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8800 Venice Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90034 United States

April 2019

Burning Down | Building Up: Wildfires and Resiliency

April 19, 2019 • 7:00 am
Helms Bakery District, 8800 Venice Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90034 United States

Wildfires can quickly reduce homes and even whole communities to ashes, turning the lives of the displaced upside down; recovery and rebuilding their daunting task ahead. But some of the bigger questions rarely get asked, much less thoughtfully discussed: where we should even be building, how we can build smarter and the gentrifying effect of fire. This Westside Urban Forum conversation proposes a candid dialogue on how we can support a balanced approach to development in high risk areas, and what will be required to align this…

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May 2019

LA Zine Fest

May 26, 2019 • 12:00 pm
Helms Bakery District, 8800 Venice Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90034 United States

The 8th annual LA Zine Fest at Helms Bakery highlights local and worldwide self-published works from genres that range from music to mental health to art. In addition to hundreds of zines to scan, check out the free workshops, panels, and art installations too!

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September 2021

Will a New Generation of Leaders Shake Up L.A.’s Culture?

September 29, 2021 • 6:30 pm
Helms Bakery District, 8800 Venice Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90034 United States

Moderated by Frances Anderton, Architecture and Design Journalist Over the past year, directors of cultural institutions across Los Angeles have announced their retirements, which means a new generation of cultural leadership is upon us. But despite a desire for change that seems nearly universal, new directors must still answer to many of the same funders and face the same pressures as their predecessors—to raise money or sell tickets, to scale up, to stay relevant—all while navigating post-pandemic reopenings and reckonings…

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April 2022

Seeding The City

Apr 23 • 11:00 am
Helms Bakery District, 8800 Venice Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90034 United States

Helms Bakery District presents Seeding The City, a daylong program of talks, tours, and popups, featuring some of LA’s leading landscape designers and thinkers, celebrating the 21st century garden in Los Angeles. This campus-wide event takes place at the Helms Bakery District in Culver City on Saturday, April 23rd from 11-5pm. ​​Stop by the KCRW Booth to chat with the Street Team, grab some merch and free stickers. While you’re there, pick up a “seeded” leaf to plant at home!

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