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Saturday, April 19

The Dragon Faire

The Little Theater

12420 Santa Monica Blvd., West Los Angeles, 90025


The Dragon Faire is a festive, hands-on arts and crafts workshop following the final two performances of “The Relucant Dragon” at The Little Theater in West Los Angeles. The Faire will feature delightful enriching Kidz Klub workshops in “dragon” origami, “dragon” collage, and “dragon” face-painting.

Tickets for “The Reluctant Dragon” performance at 11:00am are $10. Tickets to The Dragon Faire and Kidz Klub workshops at 2:00pm on Saturday and Sunday, April 19 and 20 are $30 and are available on a limited first-come-first served basis. Tickets to the Dragon Faire and a performance of “The Reluctant Dragon” combined are $35.

All tickets are available on the theater website, www.theblackboxtheater.org. For more information, please call the box office at (310) 622-4482.

The Little Theater is located at 12420 Santa Monica Blvd., West Los Angeles 90025 (just west of Bundy).

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The Arroyo Arts Collective Presents Poetry in the Windows VI

Ebell Club

131 E. Avenue 57, Los Angeles, 90042

2:00pm to 12:00pm

The Arroyo Arts Collective Presents
Poetry in the Windows VI

Twenty-four Poem Posters in the windows of businesses along Figueroa Street from Avenue 55 to Avenue 61 in Highland Park.

Free Poetry Walk Saturday, April 19 at 2 p.m.

Starting at the Ebell Club, 131 E. Avenue 57

View the posters and hear these poets read their poems at each location.

Linda Albertano
Erika Ayón
Thom Cagle
Helene Cardona
Kim Dower
Yvonne Estrada
Jenny Factor
Mary Fitzpatrick
liz gonzales
Charles Hood
Lois P. Jones
Steve Kowit
Bill Mohr
Victoria Melekian
Sherman Pearl
Candace Pearson
Cece Peri
Marilyn N. Robertson
Sonya Sones
Mary Torregrossa
Charles Harper Webb

Posters will remain on view in the windows until May 31, 2014.

Poetry in the Windows VI is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs.

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Mariachi Reyna De Los Angeles

Lewis Family Playhouse

12505 Cultural Center Drive, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730


Enriching the mariachi forum as America’s first all-female mariachi ensemble, Mariachi Reyna De Los Angeles, performs live, Saturday, April 19, 2014. This talented group of women brings sensitivity, beauty, warmth and an attractive perspective to the realm of Mexico’s musical heritage at 4:00 pm at the Lewis Family Playhouse, 12505 Cultural Center Drive, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739. Tickets for Gold Level Seating are priced at $32.00 for General, $30.00 for Seniors.

Tickets for Silver Level Seating are priced at $26.00 for General & Seniors and are available online at www.lewisfamilyplayhouse.com or through the Box Office at (909) 477-2752.

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NewFilmmakers LA April 19th Screening!


1139 S. Hill St, Los Angeles, 90015

5:45pm to 11:30pm

NOTE: Complimentary event parking at 1133 S. Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015.

NewFilmmakers Los Angeles invites you to join us for the Saturday, April 19th 2014 film screening series and after-party event at the AT&T Center in Downtown LA with a filmmaker lounge throughout the evening.

You will have the opportunity to meet the directors of each film, the actors and other crew + participate in a live audience Q&A. There are pre-receptions and after-parties for each program. Admissions to the programs are only $5 online or $7 at the door or $15 for an all-night access pass which includes the screening ticket and access to the filmmaker lounge. Visit the NewFilmmakers LA Official Website atwww.NewFilmmakersLA.com for more information and to purchase your ticket now!

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Black and White

Lineage Performing Arts Center

89 S. Fair Oaks, Pasadena, CA 91105

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Events for a Purpose presents Black and White, an avant garde night to engage with the community in a creative and modern way through the power of the arts. The fusion of local artists, businesses, and featured charities will provide a platform for looking at social change in a new light beyond just black and white. The power of the dark and the light will be woven into the evening's festivities from the food and drink to the decor and entertainment as guests will learn not only about the challenges that these nonprofits face every day, but also the impact they make on people's lives with the help and support of community members like you!

The event will benefit three Pasadena nonprofits including:

Journey House: Assists emancipated foster youth. Learn more: http://www.journeyhouseyouth.org/

Rose City Coffee: Transforms the lives of homeless and transitional youth by providing world-class barista training. Learn more: http://www.rosecitycoffee.org/

Lineage Performing Arts Center: Offers free dance classes to individuals with chronic illnesses. Learn more: http://lineagedance.org/center/outreach-classes/

Event Highlights:

Passed hors d'oeuvres!
Signature Drinks!
Four modern dance performances by local Pasadena Dancers
Live art demonstration by Jessie Castillo (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kastleart/)

The Local Artisans will be DJing

Gifts by Papabubble Los Angeles

Dress Code: Semi formal, black and white only!!

Tickets: $25
Efapusa.org; along with ticket, everyone will receive one free red drink ticket!

"The power of the arts is indeed the most immediate and fastest way" to social, political and economic reform." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avant-garde

Special thanks to our sponsors: Jessie Castillo, PapabubbleLA, The Local Artisans, and Wingman Standard Wingman Standard Vodka

Parking in Fairoaks Ave garage; first 90 min. free!

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Bright Ideas: Opening Reception

The GABBA Gallery

3126 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, 90057

7:00pm to 11:00pm

Bright Ideas runs through May 10th.
The Gabba Gallery presents Bright Ideas with special guest curator, L. Croskey aka L.C. of Cannibal Flower. Gabba and L.C. have hand selected a group of diverse artists based on their usage of bright, bold color palettes.
Leonard Croskey better known as L.C. is the founder of the seminal pop up art show, Cannibal Flower and is Co-Owner of Thinkspace Art Gallery in Culver City. He is responsible for discovering and helping cultivate many contemporary artists’ careers such as; Luke Chueh, Audrey Kawasaki and Dabs Myla. He has exhibited artists in numerous prominent fairs and galleries including; Scope Basel in Switzerland, New York and Miami, Affordable Art Fair at L.A. Live, Beyond Eden at L.A. Municipal Art Gallery, Pow Wow Hawaii, L.A. Art Show, Above Second Gallery in Hong Kong, Spoke Art Gallery and Hashimoto Contemporary Gallery in San Francisco and London Miles Gallery in London to name a few.
Artists: Adam Abraham, david acuna, Seitaku TAK Aoyama, Jaime Becker, Daniel Bilmes, Jeaneen Carlino, Michael Christy, L. Croskey, Nick Fadely, Delfin Finley, Kohshin Finley, Ken Flewellyn, Rene Gagnon, Alec Grosso, Ramiro Hernandez, Nagisa Kamae, Andrea LaHue, Steven Lopez, Thomas Lynch III, David MacDowell, Norman Maxwell, Jon Measures, Robert Nelson, Henry Niller, Jason Ostro, Judy Ostro, John Park, Liz Peterson, Sarah Ramirez, Nate Seubert, Alexander Smith, Amy Smith, Sarah Stieber, Preston Thomas, Tony Venegas, Jared Yamahata, Essi Zimm

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