Monday, June 14, 2010

Upcoming Happening: Folk Art Bike Tour

11:30am - 2:00pm (approx)

Folk Art Bike Tour
in Echo Park & Historic Filipinotown

Ride begins and ends at Pilipino Workers Center
153 Glendale Blvd., 2nd Floor, Los Angeles CA 90026 – enter off Rockwood Dr.

SEE art in the Folk Art Everywhere project
EXPLORE unique shops and cultural centers
TOUR the neighborhood in a fun, easygoing way
MEET other art-and-bike lovers!

The ride includes stops at Nahuí Ohlín, a shop celebrating indigenous literature, history, music and crafts; Tribal Café, serving juices, coffee and other goodies; Edendale Branch Library, a bustling library on iconic Sunset Blvd; and Pilipino Workers Center, providing resources to Filipino workers and their families.

Total mileage: 3.4 miles, with only slight hills. Great for beginning cyclists.

Co-sponsored by Folk Art Everywhere, a project of the Craft and Folk Art Museum, and the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition.

Image: Detail of "Las Bicicletas" (The Bicycles)
By Jose Guadalupe Posada, Mexican, 1852-1913

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