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Weekend of Art in Los Alamitos




For Immediate Release              

March 9, 2017

Contact:                Megan Shimada –             Recreation & Community Services Coordinator

                                                Recreation and Community Services – (562) 430-1073 x 511

Weekend of Art in Los Alamitos


(Los Alamitos, CA) – The Los Alamitos Weekend of Art presented by the Los Alamitos Recreation & Community Services Department and the Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Commission is taking place March 17-19th, 2017. This 3 day art exhibition is FREE to the public and offers the Community an opportunity to view performing and visual arts!

The exhibition will be held at the Los Alamitos Community Center (10911 Oak Street, Los Alamitos, 90720) and is open on Friday, March 17 from 5:00-8:00 p.m., Saturday, March 18 from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., and Sunday, March 19 from 12:00-5:00 p.m. An opening ceremony will take place on Friday, March 17 at 6:00 p.m. with light appetizers and entertainment. Demonstrations in various art genres for children and adults will be taking place throughout the day on Saturday, March 18. The closing ceremony will take place on Sunday, March 19 at 3:00 p.m. The closing ceremony will include food trucks, arts and crafts vendors, entertainment, and an awards ceremony. Below is a schedule of performances and demonstrations.


Friday, March 17- 5:00 pm-8:00 pm – Exhibit Open & Award Ribbons Placed

5:00 pm- The Lovelies Performing Acoustic Contemporary Music

6:00 pm- Opening Ceremony

6:15 pm- Brian Oliva Performing Spoken Word

6:30 pm- MYART Performing Musical Theatre

7:15 pm- Asencia Flamenca Performing Flamenco Dance


Saturday, March 18 – 9:00 am-3:00 pm – Exhibit Open


9:00 am-12:00 pm- Los Alamitos High School Students Hosting Kids Painting Activity

9:00 am-3:00 pm- Day Dreamers Academy- Kids Film Creation Activity

10:00 am-3:00 pm- Ivan Preciado Demonstrating Graffiti Art

12:00 pm-12:30 pm- Wendy Gross Discussing Stain Glass Process


Sunday, March 19 – 12:00 pm-5:00 pm – Exhibit, Food Trucks, and Vendor Booths Open

12:15 pm- Dance West Performing Commercial Dance

1:15 pm-Painter Larson Academy Performing Irish Dance

2:00 pm- Hudson Dance Academy Performing Commercial Dance

2:30 pm- New Heart Hula Ministry Performing Polynesian Dance

3:00 pm- Awards/Closing Ceremony with Key Note Speaker Jeff Carthew, Co Department Head for Los Alamitos High School Visual Arts Department

3:45 pm- Sugar Lips Performing Music from the 60s-Today



Final application submissions are being accepted through Thursday, March 16th! If you or someone you know would like to participate as a visual or performing artist, please visit for an application and more information. This event is FREE to the public and welcomes all skill levels and ages! Winning artists will receive a gift card to the Art Supply Warehouse in Westminster and an award ribbon.


For questions, please contact the Recreation and Community Services Department at (562) 430-1073.


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