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November 2014

Saturday, 15 November 2014

DIY Silkscreening

DIY Silkscreening
with Dewey Tafoya

PLEASE NOTE: The DIY Silkscreening workshop is on hold until further notice as we complete leasehold improvements at Self Help Graphics & Art.


DIY Silkscreening WorkshopEvery 3rd Saturday of the month

10am - 2pm

$20 per person / RSVP: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it




This workshop provides participants with a basic understanding of the silk screen printing process as they can partake in printing 1 color posters, prints or T-shirts. 


Attendees are required to bring two transparency copies of an original black and white image, no bigger than 8 1/2" X 11". Limited number of screens available for purchase. Bring paper and a blank t-shirt or 2 to print your work of art on!


 

Sunday, 02 November 2014

41st Annual Día de los Muertos

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 2, 2014 | 5PM - 11PM 
41ST ANNUAL DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS
UNA CITA CON LA VIDA



SUNDAY NOVEMBER 2, 2014 | 5PM - 11PM 
41ST ANNUAL DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS
UNA CITA CON LA VIDA

Special Musical Performances by

Las Cafeteras Raul y Mexia

Metralleta de Oro  The Stone Soul Echoes

¡Aparato • Magaly La Voz de Oro and more...


at Felicitas and Gonzalo Mendez High School
1200 Plaza Del Sol, Boyle Heights, CA 90033
(directly across from Self Help Graphics & Art)

Use the Goldline Metro (Pico/Aliso Stop) - Limited Paid Parking On Site!

Traditional Ceremonial Blessing * Food and Craft Vendors
Face Painting * Children's Workshops

FEATURED LOCAL FOOD, ARTS & CRAFTS VENDORS:
2ndWnd, Lalo Alcaraz, Butterflies and Hummingbirds, Casa Belen LLC, Celsa's Tacos, Chano's Elotes, La Candelaria Candles, Cihuatl Poxteca, Colibri Boutique, Crafty Frida, Diversity Graphics, De La Luna Designs, Estefania's Tamales, Fiesta Mexicana, Ana Guajardo, Javier Orozco, JDN73, Kalli Arte, Relics Loft, Araceli Silva, Social Machine Productions, White Wall Wear Inc., Urban Xic, Xochipilli Wear



** VENDOR APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED NOW **


Inviting local artisans and vendors to become a part of this milestone event! Fill out the application for consideration in this year's event as SPACE IS LIMITED. Items must be Día de los Muertos related.

APPLICATION PROCESS

1. Please click on the link and submit online:

Arts and Crafts Vendors

Food Vendors


2. Chosen applicants will receive an invoice from PayPal via email to pay vendor fees. All applications are not finalized until payment is received. If you still wish to submit a hard copy application, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to set up a date and time at which to come into our offices.



VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!


As you know, Self Help Graphics relies on the help and generosity of our volunteers to put on many of our events.


Volunteers are needed for our:

Community Art Workshops

Noche de Ofrenda

Día de los Muertos Celebration.


Please consider becoming a volunteer--it is as much fun as it is fulfilling! Contact us via email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call SHG at 323-881-6444 to join us ahora!




DIA DE LOS MUERTOS RELATED EVENTS

COMMUNITY ART WORKSHOPS

Every Saturday in Oct. 12PM - 3PM - 10/4; 10/11; 10/18; 10/25

• 10/4 at Hollenbeck Park (415 S St Louis St Los Angeles, CA 90033)

 10/11 at Costello Park (3141 E Olympic Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90023)

 10/18 at Grand Park (200 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012)

 10/25 at Grand Park (200 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012)



SELF HELP GRAPHICS & ART AND
GRAND PARK'S NOCHE DE OFRENDA


With Master Altar Maker Ofelia Esparza and the Esparza Family

Saturday, October 25, 2014 | 7PM - 9PM

at 

200 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012


Noche de Ofrenda will expand its reach to include families and individuals from all over Los Angeles County at Grand Park’s beautiful and easily accessible space located in Downtown Los Angeles. In celebration of our loved ones, 50 Altares by local partners, community based organizations, and artists will be installed at Grand Park. The program for the evening will include an opening prayer and closing with danza along with theatrical (Casa 0101's teen theatre group), poetry and musical performances by El-Haru Kuroi.