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LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes is pleased to continue our tradition of presenting the best of Los Angeles Latinx history, art and culture with En Casa con LA Plaza. Register on Zoom using the links below. Guests can also view live-streamed Sessions on our Facebook page.

View past sessions: 2022 | 2021 | 2020

Dan Guerrero Happy Hour
with Cristina Frias
ELA College Theatre Arts Faculty
Thursday, October 6 | 7pm PT
Register to view on Zoom | Watch on Facebook Live
Award-winning educator, actor and storyteller Cristina Frias joins Dan Guerrero on the next Happy Hour of live streamed conversations. Frias is the first Latinx full-time faculty member of the Theater Arts Department at East Los Angeles College. In that capacity, “Profe Frias” also acts as a liaison to the larger LA Arts community and is dedicated to mentoring Latinx artists and students of color. An impressive background as an actress, writer and director is all part of her eclectic story.

En Casa con LA Plaza Cocina
Pan de Muerto with Eliseo Lara, Master Baker
Saturday, October 22 | 11am to 12:30pm | $20

Register to view on Eventbrite

In this online class, Mexican baker Eliceo Lara will teach you how to make the traditional bread for Day of the Dead celebrations. As we shape the dough, Eliceo will demonstrate the step-by-step process and answer all your questions about this aromatic bread from his kitchen in CDMX.You will receive a Zoom link and the recipe two days before the online class.

Dan Guerrero Happy Hour
with John M. Valadez
Realist Painter and Muralist

Thursday, October 27 | 7pm PT
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Realist painter and muralist John M. Valadez joins Dan Guerrero on the next Happy Hour of live-streamed conversations. Valadez has been making art for nearly half a century defining the Chicano experience of Southern California and his hometown of Los Angeles. His work has been exhibited in museums and galleries throughout the U.S., Europe and Mexico and he just returned from Rome, Italy where his work was represented in a major exhibition sponsored by the AltaMed Foundation.

Dan Guerrero Happy Hour
with Cristela Alonzo,
Funny Lady & Fierce Activist
Thursday, November 3 | 7pm PT
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Top comedian, actress, writer and producer Cristela Alonzo guests with Dan Guerrero on the next Happy Hour of live streamed conversations. The entertainment trailblazer was the first Latina to create, produce and star in her own network sitcom, “Cristela” for ABC. And she’s currently creating big laughs in her “Cristela Alonzo: Middle Classy” stand-up special streaming on Netflix. But the funny lady is very serious about her activism, fueled by her friendship with Dolores Huerta. Don’t miss this one. 

Dan Guerrero Happy Hour
with Fanny and Nelson Grande
Hollywood Power Couple

Thursday, November 17 | 7pm PT
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Hollywood power couple Fanny and Nelson Grande join Dan Guerrero on the next Happy Hour of live streamed conversations. The former actors founded Avenida Productions in 2016 to empower independent media content creators that highlight diversity in their work. Avenida soon launched a crowdfunding platform and eventually opened a full-service production studio providing services from crowdfunding to production, distribution and in their own words, “everything in between.” Join us to learn what next for the happily married entrepreneurs. 

 

Sponsor for En Casa con LA Plaza in July 2022 is Union Pacific Foundation

This project was made possible in part by Kaiser Permanente

 

 

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