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. Sponsored by PepsiCo  and Kaiser Permanente.

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Coffee and Cold Brew
Cafe Cafe Mobile Coffee 
Monday, January 25 | 3pm
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Join us on Zoom and Facebook Live as Cafe Cafe Mobile Coffee demonstrates how to select the right coffee, brewing in a French Press, and preparing a Cold Brew. Cafe Cafe Mobile Coffee is a coffee and tea bar that focuses on quality coffee and detail-oriented brew methods.

Online Community Meeting: Historic Paseo Walkway
Phase Two Construction
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 | 3pm to 4pm PST
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The Historic Paseo Walkway extends three city blocks from Broadway to Main street in Downtown Los Angeles, an urban area surrounded by freeways and busy boulevards that lack trees and green space. The proposed expansion park site is adjacent to several of the City’s most historic sites, including Ft. Moore, La Placita Church, Olvera Street, Campo Santo Cemetery, LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, and five additional museums in the immediate area.  The Paseo Walkway is used by a variety of community members: LA Plaza Village residents seeking a safe and direct path to public transportation at Union Station; Olvera Street visitors; La Placita Church attendees; tourists; and those seeking respite from the hustle and bustle of nearby streets, freeways and businesses. The Paseo Walkway offers a lush green escape, with tables and chairs and shade structures. LA Plaza is preparing to begin the second phase of construction on the Historic Paseo Walkway. Join us to hear about the proposed new features and project timeline. We’re seeking community input on this long-awaited project. What features matter most to our neighbors? What would you like to see included?  Join us by registering for a Zoom meeting. Download Zoom in advance on your phone, computer, or table.

Show Your Creativity! The Visual Arts | Eastside Arts Initiative COVID-19 Grants Recipients
Wednesday, January 27 | 7pm PST
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Join us on Zoom and Facebook Live as awardees of LA Plaza’s Eastside Arts Initiative COVID-19 Relief Grants show their creativity via videos submitted as part of their grant applications. Grantees featured in this session include visual artists, apparel artists, photographers and more. COVID-19 Relief Grants were created in response to the pandemics impact on the arts community, with a total of $50,000 one-time relief grants awarded to artists and arts organizations serving Eastern Los Angeles County.

Show Your Creativity! Performing Arts \ Eastside Arts Initiative COVID-19 Grants Recipients
Friday, January 29 | 7pm PST
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Join us on Zoom and Facebook Live as awardees of LA Plaza’s Eastside Arts Initiative COVID-19 Relief Grants show their creativity via videos submitted as part of their grant applications. Grantees featured in this session include musicians, singers, singer-songwriters, and story tellers. COVID-19 Relief Grants were created in response to the pandemics impact on the arts community, with a total of $50,000 one-time relief grants awarded to artists and arts organizations serving Eastern Los Angeles County.

Online Community Meeting: Historic Paseo Walkway
Phase Two Construction
Saturday, January 30, 2021 | 11am to 12pm PST
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The Historic Paseo Walkway extends three city blocks from Broadway to Main street in Downtown Los Angeles, an urban area surrounded by freeways and busy boulevards that lack trees and green space. The proposed expansion park site is adjacent to several of the City’s most historic sites, including Ft. Moore, La Placita Church, Olvera Street, Campo Santo Cemetery, LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, and five additional museums in the immediate area.  The Paseo Walkway is used by a variety of community members: LA Plaza Village residents seeking a safe and direct path to public transportation at Union Station; Olvera Street visitors; La Placita Church attendees; tourists; and those seeking respite from the hustle and bustle of nearby streets, freeways and businesses. The Paseo Walkway offers a lush green escape, with tables and chairs and shade structures. LA Plaza is preparing to begin the second phase of construction on the Historic Paseo Walkway. Join us to hear about the proposed new features and project timeline. We’re seeking community input on this long-awaited project. What features matter most to our neighbors? What would you like to see included?  Join us by registering for a Zoom meeting. Download Zoom in advance on your phone, computer, or table.

Sopa de Turkey Albondigas 
Claire Risoli, Pocha LA 
Monday, February 1 | 3pm PST
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Join us on Zoom and Facebook Live for as Claire Risoli of Highland Park’s Pocha LA demonstrates how to make Sopa de Turkey Albondigas. Pocha LA offers a Modern Mexican, family-dining experience that is rooted in tradition while showcasing the evolution of new food trends.

Online Community Meeting: Historic Paseo Walkway
Phase Two Construction
Tuesday, February 2, 2021 | 3pm to 4pm PST
Register to view on Zoom or watch on Facebook
The Historic Paseo Walkway extends three city blocks from Broadway to Main street in Downtown Los Angeles, an urban area surrounded by freeways and busy boulevards that lack trees and green space. The proposed expansion park site is adjacent to several of the City’s most historic sites, including Ft. Moore, La Placita Church, Olvera Street, Campo Santo Cemetery, LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, and five additional museums in the immediate area.  The Paseo Walkway is used by a variety of community members: LA Plaza Village residents seeking a safe and direct path to public transportation at Union Station; Olvera Street visitors; La Placita Church attendees; tourists; and those seeking respite from the hustle and bustle of nearby streets, freeways and businesses. The Paseo Walkway offers a lush green escape, with tables and chairs and shade structures. LA Plaza is preparing to begin the second phase of construction on the Historic Paseo Walkway. Join us to hear about the proposed new features and project timeline. We’re seeking community input on this long-awaited project. What features matter most to our neighbors? What would you like to see included?  Join us by registering for a Zoom meeting. Download Zoom in advance on your phone, computer, or table.

Southern California’s Native American Peoples with John P. Schmal, Historian, Genealogist, and Lecturer 
Wednesday, February 3 | 7pm PST 
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Join us on Zoom and Facebook Live for a presentation exploring the Native American peoples that inhabited Southern California in the 18th Century, from San Diego to Santa Barbara. The current status of these groups in the present day will also be discussed.
This session was rescheduled from January 6, 2021.

Beer Battered Mushroom Tacos 
Wendy Centeno, Guayaba Kitchen 
Monday, February 8 | 3pm PST
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Join us on Zoom and Facebook Live as Wendy Centeno, a community chef and founder of Guayaba Kitchen, demonstrates how to make Beer Battered Mushroom Tacos. Guayaba Kitchen highlights plant- based Chicana cuisine in the northeast San Fernando Valley.

Online Community Meeting: Historic Paseo Walkway
Phase Two Construction
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 | 6pm to 7pm PST
Register to view on Zoom or watch on Facebook
The Historic Paseo Walkway extends three city blocks from Broadway to Main street in Downtown Los Angeles, an urban area surrounded by freeways and busy boulevards that lack trees and green space. The proposed expansion park site is adjacent to several of the City’s most historic sites, including Ft. Moore, La Placita Church, Olvera Street, Campo Santo Cemetery, LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, and five additional museums in the immediate area.  The Paseo Walkway is used by a variety of community members: LA Plaza Village residents seeking a safe and direct path to public transportation at Union Station; Olvera Street visitors; La Placita Church attendees; tourists; and those seeking respite from the hustle and bustle of nearby streets, freeways and businesses. The Paseo Walkway offers a lush green escape, with tables and chairs and shade structures. LA Plaza is preparing to begin the second phase of construction on the Historic Paseo Walkway. Join us to hear about the proposed new features and project timeline. We’re seeking community input on this long-awaited project. What features matter most to our neighbors? What would you like to see included?  Join us by registering for a Zoom meeting. Download Zoom in advance on your phone, computer, or table.

Online Community Meeting: Historic Paseo Walkway
Phase Two Construction
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 | 3pm to 4pm PST
Register to view on Zoom or watch on Facebook
The Historic Paseo Walkway extends three city blocks from Broadway to Main street in Downtown Los Angeles, an urban area surrounded by freeways and busy boulevards that lack trees and green space. The proposed expansion park site is adjacent to several of the City’s most historic sites, including Ft. Moore, La Placita Church, Olvera Street, Campo Santo Cemetery, LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, and five additional museums in the immediate area.  The Paseo Walkway is used by a variety of community members: LA Plaza Village residents seeking a safe and direct path to public transportation at Union Station; Olvera Street visitors; La Placita Church attendees; tourists; and those seeking respite from the hustle and bustle of nearby streets, freeways and businesses. The Paseo Walkway offers a lush green escape, with tables and chairs and shade structures. LA Plaza is preparing to begin the second phase of construction on the Historic Paseo Walkway. Join us to hear about the proposed new features and project timeline. We’re seeking community input on this long-awaited project. What features matter most to our neighbors? What would you like to see included?  Join us by registering for a Zoom meeting. Download Zoom in advance on your phone, computer, or table.

Candela’s Craft Cocktails 
Maria Chavez, Candela La Brea 
Monday, February 22 | 3pm PST 
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Join us on Zoom and Facebook Live as Maria Chavez of Candela La Brea demonstrates three of the full-service venue’s signature cocktails: Mambacita, Mi Amor, and Candela. You’ll want to clear your calendar after this intoxicating En Casa session!

 

 

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