Friday, June 11, 2010

Upcoming Happenings: Workshops & Bike Tour

Folk Art continues to proliferate!
Join us at the following Folk Art Everywhere Happenings:


Bracelet making workshop at CAFAM's Global Bazaar

Peruse beautifully crafted objects from around the world at the Global Bazaar, then make your own! (Workshop is 1-4pm / Bazaar is 10am - 6pm)

5814 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles CA 90036

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Animal making workshop

at Saturn Street Elementary School
led by artist Vanessa Vobis

Vanessa will lead a workshop for children to make their own small animal out of recycled materials (paper, buttons, wire, etc). Workshops will be broken into 35 minute sessions.

Saturn Street Elementary
5360 Saturn St.
Los Angeles CA 90019

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11:30am - 2:30pm (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 Remy’s on Temple, a gallery space focused on Filipino art & culture; Nahuí Ohlín, a retail 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.

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