Last week Lot 613 and Los Angeles River Artists & Business Association (LARABA) hosted Winterfest 2012 in the Downtown Arts District. This event featured Art, Theater, Poetry and Music. four-day series of events is centered around nightly new play readings from Padua Playwrights, including new work by Guy Zimmerman, Heidi Darchuk, and Rachel Jendrezewski, among others, and culminating in Paul Mackley’s critically acclaimed performance of Wallace Shawn’s award-winning “The Fever”.
The 2012 Arts District Winterfest also features an exhibition of new paintings by contemporary artist Richard Kessler; an interactive video installation by Michael French; and collaborative large-scale works by street artists Cryptik, Chor Boogie, Vyal, Slick, and Defer, along with live music by Tawny Ellis, Eddie Reed Swing Quartet, Brad Culver and Andrew Gilbert of Poor Dog Group, The Wulf, and composer Drew Lesso.
–Natalie Reynoso Marketing Manager