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LAPD’s New Project

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Compassion & Self-Deception CONVERSATION 7-1, 2021

WHAT: Public conversation Compassion & Self-DeceptionWHEN: Thursday July 1, 2021, 6:30-8pmWHERE: The Box Gallery - In The Box Parking Lot, 822 E. Third Street, LA, CA 90013and streaming on FaceBook live: https://fb.me/e/2kRxaKTWdWith:  Pastor Cue Jn-Marie, Aryen Cohen, Matt Harper, Robby Herbst and moderated by Michael Alexander.A project of Los Angeles Poverty Department with support from CAL HUM. For Further Information Call or Email …
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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…
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March 30, 2020

LAPD’s New Exhibition

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Systems of Exchange 3/27-4/25

March 27 – April 25, 2021Exhibition at ArtCenter, in the window on 4th street, at the corner of Main and 4th street, downtown.Elizabeth Preger brings together Los Angeles artist collectives under the exhibition Systems of Exchange, pairing a series of vitrines inhabited by local creative communities and reproductions of their archival…

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CAP UCLA – The Tune In Festival – SING OUT

PERFORMANCE/TUNE-IN FESTIVAL L.A.October 2020Prerecorded Live in Los Angeles and Elsewhere The Tune In Festival: Program 4    SING OUTVijay Gupta & Los Angeles Poverty Department with Kronos QuartetAs part of the Tune-In Festival, violinist and founder of Street Symphony Vijay Gupta and The Kronos Quartet, jam on Los Angeles Poverty Department's performance…
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October 23, 2020

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