Gloria Molina Grand Park’s Lovers Rock sets the evening for love’s big day with a beautiful and romantic urban oasis to celebrate with friends, families, partners and pups.
The four-hour event, held in person for the first time since the pandemic, features:
-Live music with DJ Puffs and curated playlist by instrumentalist Low Leaf
-A photobooth hosted by Las Fotos Project
-A pop-up art gallery presented by LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes
-Screenprinted designs with Cultivarte Studios
-A flower market with Poppy Lavender Florals
-Paint your own (PYO) cookie kits for our cookie station provided by East Los Sweets
Visitors are welcome to bring a picnic, or purchase delectable bites from The Food Clinic and Inglorious Funnels, to dine and groove under the stars while celebrating love, kindness and community!
DJ Puffs | DJ Puffs is a multi-genre, love-centric DJ who adeptly creates community through music. For over 15 years, Puffs has moved dancefloors and curated the musical vibe for events throughout the Los Angeles area. Most recently, Puffs served as the Music Director and DJ for Karen Bass’ historic, people-powered journey towards becoming the first woman Mayor of Los Angeles. A Monterey Park-native, Puffs is a public school district administrator by day, and product of an upbringing with deep roots in social justice and all things Motown. DJ Puffs believes that music is a conduit that keeps us powerfully connected in times of healing, struggle, hope and joy–and consistently delivers an unforgettable, heartfelt and relatable soundtrack that reflects and celebrates our collective human experience.
Low Leaf | Low Leaf is a powerhouse; a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, composer and producer that combines an array of genres, ever-expanding in a spectrum of its own. Exploring sound healing and plant consciousness as a part of her spiritual practice has greatly influenced her approach to music, painting, and more recently filmmaking. In a world of illusion, she insists on using her creative gifts as an instrument of truth, love, and liberation. To that end she has toured her extraordinary performances across 4 continents and self-released 8 exceptional records. Her latest releases utilize Web3 technology, a frontier that holds space for her evolving independent spirit.
LA Plaza Cocina | LA Plaza Cocina is the first museum in the United States to explore the history and culture of Mexican food. Devoted to telling the Mesoamerican story of the cuisine’s origin, LA Cocina’s exhibitions and upcoming cooking classes will trace how a world-renowned cuisine has evolved into a contemporary culinary phenomenon.
Beyond providing a service, Cultivarte Studios seeks to share our skills and knowledge as well as learn from other talented artists who work to cultivate art and culture in their respective communities.
Influenced by our community and a sense of self-sustainability, We utilize our space as an artistic platform to instill positivity and foster an environment where culture and artisan practices can be kept alive