4th Annual Lummis Day Film Night Presents: "Detained in the Desert" and "Sacred Journey,"
Saturday, February 22, 7:00 PM
Church on York
4904 York Boulevard in Highland Park.
Tickets for the event are $15 with all proceeds supporting this year's annual Lummis Day Festival. Filmmakers of both movies will present their films and will answer questions from the audience.
“The River Runs Through It: Charles Lummis and the Culture of the Arroyo Seco” is a professional development workshop for Educators presented by the Lummis Day Community Foundation since 2006. Our workshop has been taken by over 125 teachers and is an educational experience that encourages the use of experiential learning to help foster community through a sense of place.
Photo Credit: Mark Smalarz
Music, dance, poetry and art representing a rainbow of cultural traditions was presented at the eighth annual Lummis Day Festival, which took place Sunday, June 2, 2013. The multi-site Festival, is one of L.A.’s signature cultural events.
The main stages for Lummis Day’s performances were again located at Heritage Square Museum (3800 Homer Street), where the best of home-grown Northeast L.A. music, dance, food and community resources were presented amid the historic buildings preserved on the unique museum’s grounds.
As always, the two-part Festival’s opening morning event took place at Lummis Home (200 East Avenue 43), with readings by critically acclaimed poets. The Lummis Home site also featured music, art exhibits and refreshments. Visitors to Lummis Home enjoyed the interior of the century-old home, influenced by mission architecture and the dwellings of the Pueblo Indians, and stolled through the beautiful native plant gardens that surround the building.
The Lummis Day Festival is presented by the Lummis Day Community Foundation, which celebrates the arts, history and ethnic diversity of Northeast Los Angeles through educational and cultural events and the annual Festival that draws the community together for a shared experience while providing a platform for cooperation among people of all ages and backgrounds.