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MAYA Womxn Photo Exhibit, Twin Peaks Party & More! ~ GTFO LA!

It’s 2019 and we’re leaving behind the notion that January is the boring “hangover” month of the year. If money is tight this month, no worries, most events on this list are free. Get out there and seize the weekend, Angelenos!

Las Fotos Project Presents Maya Womxn


[dropcap size=big]T[/dropcap]he great Las Fotos Project empowers local girls through photography and mentorship. On Sunday, the Las Fotos is putting on a exhibition at Patria Coffee called Maya Womxn in LA Exhibit Tour. The show highlights diasporic Guatemalan Mayans living in Los Angeles through a series of portraits of women and girls ranging in age from four to 96. Definitely check it out and support young photographers. Get more details here.

When: Sunday, January 27
Where: Patria Coffee, Compton

Fire Walk With Me: A Twin Peaks Themed Party


[dropcap size=big]A[/dropcap]re you a Twin Peaks fanatic? If so, you’re in luck, Fire Walk With Me: A Twin Peaks Themed Party is happening at the Echoplex. There’s going to be art installations, live performances, a costume contest, and dancing. Art installations are by Mason Rothschild of Desert Daze. Get more details here.

When: Friday, January 25
Where: Echoplex, Echo Park

Skid Row Carnival of Love 2019


[dropcap size=big]I[/dropcap]t’s no secret that high rents are driving some Angelenos into the streets. This weekend you can help out less fortunate Angelenos by volunteering at the Skid Row Carnival of Love. Organizers are bringing in healthcare, career opportunities, education, legal and housing services, haircuts, feet washing, fun and games, donations, and food to Skid Row. Bring a friend, and sign up. Get more details here.

When: Saturday, January 26
Where: 5th and San Julian, Skid Row

Electric Feels: Indie Rock + Indie Dance Night


[dropcap size=big]N[/dropcap]ostalgic for indie rock bangers? Electric Feels is an immersive dance party featuring everything from Glass Animals, to Electric Guest, to The Black Keys (basically half of my high school playlist). It’s going to be at the EchoPlex and the first 100 people to RSVP get in free. Get more details here.

When: Saturday, January 26
Where: Echoplex, Echo Park

The Rendon Gallery presents BLEND


[dropcap size=big]A[/dropcap]rtwork by a ton of artists will be featured at the BLEND. Artists include Kelcey Fisher a.k.a. KFiSH,  Zachary Bennett-Brook, Kyle Boatwright, Armando Dela of Guisados fame, Vero Villareal Sada, and so many more. Gallery co-founder Ralph Ziman says that he wants to feature artwork that isn’t necessarily commercial but has a lot to say with a unique perspective. The gallery opening is on the 25th. Get more details here.

When: Friday, January 25
Where: Rendon GalleryArts District

Littletopia LA - Art Show After Party


[dropcap size=big]H[/dropcap]ot on the heels of the opening of the LA Art Show and the closing of Parker Day’s show Possession, the official after party of the LA Art Show and closing party of Possession will be held at Superchief Gallery LA. There will be DJ’s and free beer. Get more details here.

When: Friday, January 25
Where: Superchief Gallery LAArts District

 PopShift 'Sessions' - LA South Asian Music Pop Up


[dropcap size=big]C[/dropcap]atch some of the most talented South Asian musicians in Los Angeles at the PopShift 'Sessions' show. There will be five artists featured. There will also be art by Jessie Sohpaul and Jalaby. Come out and support local artists! More details here.

When: Saturday, January 26
Where: 1108 S Los Angeles St, DTLA

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