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Butterfly Art in the Garden for Kids

Artist Jaqueline Kyoda will conduct butterfly art workshops for kids every Saturday in October from 10 am – 12 noon  at the Harambee Community Garden, 136 West Howard in Northwest Pasadena. Paint, paper, plants, all on Saturday mornings in Oct. Instruction … Continue reading

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Echo Park Tribute to Woody Guthrie – July 14

Okie Gets Genre-Bending Facelift How do you get a neighborhood of Hipsters and Hip-Hoppers to celebrate a hillbilly musician named Woody?  It’s not as difficult as you might think. Musicians of all genres have a soft spot for the hard-traveling, … Continue reading

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New Look for 1951 Spartan by Architect Patrick Tighe

Thanks to prize winning architect Patrick Tighe of Tighe Architecture for his sleek new design for our 1951 Spartan Trailer.  What do you think? We Welcome comments!   TRT_Rendering Set_2-5.28.2012

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Trailer Sows Ground With Creative Seeds

The rain didn’t stop us from having fun on Sunday November 20 when our 1951 Spartan Trailer served as a video booth for people to record their stories about food access and equity at Cornerstone Theatre’s Block Party. The party was … Continue reading

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NOMADS Mix It Up, Make It Up On Human Rights Day

The NOMAD Lab Art Project for children celebrated Human Rights Day on December 10 by envisioning a world – real or imagined – that they would like to live in. Multimedia artist Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle and musician/composer Kevin Robinson led the … Continue reading

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Trash Receives Investing In Artsts Grant

The Center for Cultural Innovation has awarded Sam Breen an Investing In Artists Grant, given to individual artists to acquire equipment or materials that will support them in their creative process.  The $6,500 grant will be used to build a … Continue reading

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Sam Breen at PACT Zollverein (Essen, Germany)

Sam Breen joined a group of students and graduates presenting “CalArts Plays Itself” at PACT Zollverein (Sept. 29-Oct. 2, 2011) in Essen, Germany, one of Europe’s up-and coming culture centers.

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Activists for Mother Earth

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SCI-Arc, CalTech Pasadena Take 6th at Solar Decathlon

SCI-Arc architecture student Dovid Feld has been helping us with the design for our 1951 Spartan trailer.  Hats off to his fellow SCI-Arc compatriots who placed sixth in the Solar Decathlon 2011 competition!

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Help KPFK Go Solar

On Saturday Sept. 24, Trailer Trash will help power a KPFK fundraising event at MacArthur Park to help the radio station go solar.  Bring your e-waste, enjoy some great food truck eats and listen to featured music.  Then pay us a … Continue reading

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