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This Magnificent World
Featured Poets:Billy Burgos, Dennis Cruz, Annette Cruz, Iris De Anda, Julio the Conga Poet, Just Kibbe, Rebecca Gonzales
August 10, 2013, 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
The Cypress Park Pedestrian Tunnel , 3400 N. Figueroa Street , Los Angeles, CA

Antigua Coffee House
Presents the August Edition of 

"The Cypress Village Tunnel Art Walk"

a one-night-only monthly art exhibit taking place inside a magnificent pedestrian tunnel under magnificent Figueroa in magnificent Cypress Park, surrounded by magnificent local artists!


Join us as we explore
this M A G N I F I C E N T world
...a layer of Los Angeles that exists beyond what we see above...

EVERYTHING you'll ever desire...

MUSIC/
EL-HARU KUROI
http://www.reverbnation.com/elharukuroi

ART/
billy burgos 
cakeshop oddities
dennis cruz
giovanni solis
jason macaya
jason mccormack
renae barnard
tima 

POETRY/
annette cruz
billy burgos
dennis cruz
iris de anda
julio the conga poet
just kibbe & his poetry mobile
rebecca gonzales

CURATED by/ 
jessica ceballos

VIVA LOS CUPCAKES! will be bringing a variety of cupcakes, in Mexico's many flavors!

of course, food and beverages will also be available at ANTIGUA COFFEE HOUSE

the art walk is sponsored in part by Fine Art Solutions

6 pm - 10 pm 
Poetry 7pm
Music 8pm 

Also, Flying Pigeon bike shop (next door to Antigua's) will be conducting the monthly Spoke(n) Art Ride touring the NELA Art Walk starting at 6:30pm…if that's your thang

*times subject to change

 

The story goes like this....

During the 1920's - 1930's automobile accidents were becoming a common occurrence, kids were being hit while crossing busy streets to and from school. The city decided to build these pedestrian tunnels for safety. Fast forward a couple decades, during non-school hours, the tunnels were being used as safe havens for drug users, gangs and the cities homeless population. For some reason the City decided to close a large majority of them, leaving a few open for school children to walk through. 

And now for the first time in Los Angeles history, a coffee roaster - with a gigantic dream for a small community - convinces the city into opening one of these tunnels for a monthly, and one night only, art show! 

Hooray for Yancey Quinones - Coffee Roaster, Entrepreneur, Supporter of Building Sustainable Communities, Dreamer, Do-er....

Sponsored by Antigua Coffe House, Fine Art Solutions
Info: (323) 539-2233
jessicaceballos@me.com
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