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Faroh

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="128px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] History [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]When Faroh was growing up in Thailand he felt like no one noticed him. While he waited for the train people would run into him. He asked himself, “I’m a...

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Jilly Canizares and Fil Am Arts

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="128px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] History [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Jilly Canizares was the founding Executive Director of the Association for the Advancement of Filipino American Arts and Culture, known as Fil Am Arts. The organization grew out of work...

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Saint Garabed Armenian Apostolic Church

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="128px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] History [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Saint Garabed Armenian Apostolic Church has a long history in East Hollywood, officially established as a site in 1977. However much of the church’s history is tied to the school...

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Ballet Folklorico Ollin and Francisco Verdín

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="128px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] History [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Francisco Verdín has been an instructor of Mexican folk dance for 30 years. He was first born in state of Nayarit in Mexico and immigrated to the U.S. at the...

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Elson Trinidad

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="128px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] History [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Elson Trinidad is a writer, musician, community activist, and Program Director at Thai Community Development Corporation. His family emigrated from the Philippines in the 1960s and settled in East Hollywood....

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Centro Cultural Techantit

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="128px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] History [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Haydee Sanchez helped found the Centro Cultural Techantit or the Techantit Cultural Center in 1999 with a group of 6 other Salvadorans that tasked themselves with rescuing their ancestral traditions,...

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Amalia’s Restaurant

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="128px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] History [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Amalia’s Restaurant is a family owned restaurant which first opened in 1994 on Beverly Blvd and Occidental Blvd. Based on its popularity it expanded into a larger location where it...

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Gino Gamboa

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="128px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] History [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Gino Gamboa was born in and raised in Peru where he was introduced to folkloric Peruvian music at a young age. He began to sing and play guitar and later...

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Jewel Thais-Williams

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="128px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] History [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]After graduating from UCLA, Jewel Thais-Williams opened up a clothing store, but when the recession hit in the early 1970’s she realized she needed a business venture that was “recession...

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June Lee – Sejong Korean Music Studio

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="128px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] History [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] June Lee is a teacher and performer of Korean traditional music. She is the leader of Sejong Korean Music Studio and has been teaching Korean drumming, specifically Pansori, for over...

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