Mid-Night Walk and Red Line ride from Downtown LA and Hollywood

As part of the Seven
Twenty Five South Spring Street exhibition, "Gronk" and James Rojas will be
conducting a midnight walk through Downtown LA that will end in a
subway ride to El Gran Burrito at Santa Monica and Vermont Red Line
Station. Come along and experience LA’s public spaces at night.

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