Monthly Archives: February 2011

Gold Line Event: Little Tokyo’s Cherry Blossom Festival

Discover LA by Metro:
Festivities Honor Japanese-American Culture

taiko drummers

There will be dancing in the street just off the Gold Line’s Little Tokyo/Arts District station. This celebrating marks the tenth anniversary of the Cherry Blossom Festival Southern California on Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3. The Festival is a great cross-cultural event with something for everyone in the family, tourists and residents alike.

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Venue of East Los Angeles Farmers’ Market Is a Real Treat

Venue of East Los Angeles Farmers’ Market Is a Real Treat

East LA Civic Center

Second in a Series on Gold Line Farmers’ Market Food Adventures

East Los Angeles Civic Center Farmers’ Market
Saturdays, 9 am – 2 pm

We found three major highlights at this Farmers’ Market — the East LA Library building (be sure to check out the mosaics inside), the lovely lake and park adjacent the complex, and a fascinating artisan weaver — in addition to the fresh goodies.

Immediately across from the Metro station platform, the Civic Center complex presents an attractive facade, with art, sculpture, and mosaics at every turn. The branch library, with its geometric design and stunning mosaic mural, is a real community treasure.
cauliflower, lettuce, leeks

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