Lectures Archive

  • Come and join us for our 2nd annual Dia De Los Muertos Art Festival in the heart of Downey outside and inside the Downey Civic Theatre, at 8435 Firestone Blvd. Some of the events that will be happening all day are: Dia De Los Muertos Merchandise, Papel Picardo Demos, Face Painting, Calaveras Decorating, Alter Contest, Art […]

    Dia De Los Muertos Arts Festival Nov 2nd

    Come and join us for our 2nd annual Dia De Los Muertos Art Festival in the heart of Downey outside and inside the Downey Civic Theatre, at 8435 Firestone Blvd. Some of the events that will be happening all day are: Dia De Los Muertos Merchandise, Papel Picardo Demos, Face Painting, Calaveras Decorating, Alter Contest, Art […]

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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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  • Lorine Parks, curator of the Poetry Matters open mic and poetry series, is now presenting an evening of interactive discussion about the art of poetry, and will be helping a class of 8 students with their work. Participation is first come, first serve, but anyone is welcome to audit the class and listen in. Parks […]

    Poetry Workshop Wednesday Jan 22

    Lorine Parks, curator of the Poetry Matters open mic and poetry series, is now presenting an evening of interactive discussion about the art of poetry, and will be helping a class of 8 students with their work. Participation is first come, first serve, but anyone is welcome to audit the class and listen in. Parks […]

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  • View from the Edge lectures on Modern Art is back, this time on Thursday November 21st, 6:30PM with dancer and professor Rennie Tang, speaking about “Dance and Landscape in Dialog.”  The lecture is free, at the Downey City Library on Brookshire Blvd just north of Firestone Blvd. Rennie Tang is a designer and educator based […]

    View from the Edge: Rennie Tang “Dance and Landscape in Dialog”

    View from the Edge lectures on Modern Art is back, this time on Thursday November 21st, 6:30PM with dancer and professor Rennie Tang, speaking about “Dance and Landscape in Dialog.”  The lecture is free, at the Downey City Library on Brookshire Blvd just north of Firestone Blvd. Rennie Tang is a designer and educator based […]

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  • Traditional Artist’s Guild of Paramount TAG  EXISTS TO ENCOURAGE THE YOUNG AND YOUNG AT HEART TO FIND FULFILLMENT IN ART  Saturday, September 14, 2013 TAG and DAL will meet at Progress Park Plaza, 15500 Downey Ave., Paramount, CA. between Somerset and Alondra Blvd’s.  Board Meeting at 1:00P.M. and General meeting and demonstration at 2:00 P.M. Guest […]

    Traditional Artist’s Guild of Paramount Meeting and Art Demonstration September 14, 2013

    Traditional Artist’s Guild of Paramount TAG  EXISTS TO ENCOURAGE THE YOUNG AND YOUNG AT HEART TO FIND FULFILLMENT IN ART  Saturday, September 14, 2013 TAG and DAL will meet at Progress Park Plaza, 15500 Downey Ave., Paramount, CA. between Somerset and Alondra Blvd’s.  Board Meeting at 1:00P.M. and General meeting and demonstration at 2:00 P.M. Guest […]

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  • View From The Edge. Lectures on Modern Art. Curated by Roy Anthony Shabla. Presenting Tom Skelly, radio host, “The Sound of Pictures” on KSPC 88.7 FM. Downey City Library at 6:30 PM.   Tom Skelly was born in St. Louis Missouri in 1952. He received a B.A. from the University of California at Santa Barbara […]

    View .The Edge Aug. 22, 2013 Tom Skelly

    View From The Edge. Lectures on Modern Art. Curated by Roy Anthony Shabla. Presenting Tom Skelly, radio host, “The Sound of Pictures” on KSPC 88.7 FM. Downey City Library at 6:30 PM.   Tom Skelly was born in St. Louis Missouri in 1952. He received a B.A. from the University of California at Santa Barbara […]

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  • the green salon / POETRYPALOOZA 2013 Saturday 24 August, 4 to 10 pm casa la reina, Downey   Curator / roy anthony shabla Featured Artist / Gennie Prochazka Schedule of the Event 4pm  Poetry Workshop / Lorine Parks 4:45  Poetry Box Workshop / Terry Walker 5:30  Dinner Break 7pm  Live Music / Sugar Bunny and […]

    Poetrypalooza @ The Green Salon August 24

    the green salon / POETRYPALOOZA 2013 Saturday 24 August, 4 to 10 pm casa la reina, Downey   Curator / roy anthony shabla Featured Artist / Gennie Prochazka Schedule of the Event 4pm  Poetry Workshop / Lorine Parks 4:45  Poetry Box Workshop / Terry Walker 5:30  Dinner Break 7pm  Live Music / Sugar Bunny and […]

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  • Thursday July 25 is one of several free lectures on modern art put on by the Downey Arts Coalition, Downey Museum of Art and curated by Roy Anthony Shabla.  Lectures have been the fourth Thursday of the Month, 6:30pm, this is the fourth in the series. The free lecture is by Jonathan Anderson, Associate Professor of Art at […]

    A View From The Edge presents Jonathan Anderson July 25, 2013

    Thursday July 25 is one of several free lectures on modern art put on by the Downey Arts Coalition, Downey Museum of Art and curated by Roy Anthony Shabla.  Lectures have been the fourth Thursday of the Month, 6:30pm, this is the fourth in the series. The free lecture is by Jonathan Anderson, Associate Professor of Art at […]

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  • The “View from the Edge” lecture series on modern art welcomes designer and public artist Mitchell de Jarnett to a free lecture this Thursday, “How Public Art Ruined My Life.”  6:30PM at the Downey City Library (11121 Brookshire Ave, 90241). Downey has had a rocky relationship with its 7-year-old “Arts in Public Places” ordinance, which has […]

    Mitchell de Jarnett: How Public Art Ruined My Life – June 25

    The “View from the Edge” lecture series on modern art welcomes designer and public artist Mitchell de Jarnett to a free lecture this Thursday, “How Public Art Ruined My Life.”  6:30PM at the Downey City Library (11121 Brookshire Ave, 90241). Downey has had a rocky relationship with its 7-year-old “Arts in Public Places” ordinance, which has […]

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  • DAC Artist Workshop presents Mike Ferguson at Golden Park on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 7:00 PM. Golden Park,   8840 Golden Ave.,  Downey, CA  90242 Born and raised in Southern California, Mike is an emerging artist with a unique style and a love for the absurd that truly sets his work apart. His art is […]

    Artist Workshop at Golden Park June 25, 2013 – Mike Ferguson

    DAC Artist Workshop presents Mike Ferguson at Golden Park on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 7:00 PM. Golden Park,   8840 Golden Ave.,  Downey, CA  90242 Born and raised in Southern California, Mike is an emerging artist with a unique style and a love for the absurd that truly sets his work apart. His art is […]

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