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March 2020

POSTPONED – From Urban Shopping Mall to Tech Campus: The Creative Office Conversion of Westside Pavilion

March 18 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Helms Design Center, 8745 Washington Boulevard
Culver City, CA 90232
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On Wednesday, March 18th from 7:30 to 9:00 am, please join us in welcoming Urban Land Institure for the ULI Los Angeles StimULI Breakfast discussion, From Urban Shopping Mall to Tech Campus: The Creative Office Conversion of Westside Pavilion.

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POSTPONED – Join Textile Arts for a Hands-On Workshop: The Art of Spinning

March 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Helms Design Center, 8745 Washington Boulevard
Culver City, CA 90232
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On Sunday, March 15th from 1:00 to 4:00 pm, please join Textile Arts Los Angeles and local fiber artist and spinning expert Anna Zinsmeister  for The Art of Spinning, a hands-on experience spinning Karakul sheep wool sourced from a ranch in the northern edge of Los Angeles County. We’ll discuss the method and challenges of processing fleece into spin-able material, practice spinning with a hand spindle, and learn a bit about the various types of wool fibers and their uses.

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POSTPONED – Textile Arts Hosts an In Depth Session into Nurturing Your Natural Dye Practice

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Helms Design Center, 8745 Washington Boulevard
Culver City, CA 90232
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On Saturday, March 14th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, please join us in welcoming Textile Arts Los Angeles and artist and natural dye explorer Trudy Barnes for an in depth session on natural dyeing: Nurturing Your Natural Dye Practice: Spring Color.

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POSTPONED – Play! A Screen Print Weekend with Carrie Burckle, Inspired by Sarajo Frieden

March 14 @ 10:00 am - March 15 @ 4:00 pm
Helms Design Center, 8745 Washington Boulevard
Culver City, CA 90232
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On Saturday and Sunday, March 14th and 15th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, please join us in hosting Textile Arts LA's Carrie Burckle for a weekend-long screen printing workshop where you’ll explore chance and improvisation as playful strategies incorporating collage, stamping, cut outs, and painting for designing prints.

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Arcana Books Welcomes Bruce Licher, Karen Nielsen Licher, and SR2

March 7 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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On Saturday, March 7th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, please stop by Arcana: Books on the Arts for a very special afternoon with Bruce Licher and Karen Nielsen Licher of Independent Project Press & Records as they celebrate the release of Savage Impressions with a book signing, one-day exhibition and sale of printed matter, and a musical performance at 5:00 PM sharp by SR2.

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February 2020

A reception, lecture, and discussion with Jimenez Lai of Bureau Spectacular

February 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Helms Design Center, 8745 Washington Boulevard
Culver City, CA 90232
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On Thursday, February 27th, from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Helms Bakery District and the Cal Poly L.A. Metropolitan Program in Architecture and Urban Design are excited to host a reception, lecture, and discussion with Jimenez Lai of Bureau Spectacular. 

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Join Us For The First Textile Slam! of 2020

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Helms Design Center, 8745 Washington Boulevard
Culver City, CA 90232
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On Tuesday, February 25th from 7:30 - 9:00 pm, (Doors at 7:00 pm) join us in welcoming Textile Arts Los Angeles for Textile Slam! This event occurs three times a year and is an opportunity for friendly conversation and networking, featuring a rotating slate of presenters, each of whom will deliver an informal six-minute (or less!) slide show / improv / show-and-tell presentation.

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SOLD OUT – Textile Arts Hosts a Random Weave Workshop with Polly Giacchina

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Helms Design Center, 8745 Washington Boulevard
Culver City, CA 90232
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On Saturday, February 22nd from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, please join us in welcoming Textile Arts Los Angeles and Polly Jacobs Giacchina in an exploration of the random weave technique with different flexible materials.  Medium and small pieces will be created as vessels and stuffed forms. This workshop is perfect for artists and enthusiasts looking for a basis in understanding how to create dimensional form, play with unconventional materials, and investigate how form and material can be combined for creative and functional use.

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Westside Mayors Forum

February 21 @ 7:15 am - 9:00 am
Helms Design Center, 8745 Washington Boulevard
Culver City, CA 90232
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On February 21, 2020, Westside Urban Forum is pleased to welcome the Westside mayors for a candid discussion of each mayor’s priorities for 2020, specific issues of importance to each city, and where these priorities and issues intersect to anticipate changes that may be coming to the Westside in 2020.

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Arcana Books Hosts a Meet + Greet with Ryan Mungia

February 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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On Saturday, February 15th from 4:00 and 6:00 PM. stop in Arcana: Books on the Arts to meet and greet Ryan Mungia and celebrate the publication of his excellent Hat & Beard Press book, Do You Compute? - Selling Tech From the Atomic Age to the Y2K Bug, 1950-1999.

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