“SUMMER ARTSFEST 2013” EAST L.A. CIVIC CENTER, Sunday, June 30, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                              CONTACT:
Alba Ibarra, (626) 523-4596
LA County Parks and Recreation
Angie Castro, (213) 703-2823
Supervisor Molina's Office

SUPERVISOR GLORIA MOLINA ANNOUNCES "SUMMER ARTSFEST 2013"
AT THE EAST L.A. CIVIC CENTER
Ride Metro and Enjoy Free Art, Music and Dance!
LOS ANGELES (June 19, 2013) -- Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina invites
the community to the East L.A. ArtsFest 2013 at the
East Los Angeles Civic Center - a cultural destination along the Gold Line Eastside
Extension. In partnership with Los Angeles County Department of Parks and
Recreation, Supervisor Molina's ArtsFest includes an Artwalk featuring local artists
and artisans, concerts, movie nights, interactive dance and music sessions.  The
East L.A. ArtsFest kicks-off with an all day concert and fireworks spectacular
Sunday, June 30, and concludes with the East LA Bike Ride and Taste of East L.A.
September 7.
WHAT:            East L.A. ArtsFest 2013
WHERE:         East L.A. Civic Center - A Cultural Destination
4801 E. Third St, Los Angeles, CA 90022

*         ArtWalk and Concerts
Rock the 30th Concert and Fireworks Spectacular!   Sunday, June 30, 2013, 3:00 p.m.
to 9:30 p.m.
3:00pm- 4:15pm                         Conjunto Afro Son|
4:30pm-5:50 pm                         Undercover Girls
6:30pm-9:15pm                          JD Hall, White Tribute, Maryam Zadeh from
                                                   Tapps, Tyrants in Therapy, The
Flirts, Trans X

9:15pm                                       Concert and Fireworks Show

           Saturday, July 20, 2013, 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
                        ArtsFest 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Conjunto Los Pochos 6:00 p.m.
Special Guest: Gregorio Luke "Murals Under the Stars 3000 Years of Mexican Art" 8:30
p.m.

Saturday, August 3, 2013, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
ArtsFest 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Louie Cruz Beltran 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 7, 2013, 10:00a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Family Fishing Derby, East LA Bike Ride, Artwalk and Concert Season Finale/Taste of
East Los Angeles
Family Fishing Derby starts at 7:00 a.m. - Participants will not need a fishing
license on this day but they will need to take their own equipment.
East L.A. Bike Ride starts at 10:00 a.m. and registration will start at 8:30 a.m.
Participants can pre-register at the Parks and Recreation's Office in the East Los
Angeles Civic Center Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The Taste of East L. A., Artwalk and Concert Season Finale begins following the bike
ride.

10:30am-12:00pm:           The Undercover Girls

12:15pm-2:45pm:             The British Invasion, The First Wave and Bajo Cero

3:00pm-4:30pm:               Little Ray

4:45pm-5:45pm:               Sonora Santanera

6:00pm-8:00pm:               Little Willie G
*                     Jam Sessions / Dance Parties, 6:30 p.m.
The Ford Theatre's will offer J.A.M. sessions (interactive sessions of dance or
drumming guided by experienced artists) where people can dance, play an instrument
and experience something unexpected. All Levels and skills are welcome at these free
interactive events!

Friday, July 5 - Salsa Dance with CONTRA-TIEMPO
Friday, August 2 - Drum Circle with Christopher Ramirez
  *         Movies in the Park
Fridays at Sundown, June 28 thru August 23
  *         Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre
Friday, July 19 :  Youth dance workshop, 11:30am; youth dance performance, 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 10, 7:00 p.m.  Performance with award-winning musicians Don Preston
and Andrea Centazzo.

*           Farmers' Market, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. every Saturday
For more information, please contact the Department of Parks and Recreation at (323)
260-2360, or visit our website at
www.parks.lacounty.gov<http://www.parks.lacounty.gov/>.  Need a ride to ArtsFest?
Public transit is a great way to get there! For transit information, call
1-800-COMMUTE, or plan your trip at www.metro.net<http://www.metro.net>

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