TarFest – Festival of Art, Film, Music & Run! – 10/3-10/5: Park La Brea

TarFest has been held annually since 2003 at the La Brea Tar Pits and the surrounding Museum Row in the historic Miracle Mile district of Los Angeles. The festival presents an opportunity for artists in LA to gain creative exposure in the geographical and cultural center of the city for the benefit of public enrichment. The four-day indoor/outdoor multi-venue festival will feature concerts, film screenings, arts workshops, installations, sculptures, paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, and informational lectures. Here’s the schedule: Friday 10/3: -Contemporary art show at the Korean Cultural Center Saturday 10/4: -Film festival at the Korean Cultural Center -Music festival at El Rey Theatre featuring Love Lies Sleeping, Castledoor, DJ Diabetic and the Illuminoids. Sunday 10/5: -The festival will host the Miracle Mile, a one mile run Sunday morning. The finish line will be at the grand entrance of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Korean Cultural Center website 5505 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles , CA 90036 323.936.7141 Map and Directions The El Rey website 5515 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036 323.936.6400 Map and Directions TarFest website



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