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History of the Arts District

  A History of the Arts District Vignes Street winds through the northeastern edge of the Arts District, parallel to and a couple of blocks west of the broad cement trench that memorializes the L.A. River.  It is named for Jean-Louis Vignes, an aging adventurer and...

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Our New and IMPROVED Website!

We are thrilled to release our new and improved website.  We hope that you find our new site more user friendly and more up to date.   Over the next few months we will be releasing some new features including an Art Blog and an...

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Help create Bloomfest!

 PARTICIPATE! Sell.  Click HERE to apply for a booth. Donate.  Provide giveaways for the festival, and we’ll promote you! Click HERE to see what we want. Sponsor.  Click HERE for sample (customizable) benefit packages. Volunteer.  We need your help! Click HERE for details. CONTACT: To inquire about applying and pricing for community booths, send an email to exhibit@bloomfestla.com....

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The History of Bloom-fest

Known for his bellowing “Whaddaya want?” and a soft-hearted bark worse than his bite, Joel Bloom is the pioneering community activist who helped shape the Downtown Arts District in Los Angeles and was recognized as its unofficial mayor with his shoebox-sized general store serving as...

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