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June 24th, 2006 10:30am - 10pm
Japanese American Cultural and Community Center
244 S. San Pedro, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Tickets online at: www.artwallah.org/festival or
Tickets over phone at: 310.391.3330 or 800.504.4849 (24hrs)

The ArtWallah Festival takes place on June 24, 2006 at the Japanese American Community and Cultural Center (JACCC) in Little Tokyo, Downtown Los Angeles, California. The festival, for the seventh year in a row, will present artists of the South Asian Diaspora, from across the globe, who explore themes very current and relevant to the emotional, political, and cultural state of today's society. Participating artists showcase their diasporic experience through film, literature, spoken word, music, dance, theater, and visual arts.

New for this year, ArtWallah introduces the first ever "Artists' Day," on Sunday June 25, 2006. Also at the JACCC, the Artists' Day is open to ArtWallah Festival artists and any interested members of the Los Angeles community. The Artists' Day will provide opportunities to network and collaborate, while offering discussions and workshops geared to professional artists' development.

Immediately following the festival on Saturday (June 24) ArtWallah will host its legendary afterparty featuring some of the best DJ's spinning till 5am!

June 24th, 2006 10:30am - 5am!
ArtWallah Festival After Party

Soul Folks Cafe
613 Imperial St. (just south of the 6th street bridge)
Downtown LA, CA 90021
Tickets online at: www.artwallah.org/festival
Tickets over phone at: (310) 391-3330 or (800) 504-4849
10:30 pm - 5 am: This legendary event is to follow the seventh annual ArtWallah Festival and will be rockin' till 5 am. in the morn! Free drinks after 2 am!

Photo by Sallie DeEtte Mackie, Performers: Aditi Dhruv, Anjali Tata, Parijat Desai
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