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Vista LA: Cultural Renaissance in Boyle Heights

Danny Romero visits Guisados in Boyle Heights on an episode of 'Eye on L.A.' that aired on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.

September 22, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Vista L.A. celebrates Latino Heritage with special salutes to outstanding Latinos and organizations, and checks out the cultural renaissance in Boyle Heights.

Josefina Lopez -- Casa 0101 Theater
Chicana playwright Josefina Lopez is leading the way in a cultural renaissance in Boyle Heights. Through her Casa 0101 Theater, she's helping other artists from her neighborhood find a voice and a "home."

Casa 0101 Theater
2009 East First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033
(323) 263-7684

Guisados Tacos
Only a couple of years after opening Guisados in Boyle Heights, Armando De La Torre's stewed tacos have become the talk of L.A.

Guisados - Boyle Heights
2100 E. Cesar E Chavez Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90033
(323) 264-7201

Guisados - Echo Park
1261 W Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(213) 250-7600

Eastside Luv Wine Bar y Queso
Eastside Luv is part of the Boyle Heights cultural renaissance. The popular eastside bar features work by local artists and performances by local musicians.

Eastside Luv Wine Bar y Queso
1835 E 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033
(323) 262-7442

Gustavo Dudamel & Youth Orchestra L.A.
Gustavo is making good on his promise to bring classical music to new audiences. The event "InsideOUT: 10th Anniversary Celebration" is a series of free neighborhood concerts. And for the first time in history, Youth Orchestra L.A. (YOLA) will perform alongside the L.A. Phil conducted by Gustavo Dudamel at the Walt Disney Concert Hall.


The L.A. Phil will also perform three FREE community concerts, featuring Julie Andrews narrating Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf.

Thursday, September 26, 2013
Wilshire United Methodist Church, 7 PM
4350 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Seats available on a first come, first served basis. No tickets are required. For more information, please call (818) 845-4048.

Saturday, September 28, 2013
Carpenter Performing Arts Center, 11 AM
6200 East Atherton Street, Long Beach, CA 90815
For complimentary general admission tickets, contact the Carpenter Center Ticket Office at (562) 985-7000 or online at www.carpenterarts.org

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