railLA presents Expo Explorers

railLA presents Expo Explorers

An interactive Event Benefiting the Rail Line and the Community at Large

 

Los Angeles, California—April 27, 2014— Jeremy Stutes, the producer of Dapper Day on the Subway and Dapper Jr. is back to host a tour on a new rail line…built on an old rail line.

 

On April 27th railLA’s Expo Explorers presents a full day tour exploring the historic Metro Expo Line. The interactive event will teach new riders how to ride Metro Rail and take them to discover amazing places along the Expo Line. As event guests explore each destination, they’ll complete an activity in their Event Passport and learn about the past and future of Los Angeles. Once the tour is complete, explorers will redeem their completed passports for a gift bag full of surprises. Guests are encouraged to come to the event dressed like an explorer.

 

The event is being made possible by an #LA2050Listens grant provided by the Goldhirsh Foundation. Throughout the day, attendees will learn about railLA, LA2050, The Peace Projects and other organizations and people doing amazing work in LA. Additional Support: Metro Los Angeles, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles World’s Fair, ThePeaceProjects.org, Santa Monica Spoke, Hines, Walter N. Marks Realty, and more to be announced.

 

This event will be fun for transit enthusiasts and perfect for first-time riders. A train ticket (TAP card pre-loaded with a day pass) is included with the event ticket.

 

EVENT DETAILS:     DATE: APRIL 27, 2014

FREE Parking at Metro Rail Expo Line Culver City Station

8817 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232

 

Time                              Location                                             Activity

9:45 – 10:15am               Culver City Expo Line Station       Check-In

10:10am                                     8817 Washington Blvd.                      How To Ride Metro Rail w/ railLA

10:20 am                                    Depart from Culver City

10:40am – NOON          Exposition Park/USC Station         Late Check-In until Noon

                                       661 West Exposition Boulevard

–Natural History Museum                Scavenger Hunt

12:40pm                        –Exposition Park Rose Garden          Group Photo

1:00pm                           Various Locations on Expo Line     Lunch & New Locations To Discover

NOTE:            lunch is not included with tickets

4:30pm                           Explorer Camp* (Helms Bakery)     Music, Museum, Gift Bags,

3250 Helms Ave.                                Partner Org. Tables

5:30pm                           Culver City Expo Line Station       Return to Parking

 

After Party at Fathers Office for 21+ and some very Special Guests To Be Announced

 

*We are providing this location to you as a media opportunity. Please do not disclose this destination in press prior to the event, as it is a surprise for our attendees.

 

About railLA.org

railLA www.railLA.org is a 501c3 non-profit corporation with the specific purpose of increasing public awareness of the benefits inherent in integrating high-speed rail and other rail networks into Los Angeles. Since its inception, railLA has quickly become a growing partnership of architects, planners, artists and engineers working with business and community leaders as one voice to guarantee that the promise of high-speed rail becomes a reality.

 

Goldhirsh Foundation

At the Goldhirsh Foundation, (www.goldhirshfoundation.org), we connect the dots between the best emerging innovations and the financial, social, and human capital to make them thrive. We find smart people doing creative things, and we give them the tools to do them better.

 

LA2050

LA2050 (www.la2050.org) is an initiative to create a shared vision for the future of Los Angeles, and to track and drive progress toward that vision. We’ve made informed projections about the state of the LA region today and in 2050 along eight different indicators: education, health, environmental quality, arts and cultural vitality, public safety, housing, income & employment, and social connectedness.

 

Jeremy Stutes, Chairman of the Board

Jeremy Stutes is an independent film producer, director, event producer, actor, educator, and artist living and working in Los Angeles. Jeremy has been a participant in numerous flash mobs with nationally recognized group Flash Mob America and was a lead dance instructor for the world-record smashing Thrill the World Los Angeles at LA Live in 2009. He was instrumental in organizing railLA’s LA Beyond Cars event at CicLAvia in April of 2011, and produced Dapper Day on the Subway in 2012.

Jeremy holds a Bachelors of Arts in Performing Arts, Media, and Community Studies from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA. During his time at Evergreen, Jeremy chaired the Search and Recommendations committee to develop a new Center for Community-Based Learning and Action for the institution that is still in operation connecting students to needs within the local community.

 

Media Contacts:

To request an interview with Jeremy Stutes or additional information contact:

Tailfish Publik Relations ~ 310.721.0877

www.tailfish.com

 

 

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