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  • Downey Arts Coalition is gearing up for our Fall show, “Dance & Movement” which opens October 4th at the Downey Civic Theatre.  This show coincides with the Downey Symphony Orchestra’s October 24th concert, “From Russia With Love,” featuring the Swan Lake Suite by Tchaikovsky. Submissions are requested by September 25, email previews to curator Liz […]

    CALL TO ARTISTS: Dance & Movement Art Show

    Downey Arts Coalition is gearing up for our Fall show, “Dance & Movement” which opens October 4th at the Downey Civic Theatre.  This show coincides with the Downey Symphony Orchestra’s October 24th concert, “From Russia With Love,” featuring the Swan Lake Suite by Tchaikovsky. Submissions are requested by September 25, email previews to curator Liz […]

  • Congratulations to the talented artists of the “Reflections” art show, which accompanied the Downey Symphony Orchestra concert “Harp & Soul” on January 24th at the Downey Civic Theatre.  The group show, which featured over twenty local artists was curated by Eloise Ball and produced by Pat Gil and her team from both the Downey Arts […]

    Photos from Reflections Art Show with the Downey Symphony

    Congratulations to the talented artists of the “Reflections” art show, which accompanied the Downey Symphony Orchestra concert “Harp & Soul” on January 24th at the Downey Civic Theatre.  The group show, which featured over twenty local artists was curated by Eloise Ball and produced by Pat Gil and her team from both the Downey Arts […]

  • On January 10th, 2015 the Downey Museum of Art presented work from it’s collection by one of Southern California’s original modern artists, Vic Joachim Smith ~ early work.  Presented at the South Gate Civic Museum and Art Galleries, the exhibit will be up for the month of January.  The Other Theatre Company also presented a […]

    Photos from Downey Museum of Art presents Vic Joachim Smith

    On January 10th, 2015 the Downey Museum of Art presented work from it’s collection by one of Southern California’s original modern artists, Vic Joachim Smith ~ early work.  Presented at the South Gate Civic Museum and Art Galleries, the exhibit will be up for the month of January.  The Other Theatre Company also presented a […]

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  • CALLING ALL SINGERS! For the sheer joy of singing; a place to grow; to feel the “high” of the choral experience; to learn the great masterworks; to become a better musician; to have way more fun working harder… Barely 2 years old, the Downey Master Chorale plans an exciting and challenging season encompassing 450 years of […]

    Downey Master Chorale 3rd season rehearsals start Sept 8th

    CALLING ALL SINGERS! For the sheer joy of singing; a place to grow; to feel the “high” of the choral experience; to learn the great masterworks; to become a better musician; to have way more fun working harder… Barely 2 years old, the Downey Master Chorale plans an exciting and challenging season encompassing 450 years of […]

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  • One of Downey's long-time artists and teachers, Elsa Van Leuven, will demonstrate for the Paramount Traditional Artists Guild on September 12th. The public is welcome.

    Elsa Van Leuven to Demonstrate for Paramount TAG Sept 12

    One of Downey's long-time artists and teachers, Elsa Van Leuven, will demonstrate for the Paramount Traditional Artists Guild on September 12th. The public is welcome.

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  • Downey Arts Coalition is gearing up for our Fall show, “Dance & Movement” which opens October 4th at the Downey Civic Theatre.  This show coincides with the Downey Symphony Orchestra’s October 24th concert, “From Russia With Love,” featuring the Swan Lake Suite by Tchaikovsky. Submissions are requested by September 25, email previews to curator Liz […]

    CALL TO ARTISTS: Dance & Movement Art Show

    Downey Arts Coalition is gearing up for our Fall show, “Dance & Movement” which opens October 4th at the Downey Civic Theatre.  This show coincides with the Downey Symphony Orchestra’s October 24th concert, “From Russia With Love,” featuring the Swan Lake Suite by Tchaikovsky. Submissions are requested by September 25, email previews to curator Liz […]

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  • POETRYPALOOZA at the Green Salon Saturday 22 August 2015 4pm to 10pm casa la reina (email for directions) Poetrypalooza is a traveling poetry festival that visits several cities in the month of August, produced by the zzyzx writer’s group. 4pm workshops: lorine (postcard poetry)/ terry (random prompts) / frank (critiques) / don (critiques) 5pm storytelling: paula […]

    Poetrypalooza tonight at The Green Salon

    POETRYPALOOZA at the Green Salon Saturday 22 August 2015 4pm to 10pm casa la reina (email for directions) Poetrypalooza is a traveling poetry festival that visits several cities in the month of August, produced by the zzyzx writer’s group. 4pm workshops: lorine (postcard poetry)/ terry (random prompts) / frank (critiques) / don (critiques) 5pm storytelling: paula […]

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  •   This month’s edition of POETRY MATTERS – Thursday August 20th at STAY GALLERY-  features Los Angeles based poet, actor, performance artist and Downey Resident Conney D. Williams. Doors open at 7:00. Local poets are invited to bring a poem to read at the lively Open Microphone session which begins at 7:30, so arrive early to […]

    POETRY MATTERS with Conney D. Williams – Thursday August 20

      This month’s edition of POETRY MATTERS – Thursday August 20th at STAY GALLERY-  features Los Angeles based poet, actor, performance artist and Downey Resident Conney D. Williams. Doors open at 7:00. Local poets are invited to bring a poem to read at the lively Open Microphone session which begins at 7:30, so arrive early to […]

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  • July Open House for Artists and Art Lovers The Downey Arts Coalition will host an Open House on Tuesday, July 28th, at 7:00 PM, at the Epic Lounge at 8239 2nd Street. The event is FREE to the public and offers an opportunity to connect with others who have an interest in supporting and participating […]

    DAC Open House Artists Mixer presents Kristine Augustyn – July 28

    July Open House for Artists and Art Lovers The Downey Arts Coalition will host an Open House on Tuesday, July 28th, at 7:00 PM, at the Epic Lounge at 8239 2nd Street. The event is FREE to the public and offers an opportunity to connect with others who have an interest in supporting and participating […]

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  • Downey Symphony Orchestra returns for their annual “Pops in the Park” concert on Wednesday. Their repertoire will feature music from The Sound of Music, Star Wars, Jurassic Park, and much more. The free event is open to the entire family, including kids, who will have the opportunity to conduct the orchestra at the end of […]

    Free Downey Symphony Concert at Furman Park – July 29

    Downey Symphony Orchestra returns for their annual “Pops in the Park” concert on Wednesday. Their repertoire will feature music from The Sound of Music, Star Wars, Jurassic Park, and much more. The free event is open to the entire family, including kids, who will have the opportunity to conduct the orchestra at the end of […]

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  •    On July 16, Poetry Matters will welcome the San Gabriel Valley Poetry Group and the group’s editor, Don Kingfisher Campbell. Campbell is the founder and coordinator of many poetry workshops in Southern California. Additional poets published in the San Gabriel Valley Poetry Quarterly will also be featured at the event. If you are interested […]

    San Gabriel Valley poet, Don Kingfisher Campbell, at Poetry Matters July 16

       On July 16, Poetry Matters will welcome the San Gabriel Valley Poetry Group and the group’s editor, Don Kingfisher Campbell. Campbell is the founder and coordinator of many poetry workshops in Southern California. Additional poets published in the San Gabriel Valley Poetry Quarterly will also be featured at the event. If you are interested […]

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  • This edition of POETRY MATTERS – Thursday June 18th at STAY GALLERY- will feature Patti Scruggs and the launch of her new book Forget the Moon. Patricia Scruggs is a poet, artist, teacher, mother of two, and grandmother of three. A resident of Chino, she is a frequent participant in poetry groups and readings throughout […]

    Patti Scruggs debuts new book at Poetry Matters June 18

    This edition of POETRY MATTERS – Thursday June 18th at STAY GALLERY- will feature Patti Scruggs and the launch of her new book Forget the Moon. Patricia Scruggs is a poet, artist, teacher, mother of two, and grandmother of three. A resident of Chino, she is a frequent participant in poetry groups and readings throughout […]

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  • The Downey Arts Coalition is bringing you back to the 80’s with a new fundraiser event benefiting the Downey Symphony Orchestra.  It’s a “Totally 80’s Flashback Party” with the music, style and attitude from the decade.  Saturday June 20th, 8PM to 2AM at The Epic Lounge in Downey, 8239 2nd Street, just west of Downey […]

    Totally 80’s Flashback Party June 20

    The Downey Arts Coalition is bringing you back to the 80’s with a new fundraiser event benefiting the Downey Symphony Orchestra.  It’s a “Totally 80’s Flashback Party” with the music, style and attitude from the decade.  Saturday June 20th, 8PM to 2AM at The Epic Lounge in Downey, 8239 2nd Street, just west of Downey […]

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