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DOWNTOWN DARK NIGHTS May 15 @ 6-10pm at L.A. LIVE!

RAIN or SHINE on Friday, May 15 @ 6-10pm at L.A. LIVE!

DOWNTOWN DARK NIGHTS curated by @WeAreDTLA

Taking its name to describe an evening when there are no games or concerts at L.A. LIVE’s Staples Center or Nokia Theatre, this FREE art-centric event features live music, live painting by street artists, and live performances by breakdancers, stilt walkers, hula-hoop dancers, deejays, and more plus $5 food and drink menus from numerous participating restaurants at L.A. LIVE. Event parking is just $10 in Lot W (West Garage) only IF you enter through Gate B –PARKING MAP HERE -(cash or credit – free for L.A. LIVE Preferred Members only)

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ARTOPIA! 4/30 @ 8-11 PM

The third annual LA Weekly’s Artopia will be held on Thursday, April 30, 8-11 PM in the Arts District at The Container Yard, featuring live art, live music, performance-based fashion, and more. This year’s immersive art experience is curated by none other than renowned art critic and writer Shana Nys Dambrot. With more to come, she’s gathered an amazing array of artists to participate, including Victor Wilde and his Bohemian Society, Mud Baron, Debi Cable and her 3D Art Gallery, Mikael B. Design, interdisciplinary artist Amy Kaps, Marcus Kuiland-Nazario, and KCRW deejay Jeremy Sole.

In addition to the immersive art experience, Artopia will offer guests hand-crafted cocktails, shaken and stirred by the city’s most respected bartenders. A curated selection of Los Angeles’ hottest food trucks will on hand to enhance the evening by selling their signature dishes to hungry art aficionados. Last, but not least, new to Artopia this year is a special area devoted to vendors and artists who are showcasing and selling unique and handcrafted art and gift items. Produced by WeAreDLTA (a collaboration between Edgar Varela and Melissa Richardson Banks), the event’s first Artisan Village features an invited group of only 20 vendors.

Admission is limited to only 1,500 guests so buy your tickets NOW while they are still available and still only $30 (prices go up weekly until the event is sold out!)

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LA Weekly’s Artopia on Thursday April 30, 2015 @ 8pm -11pm
The Container Yard @ 800 E. 4th St, Los Angeles 90013

SAVE THE DATE! LA Weekly’s Artopia

SAVE THE DATE! LA Weekly’s Artopia takes place on Thursday, April 30, 2015 @ 8-11 PM at The Container Yard in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles! The WeAreDTLA team (Melissa Richardson Banks and Edgar Varela) is producing the event’s first Artisan Village featuring an invitation-only group of L.A.’s top indie-craft vendors and artists! Admission starts at $35 – purchase through Ticketfly by clicking the “Tickets Available” link on the Artopia FB Event page.