Little Tokyo/Arts District: The Two Worlds of Artist NANCY UYEMURA
Sunday, October 21, 2012 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM (PDT)
LA Commons will host the second annual Found LA: Festival of Neighborhoods. This year’s theme “Discovering the Secret Heart of Los Angeles” invites participants to move beyond historic sites and surface structures to showcase the significance that lies rooted in storefronts, shops, and gathering places in their communities. Supporting local community leaders in sharing what ties them to their neighborhoods.
MY FAVORITE PLACES: ARTIST NANCY UYEMURA LITTLE TOKYO AND YOU!
Artist Nancy Uyemura has lived more than half her life on the edge of Little Tokyo in what is now called the Artists District. She has exhibited her work throughout the U.S. and parts of Asia and has a number of public commissions in her list of accomplishments, two of which are in Little Tokyo. In a walking tour she will share some of her favorite places as well as some stories about historic Little Tokyo and the Artists District with tips on where to eat, pray, play and meet-up with friends. Come and find out what’s tied her to this unique neighborhood.
Meeting: Little Tokyo / Arts District Gold Line Station
Time: 11am- 1pm
Addtional Info: Maya Thomas: firstname.lastname@example.org
When & Where
Found L.A. is a FREE, citywide event that showcases culturally dynamic neighborhoods through the eyes of residents, public figures and renowned artists, who generously volunteer to share their unique perspective and passion for their neighborhood. Sunday, October 19, 2014, LA Commons will host the fourth annual Found LA: Festival of Neghborhoods. This year's theme Great Streets invites Angelenos to explore the main arteries of neighborhoods around the city, developed and not so, and meet the people in the center of activity there.
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