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September 2017

The US-Mexico Border: Place, Imagination, and Possibility

September 10, 2017 @ 11:00 am - January 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Craft and Folk Art Museum, 5814 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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Since the 1990s, the US-Mexico border has become an important site for creative exploration of issues related to emigration, immigration, labor conditions, hybrid identities, and transformation. The US-Mexico Border: Place, Imagination, and Possibility presents the work of contemporary artists who explore the border as a physical reality (place), as a subject (imagination), and as a site for production and solution (possibility). The exhibition will include work by artists and designers such as Teddy Cruz, Adrian Esparza, Consuelo Jimenez Underwood, and…

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Dolores – Pasadena, CA screening

September 15 @ 7:00 pm - September 21 @ 10:00 pm
Laemmle Playhouse 7, 673 E Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91101 United States
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See the film, directed by Peter Bratt, about Dolores Huerta. She is among the most important, yet least known, activists in American history. An equal partner in co-founding the first farm workers unions with Cesar Chavez, her enormous contributions have gone largely unrecognized. Dolores tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice alongside Chavez, becoming one of the most defiant feminists of the twentieth century—and she continues the fight to this day, at 87. With intimate and unprecedented access…

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Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival (LABRFF)

September 16 - September 19
|Recurring Event (See all)
Los Angeles Film School Theater, 6353 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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Now in its nineth year, the Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival is recognized as the most prestigious Brazilian film festival outside Brazil. Showcasing the best in new Brazilian cinema and providing the movie-loving public with access to some of the most critically and important Brazilian filmmakers, film industry professionals and emerging new talent by bringing them together in the heart of the entertainment capital of the world. The Festival features special programs including Filmmakers Retreat, several panels, intimate Coffee Talks…

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Rebellion! Public Art and Political Dissent: Oaxaca and L.A.

September 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Aloud, 630 W Fifth St
Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
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*********FACEBOOK RESERVATIONS NOT ACCEPTED************* ALOUD at Central Library Rebellion! Public Art and Political Dissent: Oaxaca and L.A. Chaz Bojorquez and artist collective Tlacolulokos In conversation with curator Amanda de la Garza With the likes of Diego Rivera and José Clemente Orozco, Mexico has a long tradition of politically engaged public art which has often depicted—with varying degrees of accuracy—the country’s indigenous population. Two gifted young artists from the collective Tlacolulokos have been commissioned to create a new artwork in the…

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Inside Latin Jazz featuring Sheila E

September 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, 6760 Painter Ave
Whittier, CA 90608 United States
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The Inside Latin Jazz series, presented by Emerson Bran Management and The Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Arts, continues to offer fascinating and penetrating onstage interviews with leading Latin Jazz artists. Moderated by flute soloist and Professor at Whittier College, Danilo Lozano, this is something every lover of music will not want to miss. Thanks to the generous support of the BCM Foundation, tickets to the Inside Latin Jazz series are FREE. However, they are only available starting two…

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Les Nubians – Up Close & Personal Tour: Live at the Belly Up

September 19 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Belly Up, 143 S Cedros Avenue
Solana Beach, CA 92075 United States
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Les Nubians is an Afropean, Urban, R&B Grammy-nominated duo composed of sisters Hélène and Célia Faussart from Paris France. In 1985 the sisters moved with their parents to Chad, Africa. Seven years later, they returned to Bordeaux, France and began singing A Cappella, producing poetry slams in Bordeaux and Paris, and singing background vocals for various artists worldwide. Doors: 7:00 pm Start: 8:00 pm Age: Ages 21+ Only Price: $21-$23

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YASS!Night at The Redwood! Night 1

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 am
The Redwood Bar, 316 W 2nd St
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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LIVE BANDS! DRINKS! DANGER! EATS! TUNES! ( repeat ) Featuring : Bastidas! https://fantasticabastidas.bandcamp.com/ The Swords of Fatima http://longbladerecords.com/the_swords_of_fatima/ ViceVersa http://www.viceversa.la/ SPACEBATH https://www.facebook.com/SpaceBath/

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Nancy Sanchez in Concert

September 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
City Terrace Library, 4025 City Terrace Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90063 United States
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Join City Terrace Library for a very special concert. Written in both Spanish and English, Nancy Sanchez and her musical group perform her songs in a variety of styles for any occasion, from singer-songwriter, jazz standards and originals, mariachi, regional Mexican, pop, bossa nova and more. Nancy has the ability to create both a powerful festival sound and a warm sound more appropriate for intimate gatherings. Her musical group includes both electric and acoustic instruments. This concert is sponsored by…

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¡Murales Rebeldes! LA Chicana/o Murals under Siege VIP Preview

September 20 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 501 N Main St
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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¡Murales Rebeldes! LA Chicana/o Murals under Siege looks at the ways in which Chicana/o murals in the greater Los Angeles area have been censored, whitewashed, neglected, and even destroyed. Los Angeles has been a hub of Chicana/o mural activity for nearly half a century. The city’s rich, complex, and conflictive history of cultural diversity and political activism has provided a fertile ground upon which to produce radical public art. This exhibition opens on September 20 with an invitation-only VIP reception,…

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FILM -Club Europe

September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Goethe-Institut Los Angeles, 5750 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 100
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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New Berlin Cinema - achtung berlin goes LA Free admission with RSVP via above Eventbrite link. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Wednesday, September 20th 2017, 7:00pm Goethe-Institut Los Angeles 5750 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 100 Los Angeles CA 90036 Info: +1 323 5253388 or [email protected] Germany 2017, 82 min., German (with English subtitles) Director: Franziska M. Hoenisch, Screenplay: John-H. Karsten, Cinematography: Stefanie Reinhard, Editor: Ina Tangermann, Producers: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, Sarah Heidtmann, Tobias Hollmann, Sebastian Johannsen, Starring: Sylvaine Faligant,…

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