FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Cindy Schwarzstein Beth Topping
Cartwheel Art LARABA
(949) 463-7454 (310) 403-1720
BLOOMFEST RETURNS TO THE DOWNTOWN
LOS ANGELES ARTS DISTRICT
Annual community event celebrates the evolving culture of the Arts District with art, music, food, and more, with proceeds benefiting area arts organizations
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Bloomfest, the community arts festival that honors pioneering urbanist, Joel Bloom (1948-2007), returns to the downtown Los Angeles Arts District on November 8, 2014. The free, all-day event centers around the local artists who work and live in the community, with proceeds benefiting neighborhood arts organizations, ArtShare L.A., LADADSpace/Arts District Center for the Arts (ADCA), and the Los Angeles River Artists & Business Association (LARABA).
Highlights of the festival include guided art studio and street mural tours by Cartwheel Art Tours; a full day of ArtShare L.A. activities, including live painting, performances, music and interactive arts; a beer garden, Beer Bazaar and after-party sponsored by Angel City Brewery; and a pinball tournament at neighborhood arcade bar, EightyTwo.
The Department of City Planning will be hosting a Community Open House on Thursday, October 30 from 5:30 - 6:30 PM followed by a Public Hearing on the matter from 6:30 - 8:00 PM.
The event will be held in the W.M. Keck Lecture Hall at
Sci-Arc at 350 Merrick, Los AngelesArts District Live/Work Zone - Community Open House & Public HearingThursday, October 30, 2014Open House: 5:30 - 6:30 PMPublic Hearing: 6:30 - 8:00 PMSci-Arc, Keck Lecture Hall350 Merrick, Los AngelesDuring the Open House portion of the meeting, participants can view provisions of the Arts District Policy Initiative and Live/Work Zone, interact with staff, ask questions, and provide feedback. During the Public Hearing a Hearing Officer will hear the matter on behalf of the City Planning Commission, which will later consider the item (tentatively scheduled for December 18). No decision will be made at the meeting. If you are unable to attend the meeting you can still provide feedback to the Planning Department staff:
Bryan Eck, Department of City Planning
Please encourage your neighbors and those who might be interested to attend and provide feedback. We look forward to seeing you!
LARABA Board Meeting Agenda
DATE: November 3, 2014 6:30 pm
Art Share LA
801 East 4th Place,
Los Angeles, CA 90013
I. Roll Call
II. Approval of prior meeting minutes
III. Executive report
IV. Treasury report
V. New Business
--New candidates for 2015 board, introductions
-- Update on Metro Maintenance shed
--Bloomfest: November 8, 2014
--LARABA end of year celebration, December 1, 2014
VI. Committee Reports
(as needed: Budget, Bloomfest, Bylaws & Elections, BID representative, Dog Park, Land Use, Greening, LA River, Strategic Plan)
VII. Public Comments and Announcements
VIII. Closed Board Meeting
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LOS ANGELES RIVER ARTISTS’ & BUSINESS ASSOCIATION (LARABA)
LARABA Board Meetings are held the 1st Monday of every month unless otherwise noted on our calendar. Residents, property owners and all stakeholders are encouraged and welcome to join us.
Meetings are held at: Artshare, 801 E. 4th Place. Los Angeles, CA 90013 at 6:30pm
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Any donation made to our organization is not tax deductible as a charitable contribution, however contact your tax professional for possible business related deductions.