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May Day Arts District 2010

May 1 and 2 LADAD, Padua Playwrights  and LARABA will present a  cultural event and neighborhood party featuring the staged reading premier of Hotel Bardot, video installations by LA ArtScene, Padua Playwrights and LADADSpace with live music.  From 7-12 sat and sun at 100 & 120 N. Santa Fe Ave at Banning Street. Free neighborhood […]

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Hotel Bardot Premieres May 1 & 2 at 8pm

“THE GODS.  MAGIC.  BUSINESS.” LADAD Space and Padua present a workshop production of a new play by Heidi Darchuk Directed by Guy Zimmerman One of the freshest talents to emerge from the celebrated Padua writers’ workshop over the past few years is playwright Heidi Darchuk. Heidi’s short play, Knots, one of the standouts in the […]

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Arts District in Yellow: Revisited

Huffington Post contributor Lisa Adams was on the early Arts District committees that planted these yellow trees, caught in final colors a few days ago. That tree hugging that began with Drew Lesso, Tim Keating, Adams and Joel Bloom, came back on line earlier this month attracted some  new faces who joined these neighborhood vets to […]

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Free Screening of The Furies at May Day event * Downtown LA

Featuring original footage directed by Jeffrey Atherton in: 1. SAND HEAT Written by:   Sharon Yablon Edited by:  Brad Cooper 2. LONG GONE NOW Written by:   Guy Zimmerman Edited by:  Joshua Lawrence 3. THE DARKNESS THAT WE HEAR Written by:   Heidi Darchuk Edited by:  Peter Darchuk   This screening is free.  Stay for […]

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First of 36 Trees on 3rd Street

First Tree Goes In! Over 40 volunteers showed up to help plant 36 trees along 3rd Street in the Arts District. Organized by LARABA (Los Angeles River and Business Association), a community partner of LADspace, the trees are meant to scrub the air of heavy metals and were provided by a grant from the Los […]

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Arts District Tree Planting

Help Green the Arts District Join fellow Arts district neighbors and artists as we plant 38 trees in celebration of the vibrancy and life of our community and planet. Meet at Santa Fe and 3rd at 9am After-Party and Lunch for volunteers at the Triangle in Joel Bloom Square

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Portrait of the Arts District

Arts District photographer Debora Deibler has shot more than 200 images of Arts District stakeholders, iconic structures and the unique artifacts and guerilla art works around the community for the LADADSPACE website.  She is shooting additional images to complement that project and to compile a collection to print and display.   The final collection will total […]

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The Arts District Broadband Project

The Arts District Broadband (ADB) project seeks to partner with DWP to connect existing dark fiber with wireless nodes to provide wireless broadband to Arts District residents and businesses.  The project will also seek support from the mayor’s office, which recently identified the Arts District as a target community for the development of high-tech enterprises. […]

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1000 Words – Redux

1000 Words  is a series of short plays pairing playwrights with visual artists. First premiered in June of 2008 at Artshare , LADAD Space hopes to make 1K Words an annual collaborative Downtown Arts District event. Look for 1000 Words Redux coming soon in 2010 ‘A Thousand Words’ writers hope it’s the start of something […]

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