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Watts: Inspired by Watts Towers, explore artist designs in local homes with Watts House Project

LA COMMONS

Sunday, October 21, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (PDT)

Watts, CA

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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.


WATTS HOUSE PROJECT WITH WILL SHEFFIE & TRINIDAD RUIZ


Watts Arts House.jpgThe Watts House Project (WHP) is inspired by the iconic Watts Towers built by Simon Rodia and the history of the neighborhood in which they exist. Located just across the street from the towers, WHP welcomes you to come explore the vibrant community of Watts through the lens of  art and architecture.  Explore their redevelopment efforts in the community. " An Artist Driven Neighborhood Redevelopment Project." 


Will Shiffie is Executive Director of Watts House Project and is currently spearheading a campaign to of community partnership and trust. Trinidad Ruiz is Programs Director.

 

Meeting: 1726 E. 107th Street

Time: 1pm- 2pm

Additional Info: Maya Thomas: maya@lacommons.org

http://www.lacommons.org/programs/found-la/

                                                                                     

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Watts Arts House
1726 East 107th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90002
Watts, CA 90002

Sunday, October 21, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (PDT)


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LA COMMONS

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. 

For press inquires about Found LA: 

Contact:
Karen Mack / 213-705-4457 cell
karen@lacommons.org
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