LA Made

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LA Made is a cultural series featuring free music, dance, theater, and conversations with local entertainers at libraries throughout the City.

Season 7: July 1, 2022 - May 31, 2023


Upcoming Events


Dr. Jacent Mpalyenkana
February 11, 2023 4:00 PM
Are you Stressed? This workshop will help you identify the main causes of your stress, and then provide proven tools on how you can manage...


tee shirt being stenciled with a tray of paints and a sci fi image
February 13, 2023 3:00 PM
You can paint a universe on the front of a T-shirt! Science fiction-themed stencils include aliens, robots, zombies, spaceships, stars,...


El Ropo magic show image
February 16, 2023 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Join us for a free live performance by "El Ropo." The magic show is amazing! All minors must be accompanied by an adult.This LA Made...


Brie Wakeland, food preservationist next to jars of pickled foods
February 23, 2023 4:00 PM
Join Brie Wakeland, food preservationist, for a workshop on safe and delicious techniques for making shelf-stable and Lacto-fermented...


Jacqueline Stewart over graphic text
February 26, 2023 2:00 PM
The Los Angeles Public Library is proud to host the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures President and Director Jacqueline Stewart, discussing...


watercolor flowers on white paper
March 4, 2023 11:00 AM
Watercolor attributes and techniques are discussed. The instructor gives a live demonstration, and then there are three sessions of a hands...


Christopher Garcia playing musical instruments
March 4, 2023 1:00 PM
Christopher Garcia is a performer/composer who continues to garner popular and critical acclaim in 28 countries on 5 continents for his...


musician David Kendrick sitting at a desk
March 4, 2023 2:00 PM
A brief history of the moment rock music exploded into "otherness," and music and minds expanded in Los Angeles, London, and San Francisco...


Ed Sussman with a theremin
March 4, 2023 2:00 PM
Learn the story of Leon Theremin the inventor of the first electronic musical instrument and discover how its sound inspired the...


Elisa Barretta doing a yoga pose
March 4, 2023 2:00 PM
Release habitual tension in your body and mind, linking breath and movement as you unwind through the ancient practice of Yoga. Create more...


Kiazi Halpern and a guitar
March 6, 2023 4:00 PM
Kiazi Halpern is an indie musician originally from NYC who currently resides in Los Angeles. Bringing his experiences as a busker/live...


Kiazi Halpern and a guitar
March 8, 2023 4:00 PM
Kiazi Halpern is an indie musician originally from NYC who currently resides in Los Angeles. Bringing his experiences as a busker/live...


Christopher Garcia playing musical instruments
March 8, 2023 4:00 PM
Christopher Garcia is a performer/composer who continues to garner popular and critical acclaim in 28 countries on 5 continents for his...


Kiazi Halpern and a guitar
March 8, 2023 6:30 PM
Kiazi Halpern is an indie musician originally from NYC who currently resides in Los Angeles. Have you ever listened to a song and wondered...


Christopher Garcia playing musical instruments
March 9, 2023 4:00 PM
Christopher Garcia is a performer, composer, improviser and educator who is a critically acclaimed musician in numerous countries around...


musician David Kendrick sitting at a desk
March 9, 2023 6:00 PM
David Kendrick, former drummer for Sparks, Devo, and the Gleaming Spires, will take us on a journey through underappreciated bands, songs...


Yvonne Savio and her garden
March 11, 2023 2:00 PM
Yvonne Savio will discuss edibles and ornamentals to plant and enjoy during our warm seasons via PowerPoint presentation with photographs...


members of Go For Baroque with their instruments
March 11, 2023 3:00 PM
Members of Los Angeles Baroque, a community-based ensemble, will give a performance of music from the Baroque period (1600-1750), playing...


Gardener Elliott Kuhn
March 13, 2023 6:00 PM
Of course, we can grow things from seeds, but cuttings, from succulents to perennial herbs and everything in between, can be a fun and...


paper with a marble design of various shades of blue and green
March 14, 2023 3:30 PM
Create beautiful decorative paper using a paper marbling technique. Marbling methods and options will be demonstrated. All materials...


musician David Kendrick sitting at a desk
March 18, 2023 1:00 PM
What makes Los Angeles the end of the road for dreams and lives in so many great novels, from Raymond Chandler to the gritty alleyways,...


2 silent film stars and historian Mary Mallory
March 18, 2023 2:00 PM
Women discovered new possibilities in the early twentieth century, especially in Hollywood's fledgling silent film industry. Mostly...


Chef Komal Savaria and Leyna Lightman
March 25, 2023 1:00 PM
Spices are intertwined with human history. People have used them for flavor, medicine, color, and religious ceremonies for thousands of...


musician David Kendrick sitting at a desk
March 25, 2023 3:00 PM
What makes Los Angeles the end of the road for dreams and lives in so many great novels, from Raymond Chandler to the gritty alleyways,...


Gardener Elliott Kuhn
March 25, 2023 3:00 PM
Learn about composting, soil vitality, seed selection and saving, irrigation, seasonal growing, and what it takes to grow some of your own...


Christopher Garcia playing musical instruments
April 1, 2023 12:00 PM
In a dynamic blend of tradition and modernity, composer and musician Christopher Garcia performs original compositions using indigenous...


members of Go For Baroque with their instruments
April 1, 2023 3:00 PM
Members of Los Angeles Baroque, a community-based ensemble, will give a performance of music from the Baroque period (1600-1750), playing...


watercolor flowers on white paper
April 6, 2023 1:00 PM
Watercolor attributes and techniques are discussed. The instructor gives a live demonstration, and then there are three sessions of a hands...


Lilly Padilla, author of Anti-cancer Habits & Anti-inflammatory Nutrition
April 6, 2023 6:00 PM
Join Lilly Padilla, author of Anti-cancer Habits...


dancers on a stage in performance
April 8, 2023 12:00 PM
Ashley Perretta is a traveling swing dance teacher and performer based in Los Angeles, CA. In this one-hour dance class, students will...


watercolor flowers on white paper
April 8, 2023 2:00 PM
Watercolor attributes and techniques are discussed. The instructor gives a live demonstration, and then there are three sessions of a hands...


Brie Wakeland, food preservationist next to jars of pickled foods
April 13, 2023 3:30 PM
In Brie's workshops, participants engage hands-on in developing important culinary and food safety practices, all while creating various...


Elisa Barretta doing a yoga pose
April 13, 2023 6:00 PM
Release habitual tension in your body and mind, linking breath and movement as you unwind through the ancient practice of Yoga. Create more...


Elisa Barretta doing a yoga pose
April 14, 2023 10:30 AM
Release habitual tension in your body and mind, linking breath and movement as you unwind through the ancient practice of Yoga. Create more...


Christopher Garcia playing musical instruments
April 15, 2023 1:30 PM
In a dynamic blend of tradition and modernity, composer and musician Christopher Garcia performs original compositions using indigenous...


Gardener Elliott Kuhn
April 15, 2023 2:00 PM
Of course, we can grow things from seeds, but cuttings, from succulents to perennial herbs and everything in between, can be a fun and...


Christopher Garcia playing musical instruments
April 18, 2023 1:00 PM
Christopher Garcia is a performer, composer, improviser and educator who is a critically acclaimed musician in numerous countries around...


collage of paper card craft items
April 20, 2023 4:00 PM
In this workshop, participants will take small, inexpensive objects and turn them into works of art with washi tape (can make boxes, purses...


Elisa Barretta doing a yoga pose
April 20, 2023 6:00 PM
Release habitual tension in your body and mind, linking breath and movement as you unwind through the ancient practice of Yoga. Create more...


Elisa Barretta doing a yoga pose
April 21, 2023 10:30 AM
Release habitual tension in your body and mind, linking breath and movement as you unwind through the ancient practice of Yoga. Create more...


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