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ELYSIAN VALLEY ARTS COLLECTIVE PROUDLY PRESENTS

2023 ILLUMINATE THE NIGHT
LIST OF VENUES AND ACTIVITIES

 

The 2nd Biennial Illuminate the Night festival takes place on Saturday September 23th, 2023 from 6-10 pm. Walk, bike, or take a pedi-cab along the LA River Path to visit venues from Fletcher Drive to the Taylor Yard Pedestrian and Bike bridge!

This event strives to be a car-free, bike-friendly, low-impact festival. Use mass transit and/or ride your bike to the festival. We also have information on where to find accessible parking stalls and bathrooms and where the accessible access points to the river path are located.

Ditch your car! We've got transportation alternatives, tips for your visit and a map of the event.

VENUES AND ACTIVITIES

Walk to the Taylor Yard Bridge with the World Famous L.A. River Corgis 

7:15 pm -  Meet outside Bivans Corporation - 2341 Dallas Street Los Angeles 90039 

Dress yourself and your pups up in lights and join the puppy parade to the bridge.

The Left Bank

2479 Fletcher Dr,

*This venue is an Uber/Lyft drop off & Pick up point

Naughty Pie Nature

(pizza and dessert)

Vintage fashion and fun!

Zebulon

2478 Fletcher Dr

10:00 pm:

21+ Dance After-Party with

DJs Edgar and Burgers 

 Free Tickets

Visit our sponsor

Salazar Restaurant 

2490 Fletcher Dr, 

 

Mexican Food & Tasty Cocktails

Frogtown Brewery

2931 Gilroy St

Beer

7:30 pm:

Latimer & Osborne

8:30 pm:

Down West

visit our sponsor

Happier Camper - on the patio

2960 Marsh St

(A collaboration with EVAC, Writ Large Projects & Woodbury University)

S’mores Station

Music by DJ Peter Woods & Adrian Ramon on the Saxophone

6:00 pm:

David Prather’s Poetry Jam (courtesy of the Music Center)

7:00 pm:

Literary Lounge by the LA River - Curated by Mike Sonksen 

Featuring the award winning LA Crime Fiction Author Gary Phillips

Light installation by Erica Halpern

 

The Pot Shop

2971 Allesandro Street

Pottery & Art Sale 

Night Market & Party!

Lingua Franca

2990 Allessandro. (enter off bikepath)

Video Projection:

"3 years after COVID-19 Reconnecting with ...."

A project by the students of Thomas Starr King Middle School

Spoke Bicycle Cafe

3050 N Coolidge Ave

7:00 & 8:00 pm:

Live Music by Frogtown locals No Rulers

 

Light Installation by Justin Lui

Community booths

5 Cazuelas Taco Truck 

Dessert Station -

Sweet Creations by Monica

The River LA

2929 Knox Ave

(Cannabis-friendly Venue)

DJ Duo LoveyDove

presented by dublab

Wax Paper

2902 Knox Ave.

Soft Serve Ice Cream

Justine's Wine Bar

Just What I Kneaded Bakery

2029 Blake Ave #102

Live Jazz

 

Murals

 

Quantum Clinic

2828 Newell Street Suite 6

Donation based,

first come, first served

Wellness Services 

Intuitive healings, mini Ayurvedic

readings, and Reiki

Live Music by

Knowledge Free (Jazz Fusion)

The Blake Lofts -

EVAC Headquarters

1901 Blake St. (enter off bikepath)

Xala Kitchen

Taquito Pop Up

Light Installation by Justin Lui

Interactive Projections by

Gautam Rangan

Blake Ave. Garden Patio

1839 Blake Ave

Mora Family Tamales

Shrimp Cocktail and Kebabs

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Mosaic Workshop with Katrina Alexy - make a candle holder to take home

6:00 -9:00 pm

Luxe Paws Kitten Lounge -

Meet some kittens

Leo Lemon LA River Catz

Coloring Station 

Open Artist Studios -

Steve Graziani, Dmitri Newman and James Piatt + Erica Goebel exhibit

Taylor Yard Bridge

access off bike path or from maintenance yard road off San Fernando Blvd.

6:00 - 9:00 pm

Light Installation by Cynthia Minet 

7:30 pm

Projected Visions under the bridge 

8:00 pm

Bloco Obini - All Female African Drum Troupe

8:45 pm

The Realm Ballet Company

Venues

OTHER EVENTS

Throughout the Evening: Playing with Air, Earth, Water and Fire - A multi-sensory, participatory performance by Cal Poly Pomona landscape architecture students, along the river, from Fletcher Dr. to the Taylor Yard Bridge.

Stop by Claytivity at 2910 Gilroy St, Los Angeles, CA 90039 for a Pottery Sale 

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2022 Illuminate the Night 

Thank you to our sponsors!

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FOR MORE INFORMATION

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Become an Artist Member

Are you an artist interested in joining our community or participating in the virtual artwalk? Learn more about member benefits to become an EVAC Artist Member and start your Artist Profile.

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Browse Artist Profiles

Discover the work of local artist's inside Frogtown, Los Angeles and beyond! Learn more about each artist by checking out their artist profile and social pages.

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Sponsor the Festival

Is your organization interested in sponsoring a future artwalk or festival? Check out some of our sponsorship levels.

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Installation by LA River Public Art Project, 2022

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