Advancing Arts in Eastern LA County: LA Plaza Eastside Arts Initiative Awards $150,000

Building on its effort to help advance the arts in Eastern  Los Angeles County, the LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes (LA Plaza)-Eastside Arts Initiative (EAI) today announced a total of $150,000 in grants awarded to local artists and arts organizations in support of community arts programming.   EAI grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 were awarded to five artists and seven arts organizations.   

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History and Legacy of the 1970 National Chicano Moratorium on Exhibit at LA Plaza

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes presents Patriotism in Conflict: Fighting for Country and Comunidad, a retrospective exhibition marking fifty-one years since the National Chicano Moratorium in East Los Angeles, where more than 30,000 participants marched to protest the Vietnam War. This exhibition recounts the momentum and critical events that led to

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Pobladores Awards 2021: A Celebration Filled with History, Pride and Accomplishment

Celebration, pride and excitement were in the air at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes’ Pobladores Awards 2021 Gala on Wednesday, September 29. It was in fact a double celebration: The commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of the institution and recognition its 25 founders as well as a coming-out for

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Tenth Anniversary Pobladores Awards Gala Launched

We are thrilled to announce that the Silent Auction in support of our Tenth Anniversary Pobladores Awards Gala has officially launched and is opened for bids! Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to support LA Plaza, while making any of these and many other beautiful and fun auction items yours. Here’s

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Enjoying a Small Taste of LA Plaza Cocina

LA Plaza Board members, key community and culinary influencers, and LA Plaza staff were treated to a sneak peek of the soon-to-be-completed LA Plaza Cocina, our long-awaited museum dedicated to Mexican cuisine. Located in LA Plaza Village, across the street from our main campus, attendees were treated to a bevy

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