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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

An American Dreamer
with Max Benavidez,
Author, Professor, & Creator
Wednesday, July 13 | 7pm PT
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Max Benavidez PhD is an award-winning communicator with decades of experience in communications, digital media, public affairs, marketing, and branding for universities, foundations, research institutes, publishing houses, and businesses. We’ll be talking about his eclectic career as an author, professor and musical artist.  

Dan Guerrero Happy Hour
with
Moctesuma Esparza,
Award-winning film producer and activist
Friday, July 15 | 7pm PT
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Award-winning producer, entrepreneur and activist Moctesuma Esparza joins Dan Guerrero on the next Happy Hour of live, streamed conversations. His film credits include Selena, The Milagro Beanfield War, Walkout, Price of Glory and the classic feature, The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez. The East LA native’s distinguished career is well documented, but his early life is equally distinguished. Esparza was an early participant in the Chicano Movement and was one of the organizers of the 1968 East LA Walkouts by Chicano students protesting unequal conditions in the LA Unified School District High Schools. Esparza is Chicano history.

Arte para la gente
Margaret Garcia, Chicana Artist
Wednesday, July 20 | 7pm PT
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An elder in the Los Angeles Chicana/o Art Movement for five decades, Margaret Garcia has championed and advocated for women, the community, and individuals marginalized by society. By revering the people, neighborhoods, and local landmarks of her pueblo through her colorful portraits and landscapes, Garcia celebrates the subjects that have inspired her art and the creation of its ever-evolving community. Join us on En Casa con LA Plaza as Margeret discusses her career and previews her upcoming exhibition at LA Plaza, opening on July 22, 2022 through June 11, 2023.

Dan Guerrero Happy Hour
with Carlos Gomez,
Veteran Actor of Stage and Screen

Wednesday, July 20 | 7pm PT
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Broadway, film and television veterano Carlos Gomez joins outspoken wit master Dan Guerrero in the next Happy Hour of live streamed conversations. The versatile actor has blazed a long and impressive career sharing the big screen with Salma Hayek and a Broadway stage with Lin-Manuel Miranda. His TV credits date back to ER and Friends and this proud Cubano currently stars in the Netflix series, The Baker and the Beauty. Don’t miss this one.

 

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

This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

 

 

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