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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Zoom rehearsals for “Compassion and Self-Deception”

To keep everyone safe during the COVID_19 pandemic, Los Angeles Poverty Department's rehearsals are now virtually on Zoom on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7-9pm. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89826307438Meeting ID: 898 2630 7438 One tap mobile: +16699006833,,89826307438# Dial by your location: +1 669 900 6833 If you do not already have…
LA Poverty Department
March 30, 2020

LAPD’s New Exhibition

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How to House 7,000 People in Skid Row. – exhibition 7/3-29/8

EXHIBITION How to House 7000 People In Skid Row. Exhibition created by Rosten Woo with Anna Kobara, Henriëtte Brouwers, John Malpede.March 7 though August 29, 2020 The museum is closed because of the COVID_19 pandemic. You can visit the exhibition webpage here. We can accommodate two visitors at a time,…
LA Poverty Department
February 23, 2020

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CAP UCLA – The Tune In Festival – SING OUT 10/31

PERFORMANCE/TUNE-IN FESTIVAL L.A.streaming free Prerecorded 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, will jam on Los Angeles Poverty…
LA Poverty Department
October 23, 2020

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