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  • Andrew Hernandez, Curator of “METALLIC REFLECTIONS” Downey Symphony pre-concert Exhibit Three years ago Andrew received his a B.A. in Art History from California State University Dominguez Hills (CSUDH). He first began painting during his  senior year of high school at Verbum Dei High School in  Watts, CA. Andrew volunteering with DAC (Downey Arts  Coalition) during […]

    A brief chat with curator Andrew Hernandez

    Andrew Hernandez, Curator of “METALLIC REFLECTIONS” Downey Symphony pre-concert Exhibit Three years ago Andrew received his a B.A. in Art History from California State University Dominguez Hills (CSUDH). He first began painting during his  senior year of high school at Verbum Dei High School in  Watts, CA. Andrew volunteering with DAC (Downey Arts  Coalition) during […]

  • Come join the Downey Symphony Orchestra for a Russian Spectacular! Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff! Piano Sensation Kevin Fitz-Gerald Art Exhibit “Metallic Reflections” April 7, 2018 8:00pm Downey Theatre Pre-Concert Lecture – 7:15pm Purchase Tickets Message from the Music Director “Join us as we conclude our 59th season with some spectacular Russian flair:  Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 and Rachmaninoff’s […]

    Russian Spectacular: Downey Symphony, April 8th, 2018

    Come join the Downey Symphony Orchestra for a Russian Spectacular! Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff! Piano Sensation Kevin Fitz-Gerald Art Exhibit “Metallic Reflections” April 7, 2018 8:00pm Downey Theatre Pre-Concert Lecture – 7:15pm Purchase Tickets Message from the Music Director “Join us as we conclude our 59th season with some spectacular Russian flair:  Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 and Rachmaninoff’s […]

  • Downey Arts Coalition presented its first event of 2018, with a new series of events celebrating local art & culture: “Live Love Art,” on Sunday February 25th at The Epic Lounge. DAC President Pat Gil conceived of the events, four seasonal celebrations of artists doing great work in our city and nearby. In the winter […]

    Recap: Live Love Art Winter 2018

    Downey Arts Coalition presented its first event of 2018, with a new series of events celebrating local art & culture: “Live Love Art,” on Sunday February 25th at The Epic Lounge. DAC President Pat Gil conceived of the events, four seasonal celebrations of artists doing great work in our city and nearby. In the winter […]

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  • Artists! Advocates! Creatives! Join us for our annual end-of-the-year Downey Arts Coalition membership meeting. Share your vision for art, theatre, film, poetry & music in our city A presentation by special guest Chad Berlinghieri, producer of the Christmas in Downey concert Vote for the 2019 Board Leadership Network and dream with other creative people in our city […]

    Downey Arts Coalition Year-End Meeting Dec 10th

    Artists! Advocates! Creatives! Join us for our annual end-of-the-year Downey Arts Coalition membership meeting. Share your vision for art, theatre, film, poetry & music in our city A presentation by special guest Chad Berlinghieri, producer of the Christmas in Downey concert Vote for the 2019 Board Leadership Network and dream with other creative people in our city […]

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  • A new holiday themed art show, “Love, Peace and Joy” is to be presented by the Downey Arts Coalition as part of the “It’s Christmas in Downey” art show at the Downey Theatre on December 16th.  Artists who wish to submit work that fits the theme can email *protected email*.  Deadline for entry is December […]

    Call to Artists: Love, Peace, and Joy – Dec 9th

    A new holiday themed art show, “Love, Peace and Joy” is to be presented by the Downey Arts Coalition as part of the “It’s Christmas in Downey” art show at the Downey Theatre on December 16th.  Artists who wish to submit work that fits the theme can email *protected email*.  Deadline for entry is December […]

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  • Bring the entire family to celebrate this holiday spectacular in the seven hundred-forty seat Downey Theatre.

    It’s Christmas in Downey! December 16th

    Bring the entire family to celebrate this holiday spectacular in the seven hundred-forty seat Downey Theatre.

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  • The Downey Symphonic Society presents ¡Viva la Música! October 20th, 2018 at the Downey Theatre. With an American premiere by composer Oscar Navarro, who composed the official symphony of the city of Downey, the Downey Overture. Clarinetist David Van Maele will perform the Clarinet Concerto no. 3. Also performances of influential pieces by Latin composers […]

    Viva La Música! Downey Symphony Concert – Oct 20

    The Downey Symphonic Society presents ¡Viva la Música! October 20th, 2018 at the Downey Theatre. With an American premiere by composer Oscar Navarro, who composed the official symphony of the city of Downey, the Downey Overture. Clarinetist David Van Maele will perform the Clarinet Concerto no. 3. Also performances of influential pieces by Latin composers […]

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  • Hollywoodland Sponsor: GlennFest Film Festival Where: Downey Civic Theatre Opening: Saturday, October 8, 2018 – 9:00am Closing: Sunday, October 9, 2018 – 10:00pm Parameters: All Medias, Mixed Medias, All Sizes, Self-Contained Fee: $8 per art pieces that are selected Theme: Movie and Hollywood inspired art pieces.     Submission Deadline: Sunday, September 23, 2018- Midnight For […]

    Call to Artists: Hollywoodland, deadline Sept 23rd

    Hollywoodland Sponsor: GlennFest Film Festival Where: Downey Civic Theatre Opening: Saturday, October 8, 2018 – 9:00am Closing: Sunday, October 9, 2018 – 10:00pm Parameters: All Medias, Mixed Medias, All Sizes, Self-Contained Fee: $8 per art pieces that are selected Theme: Movie and Hollywood inspired art pieces.     Submission Deadline: Sunday, September 23, 2018- Midnight For […]

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  • The next group art show at the Downey Theatre is coming October 20th as part of the Downey Symphony Concert Viva La Musica!  Submit your work to curator Andrew Hernandez, *protected email* by September 23rd. We are looking for art pieces inspired by Latin American culture. Details below.

    Call to Artists: Viva El Arte – Deadline Sept 23

    The next group art show at the Downey Theatre is coming October 20th as part of the Downey Symphony Concert Viva La Musica!  Submit your work to curator Andrew Hernandez, *protected email* by September 23rd. We are looking for art pieces inspired by Latin American culture. Details below.

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  • This month, The Green Salon merges with the annual, world-wide cultural event promoting peace, equal rights, and ecology, 100k Poets for Change. September 22, 2018.

    100K Poets for Change at the Green Salon Sept 22

    This month, The Green Salon merges with the annual, world-wide cultural event promoting peace, equal rights, and ecology, 100k Poets for Change. September 22, 2018.

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  • The 7th annual GlennFest Film Festival is coming to Downey next month, September 30th through October 7th, with 27 films being presented at the Studio Movie Grill, The Epic Lounge, and the Downey Theatre. For a full list of films and details, visit www.glennfest.com.  You can RSVP for free on the website or by searching […]

    GlennFest Announces 27 Films for 2018 Festival

    The 7th annual GlennFest Film Festival is coming to Downey next month, September 30th through October 7th, with 27 films being presented at the Studio Movie Grill, The Epic Lounge, and the Downey Theatre. For a full list of films and details, visit www.glennfest.com.  You can RSVP for free on the website or by searching […]

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  • The Downey Symphonic Society, once again in collaboration with the Downey Arts Coalition, concludes the 2017 – 2018 Concert Series of the Downey Symphony Orchestra at the Downey Theatre by presenting an evening filled with classical music and and art exhibit with the theme “Metallic Reflections.”

    Metallic Reflections Exhibit at the Downey Symphony Concert April 7

    The Downey Symphonic Society, once again in collaboration with the Downey Arts Coalition, concludes the 2017 – 2018 Concert Series of the Downey Symphony Orchestra at the Downey Theatre by presenting an evening filled with classical music and and art exhibit with the theme “Metallic Reflections.”

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  • Andrew Hernandez, Curator of “METALLIC REFLECTIONS” Downey Symphony pre-concert Exhibit Three years ago Andrew received his a B.A. in Art History from California State University Dominguez Hills (CSUDH). He first began painting during his  senior year of high school at Verbum Dei High School in  Watts, CA. Andrew volunteering with DAC (Downey Arts  Coalition) during […]

    A brief chat with curator Andrew Hernandez

    Andrew Hernandez, Curator of “METALLIC REFLECTIONS” Downey Symphony pre-concert Exhibit Three years ago Andrew received his a B.A. in Art History from California State University Dominguez Hills (CSUDH). He first began painting during his  senior year of high school at Verbum Dei High School in  Watts, CA. Andrew volunteering with DAC (Downey Arts  Coalition) during […]

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