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Critters Gotta Crawl
The Arroyo Arts Collective (AAC) invites you to an exhibition of site-specific installations on the grounds of the La Tierra de la Culebra Art Park. “CRITTERS GOTTA CRAWL”, with an emphasis on local wildlife found in the North East L.A. area, has artists addressing issues of ecological (i.e. global warming, habitat destruction, water and air pollution) which impact the ongoing health and safety of wildlife; wildlife biology and migratory patterns; and how they co-exist in our Northeast LA neighborhoods.
When: Exhibition runs through June 22, 2018.
Where: 240 South Avenue 57, Highland Park, 90042

Korean Inspiration: A Night of Art & Exploration
A celebration and exploration of LACMA’s permanent collection of Korean art, one of the largest collections of Korean works in the United States. Bring your friends for an evening of gallery viewing, discussions, art making, Korean tea tastings, and a mini-fashion show. Discover the exquisite beauty of Korean ceramics, the spirituality of Korean Buddhist art, and the first solo show of a Korean American artist at LACMA, Unexpected Light: Works by Young-Il Ahn.
When: June 23, 7PM
Where: LACMA

Arroyo Seco Weekend 2018
Following a hugely successful, sold out inaugural year in 2017, this summer’s Arroyo Seco Weekend is back June 23rd and 24th, hosted under the shady oaks and parkland of Brookside​ next to the iconic Rose Bowl Stadium. The Arroyo Seco Weekend​ is a world class culture event featuring three stages of live music along with curated menus from LA’s celebrated restaurants and chefs plus craft beer & wine.
When: June 23rd, 12pm
Where: 1133 Rosemont Avenue, Pasadena, 91103

Barnsdall Fridays
Marking its 10th season and attracting sellout crowds, the renowned Barnsdall Friday Night Wine Tastings have become the Barnsdall Art Park Foundation’s signature fundraising event. With stunning views overlooking the City, Barnsdall Art Park welcomes Angelenos—21 years and older — to sip wine, picnic and watch the sunset for another not-to-be-missed season of wine tasting at this iconic cultural destination.
When: June 22, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Where: Barnsdall Art Park, Hollyhock House West Lawn, 4800 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, 90027

Signs of Los Angeles: Sign-Painting and the City
Join legendary sign-painter Doc Guthrie and artist Michael C. McMillen as they remember a time of when commercial signs were hand-painted and the city was like a large canvas. For more than twenty years, Doc Guthrie has taught sign painting at Los Angeles Trade Tech College (LATTC). Michael McMillen enrolled in Guthrie’s class in 2000 and has since mastered hand lettering in his fine art practice. Guthrie and McMillen, longtime Angelenos, have a witnessed the changes in our urban landscape, as hand-painting gave way to digital design and printing. Moderator Tucker Neel will facilitate a discussion between Guthrie and McMillen about history and practice of sign painting—and its remarkable resurgence in the present.
When: June 20, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Where: Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1717 East 7th Street, Los Angeles, 90021


CicLAvia – Iconic Wilshire Boulevard: CicLAvia heads back to Iconic Wilshire Boulevard on August 14 as Koreatown, Westlake, and Downtown Los Angeles will host the country’s largest open streets event! Streets will be closed to cars and open for cyclists, pedestrians, runners and skaters to use as a recreational space.
When: August 14, 2016 9am-4pm
Where: Map above

Living Building Challenge: The hype surrounding the drought may have subsided, but the underlying conditions have not changed. So what more can we do? Join the LA Collaborative for a deep dive into water efficient and sustainable landscape architecture with legacy Collaborative leader, Gary Lai, Senior Associate from AHBE Landscape Architects.
When: Wednesday, August 10, 2016; 6pm-8pm
Where: AHBE, 617 West Seventh Street, Suite 304, Los Angeles

Woman in Architecture and Design Wikipedia Writing Workshop: AWA+D and the Kappe Library at SCI-Arc are sponsoring a Women in Architecture #wikiD writing workshop, a global campaign for improving and increasing Wikipedia articles pertaining to the lives and works of women in architecture and the built environment.
When: Saturday, August 13, 2016; 1pm-5pm
Where: SCI-Arc, 960 East Third Street, Los Angeles

City of Santa Monica Preservation and Change Workshop: “Join the Santa Monica community and the Planning Department for a discussion about the Downtown Community Plan and its approach to Preservation and Change. At this Saturday workshop will be a discussino about the importance of conserving character Downtown, as well as its sense of history, including the exploration of various options for the scale of new buildings Downtown, the types of uses and how they should contribute to best serve the community.”
When: Saturday, August 13, 2016; 10am-2pm
Where: Santa Monica Bay Women’s Club, 1210 4th Street, Santa Monica

Frogtown Art Walk: “Strap on your Fitbit and join the folks of Elysian Valley for the 10th Anniversary of the Frogtown Artwalk, a yearly free tour of the studios of the artists and artisans of this unique L.A. community. Check out artists of all types working with many mediums, including fabric, printmaking, photography, quilts, chalk, and wood burning (just to name a few)! The walk is only 1.3 miles one way, extending from Fletcher St to Gail St, and Pedicabs will be available for that evening. This year, artist Tim Durfee designed an art installation for the Artwalk: “manipulated illumination of riparian vegetation growing in a soft bottom reach of the Los Angeles River.” It looks different by day and by night, so try to check out both versions if you can.
When: Saturday, August 13, 2016; 4pm-10pm
Where: 1816 Blake Avenue, Elysian Valley

Summer Nights with LACMA at NoHo Plaza: During the month of August, LACMA will be in the NoHo Arts District on Saturday nights. Stop by NoHo Plaza for art projects connected with LACMA’s collection and exhibitions and enjoy a live DJ set.
When: Saturday August 13, 20, and 27, 2016; 6pm-9pm
Where: NoHo Plaza, 5223 & 5225 Lankershim Boulevard, North Hollywood