Thursday, June 20, 2013

East LA Arts Fest starts June 28

WHAT:            East L.A. ArtsFest 2013
WHERE:         East L.A. Civic Center – A Cultural Destination
                        4801 E. Third St, Los Angeles, CA 90022 
  • ArtWalk and Concerts
Rock the 30th Concert and Fireworks Spectacular!  Sunday, June 30, 2013, 3:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
3:00pm- 4:15pm                         Conjunto Afro Son|
4:30pm-5:50 pm                         Undercover Girls
6:30pm-9:15pm                          JD Hall, White Tribute, Maryam Zadeh from
                                                   Tapps, Tyrants in Therapy, The Flirts, Trans X
9:15pm                                       Concert and Fireworks Show
           Saturday, July 20, 2013, 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
                        ArtsFest 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Conjunto Los Pochos 6:00 p.m.
Special Guest: Gregorio Luke “Murals Under the Stars 3000 Years of Mexican Art” 8:30 p.m.

 Saturday, August 3, 2013, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
ArtsFest 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Louie Cruz Beltran 6:00 p.m.

 Saturday, September 7, 2013, 10:00a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Family Fishing Derby, East LA Bike Ride, Artwalk and Concert Season Finale/Taste of East Los Angeles
Family Fishing Derby starts at 7:00 a.m. – Participants will not need a fishing license on this day but they will need to take their own equipment.
East L.A. Bike Ride starts at 10:00 a.m. and registration will start at 8:30 a.m. Participants can pre-register at the Parks and Recreation’s Office in the East Los Angeles Civic CenterMonday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.   
                                The Taste of East L. A., Artwalk and Concert Season Finale begins following the bike ride.
                                 10:30am-12:00pm:           The Undercover Girls
                                 12:15pm-2:45pm:             The British Invasion, The First Wave and Bajo Cero
                                  3:00pm-4:30pm:               Little Ray
                                  4:45pm-5:45pm:               Sonora Santanera
                                  6:00pm-8:00pm:               Little Willie G

·                     Jam Sessions / Dance Parties, 6:30 p.m.
The Ford Theatre’s will offer J.A.M. sessions (interactive sessions of dance or drumming guided by experienced artists) where people can dance, play an instrument and experience something unexpected. All Levels and skills are welcome at these free interactive events!  

Friday, July 5 – Salsa Dance with CONTRA-TIEMPO
Friday, August 2 – Drum Circle with Christopher Ramirez

  ·         Movies in the Park
Fridays at Sundown, June 28 thru August 23

  ·         Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre
Friday, July 19 :  Youth dance workshop, 11:30am; youth dance performance, 2:30 p.m. 
Saturday, August 10, 7:00 p.m.  Performance with award-winning musicians Don Preston and Andrea Centazzo.
  •   Farmers’ Market, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. every Saturday
For more information, please contact the Department of Parks and Recreation at (323) 260-2360, or visit our website at  Need a ride to ArtsFest? Public transit is a great way to get there! For transit information, call 1-800-COMMUTE, or plan your trip at

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