Day 3 of Lummis Festival has arrived.....

And I'll be off shortly to man our community table at Sycamore Grove Park.  If you are in the neighborhood, do stop by and say HI!

This year is the 10th Anniversary of the Lummis Day Festival!

 

 

 

Lummis Day celebrates the arts, history and ethnic diversity of Northeast Los Angeles through educational and cultural events and an annual festival that draws the community together for a shared experience while providing a platform for cooperation among people of all ages and backgrounds.


Save the date! Lummis Day 2015: June 5, 6, and

2015 is the 10th Anniversary of the Lummis Day Community Festival!

And this year, the Lummis Day celebration expands to THREE days in FIVE different locations:

 

Lummis Home
Sunday, June 7 10:30 AM-5:00 PM
Poetry, Crafts, Music
200 E. Avenue 43

Sycamore Grove Park
Sunday, June 7, Noon-7:00 PM
Music, Dance, Puppets, Community
4700 North Figueroa Street

Mariachi Plaza-Boyle Heights Farmers Market
Friday, June 5, 4:00 PM-8:00 PM
Music, Dance, Poetry and Theatre
1831 East 1st Street

Southwest Museum
Art, Music & “A Tribute To Richard Duardo”
Saturday, June 6, 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM
And Sunday, June 7, 12 Noon-6:00 PM
234 Museum Drive

York Boulevard Park
Music, Opera, Dance, Art
Saturday, June 6, 2:00 PM- 6:00 PM
Avenue 50 & York Boulevard

 

Our community table will be at Sycamore Grove Park on Sunday, June 7.  Please come by!


GET READY FOR LUMMIS DAY 2014 -- SUNDAY, JUNE 1

Known as the “Festival of Northeast Los Angeles”, Lummis Day has become a signature community arts and music event in the neighborhoods of Northeast Los Angeles.  It  showcases the community’s considerable pool of musicians, poets, artists, dancers and restaurants and represents a kaleidoscope of ethnicities and cultural traditions.

The 9th ANNUAL LUMMIS DAY FESTIVAL occupies two historic  locations in a corner of Northeast L.A. 

Lummis Home, Charles Lummis' historic Arroyo Stone home located at200 East Avenue 43, Los Angeles.  This site will feature poetry readings 11:00 am-noon,music and crafts, noon-5:00pm

AND Heritage Square Museum, eight historic structures that were saved from demolition on preserved on the museum site.  Heritage Square Museum is located at3800 Homer Street, Los Angeles. This site will feature music, dance, art, theater and puppets, 12:30 pm-7:00 pm

The two locations are within easy walking distance of each other, or you can hop on the FREE shuttle that runs about every 15 minutes between Lummis Home, Heritage Square, and parking areas.


The music offered at this year’s event includes Cumbia, “post-punk glam indie rock opera,” meringue, gospel, classic 1930’s style big-band jazz dance, flamenco, Celtic acoustic music, rock, punk, folk and much more. Dancers represent salsa, tap, modern dance and folkloric styles. You can hear readings from broad range of award-winning poets, see works of abstract and figurative art, enjoy lively theater performances.

 

THE 9th ANNUAL LUMMIS DAY FESTIVAL

Sunday, June 1, 11am-7pm

ADMISSION IS FREE.


It's Lummis Day! The Festival of Northeast Los Angeles

THE BEST OF NORTHEAST L.A. ARTS AT HERITAGE SQUARE MUSEUM AND LUMMIS HOME, SUNDAY, JUNE 2

Music, dance, poetry and art representing a rainbow of cultural traditions will be presented at the eighth annual Lummis Day Festival, Sunday, June 2. The multi-site Festival, one of L.A.’s signature cultural events, runs from 10:30am-7:00pm.

The main stages for Lummis Day’s performances will again be located at Heritage Square Museum (3800 Homer Street), where the best of home-grown Northeast L.A. music, dance, food and community resources will be presented amid the historic buildings preserved on the unique museum’s grounds. Some of the historic buildings at Heritage Square Museum will be available to festival-goers via docent-led tours.

As always, the two-part Festival’s opening morning event will take place at Lummis Home (200 East Avenue 43), where the day begins at 10:30 AM with readings by critically acclaimed poets. The Lummis Home site will also feature music, art exhibits and refreshments. The Festival’s art exhibit will continue at Lummis Home until 5pm while performances—music, dance—and community activities shift to nearby Heritage Square Museum, beginning at 12:30pm. Visitors to Lummis Home can enjoy the interior of the century-old home, influenced by mission architecture and the dwellings of the Pueblo Indians, and can stroll through the beautiful native plant gardens that surround the building.

The Lummis Day Festival is presented by the Lummis Day Community Foundation, which celebrates the arts, history and ethnic diversity of Northeast Los Angeles through educational and cultural events and the annual Festival that draws the community together for a shared experience while providing a platform for cooperation among people of all ages and backgrounds.

 

http://www.lummisday.org/2013/