Art of the Streets

Once regarded
strictly as vandalism, Graffiti artwork has pervaded our culture,
appearing on everything from public spaces to album covers, t-shirts to
cell phone wall paper, corporate ads to presidential campaigns. So what
makes this visual expression, sometimes seen only as a nuisance, an art
form? Join some of L.A.’s most prominent "writers" and creative
thinkers for a discussion of graff.

Discussion Panel with Chaz Bojorquez, ManOne, and Roger Gastman

Reception featuring DJ Puffs

Moderated by Elizabeth Morín


The Week in Livable Streets Events

Quick confession…I’m not in L.A. this week. If I were, I would be awfully tempted to go to the Safe Routes to Schools/LADOT Pedestrian Advisory meeting on Thursday and the “How Bicycle Friendly Placer Are Made” later that evening. Today! – We’ll be broadcasting a discussion on the mayor’s race and Streetsblog’s coverage strategies going […]

A Mural Tour of the Arts District

FREE, RSVP required to In fall 2013, the City of Los Angeles legalized murals after having banned them for a decade. Join APA LA, Council District 14 Planning Director Tanner Blackman, and Cindy Schwarzstein of Cartwheel Art for a tour highlighting the murals of the Arts District and what the new Mural Ordinance means […]

AIA Los Angeles – A Greener City Through Better Land-Use – Part 5

AIA Los Angeles presents… “A Greener City Through Better Land-Use – Part 5” A Breakfast Reception with Art Leahy and Michael LoGrande moderated by Michael Woo Friday, September 24 (8:00-9:30am) City Club on Bunker Hill 333 S. Grand Avenue 54th Floor Los Angeles, CA 90071 Hosted by Parsons Brinckerhoff AIA Members – $15.00 non-members – $30.00 ADVANCE […]