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LAArtParty is an arts and entertainment website. Established in 2010, it is an online go-to guide for what's happening in and beyond the LA area - this includes dining, travel and more.

Founded by journalist, and "Blues Mama" Kathy Leonardo (a longtime performer), the campy site has an unusual slant which will keep you entertained. Leonardo has been writing for the past 15 years about various subjects for the Huffington Post, THRIVE GLOBAL, LA Weekly, etc.

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August 19, 2017: Grand Park's 5th Anniversary

In celebration of, the park will pay tribute to the Angelenos who embraced Grand Park and made it their own with Grand Park's Big L.A. Portrait Gallery. The photographic exhibition by 10 Los Angeles photographers will include 100 images of residents from across the county, ranging from parishioners from the Trinity Baptist Church in South Los Angeles to the cowboys and cowgirls of Sunset Ranch. The exhibit offers a glimpse into the distinctive nature of the many communities that make up Los Angeles. Featured photographers include Gregg Segal, Elena Dorfman and Joe Pugliese.
Free to the public, the portrait gallery will be projected onto the south wall of the Los Angeles County Hall of Records building inside Grand Park. The images will be projected at approximately 150 feet high and 100 feet wide and will be shown from sundown until midnight each day of the exhibition.

The two-week series will kick off with afree launch party on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from8 p.m. to 10 p.m. The party is open to the public and will feature a DJ, photo booth, screen printing and the opportunity to meet and mingle with the photographers.

Saturday, August 19, 2017— Monday, September 4, 2017

What: Grand Park's 5th Anniversary Party
Where: Grand Park, Downtown Los Angeles, 200 N. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Between Grand Avenue and Hill Street
When: August 19, 2017, 8pm-12am
Info: http://bit.ly/2eVrDvn