On September 24, 2011, 20 community-based organizations will partner to present the second annual Youth Arts and Media Festival in Los Angeles featuring films, photos, music, spoken word and dance performances, workshops, and more. The event is free and open to the public.
Youth Arts and Media Festival
Saturday, September 24,1–5 p.m.
Mercado La Paloma, 3655 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Celebrating media arts work produced and curated by youth from throughout Los Angeles County, the event will include an exhibition of photographs curated by teen photographers; a film festival showcasing short films, animations, and multimedia works by youth; as well as music, dance, spoken word, and skate performances throughout the afternoon by groups of young people from various parts of LA. Workshops will include DJ production, graffiti art, art cards, animation, bike repair, and more.
Youth Arts Media: Los Angeles (YAM) is a partnership of community-based organizations that are committed to providing teens and young adults in Los Angeles County with free access to high quality, technology-intensive media arts, visual, and music education.