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Los Angeles Poverty Department (LAPD)

Founded in 1985, LAPD is made up of people who make art and live and work in Skid Row...

 

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LAPD’s New Project

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Open Mic with zAmya theater 9/23/2021

Thursday, September 23, 5 PDT (US and Canada)Join us for an OPEN MIC with zAmya Theater and Tenderloin Opera! Join Zoom Meeting https://reed-edu.zoom.us/my/kirvo?pwd=blRDc01zLzZ2WXZrMzBWZEVyUCtPZz09FB event link! -https://fb.me/e/1770NWYg4  Folx may of course present anything they like or just come to listen! If anybody wants to engage with these topics, some themes we have…
LA Poverty Department
December 22, 2020
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The New Compassionate Downtown

PerformanceDirected by John Malpede and Henriëtte BrouwersVisual Art by Robby Herbst May 14, and 15, 2021 at 8PM.At Geffen Contemporary at MOCA plaza for a by invitation only, physically distanced audience & on YouTube Live stream May 14: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1_nOxf7t6cMay 15: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jl4tl_7FBr0Commissioned by The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) for WE RISE…
LA Poverty Department
March 30, 2020

LAPD’s New Exhibition

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