GRAND PARK’S OUR L.A. VOICES

When:
April 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – April 28, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
2019-04-22T12:00:00-07:00
2019-04-28T17:00:00-07:00
Where:
Grand Park Grand Park - From Grand Ave. to Hill St.
200 N. Grand Ave. Los Angeles
CA 90012

Festival:
Saturday, April 27, 2019 and Sunday, April 28, 2019; 11 am – 5 pm 

Grand Park’s week-long spring arts experience, Grand Park’s Our L.A. Voices – a Pop-up Arts+Culture Fest is a regional arts gathering that focuses exclusively on the diverse and powerful artistic talent in Los Angeles County. This free arts fest will feature short film, dance, music, spoken word and theatre performances, as well as visual art by L.A. artists.

During both days of the festival, visit Jardin del Arte, the public marketplace at Our LA Voices. The marketplace will feature a range of art works for sale including paintings, photographs, collages, postcards, jewelry, and plants from LA artists such as Patrick Martinez, Ramiro Gomez, Chinwe Okona, and Noe Olivas. Jardin del Arte is curated in partnership with Residency Gallery, Molcajete Dominguero and more to be announced.

The festival’s 2019 theme, Origin Stories, explores and showcases distinctly Los Angeles narratives and questions about where we are, how we got here and where we are going.

Festival Schedule:

Featured artists+partners include (updated regularly so check back often!)

  • Featured artists+partners include (updated regularly so check back often!)
    • Brandon Coleman
    • Slim Jeff
    • Department of Cultural Affairs presents The Big Read
    • FLASH THEATRE by Playwrights Arena
      • Jon Lawrence Rivera, Artistic Director
      • Fran de Leon, director
      • Mark Seldis, director
      • Ashley Steed, director
    • KPCC In Person presents “Unheard LA”
      • Jon Cohn, co-producer/director
      • Bruce Lemon
      • Stephanie Sajor
      • Eddy M. Gana Jr.
      • Cheryl Farrell
      • Irene Sanchez
      • Bryan Kett
      • Mike Sonksen
      • October B.L.U.
      • Matt Sedillo
      • Kristina Wong
    • Viver Brasil
      • Linda Yudin, artistic director
      • Natalie Marrero, executive director
      • Luiz Badaró, co-artistic director
      • Vera Passos, choreographer
      • Shelby Williams-Gonzalez, choreographer
    • No) One Arthouse
      • Christopher Bordenave, co-founder
      • Alyse Rockett
      • Brandon Mathis
      • Samantha Spense
      • Amaria Nicole
      • Kevin Zambrano
    • Dance Film Showcase, curated by Sarah Elgart
      • Aidan Carberry
      • Benjamin Millipied
      • Jacob Jonas
      • Ryan Heffington
      • Katherine Helen Fisher
      • Lauren Machen
      • August Thurmer
      • Benjamin Shearn
      • Kitty McNamee
      • Mimi Cave
      • Carolyn DiLoreto
      • Megan Lawson
    • Children’s Film Showcase, curated by Elizabeth Shepard
      • Sahand Nikoukar
      • Jaehuen Chung
      • Lauren Hoekstra
      • Guy Pooles
      • Soyeon Kim
      • Yawen Kheng
      • Julie Bayer Salzman

     

Jardin del Arte:

    • The Annenberg Center of Photography Presents PHOTOVILLE LA
      • Lluvia Higuera
    • Residency Gallery, curated by Ricky Brandon Garzon
      • Devin Tsuno
      • Devon B. Johnson
      • Eric Soublet
      • Jamie Milner
      • Kya Lou
      • Lyndon Barrois
      • Maria Maea
      • Noah  Humes
      • Noe Olivas
      • Patrick  Martinez
      • Ramiro Gomez
      • Raymundo T.  Reynoso (Eyeone)
      • Umar Rashid (Frohawk TwoFeathers)
    • Molcajete Dominguero
      • Ahliyah Crafts
      • Arte Tonatiuh
      • ChilOSO Gummy Bear
      • Balam Creations
      • Calaveras y Chingaderas
      • Confetti Fiesta
      • Fabiola Co.
      • Soto Designs
      • Gentle Riot
      • Gladis Alejandre
      • Glamlindo Artesania
      • Happy Organics
      • Hey Puppy
      • Kimmys Bowtique
      • Knock Knock…Quien?
      • La Casa de Frida Los Angeles
      • La Catrina Folk Art
      • La Vela Creations
      • Malinalli Art You Can Wear
      • Manny’s Snack Factory
      • Mercado El Catrin,
      • Nectar Azul
      • Olivia’s Heritage
      • Original Miche Sauce
      • Picante Primo
      • Piece of Cake by Angie
      • Randy Jurado Ertill
      • Sabukana
      • Savia Guate
      • Sol de Cobre
      • Style Los Angeles
      • Sweet Angel Creations
      • That Crafty Liz
      • The Movement
      • Urban Woods
      • XiCali
      • Xti’ Artisan
      • Yai’s Naturals
    • asian mamas working in the arts (amwa)
      • Jasmine Lin
      • Sara Chao
      • Michelle Sui
      • Seo Yun Son
      • Cat Yang
      • Brenda Chi
      • Joey Scher
      • Eunsoo Jeong
      • Bianca Nozaki Nasser

Performance schedule coming soon!

Workshops:
Monday, April 22, 2019 — Friday, April 26, 2019

As part of Grand Park’s Our LA Voices, Grand Park will offer free workshops on creative practice, as well as the business side of making art in L.A. Topics range from street dance activism and acting, to intellectual property and copyright protection, marketing, entrepreneurship skills and fundraising. These workshops are free and open to all. Please pre-register – RSVP links are below. Parking validation will be provided for workshop attendees for LOT 10 only. Parking Lot 10 is located on N. Broadway between First Street + Temple Street. Parking lot address is 145 N. Broadway, with entrances on Broadway and on Hill St.

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE: 

Workshops on the Business of Making Art in L.A.

The Artist’s Compass with Rachel Moore: The Complete Guide to Building a Life and a Living in the Performing Arts
MON APR 22 // 12noon – 1pm // LA Law Library (301 W 1st St, L.A. 90012)

Rachel Moore, president and CEO of The Music Center, will lead an arts business workshop based on her book, The Artist’s Compass: The Complete Guide to Building a Life and a Living in the Performing Arts.  Moore – a former dancer in American Ballet Theater’s corps de ballet who rose to become CEO of that organization and who now heads the nation’s third-largest performing arts center – will guide aspiring performers to understand and embrace the business and marketing skills they need to launch their careers and achieve personal and professional success.  This session is particularly helpful for aspiring artists, from teens to adults.

REGISTER for the workshop by clicking here: http://bit.ly/GrandParkOLAVworkshops-rachelmoore

 

Protecting Your Intellectual Property: Copyrights and Trade Secrets presented by the LA Law Library Business Series

TUE APR 23 // 12noon – 1pm // LA Law Library (301 W 1st St, L.A. 90012)

Workshop presented by Dan M. Forman and John L. Geiger at the LA Law Library covering copyrights, trade secrets, non-disclosure agreements, non-competition agreements and methods for protecting sensitive information.

REGISTER for the workshop by clicking here: http://bit.ly/GrandParkOLAVworkshops-biz

 

Artists Thriving Into Retirement: Visioning and Tools to Get You on Track presented by Jennifer Cuevas and Angie Sharma

WED APR 24 // 12noon – 1:30pm // LA Law Library (301 W 1st St, L.A. 90012)

Through this workshop, participants will learn to use strategic planning to create their vision for retirement, learn how tech tools can help change spending behavior, encourage lowering debt and create streams of revenue that add up to savings for retirement investment and gain knowledge of basic institutional financial retirement account options for longer-term financial planning as independent contractors.

• 30 mins:  Visioning Presentation and Exercise with Jennifer Cuevas
• 45 mins: Angie Sharma and Financial Planning Group Info Session Presentation, with an emphasis on options for indie artists, contractors and business owners; non ‘401-Kers’
• 15 mins: Q&A

REGISTER for the workshop by clicking here: http://bit.ly/GrandParkOLAVworkshops-biz

Basic Branding & Marketing for Artists presented by the Center for Cultural Innovation
Facilitated by Katrina Frye
THUR APR 25 // 12noon – 1:30pm // LA Law Library (301 W 1st St, L.A. 90012)

Before you make decisions, collaborate, sign contracts, release content have you thought, How does this align with my brand? In this workshop, participants will learn to develop a personal brand, focus on simple marketing, and find a system that works for them. We would love to see all levels and stages of artist professionals join us for this 90-minute interactive session.

REGISTER for the workshop by clicking here: http://bit.ly/GrandParkOLAVworkshops-biz

 

Funding Your Next Arts Project presented by the Center for Cultural Innovation
Facilitated by Katrina Frye
FRI APR 26 // 12noon – 1:30pm // LA Law Library (301 W 1st St, L.A. 90012)

Do you have an idea for your next artwork but no idea where the money will come from? Join us for a 90-minute interactive workshop on project fundraising for individual artists, projects and businesses. We will talk about basics such as developing your database of contacts, creating valuable relationships and determining where to best focus efforts. We will be focusing on Los Angeles funding opportunities and how to set yourself apart in applications.

REGISTER for the workshop by clicking here: http://bit.ly/GrandParkOLAVworkshops-biz

 

Workshops on Creative Practice

Feminist Acting Workshop with Gina Young
MON APR 22 + TUE APR 23 // 12noon – 2pm // The Music Center Annex  (601 W. Temple St, L.A. 90012)

Register for Feminist Acting Workshop here: http://bit.ly/GrandParkOLAVworkshops-faw

Feminist Acting Class is a revolutionary approach to actor training that shakes the entire foundation on which it is built. Created by playwright and director Gina Young as a series of experiments to determine if the form and content of an acting class can both be made feminist, FAC incorporates scene study, feminist theory, consciousness raising and community building. Intended for actors who audition and perform regularly, this abridged version of the longer workshop aims to flip the script and expand possibilities for women, trans and nonbinary people in theatre and beyond.

 

Dance Movement Activism with Shamell Bell
WED APR 24 — FRI APR 26 //  12noon -1:30pm // Grand Park Community Terrace (between Hill + Broadway)

Register for Dance Movement Activism here: http://bit.ly/GrandParkOLAVworkshops-dma

This 3-day workshop focuses on embodied practices such as meditation, theater games, and street dance as community building tools, manifestation practices, and healing modalities. In the culminating event, all are welcome to perform in a flashmob and craft messaging of our collective vision for liberation.

 


Information subject to change.

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