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.
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February 18, 1998 |
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.
November 2, 2000
Today is the traditional celebration of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), theMexican remembrance of those who have passed away. Here is a list of related public events: * Self-Help Graphics, 3802 Cesar Chavez Ave.; (323) 881-6444: Today, 5 p.m. gathering at Cesar Chavez Avenue and Lorena Street for 6 p.m. procession to Self-Help Graphics.
June 20, 1993
An exhibit of Chicano art about AIDS and its toll on Latinos will be on display through Saturday at Self Help Graphics' Galeria Otra Vez. The display features the work of 16 Colorado artists that expresses the urgency of taking precautions against the spread of HIV urges Latinos to deal realistically with AIDS and points out the human suffering and loss brought about by the fatal disease. The exhibit was curated by University of Colorado Prof. George Rivera and Prof.
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September 5, 2001 |
Carlos Bueno, a draftsman, painter and muralist who helped launch the Chicano art movement in the 1970s as co-founder of an important East Los Angeles art center, died of heart failure Aug. 18 in Mazatlan, Mexico. He was 60. He joined Sister Karen Boccalero and photographer Antonio Ibanez in starting a community art project in 1971 that evolved into Self-Help Graphics, the Eastside institution that has nurtured such notable artists as Gronk and Pattsi Valdez.
April 16, 1993
May 15 is the entry deadline for the 1993 Los Angeles Juried Exhibition, a new multi-site biennial exhibition sponsored by the Cultural Affairs Department. The exhibition will be held July 13-Aug. 22.
January 20, 1996
Painters Merion Estes and Barry Markowitz, sculptor Coleen Sterritt, mixed-media artist Lezley Saar and performance artist John Fleck have each received $15,000 individual artist fellowships from the J. Paul Getty Fund for the Visual Arts. In addition, 10 local arts groups have received 1996 organizational grants from the Getty Fund. The recipients include the Korean American Museum ($22,500), East L.A.'
June 22, 1996
Workshops to help applicants for the L.A. Cultural Affairs Department's 1997-98 Cultural Grants Program will take place at several sites citywide starting July 9 at 6 p.m. at East L.A.'s Self-Help Graphics and Art. Sixteen additional workshops will be held in locations including Reseda, Eagle Rock, Granada Hills, North Hollywood, Sherman Oaks, Sun Valley, San Pedro, Venice and Tujunga. The final workshop takes place Aug. 10 at 10 a.m. at the Gallery Theatre at Barnsdall Art Park.