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LAPD's yearly arts festival at Gladys Park in Skid Row...

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LAPD’s New Project

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12th Festival For All Skid Row Artists

12th Festival for All Skid Row ArtistsIn Gladys Park, 808 E.  6th Street (corner of Gladys Avenue)October 16 from 12 noon to 5pm. The Los Angeles Poverty Department (LAPD) presents the 12th annual Festival for All Skid Row Artists on Saturday, October 16 from 12 noon to 5pm.  Can you believe it?  The 12th Festival is happening IN REAL…
LA Poverty Department
October 6, 2021
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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 Commissioned by The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) for WE RISE 2021 https://vimeo.com/593629056 Community…
LA Poverty Department
March 30, 2020

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