LA vs. WAR in Downtown Los Angeles

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From the LA vs. WAR Web site:


LA vs. WAR
April 10-13 2008 – Downtown LA

LA vs. WAR highlights the travesty of a senseless war now going into its 6th year, giving LA artists a platform to exercise their freedom of speech. Hundreds of artists representing our diverse communities unite in delivering a universal message of peace and understanding, and offering resistance and opposition to the US government”™s war policies.

LA vs WAR highlights:

  • Yo! What Happened to Peace?: posters on display from the international touring peace poster exhibition; live anti-war poster screen-printing demos
  • Hit+Run: live t-shirt printing featuring custom artwork from the Hit+Run artist network
  • Mark of the Beast: display of corporate-jammed logo spoofs
  • Crewest Graffiti & Stencil Art Garden: graffiti artist network doing live graffiti and stencil painting
  • Center for the Study of Political Graphics: anti-war themed display from America”™s premier political poster archives
  • Artwork Exhibition: handmade creations by independent local artists
  • Universal Peace Altar: a memorial to lives lost in the war created by Ofelia Esparza and Shrine
  • Peace in Iraq Photo Project by Azul 213: audience participation photo project to promote peace
  • music selections created by DJs from the web radio collective
  • Lost Film Fest hosted by VJ Scott Beibin: film and video celebration of culture jamming and illegal art
  • Light installations and projections: interactive entertainment provided by Todd Lazer
  • And more…
  • LA vs WAR schedule:

    Thursday, April 10, 2008: 12:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
    Friday, April 11, 2008: 12:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
    Saturday, April 12, 2008: 12:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
    Sunday, April 13, 2008: 12:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

    LA vs WAR at The Firehouse, 710 S. Santa Fe Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90021. All ages are welcome and admission is free.

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