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Last Updated on Thursday, 5 May 2016 03:34
Thursday, 5 May 2016 03:30
MAY 2016 ~ EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
“Y.E.L.L.”(Your Electronic Lifeline’s Lifeline), is this year’s CAP youth theater production at Plaza de la Raza, directed by B.J. Dodge and written by Sarah Louise Wilson, in collaboration with CAP youth theater workshop with music by Noah Harmon and choreography by Mayra Ponce. Performances are FREE. There will also be a special matinee performance and reception fundraiser 1pm on May 7th EmBrase Foundation. Contact the school office at (323)223-2475 for reservations.
Join us for the much-anticipated opening of Plaza’s Parking Lot in Lincoln Park! What once was a dirt parking area has been transformed into a safe and sustainable parking lot with features that include drop-off/pick-up zone for kids, drought tolerant plants, lighting, permeable pavers, bioswale, smart irrigation, bench seating by the lake, bike racks and local artist designed fence panels.  More information on May 7th event, HERE

 El ACERCAMIENTO 

@The Boathouse Gallery
Opening: May 7th, 6pm  May 7-June 11th
Plaza will host “El Acercamiento/The Approach” at the Boathouse Gallery. This art project  brings together Cuban and U.S. artists to imagine and propose possible futures with a focus on the relations between our countries and its citizens. More information HERE 
 SCHOOL OF PERFORMING 
& VISUAL ARTS
Spring Session Continues
Plaza’s School of Performing & Visual Arts  instruction continues throughout June 18th with over 100 classes and workshops for children, teens and adults in dance, music, theater and visual arts. Contact the school office at (323)223-2475 for more information. Find Spring 2016 Schedule of Classes HERE
Plaza de la Raza is working with our friends at Voto Latino to provide our visitors with voter education and registration at upcoming events. If you plan to vote in the California, Presidential primary election June 7th, you must be registered by May 23rd.  Make your voice heard this election. Register to vote at www.votolatino.org or simply text REGISTER to 73179.  More information HERE

 SUMMER INTERNSHIP 

@Plaza de la Raza ~ Apply by May 2nd 
This position is an opportunity to assist with the School of Performing & Visual Arts in the organization, documentation, installation and presentation of the annual student art exhibit and also provide clerical support and computer duties in the administration office. The internship is a temporary paid position supported by The Getty Foundation. Please provide current resume, cover letter including a list of references to Maria Jimenez-Torres at maria.jimenez@plazadelaraza.org  More information on Getty Multicultural Undergraduate Internships available throughout LA County HERE.
Where?
Plaza de la Raza is a private 501(c)3 nonprofit organization located in LA’s historic Lincoln Park at 3540 North Mission Road, Los Angeles, CA 90031.
Donations
Plaza de la Raza provides after school programs and cultural events in the performing and visual arts for children, teens and families. Consider a tax-deductible gift to our center and school.

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