May 23, 2016

Mask Workshops in Leimert Park Village

Drum! Dance! Make Masks! Free Workshops Through June! Saturdays from 2pm – 4pm May 14th, 21st & 28th June 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th KAOS Network 4343 Leimert Blvd, LA 90008 Be a part of creating the procession for the Leimert Park Day of the Ancestors: Festval of Masks. Adults, teens and children are always welcome. […]

April 1, 2016

2016 Summer Marketing Intern Job Opportunity

Internship 10-week Project: The intern will execute marketing strategies the fourth annual Day of the Ancestor: Festival of Masks (FOM) and the tenth season of LA Common’s cultural tourism initiative, Trekking LA: Local Adventures in a Global City. The marketing intern will play an important role in disseminating information about the FOM workshops and festival, […]

February 26, 2016

Call for Lead Visual Artists

LA Commons is partnering with KAOS Network to produce the 6th Annual Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks in Leimert Park. The festival is inspired by West African and Diaspora mask and procession traditions and is an opportunity for community members of all ages to: honor ancestors, create art in response to issues facing […]

December 8, 2015

MacArthur Park Student Art Stories

November 9, 2015

2015 Found LA Was A Success

Another year, another round of great tours – lead by people who love where they live and what they do and graciously share their enthusiasm with the rest of Los Angeles. This year LA Commons heeded the message that one day was not enough, and so tour opportunities were available on either Saturday or Sunday, […]

October 16, 2015

Councilmember Harris-Dawson So L.A. Tour Cancelled

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Mapping the Soul of South LA with Councilmember Harris-Dawson has been cancelled. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause, and hope that you might join us for one of our other tours on Saturday and/or Sunday. Please check out our additional tour listings at:

October 13, 2015

New L.A. City Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson Leads Tour in South L.A.

Saturday October 17th, 9-11am Join South L.A. nativeand Los Angeles City Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson, of the the Eighth District, as he shares his love of the churches of his home district and the beauty they add to the landscape through unique and often stunning architecture. This intimate vcan tour will start at the famed, First African […]

September 29, 2015

Unknown LA: Navigating ‘LAtitudes, An Angeleno’s Atlas’

On Thursday, October 8, KPCC and L.A. Commons join forces to present a dynamic evening with “LAtitudes: An Angeleno’s Atlas” essayists Rosten Woo, Sylvia Sukop, and Michael Jaime-Becerra to explore the complexities of the beautiful Los Angeles. The evening will serve as a prelude to L.A. Commons’ fifth annual Found L.A. festival, a weekend of free tours around town. More info […]

July 9, 2015

2015 Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks

On June 28th, 2015 a much-anticipated day finally arrived— the Day of the Ancestors: Festival of the Masks. For months, traditional artists, youth artists, youth groups, and diverse community members and LA Commons staff had been pouring their hearts into making this magical day possible. In preparation for Festival of the Masks, youth artists from […]

June 10, 2015

Center for Nonprofit Management 501(c)onference 2015

From Tuesday June 2nd to Wednesday the 3rd, the Center for Non-profit Management held their annual 501(c)onference in Downtown Los Angeles for non-profit representatives to learn how to better their organization, and network with other non-profits from across the city. LA Commons provided a creative community building activity at the conference, with the mission of […]