The Nickel Market @ Spring & 5th, DTLA

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The Nickel Market is a new weekly Sunday market that hosts local DTLA and Los Angeles based vendors featuring arts, crafts, fashion, vintage, furniture, home goods, handmade leather, jewelry and other great items + Live Music on most weeks! The market creates a synergy with already popular Farmers Market that happens every Sunday, increasing the daytime shopping population for the entire neighborhood. With the increased traffic and mix of creative vendors this new market is already helping to draw new customers to the existing neighborhood shops and restaurants.

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Join us every Sunday from 9am to 2pm,  bring all your friends as they help back our streets and help create more community in DTLA. Vendor Applications are OPEN, please apply to be a vendor or simply attend and do some shopping! The market hours are every Sunday from 9am-2pm right in the street in the heart of DTLA! 5th Street between Spring Street and Main Street (Use125 w. 5th Street, 90013 if you need for GPS).

FREE, Family Friendly, come take a walk in your neighborhood. Organized by your neighbors with support from the Southland Farmers Market and the Historic Core BID! www.TheNickelMarket.com Sept.18, 25 Oct.2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Nov.6, 13, 20, 27 Dec.4, 11, 18

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Free Event: Friday June 12th, 6pm-Late, DARK NIGHTS at LA Live curated by WE ARE DTLA

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L.A. LIVE’s most exciting night returns with Downtown Dark Nights on Friday, June 12 – featuring live musicians, performers, artists and indie craft vendors AND unbeatable $5 food & drink specials at participating L.A. LIVE restaurants! Don’t miss out on all of the fun in Downtown Los Angeles!

$5 FOOD AND DRINK SPECIALS
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar – Ford’s Filling Station – Katsuya L.A. LIVE – Lawry’s Carvery – Live Basil Pizza – Red Mango – Rosa Mexicano – Rock’N Fish – Smashburger – The Farm of Beverly Hills – Tom’s Urban – Triple 8 – Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill

$10 PARKING (cash or credit, free for Preferred Members)
Lot W, Gate B » PARKING MAP HERE => http://lalive.s3.amazonaws.com/doc/2015-LA-LIVE-Parking-Mapl.pdf

LIVE MUSIC :: LIVE ART :: LIVE PERFORMANCES

DEEJAYS: Anthony Valadez, Francesca Harding & Canyon “El Canyonaso” Cody

MUSIC: The Midnight Blues Band, Hedgehog Swing w/ Dancers, Ben Caron & The Joy Machine, Rachel Grace Electric Violin, Ryan & Liz Dueling Pianos

MURALISTS: Evol, Germs, MDMN, Phobik. SART, Septerhed, Michael Pukac, Vyal One, Zoueh

EASEL PAINTERS: Nicholas Bonamy, Bert Hewener-Esenherz, Dan Gonzales Milnor, and over 10 featured members of RAW Artists

ART INSTALLATIONS & PERFORMANCES
—Mural installation by The Container Yard
—Digi-Graff Digital Spray Paint by HearSee
—P.O.P. Unplugged Drumming Troupe
—Stilt walking costumed performances by Nomadik’s Antonio G-R and Rebecca “Fireplug” Levis + Friends
—Aerial Performances by The Furies!
—SpinFX Hula Hoop performances
—Break dancing by Hollywood Hotshots and Versa-Style
—Tarot card reading Jesselynn Desmond
—Body painting by Robert Yancy and Nicolette Spear
—Chalk art by Markus Walker
—MAPJACKS Projections

ARTISANS: A Blonde & Her Bag, Black Brain, Bottled Up Lamps, Candle Stash, Copper Mug Co., Copra Soap, Cowpunk Leather, Curmudgeon Cards, Downtown Muse, Freaky Wallet, Goat & Kettle, Handcrafted Honey Bee, Haven Studio & Gallery Publishing, HumanTreeRobot, Ichiban Bath Co., In The Deep Hue Sea, JDN73, KANI Arts, London Manori, Mabuhay Collection, MacBeanie, Micha Design, Nicolina Royale, Objects with Purpose, Panache Jewelry, Phraseology, Pileus Chaotic Art, Pocket Square Clothing ,Pop & Timber, Queens Banners, Roots Revival Co., Salty Language, Shay Candles, Sour Girls / Fox Force Three, The Container Yard, UPCYCLED ARTE by Micha Design, UI Jewelry by Stephanie Payan

EVENT INFO => http://bit.ly/1Jutddl

CONGA ROOM AFTER-PARTY with All NEW #CRLA Fridays at L.A. LIVE with amazing House Music, DJs, Dancers and four HOT Performers Eric Sharp, Story Of The Running Wolf, Liquor Box, and HART. Get on Conga Room Guest List here => http://www.congaroom.com/guestlist/lalive

INTERESTED PERFORMERS & ARTISTS: Are you an artist, musician or other type of performer? Do you want to be a part of one of our upcoming Dark Nights at L.A. LIVE? Submit your application! http://bit.ly/1F85IqR

Entertainment curated by Melissa Richardson Banks of Downtown Muse and Edgar Varela of We Are DTLA

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PICNIC DTLA – Free Picnic at Grand Park – Saturday April 18th, Free Music and Activities. #DTLA

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PicnicDTLA launches picnic season with togetherness and deliciousness in the most magical of LA’s spaces. Spend the day with DJs, food trucks, best friends, best kids, best recipes and your favorite Angelenos. **Please note this is an alcohol-free family friendly event**

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LETTUCE ENTERTAIN YOU: Motown On Mondays – Los Angeles “MOM LA” DJs (with special guest Jeremy Sole of KCRW) spinning sweet soulful sounds / Foodie theatrics from COLD TOFU Improv

BREAD N’ BUTTER N’ KIMCHI: Bake bread with MOMO – a mobile, wood fired oven / Feel the churn with BUTTER AEROBICS (“say wha?” KCRW’s blog explains) / FERMENTATION STATION with make-your-own kimchi

RECIPES TO THE PEOPLE: Hummus Tacos? Vegan Kimpap? Goat-Cheese-with-Dried-Date Things? Jot down favorite snack inventions for trading / Leave a cookbook, take a cookbook at the COOKBOOK SWAP / Get crafty with POP-UP RECIPE BOOK STATION

WHEN PICNICS WIN: Fun and wacky picnic spreads encouraged! Everyone will get a chance to to win cool stuff including: HOLLYWOOD BOWL PICNIC SURVIVAL KIT (performance tickets + the essential picnic basket) y màs prizes!

Pick up the essentials at nearby Grand Central Market (RED/PURPLE LINE PERSHING SQUARE or 10 MIN WALK TO HILL+3rd) or The Springs (Arts District) / Food trucks will be onsite: STREET KITCHEN LA / THE SURFER TACO / ROUNDS PREMIUM BURGERS

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**PACKING LIST: THE MOST AMAZING PICNIC EVER / HANDHELD UMBRELLAS ARE OK (please no large sun umbrellas so everyone can enjoy the view **ALSO** Event Lawn will have shade structures) / LEAVE TENTS AT HOME + ANYTHING THAT SPIKES INTO THE GROUND / ANY OBJECTS THAT OBSCURE VIEW FOR OTHERS MAY BE ASKED TO COME DOWN / BRING SUNSCREEN / AND SMILING FACES / LAWN CHAIRS ARE OK (yay!) / COOLERS ARE COOL / PLEASE NO ALCOHOL (all coolers and bags are subject to inspection)

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This event is located on the Event Lawn, nearest City Hall on Spring St. Between First and Temple. Grand Park’s playground and dog run located in this area will be open for play. Other amenities including the splash pad, Little Libraries and Grand Park’s Walking Paths are available for use.

THANK YOU! County of Los Angeles / The Music Center: Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles / The James Irvine Foundation / FUSICOLOGY /Metro Los Angeles / Alta Dena
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Go Metro: METRO RED/PURPLE LINES TO CIVIC CENTER/GRAND PARK STATION, GOLD LINE TO LITTLE TOKYO/ARTS DISTRICT STATION. Show your valid TAP card, Metro employee ID, or LA County employee ID at the info table and receive a special Hollywood Bowl Picnic Gift while supplies last.

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More Info: http://grandparkla.org/ai1ec_event/picnicdtla/

 

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DARK NIGHTS at L.A. Live > Friday Feb. 6th from 6-10pm (FREE) Art, Music & Performance.

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Celebrate the ups of being Downtown at L.A. LIVE’s most exciting night – Dark Nights – featuring live musicians, performers, artists and indie craft vendors AND unbeatable $5 food & drink specials at participating L.A. LIVE restaurants! Don’t miss out on Downtown’s best night of the month!

$5 FOOD AND DRINK SPECIALS

Lawry’s Carvery   » menu
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar » menu
Ford’s Filling Station   » menu
Katsuya L.A. LIVE   » menu
Live Basil Pizza   » menu
Red Mango   » menu
Rosa Mexicano   » menu
ROCK’N FISH   » menu
Smashburger   » menu
The Farm of Beverly Hills   » menu
Tom’s Urban  » menu
Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill   » menu

$5 PARKING (Free for Preferred Members)* » Parking Map 

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

Music

Stonefeather l Ben Caron & The Joy Machine l Trio Ellas l Midnight Blues BandWaterparx l DJ Panamami l Anthony Valadez l Hendy & Thee Rockafarians l The Gajillionaires l

Art

John Kilduff l James P. Scott l Patricia R. Mitchell l Dan Milnor Gonzales l Tamboura the Violinist l Mear One l Ted Meyer and Anna Stump l Man One lLEBA l Sand One l Danger Beez l Blosm l Nora Ann-Francis Martin-Hall l Blacklight King l Armando Rosete l 3D Art Gallery by Debi Cable l Drew Merritt l

Entertainment

Hula Hoop LED-Lit Dancers l Live Body Painting by Michael Buntyn l Live Body Painting by Robert Yancy l Microsoft Interactive Piano l

Indie Craft Vendors

HumanTreeRobot l A Blonde & Her Bag l Anvil Handcrafted l Blackbrain LA l Downtown Muse l Arts District Co-Op l Mayu Silk Art l London Manori lMacbeanie l Church of Type l Pocket Square Clothing l Btwn Wind & Water l Goat & Kettle l Objects with PurposeRoots Revival l Pop & Timber l Late Sunday Afternoon l

*Cash only. Lot W, Gate G. For Dark Nights parking map, click here.

Here’s a sneak peak of what Dark Nights is all about!

Are you an artist, musician or other type of performer? Do you want to be a part of one of our upcoming Dark Nights at L.A. LIVE? Submit your application here!

Entertainment curated by Melissa Richardson Banks of Downtown Muse and Edgar Varela of WeAreDTLA.

DARK NIGHTS AT L.A. LIVE – IT’S GOOD TO BE DOWNTOWN | 5PM – LATE NIGHT

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DTLA Dark Nights

L.A. LIVE presents DARK NIGHTS bringing you the best nights in town, the “dark nights”. Dark Nights are historically “dark” for L.A. LIVE with no other major events happening at L.A. LIVE which means these are the BEST nights to hit up L.A. LIVE for a night out in DTLA. No traffic, inexpensive parking and simply a great time.

DARK NIGHTS is a celebration at L.A. LIVE representing the Downtown community, local beats and culture.

More Details:

$5 Parking All Night* (Free for Downtown Preferred members)

$5 Food & Drink Menus All Night at the following restaurants:

Free Bike Valet 

Live music and performances throughout L.A. LIVE

*Parking for Dark Nights is only in the West Garage, Gate B. Only cash accepted.

Yes, this is happening. See you there.

Paris Photo 2014 – Los Angeles

parisphoto1Paris Photo was created in 1996 and is the most prestigious art fair dedicated  to historical and contemporary photography. This fair takes place annually at the Grand Palais in Paris mid-November and at theParamount Pictures Studios in Los Angeles at the end of April.

Paris Photo Los Angeles, the US edition of the world’s most celebrated art fair for works created in the photographic medium, will take place at Paramount Pictures Studios April 25th-27th offering the ideal setting to explore how artists have been and are using photography and moving image in their work in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Leading international galleries will present historical and contemporary bodies of works by renowned and emerging artists in the legendary Paramount Pictures’ soundstages. The New York Street Backlot, the one-of-a-kind replica of New York City’s streets, will be dedicated to the presentation of cutting-edge solo shows, Young Gallery exhibitions, and bookseller projects, each exhibiting within an exclusive movie set.

The public program is also an important component of the fair. Built around cultural events involving artists, art world professionals, collectors, and cultural institutions, this year’s program will include special exhibitions and the Sound & Vision series of conversations and screenings.

Join us for this highly anticipated major event.

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Paramount Picture Studios

5555 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90038
United States

OPENING HOURS

April 25 and 26: noon – 7 pm

April 27 : noon – 6 pm

CAR PARKING

Open on Fri-Sat-Sun – $12

LEMON GROVE PARKING, 5675 Lemon Grove Avenue
VAN NESS PARKING, 783 N. Van Ness Street
GOWER PARKING, 801 N. Gower Street
HOLLYWOOD FOREVER CEMETERY,6000 Santa Monica Blvd

Shuttles will be avalaible from the parking facilities to the Fair entrance

RATES

Purchase your ticket for Paris Photo Los Angeles 2014 on the online shop 

Full rate Entry : $28 
Student/ Senior (+65) Entry : $20 
12 and under : free admission 
Bundle (Entry with catalogue) : $40
Read more at http://www.parisphoto.com/losangeles/visitor-info#3ysWChXiRYt1pgmr.99parisphoto3

 

Paris Photo Los Angeles

Paris Photo

Paris Photo was created in 1996 and is the most prestigious art fair dedicated  to historical and contemporary photography. This fair takes place annually at the Grand Palais in Paris mid-November and at theParamount Pictures Studios in Los Angeles at the end of April.

Over the past 16 years, Paris Photo has become a significant event for collectors of contemporary and modern art, photography professionals, artists,  as well as for an ever-growing audience of art appreciators. Each edition is unique and brings together a distinguished selection of exhibitors with diverse collections focused on the photographic medium. A public program is also an important component of the fairs which is built around cultural events involving artists, art world professionals, collectors, and cultural institutions.

Enriched by the unique cultural environment of these two cities, Paris Photo  offers its visitors an unsurpassed experience in two historic locations which bring together all the different trends in photography.

Paramount Pictures Studios
5555 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90038
United States

FAIR MAP

Download fair map (pdf, 568 KB)

DATES AND TIME

Friday, April 26 – 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Saturday April 27 – 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sunday April 28 – 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

RATES

Full rate Entry: $28
Student Entry: $20
Catalog: $20
Bundle 1 entry + catalog: $40
Children under 12 = Free Admission with Adult.
BUY YOUR DAY PASS AND FAIR CATALOGUE