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  • Saturday, September 13, 2014 TAG will meet at Progress Park Plaza, 15530 Downey Ave., Paramount, CA. between Somerset and Alondra Blvd’s. Board Meeting at 1:00 P.M. and General meeting and demonstration at 2:00 P.M. Lucille DeThomas will demonstrate for us. Born in Easton, Pennsylvania, Lucille is a intensive, dedicated artist who won her first award […]

    Lucille DeThomas to demonstrate for Paramount TAG Sept 13

    Saturday, September 13, 2014 TAG will meet at Progress Park Plaza, 15530 Downey Ave., Paramount, CA. between Somerset and Alondra Blvd’s. Board Meeting at 1:00 P.M. and General meeting and demonstration at 2:00 P.M. Lucille DeThomas will demonstrate for us. Born in Easton, Pennsylvania, Lucille is a intensive, dedicated artist who won her first award […]

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  • What to do in a weak economy?  Find something cost effective that is worth your time and effort.  Many studies have shown the benefits to brain and health that result from singing in chorus.  Members of the new Downey Master Chorale, and it’s director Meg Zeleny will convince you of that. Now is the time to join in the […]

    Join the Downey Master Chorale for its 2nd Season

    What to do in a weak economy?  Find something cost effective that is worth your time and effort.  Many studies have shown the benefits to brain and health that result from singing in chorus.  Members of the new Downey Master Chorale, and it’s director Meg Zeleny will convince you of that. Now is the time to join in the […]

  • The Downey Civic Theatre is conducting a survey as part of its effort to make sure the theatre has long-term viability and continues to be relevant in the community.  The Theatre Management wants to hear from Downey residents regarding what they like, what they don’t like and what shows they’d most like to see. An […]

    Downey Theatre seeks feedback on future events

    The Downey Civic Theatre is conducting a survey as part of its effort to make sure the theatre has long-term viability and continues to be relevant in the community.  The Theatre Management wants to hear from Downey residents regarding what they like, what they don’t like and what shows they’d most like to see. An […]

  • For the first time since 1985, the Downey Symphony Orchestra had a sold-out concert at the Downey Civic Theatre.  When the Theatre was being planned in the late 60′s, the Symphonic Society and the Downey Children’s Theatre argued about the size of the auditorium– the Symphony wanted 1000, and the theatre only 500.  At 738 […]

    Downey Symphony’s Sold-out Concert

    For the first time since 1985, the Downey Symphony Orchestra had a sold-out concert at the Downey Civic Theatre.  When the Theatre was being planned in the late 60′s, the Symphonic Society and the Downey Children’s Theatre argued about the size of the auditorium– the Symphony wanted 1000, and the theatre only 500.  At 738 […]

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  • What to do in a weak economy?  Find something cost effective that is worth your time and effort.  Many studies have shown the benefits to brain and health that result from singing in chorus.  Members of the new Downey Master Chorale, and it’s director Meg Zeleny will convince you of that. Now is the time to join in the […]

    Join the Downey Master Chorale for its 2nd Season

    What to do in a weak economy?  Find something cost effective that is worth your time and effort.  Many studies have shown the benefits to brain and health that result from singing in chorus.  Members of the new Downey Master Chorale, and it’s director Meg Zeleny will convince you of that. Now is the time to join in the […]

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  • Saturday, September 13, 2014 TAG will meet at Progress Park Plaza, 15530 Downey Ave., Paramount, CA. between Somerset and Alondra Blvd’s. Board Meeting at 1:00 P.M. and General meeting and demonstration at 2:00 P.M. Lucille DeThomas will demonstrate for us. Born in Easton, Pennsylvania, Lucille is a intensive, dedicated artist who won her first award […]

    Lucille DeThomas to demonstrate for Paramount TAG Sept 13

    Saturday, September 13, 2014 TAG will meet at Progress Park Plaza, 15530 Downey Ave., Paramount, CA. between Somerset and Alondra Blvd’s. Board Meeting at 1:00 P.M. and General meeting and demonstration at 2:00 P.M. Lucille DeThomas will demonstrate for us. Born in Easton, Pennsylvania, Lucille is a intensive, dedicated artist who won her first award […]

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  • Have you ever imagined what Downey Avenue might have looked like forty, seventy, even a hundred years ago? Stay Gallery has partnered with the Downey Historical Society, Downey Museum of Art, Downey Conservancy, and the City of Downey, to host their first historical exhibit based on how this city came to be. “Downey Avenue is becoming […]

    Downey Avenue Historical Exhibit August 22

    Have you ever imagined what Downey Avenue might have looked like forty, seventy, even a hundred years ago? Stay Gallery has partnered with the Downey Historical Society, Downey Museum of Art, Downey Conservancy, and the City of Downey, to host their first historical exhibit based on how this city came to be. “Downey Avenue is becoming […]

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  • saturday night art music poetry wine nudity the green salon a monthly gathering of poets writers artists musicians dancers filmmakers and other creative people the fourth saturday evening of the month at casa la reina in downey (los angeles) california 7pm wine and vegan snacks open mic bring something to share bring your books / […]

    Poetrypalooza hosted by the Green Salon August 23

    saturday night art music poetry wine nudity the green salon a monthly gathering of poets writers artists musicians dancers filmmakers and other creative people the fourth saturday evening of the month at casa la reina in downey (los angeles) california 7pm wine and vegan snacks open mic bring something to share bring your books / […]

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  • This edition of POETRY MATTERS will feature Poet/performer/librettist Douglas Kearney. His second, full-length collection of poetry, The Black Automaton (Fence Books, 2009), was Catherine Wagner’s selection for the National Poetry Series. His produced operas include Sucktion, Mordake, and Crescent City. “Where, oh where would we be without the dynamic intelligence and feats of lyric daring […]

    Douglas Kearney at Poetry Matters August 14

    This edition of POETRY MATTERS will feature Poet/performer/librettist Douglas Kearney. His second, full-length collection of poetry, The Black Automaton (Fence Books, 2009), was Catherine Wagner’s selection for the National Poetry Series. His produced operas include Sucktion, Mordake, and Crescent City. “Where, oh where would we be without the dynamic intelligence and feats of lyric daring […]

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  • Other neighboring cities to Downey are starting to catch on, that if we care about our communities and would like to see new opportunities for creative people and artists, that the initiative has to come from the people.  SELA Collective has sprung up in the last year with many ideas for Southeast LA, which they’ve […]

    Southeast LA Artwalk August 2

    Other neighboring cities to Downey are starting to catch on, that if we care about our communities and would like to see new opportunities for creative people and artists, that the initiative has to come from the people.  SELA Collective has sprung up in the last year with many ideas for Southeast LA, which they’ve […]

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  • Wednesday August 6th is the annual tradition of the Downey Symphony Orchestra’s free concert in the park.  7PM at Furman Park in Downey, on Rives Ave south of Florence.  Director and conductor Sharon Lavery will lead the orchestra in a number of audience favorites and pops classics.  This year’s concert is entitled “The Sounds of […]

    Downey Symphony Free Concert in the Park August 6

    Wednesday August 6th is the annual tradition of the Downey Symphony Orchestra’s free concert in the park.  7PM at Furman Park in Downey, on Rives Ave south of Florence.  Director and conductor Sharon Lavery will lead the orchestra in a number of audience favorites and pops classics.  This year’s concert is entitled “The Sounds of […]

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  • Every month poet/artist and Downey native Roy Anthony Shabla hosts a gathering of creative people in his backyard garden, the 4th Saturday.  This month features  poet Scott Noon Creley, artist Arteaga Sae, and world-renowned spanish guitarist David Holguin will perform.  7PM July 26th at Casa La Reina, as its a private home, for directions email *protected […]

    The Green Salon – Saturday July 26 7PM

    Every month poet/artist and Downey native Roy Anthony Shabla hosts a gathering of creative people in his backyard garden, the 4th Saturday.  This month features  poet Scott Noon Creley, artist Arteaga Sae, and world-renowned spanish guitarist David Holguin will perform.  7PM July 26th at Casa La Reina, as its a private home, for directions email *protected […]

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  •   Falling Awake Productions and Sweet Nightmares are joining forces to present “An Evening of Short Films”, an event that combines filmmakers and films from Chicago, Illinois and Downey, California for an evening of spectacular entertainment. Beginning at 6pm and running to about 9pm at The Epic Lounge in Downey, California “An Evening of Short […]

    An Evening of Short Films – July 20th at The Epic Lounge

      Falling Awake Productions and Sweet Nightmares are joining forces to present “An Evening of Short Films”, an event that combines filmmakers and films from Chicago, Illinois and Downey, California for an evening of spectacular entertainment. Beginning at 6pm and running to about 9pm at The Epic Lounge in Downey, California “An Evening of Short […]

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  •   Poetry Matters, the 2nd Thursday of every month at Stay Gallery, is a gathering of Downey’s best poets to share an open mic, and feature a prominent poet from Southern California. Thursday, July 10th features poet Sarah Maclay.  An open mic begins at 7:30, with sign-ups beginning at 7.  Stay Gallery is located at […]

    Sarah Maclay reads at Poetry Matters July 10

      Poetry Matters, the 2nd Thursday of every month at Stay Gallery, is a gathering of Downey’s best poets to share an open mic, and feature a prominent poet from Southern California. Thursday, July 10th features poet Sarah Maclay.  An open mic begins at 7:30, with sign-ups beginning at 7.  Stay Gallery is located at […]

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