Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28, 2019; 11 am – 5 pm
Grand Park’s week-long spring arts experience, Grand Park’s Our L.A. Voices – a Pop-up Arts+Culture Fest is a regional arts gathering that focuses exclusively on the diverse and powerful artistic talent in Los Angeles County. This FREE arts fest will feature short film, dance, music, spoken word and theatre performances, as well as visual art by L.A. artists.
During both days of the festival, Jardin del Arte, the public marketplace at Our LA Voices, will feature a range of art works for sale including paintings, photographs, collages, postcards, jewelry, and plants from LA artists such as Patrick Martinez, Ramiro Gomez, Chinwe Okona, and Noe Olivas. Jardin del Arte is curated in partnership with Residency Gallery, Savannah Wood, and more to be announced.
The festival’s 2019 theme, Origin Stories, explores and showcases distinctly Los Angeles narratives and questions about where we are, how we got here and where we are going.
WHERE: Grand Park Grand Park – From Grand Ave. to Hill St. 200 N. Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012
JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles is partnering with Tokyo University of the Arts (Tokyo Geidai) and the University of Southern California (USC) in presenting a two-day program on January 13th and 15th entitled “Visual Euphony: Animation & Music,” bringing together emerging talent in the fields of music and animation from both Japan and the United States.
On Sunday, January 13th, in “Vivaldi’s ‘The Four Seasons’ Live Animation Concert,” students and faculty from the music departments of Tokyo Geidai and USC, two of the most prestigious music programs in the world, will perform a euphonic visual performance of Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons.” at The Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo. Using Yamaha and Tokyo Geidai’s AI-based animation synchronization technology, an artificial intelligence (AI) program that listens to music and continually synchronizes the animation with music, each season will be accompanied by animated films by renowned independent animators.
This is the North American premiere of this exciting multimedia collaboration between two of the finest music and arts universities in the world. The event is complimentary, please reserve your seats here.