Where are the Chicana/o Artists This Weekend/Next Week? 8.4.06

Hopefully supporting the positive events in NELA

By RuthAnne Tarletz de Molina
Published on LatinoLA: August 4, 2006

Where are the Chicana/o Artists This Weekend/Next Week? 8.4.06

Where are the Chicana/o artists this weekend/next week?

This Chicana artist (pictured) will be getting ready for Hispanic Heritage Month & beyond. It?s time to plan the fall season of celebrations that we?re going to have in the Arroyo Seco area. Shalom, RuthAnne

Where will you be???


For a complete listing of this newletter go to www.LatinoLA.com or www.myspace.com/sarte_mex_jewelry or www.consafos.com/laevents.


1st & Central Summer Concert Series
Lenine and DJ Sergio Mielniczenko
Thursday, August 3, 6:30p
Japanese American National Museum's Plaza, 369 E First St, LA, CA
213.625.0414 www.janm.org
Sponsored, in part, by the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy and the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles.

Great music from around the world with the Brazilian alt-rock superstar making his West Coast debut. KPFK 90.7 FM is the charter media sponsor.

Walk Out Classic Film
Film Presentation/Discussion: Thursday, August 3, 7p
Tia Chucha's Cafe Cultural Bookstore, 12737 Glenoaks Blvd #22, Sylmar, 818.362.7060 info@tiachucha.com www.tiachucha.com

A film with a powerful message that resonates 38 years after the events it depicts occurred, Walkout is the stirring true story of the Chicano students of East LA, who in 1968 staged several dramatic walkouts in their high schools to protest academic prejudice & dire school conditions. Aided by a popular & progressive young teacher, Sal Castro, Paula Crisostomo & a group of young Chicano activists battle parents, teachers, bureaucrats, the police & public opinion to make their point. Along the way, the students learn profound lessons about embracing their own identity & standing up for what they believe in. Set in 1968, a tumultuous year that shook America to its foundation, Walkout is a vivid reminder that people can change the world.

Second Miniature Exhibition
Friday, August 4, 8 - 11:30p
Blue Chips, 5505 N Figueroa, Highland Park, CA 90042
323.550.1400 karlalopezart@yahoo.com www.bluechipshlp.com www.catlamb.com www.lewiskeller.com

Celebrating la life with art, music, drinks, and positivity. Featuring artists: El Yem, Peter Carrillo, Leo Limon, Omar Ramirez, Raul Baltazar, Antonio Pelayo, Solomon, Timoi, Emi Motokawa, Zender, Joe Bravo, Daniel Gonzalez, Germs & Oscar Magallanes. Music by Cat Lamb & Lewis Keller (experimental improvisation with sounds of viola & electronics).

Currently they have life-size installation/murals of 15 LA artists who have worked internationally & nationally. Together with the artists they have embarked on the Blue Chips clothing line, which is a collection of work by the artists that is available for purchase. Come by Friday night and custom-design your own t-shirt outside in the back.

Tule Technology & Fiber Workshop w/Richard Bugbee (Payoomkawichum)
Saturday, August 5, 11a - 4p
Sunday, August 6, 11a - 4p
Haramokngna American Indian Cultural Center, Angeles Crest Highway (2) N of the 210 at La Ca?ada, 14 miles to the junction with Mt Wilson Rd, Angeles National Forest
RSVP: 310-455-1588 katcalls@aol.com www.haramokngna.org
Materials Fee - $25; free for volunteers

Ne'ayuh is proud to announce two series of workshops: our annual series of public workshops of led by American Indian artists & craftspersons & free to our community basketry & weaving workshops. The public workshops are offered for a nominal fee to cover materials. The free to the community workshop will be a special one. Space is limited, so please reserve early, carpooling is recommended & bring your friends for a day in the mountains. Ages 10 - adult, but younger children may come with parent supervision. Please bring your own lunch & beverages.

This is a great workshop for the guys. They?ll make model houses, boats, a tule mat that was used for sleeping, as well as a medicine bundle & cordage, all men's crafts. They can also make a tule doll - so it?s a workshop for all. They keep the tule wet - so - water play! Guest musical artists are Gary Lemos & Sarah Thomson.

A Starry Night in Highland Park: Fundraiser for Avenue 50 Studio
Saturday, August 5, 7 ? 10p
MorYork Gallery, 4959 York Blvd, Highland Park, CA
Donation: $20

Food provided by: Camilos, Mama's Hot Tamales Cafe, El Arco Iris & Chico?s Mexican Restaurant

Drinks provided by: American Legion & Trader Joe's

Music provided by: Gabriel Reyna, flamenco guitarist whose music is fiery, emotional & nostalgic

Participating Artists: Linda Arreola, Vibiana Aparicio-Chamberlain, Sheila Baird, Sam Baray, Raoul De la Sota, Roberto Delgado, Richard Duardo, Margaret Garcia, Germs, CC Gonzalez, Yolanda Gonzalez, Roberto Gutierrez, Cidne Hart, Pola Lopez, Jose Lozano, Luna, Andr?s Montoya, Miguel Angel Murillo, Ramses Noriega, Tomas Owen, Robert Palacios, Artemio Rodriguez, Sonia Romero, Shizu Saldamando, Jorge Sicre, J. Michael Walker

Through their fundraiser, A Starry Night In Highland Park, they plan to continue to expand their efforts to support the visual arts in their Northeast LA community.

7 Generations
Three-Act Butoh Play Premiere: Saturday, August 5, 8p
Tropico de Nopal Gallery, 1665 Beverly Blvd, LA, CA
213.481.8112 nopalarte@earthlink.net www.tropicodenopal.com
$10 donation

This play is created and performed in collaboration with Miki Seifert and William Franco with music by Peter Girard. The story unfolds as a Bride (Seifert) and a Groom (Franco) embark on a journey of revelation, when, on their wedding night, they are confronted with the haunting legacy of the Bride's childhood sexual abuse.

Butoh - originating in post-war Japan, a dance form combining theatre, improvisation and now mixed media-video-photo projection. It allows for the emergence of movement from within rather than imposing rules from the outside, challenging the audience to free themselves from their frenzied, fast-paced, technology-driven lives, and observe what happens in the interstices of shifting time. There will be outdoor seating.

Flight 19
Saturday, August 5, 8p
Tia Chucha's Cafe Cultural Bookstore, 12737 Glenoaks Blvd #22, Sylmar,
818.362.7060 info@tiachucha.com www.tiachucha.com

Flight 19 is a classic rock & roll, rhythm n? blues band located in the San Fernando Valley. They have been practicing together for the past 5 years playing gigs in different clubs in North Hollywood, Orange & LA. They will be presenting their music for the first time in their own community. The members are Joe, Steve, Joe, Greg & George.

La Palabra w/ Consuelo Flores: Featured Poet
Monthly Poetry Event
Sunday, August 6, 2 - 4p
Avenue 50 Studio, 131 N Avenue 50, LA, CA
323.258.1435 ave50studio@sbcglobal.net www.avenue50studio.com
Co-hosts: Laura Longoria & Don Newton

This event is an afternoon of poetry, art & friends. Calling all community poets, from nine to 90! All community poets--- bring your work for open mike readings before and after the featured poets. Come listen to and meet Consuelo. She is currently a Creative Non-Fiction MFA student at Antioch University who received both their Diverstiy Scholarship as well as their Eloise Klein Healy Scholarship. She has read at Self Help Graphics, the Armory Center for the Arts, Beyond Baroque, Autry Museum, J. Paul Getty Museum & several colleges & universities throughout the US & Mexico.

Wells Fargo & Company presents:
Summer Music Festival 2006: Latin American Music
Sunday, July 30, 1 ? 5p
El Pueblo Historical Monument, 125 Paseo de La Plaza, CA, LA 213.485.8372 Jessie.Herrera@lacity.org www.olvera-street.com

This event features four bands and a different musical theme each week. This week is a showcase for the eclectic Latin American sounds of Alturas and Lila ProductioN Brazilian Samba.

1 - 2p Alturas
2 ? 3p Ra?ces Peruanas
3 - 4p Viento Libre (tentative)
4 - 5p Lila ProductioN Brazilian Samba

Acoustic Night
Sunday, August 6, 9 ? 10:30p
Antigua Cultural Coffee House, 4836 Huntington Drive S, LA, CA
323.539.CAFE [2233] juan_villegaz@hotmail.com www.antiguacoffeehouse.com

Musicians to be announced.


Comedy Night
Sabor Y Cultura Caf?, 5625 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA
Thursdays, 7:30p
323.466.0481 info@saborandcultura.com www.saborycultura.com www.saborandcultura.com

Catch up-and-coming Hollywood comedians tear up the night as this weekly series continues with host Rich Pierre-Louis.

Fridays by The Fountain
Hollywood & Highland Center, Central Courtyard
Friday, June 30, 12noon - 2p

Take a musical lunch break this Friday. Take the Red Line - and have lunch there. If you call ahead and order your lunch, they'll have it waiting for you. For more information on the concert series and on how to order lunch: http://www.hollywoodandhighland.com/friday-fount.html

La Tocada Latina: Free radio SAIC with La Veneno Cortes
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Fridays, 5 - 6p Chicago/Mexico, 3 - 4p LA
312.345.3805 carminacortes@hotmail.com Freeradio@artic.edu www.freeradiosaic.org

Listen to Carmina Cortes, a local Chicana artist, as she broadcasts from art school in Chicago. Go to the website, click on Listen Now, then an orange box will pop up ...you can send your hellos & even see Carmina on this little orange box. She'll be playing music en espanol. You can call her & be on the air as well.

Susie Hansen Latin Band
Fridays, 6:30 - 9:30p
Thru September 29
Radisson Hotel Whittier, 7320 Greenleaf Ave, Whittier
562.945.8511 e-mail@susiehansen.com www.susiehansen.com

Come & dance with them--enjoy a night of great Salsa dancing. This is their 13th summer of "Dancing Under the Stars." Buffet grill dinner available.

Summer Season of Short Plays
Fridays, 8p
Sabor Y Cultura Caf?, 5625 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA
323.466.0481 info@saborandcultura.com www.saborandcultura.com
Admission: $10

Fridays in July they present along with COFAC (Border Council of Arts and Culture) & Cruazarte (Mexico-USA Bi-National Arts Project) a series of short plays by writers and performers from both sides of the border. The first play, which is in Spanish, is written by Edward Coward & directed by Emmanuel Marquez.

Flamenco por la Playa with Cuadro Flamenco Rina Orellana
Saturdays, 7 & 8p
Top Shelf Restaurant & Nightclub, 403 N PCH, Redondo Beach, CA
www.randmmusic.com www.rinaorellana.com
Cover: $10 after 7p (Avoid the cover by coming for dinner early!)

Join Cuadro Flamenco Rina Orellana every Saturday night for a tablao show of flamenco puro. Please check www.rinaorellana.com for upcoming lineups of musicians and dancers. Enjoy delicious international fare with an electrifying flamenco performance followed by salsa.

Musical Odyssey
Sabor Y Cultura Caf?, 5625 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA
Saturday, July 22, 8p
323.466.0481 info@saborandcultura.com www.saborycultura.com www.saborandcultura.com

This musical series is hosted by Hector Marquez every other Saturday. He brings local & international musicians to perfomer music from various Latin American regions & styles.

Community Drum Circles
Sundays, 12:30 families, 1:30p adults only
Rock Rose Gallery/Productions & Arroyo Books, 4108 N Figueroa St, Sycamore Grove
323.222.4740 rockroseart@yahoo.com www.rockrosegallery.com

Drum Circle - Bring your own drum or percussion instrument or use one of those provided by the gallery. Taught by Mr Blue, a versatile artist from New York.

Jazz Composers Workshop
Sundays, 3 - 5:30p
Rock Rose Gallery/Productions & Arroyo Books, 4108 N Figueroa St, Sycamore Grove
323.222.4740 rockroseart@yahoo.com www.rockrosegallery.com

Open Mic Poetry Jam Session
Sabor Y Cultura Caf?, 5625 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA
Sunday, July 16, 7:30p
323.466.0481 info@saborandcultura.com www.saborandcultura.com

Giovanni hosts local talent during an open mic. Arrive early to sign-up. The series continues every other Sunday.

Son Jarocho Classes
Tuesdays, 4:30 - 6p
East Side Caf?, 5469 Huntington Dr N, LA, CA
Donations are accepted

Son Jarocho Classes! Learn to: Play Jarana: String Instrument from Veracruz; Dance Zapateado; Sing & compose Sones-songs; & Gain Knowledge of Son Jarocho music, Children, teens & Adults welcome!

Free Salsa Dance Class with Miguel: 7 ? 8p
Live Music: 9p - 1:30a
Steven's SteakHouse, 5332 Steven's Place City of Commerce, CA
323.723.9856 Fay@charangoa.com www.charangoa.com

There are lots of great dancers & surprises. They hope to see you there soon.

About RuthAnne Tarletz de Molina:
RuthAnne Tarletz de Molina, artist/jeweler/activist, on the SHGA Advisory Board & the SHGA Artists' Coalition is very concerned about what Roxana has to say & what was reported to her last night not only as confirmation but as further abuses at SHGA.

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