking Residency. The project began…

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Opening Reception: Celestial Sentinels: Paintings & Monoprints by Jacque Lene Rogers-Engel, Presented by the Arroyo Arts Collective

@ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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  Opening Reception: Saturday, September 14, 7-10PM Exhibition Dates: September 14-October 5, 2019 Closing Gathering: Saturday, October 5, 2-4PM The Arroyo Arts Collective Presents CELESTIAL SENTINELS Paintings & Monoprints by Jacque Lene Rogers-Engel My artwork for decades has been painting, printing and mask-making. Color, humor, mythology and spirituality have been my overarching themes. I have been influenced by ancient petroglyphs and modern art. Mondrian, Kandinsky and Miro are three of the most significant artists that have inspired my work. Studying…

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The Arroyo Arts Collective Presents Celestial Sentinels: Paintings & Monoprints by Jacque Lene Rogers-Engel

@ 7:00 PM - @ 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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  Opening Reception: Saturday, September 14, 7-10PM Exhibition Dates: September 14-October 5, 2019 Closing Gathering: Saturday, October 5, 2-4PM The Arroyo Arts Collective Presents CELESTIAL SENTINELS Paintings & Monoprints by Jacque Lene Rogers-Engel My artwork for decades has been painting, printing and mask-making. Color, humor, mythology and spirituality have been my overarching themes. I have been influenced by ancient petroglyphs and modern art. Mondrian, Kandinsky and Miro are three of the most significant artists that have inspired my work. Studying…

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Border Kindness presents: Art Across Borders: A Migrating Exhibit

@ 7:00 PM - @ 4:00 PM

Art Across Borders: A Migrating Exhibit for Border Kindness includes work by some of the world's most important artist/activists - including Arizona Alexakis, Eric Almanza, Jacqueline Arellano, Devendra Banhart, Brolo, Sue Coe, Desdemona Dallas, Daniel Gibson, Ramiro Gomez - Art, Jenny Kendler, Tom Kiefer, Kelly Latimore Icons, Jose Lozano, Patrick Martinez, Cabell Ellington Molina & Ernesto Yerena Montejano. Thank you to the artists who have each donated their work in support of Border Kindness. Border Kindness provides migrants, refugees, and…

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Alan Nakagawa Closing Day Artist Talk

@ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
1000 E Victoria St, Carson, California 90747, 1000 E Victoria St United States
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Alan Nakagawa Closing Day Artist Talk

@ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
1000 E Victoria St, Carson, California 90747, 1000 E Victoria St United States
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Knitting the Fog by Claudia D. Hernández

@ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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Avenue 50 Studio and Feminist Press present KNITTING THE FOG by Claudia D. Hernández with special guest Josie Méndez-Negrete Weaving together narrative essay and bilingual poetry, Claudia D. Hernández’s lyrical debut follows her tumultuous adolescence and fraught homecomings as she crisscrosses the American continent. Join us as Claudia reads from Knitting the Fog and by way of illustrating migration and movement, special guest Josie Méndez-Negrete will read from Las hijas de Juan: Daughters Betrayed. Friday September 20, 2019 7:30 pm |…

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Scruffy and the Egg: Adventures on the Road

@ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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Avenue 50 Studio presents Scruffy and the Egg: Adventures on the Road the book launch, reading & signing Scruffy, a stray dog, and his half-hatched Egg don't have a home, but they have each other. But is that enough when the going gets tough? The pair will need to use their wits and find new friends as they they tackle far distances, explore a big city, and even take the Egg to their first day of school! Join author-illustrator Angela…

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Small Press Book Festival

@ 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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La Palabra

@ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States

La Palabra, a program of the Avenue 50 Studio, has been taking place since 2001. On the Fourth Sunday of every month from 2- 4 PM, La Palabra invites the community to come out and read their poetry through an open mic series, followed by a featured poet.

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PEN Presents: Re-Writing the Family

@ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
3042 Glendale Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90039, 3042 Glendale Blvd United States
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LA Tenants Union Northeast LA Local Meeting

@ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States
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Los Angeles Libros Festival

@ 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
630 W 5th St, Los Angeles, California 90071, 630 W 5th St United States
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Talking Justice: with Matt Sedillo & Greg Palast

@ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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$5

Talking Justice with Matt Sedillo & Greg Palast at Avenue 50 Studio 131 N. Avenue 50 Highland Park, CA 90042 $5 cover charge walk-ins welcomed Join us for a series of powerful afternoons, offering participants the opportunity to experience and learn from remarkable individuals who will share, connect and fuel the conversation forward. September 29th: Matt Sedillo & Greg Palast Poets have thus far beautifully, brutally, elegantly described the world, the point, however, is to change it. Join us for…

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October 2019

LA Tenants Union Northeast LA Local Meeting

@ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States
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LA VIDA DE LOS MUERTOS

@ 7:00 PM - @ 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States + Google Map
Free

Curated by Abelardo de la Peña Jr. This intimate exhibition explores the poignant and playful kinship between life and death. Through photography and fine art, the correlation between mortality and life beyond are brought to light. While the living take on the guise of the departed, surely the deceased are reveling in the afterlife.

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ARAW NG MGA PATAY: Filipinx-American Artists Celebrate Day of the Dead

@ 7:00 PM - @ 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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Free

Curated by Nica Aquino Assisted by Anna Calubayan Giving offerings to our ancestors is an indigenous practice in the so-called Philippines that predates Catholocism. It is a way of honoring our ancestors and the time they spent with us on this physical plane. Once a year, many cultures around the world take the time to honor our ancestors, such as ‘Dia de los Muertos’ in Mexico, ‘Pchum Ben’ in Cambodia and many more. In Philippine culture, ‘Araw Ng Mga Patay’ (translating to Day of the Dead…

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The Arroyo Arts Collective Presents Beat and Beatific: Works by Gil Hayes

@ 7:00 PM - @ 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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The dirty, coarse, raw and the wild, untamed & ecstatic. Punk Rock is beat & beatific. These paintings are a visual counterpart to the musical anarchy of Punk Rock. Portraits & scenes of punk life produced by the synthesis of technique, material & subject. Crude burlap, three chords; Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Yellow & Ultramarine and wild abandon. The look & feel of the paintings is the same aesthetic as an old spiky jacket. Real & raw with unrestrained attitude. Portraits of old & young punks show…

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Carceral Liberation? A Native American Prison Art Show

@ 7:00 PM - @ 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States + Google Map
Free

Today Native American adults and youth are overrepresented in detention centers and receive some of the harshest treatment from state and federal carceral institutions. This art show will illuminate for public audiences the injustices of imprisonment in the Indigenous context, and conversely, how Native peoples have navigated these impositions for their futurities. Tria Blu Wakpa, UCLA Assistant Professor in Dance Studies, is curating the exhibition with the support of several organizations, including those founded and run by Native people who…

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Marks of Joy: Reading & Celebration

@ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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Avenue 50 Studio presents Marks of Joy: Reading & Celebration with Tanzila Ahmed Gabrielle Civil Jen Hofer Purvi Shah Tuesday October 15, 2019 7:00 pm | Free at Avenue 50 Studio 131 N Avenue 50 Los Ángeles, CA 90042 Join writers & activists Tanzila Ahmed, Gabrielle Civil, Jen Hofer & Purvi Shah for an evening of readings, performance, and embodied activities towards joy and justice. We will be celebrating new books including Miracle Marks (LA debut!) and Experiments in Joy. ABOUT AUTHORS Tanzila "Taz" Ahmed is an activist, storyteller,…

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One Day on the Gold Line: A Book Celebration

@ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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Avenue 50 Studio presents One Day on the Gold Line: A Book Celebration with author Carla Rachel Sameth Featuring: Annette Wong Gale Cohen Hazel Clayton Harrison Manuela Gomez Maria Elena Fernandez Thelma Reyna, Ph.D Toni Mosley & hosted by Gerda Govine Ituarte, Ed.D Thursday October 17, 2019 7:00 pm | Free Books will be available for purchase and signing at Avenue 50 Studio 131 N Avenue 50 Los Ángeles, CA 90042 TRANSPORTATION: Parking is available behind the building, enter through…

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LA Tenants Union Northeast LA Local Meeting

@ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States
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La Palabra

@ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States

La Palabra, a program of the Avenue 50 Studio, has been taking place since 2001. On the Fourth Sunday of every month from 2- 4 PM, La Palabra invites the community to come out and read their poetry through an open mic series, followed by a featured poet.

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November 2019

Día de los Muertos Festival de Otoño

@ 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Culebra Park, 240 S Ave 57
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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Join us for a community celebration of Día de Los Muertos, opening with a procession at Avenue 58 Metro Station. At Culebra Park, enjoy performances, food vendors, stations, and much more!  

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From the Heart: An Art Market for the Holidays

@ 7:00 PM - @ 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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Free

The Arroyo Arts Collective presents FROM THE HEART An art market for the holidays featuring crafts, jewelry, and fine art. The Arroyo Arts Collective (AAC) invites the entire Northeast Los Angeles (NELA) community to experience an assembly of fine artists, blacksmiths and craftspeople at AVE 50 STUDIO for an exhibit opening on Saturday, November 9, 2019 as part of the NELA Second Saturday Gallery Night.   This festive art market and exhibit is called, From the Heart. Shop for the Holidays…

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The Arroyo Arts Collective Presents: Freeze Frame: Works by Michael Arata

@ 7:00 PM - @ 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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The pictures in the show are presented in Graphic Novel, Comic book or Sunday comics format. They are accidental narratives derived from my spam, phone snapshots, public, personal and political moments. Images are paired allowing the viewer to fill in or contextualize their own story moving from image to image or image groups.

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LA Tenants Union Northeast LA Local Meeting

@ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States
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Shadow Puppetry Workshop with Leslie K. Gray

@ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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$45.00

Come explore the magic of Shadow Puppetry in November! You’ll learn about the cultural significance of this ancient art form and get skilled in how to “think shadow” for your own created shadow works. Techniques can be used by teachers and artists to channel their own unique stories, and for performance! Approved by LAUSD for teachers: this workshop is two hours toward a salary point. Repeat participants are welcome to refine their craft! Fee: $45 (includes supplies) Location: Avenue 50…

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La Palabra

@ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States

La Palabra, a program of the Avenue 50 Studio, has been taking place since 2001. On the Fourth Sunday of every month from 2- 4 PM, La Palabra invites the community to come out and read their poetry through an open mic series, followed by a featured poet.

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LA Tenants Union Northeast LA Local Meeting

@ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States
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December 2019

Jardin del Eden presents: Holiday Wreath Workshop

@ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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$49.00

FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE Join us December 8th from 10am - 12pm at Avenue 50 Studio and for an afternoon of wreath making, friends, and holiday spirit! We will be creating wreaths for your door using a grapevine base and decorating with fresh greenery, ribbons and other holiday decor. We will guide you in creating your wreath, but wish to give you an opportunity to be able to create a wreath that reflects your unique personality and style. Don't forget to…

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LA Tenants Union Northeast LA Local Meeting

@ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States
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2019 Year-End 8 x 8 Silent Art Auction

@ 7:00 PM - January 18 @ 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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Free

Displaying works by: Alfonso Aceves, Arlene Rivas, Arni Tecson, Art Carrillo, Betz Ross Bobby Rojas, Bonnie Lambert, Carey James, Carol Colin, Denice Salas, Douglas Alvarez, Emiliano Zalazar, Eric Almanza, Eve-Lauryn La Fountain, Frank Romero, Froy Mendoza, Gwen Freeman, Heather Hoggan, Hembert Guardado, Heriberto Luna, Isabel Martinez, Jazmine Puentes, Jessica Ceballos y Campbell, Jimmy Saldivar, Joe Bravo, John DeCastro, Jolly de Guzman, Jose Lozano, Judith Amdur, Katsu Yokoyama, Keefe Butterworth, Kristen Johannesen, Manny Reyes, Mar Abella, Maritza Torres, Melissa Alvarez, Natalie…

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Winter Break

@ 7:00 PM - January 18 @ 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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Free

Winter Break is an art exhibition that bridges various aesthetics ranging from contemporary painting, photography, printmaking to comic arts. The show will include art market events that focus on hand made goods and printed editions. Curated by Sean McOmber, Christopher Details and Quiet Please.

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The Arroyo Arts Collective presents Critters and Chapeaux

@ 7:00 PM - January 18 @ 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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A melange of materials and medium - hats, bags and costumes by Kacy Treadway and Kerry Deco. Kacy Treadway and Kerry Deco have been showing their work together for more than a decade. They both incorporate found and upcycled materials into the hats by Kerry and animal bags and costumes by Kacy. Even though Kerry has a very clean and spare esthetic, and Kacy is more prone to saving strange scraps for a decade, they have found a middle ground for…

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Domingos Cancioneros

@ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States
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La Palabra

@ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States

La Palabra, a program of the Avenue 50 Studio, has been taking place since 2001. On the Fourth Sunday of every month from 2- 4 PM, La Palabra invites the community to come out and read their poetry through an open mic series, followed by a featured poet.

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Meet and Greet with Kerry Deco

@ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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Free
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La Palabra

@ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States

La Palabra, a program of the Avenue 50 Studio, has been taking place since 2001. On the Fourth Sunday of every month from 2- 4 PM, La Palabra invites the community to come out and read their poetry through an open mic series, followed by a featured poet.

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LA Tenants Union Northeast LA Local Meeting

@ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States
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January 2020

LA Tenants Union Northeast LA Local Meeting

January 8 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States
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Dia de Guadalupe

January 18 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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Free

Featuring: Alfonso Aceves, Artemio Rodriguez, Cidne Hart, David Botello, Elizabeth Espinoza, Dominic Ochoa, Ernesto Flores, Ernesto Vazquez, Isabel Martinez, Joe Bravo, J. Michael Walker, Mar Abella, Mita Cuaron, Nico Avina, Ofelia Esparza, Sergio Robleto, and Yaneli Delgado. The Virgen de Guadalupe is a powerful symbol of Mexican identity and faith. Her image is associated with everything from motherhood to feminism to social justice. “She is used as a symbol of justice because she holds an appeal to the poor, to…

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Domingos Cancioneros

January 19 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States
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LA Tenants Union Northeast LA Local Meeting

January 22 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA, 101 N Ave 50 United States
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La Palabra

January 26 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Avenue 50 Studio, 131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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La Palabra, a program of the Avenue 50 Studio, has been taking place since 2001. On the Fourth Sunday of every month from 2- 4 PM, La Palabra invites the community to come out and read their poetry through an open mic series, followed by a featured poet. RSVP HERE

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