Frank Romero’s “Going to the 1984 Olympics” Arrives at LA Plaza

Going to the 1984 Olympics, the original painting by Frank Romero which served as the basis for his iconic mural overlooking the Hollywood Freeway, is now on display at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes  through September 2022.   The original painting, measuring 54” x 144”, is on display in the second-floor

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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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GRAMMY Award-nominated Entertainment on Tap for 10th Anniversary Pobladores Awards Gala

We are thrilled to announce the musical talent for our 10th Anniversary Pobladores Awards Gala: Grammy Award-nominated singer Lupita Infante and Mariachi Lindas Mexicanas! With an elegant and graceful style reminiscent of Mexico’s classic mariachi crooners, Lupita Infante brings a sensual and soothing vocal contrast to the bold sounds of regional

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