Last week in Highland Park, the scent of garlic filled the air as Rebeca Guerrero shared Bagna Cauda for Buona Fortuna, an Italian hot dip for good fortune. Frau Fiber made fabric shopping bags for anyone willing to pedal a bicycle to power her sewing machine.
Artichoke debuted a new song about the Farmers Market.
GLAD PAP (Global Land Allotment Distribution Population Adjustment Policy) quizzed passers-by on issues of land use in relation to nutrient needs.
One Grain of Sand Puppet Theater with Beth Peterson told the story of Sandi Romero who works to bring about peace one tamale at a time.
This afternoon in Highland Park:
Artists Formerly Known as Women will lead a dialogue about water usage.
A choir of new mothers will sing an Icelandic lullaby to their babies by the sea.
Astra Price will contemplate light, time and growth via a small porch garden.
Margaret Adachi will set up a combination roadside farm stand and art fair booth.
Stuart Rapeport will set up a grove of grapefruit trees.
Suzanne Siegel, Rachel Siegel and Linda Hoag will help you take a picture of yourself as your favorite vegetable.
The Arroyo Arts Collective, together with the North Figueroa Association, presents “TOSSED SALAD,” four Tuesdays of arts at The Old L.A. Farmer’s Market.
The Arroyo Arts Collective, established in 1989, is an organization of artists, writers, performers, craftspersons and supporters of creative community who live and work in Northeast Los Angeles. “Tossed Salad” continues the Arroyo Arts Collective’s tradition of placing art in unexpected places. This exhibition is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs.
The Old L.A, Farmer’s Market is located adjacent to the Highland Park Gold Line Station, between Avenue 58 and Avenue 59, and between North Figueroa Street and Marmion Way, in the heart of Highland Park. Market: Tuesdays, 3-8 p.m. Art events: 5-7:30 p.m.