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10/19/2017
THE CUT | EL CORTE
A FITNESS CLASS & PAPEL-PICADO WORKSHOP

5814 Wilshire Boulevard | Los Angeles, CA 90036 - $20 - THE CUT is a special fitness class presented by Equinox Miracle Mile at CAFAM. This special program begins with Equinox’s signature cardio-boxing workout and concludes with a CAFAM-led papel picado- ....

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10/21/2017
NOMENCLATURE: ART + DESIGN SHOW OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION

5955 South Western Ave Los Angeles, CA 90047 - $15-$50 - resented by Street Art House, the Nomenclature: Art + Design Show will feature one-of-a-kind collaborations between WiseLiving furniture and street chic artists Big Sleeps, Carlos Marquez, Moncho1929 ....

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10/21/2017
HOLLYWOOD GOES UNDERGROUND: 34TH HOLLYWOOD FOREVER CEMETERY WALKING TOUR

6000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038 310-659-3326 - $20 per person or FREE to those who join the Art Deco Society as a NEW member on or before the tour date - On Saturday, October 21, the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles “digs up the dirt” on Hollywood’s history---and several of its scandals---through a walking tour of the 118-year-old Hollywood Forever ....

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10/22/2017
PLACE & POSSIBILITY: 
A CONVERSATION ON ARTISTIC PRODUCTION ON THE BORDER


5814 Wilshire Boulevard | Los Angeles, CA 90036 - - Join Kerry Doyle, director of the Rubin Center of Visual Arts in El Paso, Marco Vera, founder of the Mexicali Rose Art Center, and Cesar Garcia, founder of The Mistake Room, for a conversation about ....

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10/26/2017
THE EXPLODING-PUMPKIN-CARVING LABORATORY

5814 Wilshire Boulevard | Los Angeles, CA 90036 - $35 / $30 members (includes materials & pumpkin) - Thursday, October 26 | 6:00–8:00pm
$35 / $30 members (includes materials & pumpkin) This ghastly workshop and chemistry lab guides you through pumpkin-carving techniques and wicked concoctions with ....


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10/27/2017
FRAY: ART AND TEXTILE POLITICS
BOOK LAUNCH & DISCUSSION WITH JULIA BRYAN WILSON

5814 Wilshire Boulevard | Los Angeles, CA 90036 - Free with admission - Author Julia Bryan-Wilson is joined by artist Sabrina Gschwandtner to discuss of the book Fray: Art and Textile Politics, which explores the role of textiles in debates about process, materiality, ge ....

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10/28/2017
CAFAM TRAVEL

- $200 members / $225 non-members - Join us for a one-day Art Tour of Tijuana in conjunction with our PST exhibition, The US-Mexico Border: Place, Imagination, Possibility. Led by independent curator Karla Aguiniga, the trip will leave ....

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10/28/2017
CAFAM TRAVEL: TIJUANA, MEXICO ART & ARCHITECTURE ON THE BORDER

5814 Wilshire Boulevard | Los Angeles, CA 90036 - $200 members / $225 non-members (includes lunch and snacks) - Explore Tijuana in this one-day art tour led by independent curator Karla Aguiniga. Trip leaves from San Diego and includes lunch and travel to Valle de Guadalupe, with architect Alejandro D’Acosta. ....

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11/04/2017
ROJO:
A COCHINEAL NATURAL DYE WORKSHOP WITH MIMI HADDON

5814 Wilshire Boulevard | Los Angeles, CA 90036 - $70 / $60 members (includes materials) - Artist Mimi Haddon leads a workshop on basic techniques of using cochineal, an ancient technique of natural textile dyeing that dates to the Mayan Empire. Learn about the history of this crimson dye ....

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11/05/2017
IMAGINATION, PLACE & POSSIBILITY:
A CONVERSATION WITH CURATOR LOWERY SIMS AND AMALIA MESA-BAINS

5814 Wilshire Boulevard | Los Angeles, CA 90036 - Free with admission - The U.S.-Mexico Border co-curator Lowery Sims is joined in conversation by her longtime friend and collaborator Amalia Mesa-Bains, a pioneering Chicana artist. This engaging discussion touches on the ....

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11/07/2017
CRAFTNIGHT: DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS 
ALTAR MAKING WORKSHOP WITH MARCUS KUILAND-NAZARIO

5814 Wilshire Boulevard | Los Angeles, CA 90036 - $10 / free for members (includes materials, drinks, and snacks) - Marcus Kuiland-Nazario leads a special altar workshop celebrating the history and traditions of Día de los Muertos, the emblematic and seminal Mexican holiday that celebrates ancestors. Space is limi ....

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11/11/2017
LIT! A MENORAH & CANDELABRA 
CLAY WORKSHOP WITH BEN MEDANSKY

5814 Wilshire Boulevard | Los Angeles, CA 90036 - $100 / $90 members (includes materials and kiln firing) - Artist Ben Medansky leads a clay workshop on designing and hand-building a menorah or candelabra. Participants will also create an individual candle stick using Ben’s signature speckled clay. Fired ....

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11/12/2017
GOD’S EYE YARN WEAVING WITH MIMI HADDON
A CRAFTLAB FAMILY WORKSHOP!

5814 Wilshire Boulevard | Los Angeles, CA 90036 - $7 adults / $5 children/ free for members
 - Color, yarn, and wood combine to create unique yarn weavings inspired by traditional Mexican craft practices. Learn about these very special techniques and enjoy an afternoon creating your own Ojo de ....

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11/25/2017 to 11/26/2017
HANDMADE LA: 
HOLIDAY MARKETPLACE

5814 Wilshire Boulevard | Los Angeles, CA 90036 - Free - Shop at CAFAM’s bi-annual marketplace show-casing a curated selection of one-of-a-kind contemporary craft and design creations by Los Angeles makers, just in time for the holidays!

For more inf ....

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12/02/2017
DECONSTRUCTING CITIZENSHIP: 
A CONVERSATION ON IDENTITY POLITICS AND HYBRIDITY ALONG THE BORDER


5814 Wilshire Boulevard | Los Angeles, CA 90036 - Free with admission - Border theorist and scholar Michael Dear joins exhibiting artists Consuelo Jimenez Underwood, Teddy Cruz, and Fonna Forman for a conversation about cross-border citizenship, hybridity, and the intric ....

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12/02/2017
CIRCULAR KNITTING ON A LOOM 
WORKSHOP WITH TANYA AGUIÑIGA

5814 Wilshire Boulevard | Los Angeles, CA 90036 - $90 / $80 members (includes materials) - Join exhibiting artist Tanya Aguiñiga to create your own circular loom and make large-scale tubular structures and vessels. Each participant will knit one structural piece during the workshop and tak ....

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12/07/2017
CRAFTNIGHT: PAPERCRAFT
A HOLIDAY PAPERCRAFT WORKSHOP

5814 Wilshire Boulevard | Los Angeles, CA 90036 - $10 / free for members (includes materials, drinks, and snacks) - From Polish folk papercrafts to papel-picado, this special workshop turns ordinary and inexpensive paper into extraordinary decorative creations. Learn a variety of techniques and experiment to creat ....

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12/10/2017
UPCYCLED INSTRUMENT-MAKING WORKSHOP WITH GUILLERMO GALINDO
A CRAFTLAB FAMILY WORKSHOP!

5814 Wilshire Boulevard | Los Angeles, CA 90036 - $7 adults / $5 kids / free for members - Exhibiting artist Guillermo Galindo leads a workshop on constructing instruments from unconventional materials, based on his own practice of making instruments from the discards left behind by immigr ....

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12/16/2017
HUARACHE MAKING WORKSHOP
WITH PILAR AGÜERO

5814 Wilshire Boulevard | Los Angeles, CA 90036 - $90 / $80 members (materials included) - Exhibiting artist Pilar Agüero leads an afternoon workshop on designing and making leather huaraches, a contemporary Mexican sandal with pre-Columbian origins. Participants will learn basic leather w ....

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09/23/2017 to 12/23/2017
HANS BURKHARDT IN MEXICO

357 N. La Brea Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90036 323-938-5222 - $0.00 - Los Angeles – As a participating gallery in the Getty’s region-wide endeavor, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, Jack Rutberg Fine Arts will present an exhibition entitled Hans Burkhardt in Mexico, open ....

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10/28/2017 to 12/23/2017
LIBERATOR: GEORGE NAMA & GEORGE A. ROMERO

357 N. La Brea Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90036 323-938-5222 - $0.00 - LOS ANGELES – Jack Rutberg Fine Arts will present an exhibition of works by New York artist George Nama and the late legendary filmmaker of Night of the Living Dead fame, George A. Romero, in an exh ....

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11/25/2017 to 12/30/2017
OBJECT: POP-UP SHOP

5814 Wilshire Boulevard | Los Angeles, CA 90036 - Free - In conjunction with the Handmade LA marketplace and current exhibition The U.S.-Mexico Border: Place, Imagination, and Possibility, the CAFAM Shop is hosting a pop-up by OBJECT, a Tijuana-based shop ....

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SINGING BOWL MEDITATION

311-313 N Edinburgh Ave, Los Angeles, 90048 310 498 7374 - Donation - Come and transcend with the sound of the magical crystal singing bowl and Gong as you de-stress, unclutter and balance the cells of your body. The tones set up a ‘frequency following response’ that ....

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SINGING BOWL MEDITATION

311-313 N Edinburgh Ave, Los Angeles, 90048 310 498 7374 - Donation - Every Wednesday join me for our Meditation with Singing Bowl either after Parks Class or before mine. If you find it too challenging to meditate in stillness the sound of the singing bowl transports ....

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LEARN REIKI LEVEL ONE

311-313 N Edinburgh Ave, Los Angeles, 90048 310 498 7374 - $275 including literature and lunch - For those of you who are drawn to learning Reiki and do not really know why this is your own "self-realization" coming online through a deep awareness from within. Sometimes our natural curiosity or ....

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WILSHIRE/VERMONT STATION - PURPLE LINE METRO

3191 Wilshire Bl. Los Angeles 90005 - - There are three Wilshire stations that are served by a separate line running from Wilshire/Western to Downtown Los Angeles. So if you are traveling from one of the Wilshire stations toward downtown, ....

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WILSHIRE/NORMANDIE STATION - PURPLE LINE METRO

3510 Wilshire Bl. Los Angeles 90005 - - There are three Wilshire stations that are served by a separate line running from Wilshire/Western to Downtown Los Angeles. So if you are traveling from one of the Wilshire stations toward downtown, ....

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WILSHIRE/WESTERN STATION - PURPLE LINE METRO

3775 Wilshire Bl. Los Angeles 90005 - - There are three Wilshire stations that are served by a separate line running from Wilshire/Western to Downtown Los Angeles. So if you are traveling from one of the Wilshire stations toward downtown, ....

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WILTERN THEATRE

3790 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90010 213.388.1400 - Historic art deco entertainment venue from the 1930's located in the Mid-Wilshire area. The theater was renovated in 2002 to create a standing room area infront of the stage and seating for about 100
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