Location Armory Center for the Arts
145 N. Raymond Ave.
Events at Armory Center for the Arts
Conscientious Projector presents the documentary “Flight of the Refugees” by Elias Matar, a dramatic and moving account of Syrian refugees’ treacherous journey north through Europe, starting at 7 p.m. Free.
The exhibition “Do You Want the Cosmetic Version or the Real Deal? Los Angeles Poverty Department, 1985—2016” is a survey featuring photographs, texts and ephemera by the Los Angeles Poverty Department, a group comprised mainly of homeless or formerly homeless people. The exhibition “Jessie Homer French: Mapestries” features hand-stitched tapestries made of fabric, thread, paint and ink diagramming the fault lines of California and beyond. Both continue through May 15.
The talk features Leigh Adams of Piece by Piece, a social enterprise arts organization providing low-income and formerly homeless people with free mosaic workshops, discusses how the program has helped hundreds of people integrate into a social network and create beautiful works of art from 7 to 9 p.m. Refreshments and a pop-up shop of mosaics are included. Admission is free.