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September 10, 1997
Art historian Shifra Goldman will lecture on "The Great Murals of David Alfaro Siquieros" on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Self-Help Graphics, 3802 Cesar Chavez Ave., East Los Angeles. The two-hour lecture is free, and light refreshments will be served. Information: (213) 881-6444.
July 13, 2001
Beyond Baroque Literary/Arts Center's second annual World Beyond Poetry Festival continues today and Saturday. The events are free. Today's poetry readings begin at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. at the Japanese American Cultural and Community center in downtown L.A. Saturday's readings are at 4, 6 and 7:30 p.m. at Self Help Graphics & Art in East L.A. Information: (310) 822-3006.
January 30, 2014 | By Reed Johnson
The beautiful game first revealed itself to Franklin Sirmans in the lightning-bolt shots of Giorgio Chinaglia. In the gazelle-like strides of Franz Beckenbauer. And in the audacious inventiveness of the Brazilian forward Pelé. It was the late 1970s, and Sirmans was a New York City high school soccer player who supported the Cosmos, the Gotham squad that was a melting pot of global talent. Its fan base, likewise, was a veritable United Nations of fútbol obsessives. Even during the few years he lived in Albany, Sirmans says, his love of soccer and the Cosmos bound him to a broader, more cosmopolitan concept of humanity.
July 23, 1995 | LESLIE BERESTEIN
The dual nature of women's roles in society is the theme of "Crosses to Bear, Crowns to Wear," a multimedia exhibit by two Latina artists that opened Friday at Self-Help Graphics in East Los Angeles. Pasadena-based artists Val Echevarria and Raegene Vavra have created a mixed-media exhibit of sculpture, paintings and other works, all based on the theme of women's burdens and triumphs from a Latin American point of view.
August 15, 1997
"Do We Need a National Endowment for the Arts?," a free panel discussion, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Hollywood Bowl Museum. Scheduled speakers include Laura Zucker, executive director of the Los Angeles County Arts Commission; ACLU spokesman Alan Parachini, who formerly covered the NEA for the Los Angeles Times; and Tomas Benitez, director of East L.A.'s Self-Help Graphics. Parking is free. Information: (213) 850-2000.
October 17, 1997
The comedy groups Culture Clash and Chusma, along with comedian Cha Cha Sandoval and deejay Meno Man, will perform at the "End of the World Comedy Jam," an Oct. 26 event to raise funds to pay for Self-Help Graphics' annual Day of the Dead celebration. The event begins at 7 p.m. at Self-Help, at 3802 Cesar E. Chavez Ave., East Los Angeles. Admission is $10. The Day of the Dead celebration, a separate event, takes place Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Information: (213) 881-6444.
February 18, 1998 | LISA ADDISON
An exhibit promoting cultural diversity and creative expression will continue through Feb. 27 at Irvine Valley College. The Self Help Graphics Print Exhibition, a 25th anniversary show, is comprised of 21 prints from 19 artists working in silk-screen, linoleum, intaglio and other print media. The exhibit is free. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. Information: (714) 451-5488.
December 11, 1998
One hundred Los Angeles teens will present artistic interpretations of how winter is celebrated around the world during an event Thursday at East L.A.'s Self-Help Graphics, 3802 Cesar Chavez Ave. The event, organized as part of the HeArt Project, is the result of five workshops at various schools being led by artists Carrie Ungerman, Margaret Sosa, Chief Matsemala Camara, Cheri Gaulke and Medha Yodh. The 7 p.m.
July 16, 1997
Visual artist Pepon Osorio will present a free slide lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday at Self-Help Graphics, 3802 Cesar E. Chavez Ave., Los Angeles, as part of "The Participation Project," an initiative of the Getty Research Institute for the History of Art and the Humanities that explores links between art making and civic participation. The presentation will be followed by a discussion on art and social/community issues.
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