METRO CRAWL - Throughout Los Angeles near Metro stops – L.A. is proud to collaborate with the MTA on the “Metro Crawl” – a mutually beneficial opportunity for Metro rail and bus riders to show their TAP cards and enjoy deep discounts at Latino-owned and -themed businesses near Metro stops throughout the city, while we help promote both local small businesses and Metro. Metro Crawl Launch reception scheduled for September 1st at Union Station. Join Los Angeles City Officials, Council Members, Sponsors, MTA officials, and other dignitaries as we officially kick-off the Metro Crawl component to the City of L.A. Latino Heritage Month festivities.
200 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012
10:00am to 11:30am
Head over to Grand Park and make the drums talk with West African beats and medleys. Be part of the rhythmic conversation and experience the thrilling power of percussion in this outdoor group drumming experience.
Sixth St. and Spring St., Los Angeles, CA
12:00pm to 9:00pm
(SEPT. 11) This self-guided tour, which started in 2004 and has flourished as much of Downtown has cleaned up, encompasses more than 40 galleries and museums spread throughout the area's many sub-districts, including Bunker Hill, Little Tokyo and Gallery Row on Main and Spring Streets in the Historic Core. About 10,000 visitors regularly take the tour.
Third Street and Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA
6:00pm to 11:00pm
Truck It Fest is your roaming mobile food spectacular. We bring you delicious gourmet food trucks, with free sides of shopping and atmosphere. Check out all your favorite gourmet food vendors in one place - creating markets like you've never seen before. Trucks are at Third St. and Spring St. Our downtown Art Walk Food event is held every second Thursday.
244 S San Pedro Street., Los Angeles, 90012
3:00pm to 10:00pm
The 168 Film Festival is the crown jewel of the 168 Film year, where the filmmaker is the star. It's a glitzy red carpet affair held in Los Angeles, the capitol of storytelling. Filmmakers vie for awards in over 20 categories of artistic and technical merit. The 168 Film Festival showcases the work of thousands of artists from many different countries. This year's annual gala event promises higher stakes, more stars and more excitement that ever before.
Past guest presenters include, actors Zach Levi (“Tangled,” “Chuck,”), Candace Cameron Bure (“Full House”) and Stephen Baldwin ("The Usual Suspects"), Grammy Winners Rebecca St. James (singer) and Michael Lehman Boddicker (composer), producers Howard Kazanjian (“Star Wars,” “Raiders of the Lost Ark”), Ralph Winter (“X-Men Origins: Wolverine”) and writer-producer Brian Bird (“When Calls the Heart," "Touched by an Angel”), Sean McNamara director "Soul Surfer," and Sr. VP of Twentieth Century Fox TV, Gary Hall.
Festival Sponsors include Sony, Panasonic, Arri, Kino Flo, EIKI and AJA.