Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Dreams Deferred: Artists Respond to Immigration Reform
December 10, 2010 to May 22, 2011
The Chinese American Museum
425 N. Los Angeles Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Museum Hours: 10am-3pm, Tuesday-Sunday
For more information (213) 485-8567

Self Help Graphics & Art is is proud to co-sponsor "Dreams Deferred: Artists Respond to Immigration Reform", presented by The Chinese American Museum (CAM) and El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument. This exhibit will showcase local artists exploring the tensions, repercussions, hopes, and dreams of immigrant communities in the face of new immigration legislation, through a broad spectrum of art including street art, graffiti art, sculptures, painting and multimedia installations.

Artists participating in this exhibition include:
Augustine Kofie, Cache, Eriberto Oriol, Ernesto Yerena Montejano, Eyeone, Jesus Barraza of Dignidad Rebelde, Joel "rage.one" Garcia, John Carlos De Luna, K. Lovich, LeHumanBeing, Oscar Magallanes, Patrick Martinez, Sand One, Shark Toof, Shepard Fairey, O.G. Slick, Swank, and Tempt.
Also featuring videos by DreamActivist Tam Tran (1982-2010)

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Son Jarocho Workshop with Laura Rebolloso!

Que corra la voz!

Son Jarocho Workshop

with Laura Rebolloso

Formerly of Son de Madera

One night ONLY

Thursday, November 18, 7 - 9 pm

Sliding scale donation : $10 - $20

To RSVP or for more info contact:


Self Help Graphics & Art

3802 Cesar E. Chavez Avenue

East Los Angeles, CA 90063

Don't miss this rare opportunity to learn different aspects of Son Jarocho!

Learn: Jarana, Zapateado & Versada

Using her extensive performance and teaching experience, Laura Rebolloso facilitates learning using language, music and movement. Come to learn and have fun!

Also join Laura Rebolloso and Los Caballos del Mar at Tropico de Nopal on Saturday, November 20th!

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Last Introduction to Silkscreening Workshop of the Year!

Introduction to Silkscreening Workshop
Led By Artist Dewey Tafoya
Saturday, November 20, 2010
10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Cost: $20 per person

Self Help Graphics & Art
3802 Cesar Chavez Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90063

Payment must be received prior to workshop date.

Artist Dewey Tafoya teaches the art of silkscreening. He will walk you through a process simple enough for anyone to do at home. 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!

Don't miss your last chance of the year to make your very own fashion statement!

Friday, November 12, 2010

Save the date! December 11, 12 - 6 pm Self Help Graphics & Art's Holiday Craft and Art Sale!

Join us for our annual Holiday Craft and Art Sale

Saturday, December 11, 2010

12 - 6 pm

Music, Food, Craft and Art Vendors!

Vendor Applications accepted Saturday, November 20th 10 am to 1 pm ONLY!

Limited spaces available, first come first served!

Click here for the application!

Monday, November 1, 2010

SHG Dia de los Muertos Happens Tomorrow!

Self Help Graphics & Art's
37th Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Revolution Without Borders
Revolucion Sin Fronteras

Tuesday, November 2, 5 -11 pm East Los Angeles Civic Center 4801 East 3rd Street, East L.A., CA 90022
Procession: Gathering 4 PM at the Virgen de Guadalupe Mural on Mednik and Cesar Chavez Avenues

Metro provides both Metro Bus and Metro Rail transportation to Belvedere Park at Civic Center. The Metro Gold Line train to East LA stops conveniently at the Civic Center station. For more information about planning your trip to Day of the Dead on November 2 please visit the Metro trip planner atwww.metro.net or call 1-(800) COMMUTE or (323) Go Metro.

The longest running Day of the Dead event in the country will be MC'd by Felipe Esparza NBC's 2010 Last Comic Standing and features community altars, live music, arts and crafts vendors, and local food.

The event will features children's art workshops, over 30 art and crafts vendors, over 40 elaborate altars, as well as delicious local food. MC'd by this year's winner of NBC's last comic standing, Felipe Esparza, guests will also enjoy a day of the dead fashion walk, live music from top local performers including and surprise special guests.

One of the highlights of the celebration includes a traditional public procession featuring people of all ages in colorful calavera face paint and attire. This year's commemorative print was created by artist Jose Ramirez whose culturally-significant and family friendly art work has been seen everywhere on public art projects, in children's books and in galleries throughout Southern California. This year's event is sponsored in part by the Walt Disney Company and Bank of America with support from Los Angeles County Supervisor, Gloria Molina, Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation, Los Angeles County Libraries, Los Angeles County Internal Services Department, La Morenita, and Los Angeles County Metropolitan.