Loading Events
  • This event has passed.

Boyle Heights: How a Los Angeles Neighborhood Became the Future of American Democracy

Date
October 11, 2023
Cost
Free
Organizer’s Site
vimeo.com/552735859
Event Series Dates
Through Novermber 15

This is an in-depth history of the Los Angeles neighborhood from early contact between Spanish colonizers and native Californians to the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, the hunt for hidden Communists among the Jewish population, negotiating citizenship and belonging among Latino migrants and Mexican American residents, and beyond. The residents of Boyle Heights have maintained remarkable solidarity across racial and ethnic lines, acting as a unified polyglot community even as their tribulations have become more explicitly racial in nature.

Location

Webinar

Upcoming Events

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Event Series Event Series (See All)
Jerry Moss Plaza at The Music Center, 135 N. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

THE MUSIC CENTER’S DANCE DTLA

Join the thousands who dance the night away under the stars. The Music Center’s Dance DTLA returns for its 20th summer with eight nights of in-person beginner dance lessons that include easy-to-follow steps and a different dance genre experience each week.

May 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Event Series Event Series (See All)
The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, 6067 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
The image shows a man and a child riding a motorcycle with a cloud of smoke behind them. The photo is part of a series titled "Beware the Elements! Natural Disasters on Film" scheduled from January 4 to 28, 2024. Tags include outdoor, sky, vehicle, clothing, helmet, person, motorcycle, and riding.
$5 – $10

Film Series: Beware the Elements! Natural Disasters on Film

The Acadmy Museum presents the Film Series Beware the Elements! Natural Disasters on Film Following a summer of record-breaking heatwaves, extreme wildfires, historic floods, and a truly unprecedented “hurriquake,” we find the perilous realities of climate change increasingly impacting our daily lives. This screening series considers natural disasters through our planet’s primary elements—earth, wind, water, and fire—and seeks to highlight key moments in the history of the disaster film genre as a source of entertainment and portrayal of science, and…

May 24 @ 8:00 pm
Event Series Event Series (See All)
Pantages Theatre, 6233 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
Check the website for ticket prices

Girl From the North Country

It’s 1934 in Duluth, Minnesota. We meet a group of wayward travelers whose lives intersect in a guesthouse filled with music, life, and hope. Girl From the North Country reimagines 20 legendary songs by Bob Dylan as they’ve never been heard before.   Tuesdays – Saturdays – 8:00 p.m. Saturday – 2:00 p.m. Sunday 1:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.   For more information, please visit: northcountrytour.com 

May 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Event Series Event Series (See All)
Los Angeles Theatre Center, 514 S. Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States
Check the website for ticket prices

Ghost Waltz

This is the story of an Indigenous musician whose works have been attributed to Europeans. It is a mix of music, magic, drama, passion, spirituality, and dance in a celebration that explores people of color’s lives during the late 19th century Americas and their ghostlike impact on our lives today. Thursdays – Saturdays, 8:00 p.m., Sundays, 4:00 p.m. Check the website for ticket prices

May 24 @ 8:00 pm
Event Series Event Series (See All)
Los Angeles Theatre Center, 514 S. Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States
Check the website for ticket prices

American Mariachi

American Mariachi is a big-hearted, feel-good comedy with live music about familia, amor, and tradición. It’s the 1970s and women can’t be mariachis…or can they?   Thursdays – Saturdays, 8:00 p.m., Sundays, 4:00 p.m. Check the website for ticket prices

Be in the Loop!

Receive notes about art, culture, and creativity in LA!


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: . You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact