Los Angeles Poverty Department (LAPD)

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

 

WALK THE TALK

Performance, visual art and community conversations. It's an epic history of Skid Row!...

 

Festival for All Skid Row Artists

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

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LAPD’s New Project

LAPD’s New Exhibition

Zillionaires Against Humanity: Sabotaging the Skid Row Neighborhood Council

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EXHIBITION OPENING: FRIDAY March 9, 6-8pm Skid Row History Museum and Archive, 250 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Friday March 9 through Friday June 30 Open: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 2-5pm March 24 @ 3pm: CONVERSATION - Zillionaires against Humanity - Community voice and Public Safety Adrian Riskin, Professor of...

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Free Movie Nights at the Museum – every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month.

Free Movie Nights – screening: “Passing Through”

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Friday, April 20, 2018 at 7pm “Passing Through” – Directed by Leslie Dektor and produced by Tom MacMaster  Q&A with Manuel Compito, Leslie Dektor and Tom MacMaster. Exhibit of artworks by Manuel Compito aka OG Man. Leslie Dektor, a 2-time winner and 13-time nominee of the DGA Director of the…

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Now celebrating its 30th year, Los Angeles Poverty Department is the first ongoing arts initiative in Skid Row.

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