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1300 E 1st St
Los Angeles, CA 90033 United States

August 2019

Black, Brown, and Beige

August 17, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Self Help Graphics & Art, 1300 E 1st St
Los Angeles, CA 90033 United States

In 1943, Duke Ellington wrote and performed Black, Brown, Beige at Carnegie Hall, calling it "a parallel to the history of the Negro in America." The title draws attention to the idea that although categorized as one group, those within a 'race' are vastly diverse in appearance and experiences. Latinos in America experience similar colorism and racism, and their vast diversity resulting from dozens of diasporas can be disregarded altogether. This complex balance between diversity within a group and identity as part of a group is explored at Self Help Graphics &…

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November 2019

Forum Fest Fundraiser

November 17, 2019 • 6:00 pm
Self Help Graphics & Art, 1300 E 1st St
Los Angeles, CA 90033 United States

  Transportation is cause to party at Sunday's big bash for L.A. Forum for Architecture and Urban Design. The nonprofit cultural forum hosts it bi-annual fundraiser with the theme of ON THE GRID, exploring the radical impact public transit will have in Los Angeles. Hosted at Self Help Graphics, the iconic community arts center on the Gold Line in Boyle Heights, this party will be the perfect place for the extended L.A. Forum community to celebrate the future of our city. Enjoy great music,…

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June 2021

S.O.Y. Artista Free Summer Art Program

June 22, 2021 • 1:00 pm - July 22, 2021
Self Help Graphics & Art, 1300 E 1st St
Los Angeles, CA 90033 United States

Self Help Graphics presents S.O.Y. Artista, a free in-person summer art program. Connect with nature, one another, and learn analog art mediums like cyanotype, printmaking, and zinemaking. Space is limited, and certain zip codes will be prioritized. Register here.

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