The 31st Annual Kingdom Parade Art Exhibit Press Release

The 31st Annual Kingdom Parade Art Exhibit Press Release

 

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The 31st Annual Kingdom Parade Art Exhibit Press Release

An Art Exhibition in celebration of the Martin Luther King Parade

Pasadena, CA, November 18, 2015– This weekend in celebration of Martin Luther King Day, Art afficianado’s enjoyed a collection of cutting-edge art from the emerging culture of diversity with its distinguished talent. The multicultural talented artists included some of Los Angele’s most renowned visionaries who proudly exhibited at the 31st Annual Martin Luther King Parade in Leimert Park which was presented by the Congress Of Racial Equality. The select and historical exhibit took place on Monday, January 18th, 2016 where it was curated by esteemed Omar Holguin, who is the Director of La Mancha Gallery. Select artist for the exhibit included Ron Zeno with his renown recycled cardboard sculptures to the comparable and colorful abstract post cubist art of Darren Smith-Robinson.

“This event celebrates the life and legacy of Martin Luther King thru the arts” said Holguin of La Mancha Gallery. “From renown muralist and artist George Combs paintings and even Don Frazell’s Judgement Art Chapel, a tribute to John Coltrane were all featured in an exhibition that challenged the status quo and its institution. The Artist Exhibition was exclusively premiere for its people of Los Angeles to see while enjoying a day out at the Martin Luther King Parade”.The Martin Luther King Parade and Art Exhibit took place at Leimert Park Plaza which was located at 4395 Leimert Blvd, Los Angeles.

About La Mancha Gallery
La Mancha Gallery provides exhibitions and management services for art, music, fashion events, artist representation and more. We help promote the mission or goals of private companies, non-profit organizations, corporations, collectors and individuals.
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If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Omar Holguin at (213) 537-7561 or email at lamanchagallery@gmail.com.

La Mancha Gallery | 790 E. Colorado Blvd., 9th Floor, Pasadena, CA 91101 | (213) 537-7561

 

Ron Zeno Sculptures at The Armory Press Release

Ron Zeno Sculptures at The Armory Press Release

 

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THE CARDBOARD SCULPTURES OF RON ZENO

On display at The Armory Arts Center in Pasadena December 5-6, 2015

Pasadena, CA, November 18, 2015– Vision LA Festival 2015 is a month long festival that calls the attention of climate change throughout the world.  VisionLA’15 has been timed to coincide with the United Nation’s  21st “Conference of the Parties” on Climate Change (COP 21), and the concurrent Art COP21, a Paris-wide arts festival expressing support for a strong international climate treaty and positive, sustainable change.

La Mancha Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of “The Cardboard Sculptures of Ron Zeno” a two day exhibition of intricate cardboard sculptures by Los Angeles artist Ron Zeno on view at The Armory Center For The Arts is located at 145 N. Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, CA with opening hours from 12-5 pm.

This event will be curated by Omar Holguin, award wining curator and founder of La Mancha Gallery. A  featured  selection of imposing large  sculptures made from recycled cardboard,  from “The Eiffel Tower” to “The Titanic” all fully functional and ranging from different sizes. Ron Zeno uses his dedicated energy and discipline to cut and paste intricate and exact moving parts of a replica of the Titanic for example to cleverly highlight the energy to create the real thing.  The idea is accentuated by an emphasis on sustainability and recycled materials.

During the art exhibition VisionLA’15 will present a series of films and documentaries  with themes of climate action and social transformation made by independent filmmakers and artists shown at different times during the day.

About La Mancha Gallery
La Mancha Gallery provides exhibitions and management services for art, music, fashion events, artist representation and more. We help promote the mission or goals of private companies, non-profit organizations, corporations, collectors and individuals.
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If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Omar Holguin at (213) 537-7561 or email at lamanchagallery@gmail.com.

La Mancha Gallery | 790 E. Colorado Blvd., 9th Floor, Pasadena, CA 91101 | (213) 537-7561

 

2nd Annual Leimert Park Vision Theater Festival Press Release

2nd Annual Leimert Park Vision Theater Festival Press Release

 

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2ND ANNUAL LEIMERT PARK VISION THEATER FESTIVAL

A Community Festival of Theatre Staged Readings, Music, Arts, Culinary Arts and more …

Pasadena, CA, August 12, 2015– The Leimert Park Vision Theatre Consortium kicks off its 2nd Annual Leimert Park Festival of stage readings, community arts, music, culinary arts and more, starting Thursday August 27 thru 30th.

Opening night performance will feature special guest jazz artist Barbara Morrison and her big band in a performance of “Dinah Washington”, with closing performance by renown actor Ernie Hudson.
In addition 14 production companies have joined the celebration and the efforts to define the Leimert Park Vision Theater as the hub of great African American theater companies, artists, writers and performers alike. The 4 day celebration will pay homage to the theater companies no longer operating in Los Angeles with stage readings of plays from their archives.

“A play reading festival will call attention to the ongoing $23 million renovation effort at the city owned, 1930’s era Vision Theatre in the Leimert Park neighborhood of Los Angeles” – Christina House for the LA Times

La Mancha Gallery has agreed to curate and organize an Arts Tent that will house cutting-edge art from local talent as well as top renown artists in Los Angeles. Curated by Omar Holguin the selected artwork ranging from all sizes and mediums will include world renown artists like Ron Zeno, Mohammed Mubarak, Enoch Mack, Kevin T. Williams, Darren Smith-Robinson and many more …

The opening night reception with Barbara Morrison Performance of “Dinah Washington” will take place on Thursday, August 27th, starting at 7:00 PM at The Regency West located at 3339 West 43rd Street, Leimert Park, CA 90008. A Gala Reception will follow after the performance. Opening night tickets are $35. For more information on the tickets (323) 290-2386 or LeimertParkVision@gmail.com

For the theater festival entire Leimert Park Village will come alive with music, dance poetry, art, theater readings, local food and merchants. The outdoor festivities are FREE and open to the public.

About La Mancha Gallery
La Mancha Gallery provides exhibitions and management services for art, music, fashion events, artist representation and more. We help promote the mission or goals of private companies, non-profit organizations, corporations, collectors and individuals.
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If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Omar Holguin at (213) 537-7561 or email at lamanchagallery@gmail.com.

La Mancha Gallery | 790 E. Colorado Blvd., 9th Floor, Pasadena, CA 91101 | (213) 537-7561

 

Central Avenue Jazz Festival 2015 Press Release

Central Avenue Jazz Festival 2015 Press Release

 

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20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CENTRAL AVENUE JAZZ FESTIVAL
La Mancha Gallery will be a proud sponsor and contributor to the Arts Pavilion at the Central Avenue Jazz Festival Anniversary

Pasadena, CA, July 8, 2015– Los Angeles has always been host to a thriving jazz scene centered on Central Avenue, especially around the recently-revamped Dunbar Hotel that hosted Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Cab Calloway and Lena Horne. The Central Avenue Jazz Festival has been continuing that legacy each summer since the mid-1990s. This year Central Avenue Jazz Festival turns 20 and will be celebrating the only way we know how, BIG!

La Mancha Gallery has once again agreed to manage The Central Avenue The Art Pavilion 30’x80′ foot tent that will house cutting-edge art from top artists in Los Angeles as well as live muralists and graffiti artists. Curated by Omar Holguin the selected artwork ranging from all sizes and mediums will include talented artists like Wendell Wiggins, Ron Zeno, Mohammed Mubarak, Philippe Previl, Oscar Magallanes, Kevin T. Williams, Neneki “Nick” McGee, Luis Genaro Garcia, Ngene Mwaura,  and many more …

About La Mancha Gallery

Since its inception in 2006,  La Mancha has been an avenue and voice for intellectual and social activism in Los Angeles. Its unique mission is to develop and expand art consciousness beyond the traditional “gallery” paradigm into a more widespread, public and unifying encounter. La Mancha seeks to tell a story through its exhibitions in reflecting and re-energizing the community. Its major goal serves to entertain, educate and illuminate. La Mancha provides traveling exhibitions for profit and non-profit organizations and serves as  well as a great resource for fine art services and artwork .

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Omar Holguin at (213) 537-7561 or email at press@lamanchaarts.com.
Our offices are located at 790 E. Colorado Blvd., 9th Floor, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA –  By Appointment Only

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“Scratching The Surface” The Phantom Street Artist performance lecture

“Scratching The Surface” The Phantom Street Artist performance lecture

PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Phantom Street Artist performance lecture titled “Scratching the $urface” taking place at the ESMOA Museum is scheduled for Sept 10th 2014 at 3pm.

The ART SAVES LIVES Collective and the Phantom Street Artist of PYR8FREETV has invited you to join our collective mobilized efforts in directing cultural critique through the forms of satirical irony and parody against the hegemonic power structures of the EXPLOITATIVE Art world..

Our guerilla street theater company would like to invite you to share in the latest Phantom Street Artist Directorial and its premiere project which calls into Question our Kulture in Question.
The Phantom Street Artist invites you to a biting commentary and narrative which level charges against the Dark History of our Kulture and its Time. A culture of travesty which details all forms of Post Kolonial transgression along with its barbaric acts through a satirical lectured performance gone awry lecture at the ESMOA Museum addressing its motif theme of CA$HING IN ON THE STREETS..

The Phantom Street Artist is one of the original MOCA Art in the Streets Protestors who combines tongue-in-cheek performance butt with humor through sampled hip hop segue-ways with electro clash site specific theater and installation, along with spoken word and FAIREY nice apologies referencing various tropes of the great tradition of critical satire followed by cynicism. The Phantom is one who questions our culture in question, casting himself in self-realized scripts through many different personas such as Jack’d in Yo Box, Abraham Lincoln been Drinking as well as the Gorilla Street Artist. The Phantom Street Artist is this generation’s American Anti Hero who acts through vignettes skits, prank calls, with smoked out signs from a local pizza joint cooking Master-pizza with the effect of looking at a my way cultural street art swindled indigenous historization. The Gorilla Street Artist meets mash up sounds of the Phantom’s Dubbed Parody of Midnight Star meets Lowend Theory mixed by Sound Designer Producer Fritz von Fingerhoff in seeking enlightened late night conversation with your local vato museum guard who cooks up a new kultural dish called BYE BYE Amerikan Kulture Bye.

So..
If  you  don’t  want  a  ticket you  better zip it..
If you want a show you better pay your dues
Ain’t much better if you play it with your jewels…
Coz it’s so easy it’s so right
Coz it’s so easy it’s so right
To Teabag it all night
If you want a show you better pay your dues
Ain’t much better if you play it with your jewels…
Coz it’s so easy it’s so right
Coz it’s so easy it’s so right
To Ass-kiss it all night…
If you want a show you better pay your dues
Ain’t much better if you play it with your jewels…
Coz it’s so easy it’s so right
Coz it’s so easy it’s so right
To Brown-nose it all night…
  As the international recognized Artist and Album Cover Artist for Rage Against The Machine aka the Phantom Street Artist who culturally contest a lampooned  institutional critique by the Phantom Street Artist as this generations social satirist, critical commentator and epater..

The Phantom Street Artist is one of the exhibiting Artist in the most recent acclaimed group exhibit titled “Scratch” which has been given international media attention and coverage in diverse forms of social medial, media outlets and publications such as the KCRW, LA TIMES.

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-et-cm-ca-scratch-graffiti-esmoa-20140615-story.html

Several other media outlets have followed with its reviews including KCRW’s ESMoA Art Review by its Art Critic Edward Goldman.
http://www.kcrw.com/etc/programs/at/at140527erotic_art_vs_pornog

The Phantom Street Artist would like to extend a personal invite to you all in attending ESMoA Museum Exhibit and its lectured performance..

ESMoA is run by artlab21 Foundation.
ESMoA is a new art laboratory in El Segundo that has purposely been built with leaks. Every experiment welcomes to spread the spark of creativity.

Scratching The Surface by The Phantom Street Artist

ESMoA
208 Main Street,
El Segundo, California
90245
Phone: 424 277 1020

www.ESMoA.org

Phantom Street Artist and ART SAVES LIVES Collective Productions
(909) 276 -4799

The 19th Central Avenue Jazz Festival Press Release

The 19th Central Avenue Jazz Festival Press Release

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19th Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival 2014
La Mancha Gallery partners with the 19th Central Avenue Jazz Festival

Los Angeles, June 9, 2014:  La Mancha Gallery is proud to be a sponsor and contributor for this annual celebration of jazz music, arts and culture.

The Central Avenue Jazz Festival is an event that takes place on the last week of July at the South Central section of Los Angeles between 42nd and 43rd Streets in front of the historic and newly renovated Dunbar Hotel.  This celebration of community arts and music is an event that celebrates the rich cultural history of Los Angeles Central Avenue vibrant jazz scene since the 1930’s.

Thousands of Angelinos gathered on July 26-27 in the Vernon-Central neighborhood of South Los Angeles to enjoy a free celebration of community, vibrant music and contemporary art. At the invitation of 9th District Los Angeles City Councilman Curren D. Price, Jr., La Mancha Gallery contributios for this event included a 30’x60′ foot tent that will house cutting-edge art from top artists in Los Angeles as well as live muralists and graffiti artists. Curated by Omar Holguin the selected artwork ranging from all sizes and mediums will include talented artists like Enoch Mack, Carlos Chavez, Mohammed Mubarak, Philippe Previl, Mia Watson, Kevin T. Williams, Neneki “Nick” McGee, Luis Genaro Garcia and many, many more. The art installation by Stephen M. Gates will be set against the backdrop aesthetic of black tubes, colorful hats and lampshades with white trees accents. Directly across from the historic Dunbar Hotel, the beautifully-restored mecca for jazz legends of the l930’s and l940’s, Virtually all of the artists represented had personal and emotional connections to the neighborhood and the African-American jazz culture which had flourished there in decades past. Many artists participating  have achieved widespread recognition, even worldwide acclaim.

About La Mancha Gallery

Since its inception in 2006,  La Mancha has been an avenue and voice for intellectual and social activism in Los Angeles. Its unique mission is to develop and expand art consciousness beyond the traditional “gallery” paradigm into a more widespread, public and unifying encounter. La Mancha seeks to tell a story through its exhibitions in reflecting and re-energizing the community. Its major goal serves to entertain, educate and illuminate. La Mancha provides traveling exhibitions for profit and non-profit organizations and serves as  well as a great resource for fine art services and artwork .

If you would like more information  please contact Omar Holguin at (213) 537-7561 or email at press@lamanchaarts.com.

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