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The Best Non-Profit Art Spaces in Los Angeles

by Lauren McQuade
   ART + PRACTICE Art + Pratice. Courtesy A+P and The Hammer Museum   Art + Practice (A+P) is a nonprofit founded by artist and Leimert Park native Mark Bradford, philanthropist and collector Eileen Harris Norton, and social activist Allan DiCastro. With the South Los Angeles neighborhood’s reputation as an African American cultural destination, the so-called “Leimert Park Renaissance” will no doubt feed off of A+P’s community-centered programming—A+P has already been providing the... [more]
Posted by Lauren McQuade on 8/2/15
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Contested Development: One Person's Growth Is Another's Destruction

by Lauren McQuade
The Arts District farmers' market in Los Angeles is a recent addition to a small but growing community wedged between Little Tokyo and west of the L.A. River. Since June of last year, local sellers, artisans and patrons gather at what is known as the Triangle, or Joel Bloom Square—within sight of what was once legendary West Coast punk venue Al’s Bar.  Al’s opened its doors in 1979 to a sparse population of artists who had been working, and often living illegally, in the decaying warehouses... [more]
Posted by Lauren McQuade on 7/8/15
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