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City Hearts 2014 Shakespeare Challenge in Topanga

Wherefore art thou, Topanga art patrons? You can help bring the arts to kids who would not otherwise have the experience.city-hearts-shakespeare-challenge-2014 You can help make it happen!

Come enjoy the fruits of these students’ labors at the City Hearts Shakespeare Challenge, Recital & Photography Exhibition. On May 31st, in the beautiful outdoor amphitheater of the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, students from Compton, Pacoima, and Boyle Heights will perform and display their work.

Who brings these talented kids to our stage? City Hearts: Kids Say Yes to the Arts, a non-profit established by Topangans Sherry & Bob Jason to provide enrichment and inspiration to some of the most disadvantaged children in Los Angeles. Through training with professional practicing artists in Dance, Music, Shakespeare, Musical Theater, Playwriting, Photography, and Visual Arts, these kids get to personally experience being creators and artists.

How can YOU help make it happen?
Please support the Shakespeare Challenge through the City Hearts Indiegogo campaign!
Visit www.indiegogo.com/projects/city-hearts-shakespeare-challenge#home

I’ve seen the photography produced by some of the students. It is wonderful! Each brings a unique perspective to the lens. Each is an artist discovering his or her own talent and possibilities. This day will be a celebration of potential and hope.

Saturday, May 31, 2014
10am to 2:30pm
The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, CA
For more information: www.cityhearts.org

Topanga Film Institute and Festival 2013 – A Topanga Happening

This weekend, July 18-22, is the 2013 Topanga Film Festival at beautiful venues around town. Get your tickets now – If they are sold out online, they may have some at the door. Check out the schedule

Topanga Film Festival - Discover Topanga

The Topanga Film Institue and Festival is a non-profit which supports the efforts of independent filmakers around the globe. They promote storytellers that inspire and move us to act to make this world a better place. The beautiful films capture people and places, but it is the stories that move us.  Who’s up for a great story?

Hearts and Crafts Fair in Topanga

Come see the beautiful works lovingly created by local artisans this Saturday, February 2, 2013, at the Hearts and Crafts Fair at the Topanga Community House. Find all kinds of beautiful gifts for your Valentine or maybe just pamper yourself a little bit with a new treasure.

Proceeds will benefit the rebuilding of the Playground at the Community House.  Join the Hearts and CraftsEvent on Facebook and show your support by sharing!

Hearts and Crafts Fair in Topanga - Discover Topanga

Topanga Canyon Gallery – Journey – Three Artists, Three Journeys

The current show at The Topanga Canyon Gallery brings together three wonderful Topanga Artists for “Journey – Three Artists, Three Journeys.”

Journey at Topanga Canyon Gallery - Discover TopangaRobin Becker, Rebecca Catterall, and Paula Fagan have transformed the Gallery into a nomadic tent to enhance your experience as you travel through their art journey. They have also opened their hearts by putting art up for raffle to benefit Liberty Children’s Home, an orphanage in Belize. The show will run through September 30, 2012.

Come to the opening reception, Saturday evening, September 8th, from 4-7 p.m.  There will also be a Closing reception and Artist’ Talk on September 30th, from 2-5 p.m.

10th Annual Topanga Canyon Gallery Studio Tour

This weekend, join the parade of art lovers taking the fabulous Topanga Canyon Gallery Studio Tour. Get your tickets at the gallery and follow the map to see your favorite artists in their home studios. It’s a great chance to see where they work and live. Many will have demonstrations of their craft. There are usually a few artists at each location.

Saturday, June 11th, 10am-5pm

Sunday, June 12th, 11am-5pm

Tickets at the door are $20.

Free reception with the incredible Silent Auction will be on Saturday at 5-8 pm.  Come take a little bit of art home with you.

For more information, go to Topanga Canyon Gallery

Topanga Canyon Gallery Studio Tour- Discover Topanga

Topanga’s Own City Hearts 10th Annual Harvest & Crush Event

Discover Topanga Events - Malibu Family Wines proudly hosts the 10th Annual Harvest & Crush Event -- A special fundraiser honoring City Hearts' 25th Anniversary, Sunday, Sept 19, 2010. This event is a day of good food and GREAT Semler/Saddlerock wine in the paradise that is the Santa Monica Mountains. Benefits City Hearts Kids Say Yes to the Arts.

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