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Festival For All Skid Row Artists
Due to the pandemic, this year’s festival will take a hybrid form:
streaming live on FaceBook and YouTube
and in person (limited attendance – masks mandatory) with physically distancing in Gladys park.

* MC Chella Coleman will introduce the videos Skid Row artists have submitted and interview artists via live video.
TUNE IN live on
YouTube: –> direct link:

* At STUDIO 526 several artists will paint a collaborative PAINTING
and ask for your input during the live stream.

* The entire live-stream will be projected on a big screen in Gladys Park
(corner of 6th Street and Gladys Avenue)
MC Charles Porter will give updates from the park with some live performances –> into the live-stream

The Department of Rec and Parks has limited access to Gladys Park, the usual site of the Festival, to 50 people.

Festival for All Skid Row Artists is produced by Los Angeles Poverty Department with partners United Coalition East Prevention Project (UCEPP), Studio 526 (of The People Concern) and Urban Voices Project.  The festival is made possible with the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, The Kindle Project, and the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture.

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Since 2010, every year in October, Los Angeles Poverty Department produces the Festival for All Skid Row Artists in Gladys Park on Skid Row. LAPD collects information about the artists, documents their work and creates an artists’ registry.
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