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Sarah Kay - “The Type”


“You are not made of metaphors, not apologies, not excuses.”


Performing at Inner City Arts in Los Angeles. Subscribe to Button on YouTube!

Do You Advocate Education for Skid Row Kids at Risk?

Founding members of the 501C3 "Glorya Kaufman Dance Foundation“ above are J. Ronald Reed and Glorya Kaufman at the Inner City Arts School…being honored by City Artcofounder Bob Bates…of the awesome skid row art center recently visited  A gift of 1 Million to created the Glorya Kaufman Dance Studio.

"This represents a "20 year dream” states Reed, who began donating to Inner City Arts 20 years ago while he had offices in Downtown Los Angeles.  Reed is an advocate of using art, music, and dance movement for inner city youth and heis a recient of Los Angeles City Award of Excellence awarded by Los Angeles Conservancy.

Do you believe that free music, dance and art are good learning tools for kids at risk?  

? Do you have any ideas about educational help for youth?

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Mykki Blanco- Haze.Boogie.Life

Things to do in and around Los Angeles this weekend (7/31-8/3)-

Thursday

Mykki Blanco at Los Globos- http://www.clublosglobos.com/event/600323-ihc-los-angeles/

Made in LA:Music continues at the Hammer Museum with DJ Marcus Wyatt and DJ Doc Martin- http://hammer.ucla.edu/programs-events/2014/07/made-in-la-music-deep-w-dj-marques-wyatt-dj-doc-martin/

Summer Nights in the Garden at the Natural History Museum gardens with DJs, tours, drinks and tonight bird house building- http://www.nhm.org/site/activities-programs/summer-nights-in-the-garden

Omar Souleyman at the Santa Monica Pier (free)- http://tcs.dola.com/event/2014/07/31/omar-souleyman

Thursday-Saturday

REDCAT’s New Original Works Festival 2014 continues with Program 2- http://www.redcat.org/event/nowfest-2014-week-two

Friday

Grand Performances presents a screening of the animated French film Les Triplettes de Belleville with a live score by the original composer- http://www.grandperformances.org/events/les-triplettes-de-belleville-3/

Arcade Fire, The Unicorns and Dan Deacon at the Forum (also Saturday)- http://www.fabulousforum.com/event/arcadefire.html

Echo and the Bunnymen are playing the Orpheum Theatre- http://goldenvoice.com/shows/details/?id=250361

Saturday

Over thirty Los Angeles street artists will be part of a pop-up at Kesspro Studios in the downtown arts district, curated by Roy Paz with Cartwheel Art as the media partner. Food, drink, music, and a raffle-with proceeds from sales donated to The Epilepsy Foundation of LA- http://www.cartwheelart.com/2014/07/12/save-the-date-august-2-the-streets-will-never-be-the-same/

Burger Records presents Burger-a-Go-Go at the Observatory in Santa Ana- bands include- Best Coast, Dum Dum Girls, Bleached, Shannon and the Clams and more- http://www.observatoryoc.com/events/burger-a-go-go

Inner City Arts is having a benefit which will include a rooftop concert with performances by Peanut Butter Wolf, Yacht, De Lux and dublab DJs- http://www.inner-cityarts.org/how-you-can-help-summerevent.php

Sunday

ShopWalk DTLA- discounts, sales and events at restaurants and shops downtown- http://shopwalkdtla.com/

Free admission to see a sneak preview of the sequel to Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon’s The Trip- The Trip to Italy at Cinefamily (pre-registration required)- http://www.cinefamily.org/films/special-events-august-2014/

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Phil Kaye - “Surplus”

“I am not a strong boy, but I am trying to learn what it means to build.”

Performing at Inner City Arts in LA. Subscribe to Button on YouTube!

Current exhibit at Inner-City Arts, “La Fabrica,” by Maribel Barcena Lopez. It’s such a great reflection of downtown Los Angeles culture. &even more perfect the school is located in the fashion district! ❤️✨ I love it. (at Inner-City Arts)

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Phil Kaye - “Suburbia”

“City wakes up mid-surgery, the suitcase of her chest ripped open, her skyscraper insides laid down sideways.”

Performing at Inner City Arts in Los Angeles.  Subscribe to Button on YouTube!

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Wonderful video from GOOD profiling Los Angeles’s Inner City Arts, the amazing work it does, the imaginative kids who come through.