this week's event picks:
✨ HOUSE MUSIC: A Residency
Performers Jennie Liu and Andrew Gilbert invite small groups into a 10-by-10 hut to participate in amusically driven meditation ceremony, filming the experience to connect artists to each other and to themselves.
@ The Mistake Room. Under Ten. Performances (RSVP req) Thursday Apr 28 - Saturday Apr 30. Closing reception Saturday Apr 30 3-6pm.
✨ Zócalo Public Square and MOCA Present: Were the '90s L.A.'s Golden Age?
On paper, the ‘90s were one of LA’s darkest periods — an uprising, earthquakes, homicides and more. But fears of the city’s collapse inspired unprecedented levels of creativity, growth and civic engagement.Zócalo and MOCA discuss.
@ MOCA. Grand Ave. Thursday Apr 28 7pm.
✨ Lamp Arts Jam
The Lamp Arts Program, an inclusive place for self-expression and strengthening community through arts, hosts an open mic night and art celebration on the last Friday of every month.
@ Lamp Community. Skid Row. Friday Apr 28 5:30-8pm.
✨ LA Cinco
KCHUNG DJs and bands take the stage at this celebration of Downtown LA and local Latino culture, transforming Plaza Olvera into a music, food and art festival. The free event also features works by artists Laura Niubo, Lila Ash, and others.
Plus come say hello and grab a copy of Get Down Town while you're there!
@ Plaza Olvera. Chinatown/El Pueblo. Saturday Apr 30 - Sunday May 1 12-8pm.
✨ TRI(...ed): Revisiting TRI Gallery
Gracing Los Angeles for nearly five years in the '90s, TRI Gallery is remembered and revisited in this group exhibition that showcases various works by TRI-involved artists.
@ Wilding Cran Gallery. Arts District. Opening reception Saturday Apr 30 4-6pm.
✨ Michael Alvarez: Sorealism
Social scenes and memories from the streets of East Los Angeles are depicted by Alvarez in this solo exhibition of oil paintings on canvas and wood panels.
@ MaRS (Museum as Retail Space). The Flats. Opening reception Saturday Apr 30 7-10pm.
✨ The Hag presents: Decolonize The Broad
Participate in a workshop planning guerrilla publishing coven The Hag's forthcoming interventionist group tour of the Broad. Bring your thoughts and ideas about artists currently installed at the Broad and fantasies for decolonizing museums in Los Angeles.
@ Human Resources. Chinatown. Monday May 2 7:30pm.
Come find GET DOWN TOWN at events this week:
- Tetsuya Umeda @ REDCAT, Grand Ave - Wednesday Apr 27 7:30-8:30pm
- Reimagine the Heart of Los Angeles @ Palace Theatre, Historic Core - Thursday Apr 28 5-6:30pm
- LA Cinco @ Plaza Olvera, Chinatown/El Pubelo - Saturday Apr 30 - Sunday May 1 12-6pm
Pssst... that's not all that's going on! Find more local events and sort them by neighborhood at calendar.getdowntown.la.