WE ONLY HAVE TONITE – January 4th, 2014


JANUARY 4, 2014 (SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA) – X Is The Weapon & StoopDown Ltd. present “WE ONLY HAVE TONITE” Art Music,Film & Vinyl Exhibit

This one night only exhibition showcases Progressive Art, Film and Music.

The evening includes New and original Works of Art by:
Artemis Nolasco, Michael Ziobrowski, Meex One, Jonas Lynch, Federico Medina, Jesus Valle, Jouvon Michael Kingsby, Sean Robertson & Tesia Ziobrowski.

Live performance by DRAGONSOUNDZ

TIME AND ENERGY

Vinyl selections by RENZ DE MADRUGADA

Film presentations by Stoopdown Films Ltd. and director Federico Medina

Exhibition takes place next door to the Fiesta Twin Theatre in Downtown Santa Ana’s East End | from 6-10 pm.

Hosted by:
X Is The Weapon & StoopDown Ltd.
305 E. 4th Street (Next to Fiesta Twin Theatre)
Santa Ana, CA 92701

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SHOWING: HELLO WORLD!

I will be showing work at HELLO WORLD! on April 20th… it’s loaded with a lot of talented artists; exhibiting, live painting, Yarn Bombing, Music and more at THE SERVICE STATION in Los Angeles… please show your support if you find yourself in the Los Feliz area…

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Title: STUDY IN HOLOGRAMS nº1 by JUNE22 (mixed media on wood | 12″x12″)

PRESS RELEASE
The Service Station at Riverside is THE new local Art Spot! This beautiful renovated 1960’s gas station and urban space made entirely of salvaged shipping containers will open its doors with a brand new art transformation on April 20, 2013 from 2 to 10 pm and will kindly present “Hello World.” Hello World is an exhibition curated by urban art curator Luna George, featuring works by 40+ artists with an evening art reception, as well as other opening events to happen during the day for the public to enjoy. The opening event will include the unveiling of a new 8’ x 50’ mural painted by low brow artists Dave MacDowell, Van Saro and John Park, a yarn bomb installation “K.W.A.” (Knittas with Attitude) by guerrilla fiber artists, food trucks, beer garden, healthy alternatives and DJ! A special installation by resident artist Meex One, will unveil a creation inspired by the style of Keith Haring. The Service Station at Riverside humbly invites the general public, art collectors and enthusiasts to enjoy this exciting exploration into the urban art world of 2013 beginning on April 20. All are welcome to this glorious opening event.

The sole intent of The Service Station, the curator and the artists is to transform this living space into a living piece of art for the community to thrive, expand and grow. Through art, the visual purpose is to educate, inform and to unify their collective vision onto the canvas, which is The Service Station. The station will provide a magnitude of powerful ever-changing art available to the public to enjoy and take home.

The vast array of talent converging on the station includes fine artists, graffiti artists, muralists, sculptors, fiber artists, street artists and photographers. Artists in exhibit work in various forms of media including illustration, traditional painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, textiles and more.

Exhibiting artists include: Alaina Varrone, Amy Goldsmith Sheridan, Armando Soria, Artemis Nolasco, Ashira Siegel, Ben Naz, CANLOVE, Cat Cult, COL WALLNUTS, Culpa PFE, Danielle Mastrion, Dave Lowell, Dave Mac Dowell, Demer, Each, Ekose22, Ellen Left Eye Schinderman, EnikOne, Fearo, Freddy Medina,Free Humanity, Gregg Stone, Ian Campbell, Inge Vandormael, Iviva Olenick, Jennifer Korsen, Jero, Jngl, John Park, Jonas Lynch, Joseph Bottari, June22, Katharine Lawrie, King Bee, Lisa Legget, Mark Bieraugel, Meex One, Michael Pizarro, Mo Powers, Nani Chacon, Ohgie, Petal, Pose 2, Prime, Raul Gonzalez, Sandi Calistro, Scotch!, SEL, Sen2, Sergio “Doc43″ Rueda, Such Styles, Thanks One, THEFL, Tod Hensley, Trixter, Van Saro, VERS, Yabette Alfaro, Yu Cotton-well

Special date information is as follows: Opening event to take place April 20, 2013 from 2 pm to 10 pm. Live mural painting by Dave Mac Dowell, Van Saro and John Park to happen during the day. Special fiber art activities to occur throughout the day. More details on the special activities TBA. Art reception to take place from 6 to 10 pm. DJ will be spinning all day for the guests listening pleasure.

The Service Station at Riverside is located at 3160 Riverside Drive, Los Feliz, CA 90027. Parking can be found at the Friendship Auditorium across the street as well as in the public lot next to the Mullholland Fountain Park on the same side of the street as The Service Station. Street parking is also available.

About The Service Station at Riverside: The Service Station at Riverside is a fresh and creative marketplace where start-up companies, individuals and artists can flourish, develop their art, develop products and make their mark. By combining an original 1960′s gas station with a collection of salvaged shipping containers, The Service Station is an accessible, flexible and ever evolving creative space without ever making a huge impact on the environment. Bringing people and art together to create a current and lively venue is how The Service Station intends to blend original ideas and art awareness with an everyday local feel.

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April 20, 2013 from 2 to 10 pm
Service Station
3160 Riverside Drive, Los Feliz, CA 90027

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EVENT: EXHIBIT X “ANAMALIA”


Group Art EXHIBIT – July 6th – 28th, 2012
NOW SHOWING at the ARTery on the grounds of the LAB anti-mall

**BUYERS MARKET**
ALL DISPLAYED ART IS FOR SALE / PRINTS AVAILABLE
cash, and credit cards accepted

NEW ART BY:
Artemis Nolasco
Cocoe Tsimahidas
Daniella Manini (SD/Billabong)
Freddy Medina
GEEZR
Jonas Lynch (Sac)
Jouvon Michael
June22
Meex One (LA)
PuedeOne (LA)
Rally Hog
Tony Concep (NY/LA)
Miran Elseewi (OC/Quiksilver)

Tesia Ziobrowski (6yrs young)
Jacob Cortez & Malaki Nolasco (6 & 9yrs young)

Classic ReRelease: The GodFather & 1973 Marlon Brando Oscars Diss


the GODFATHER is out in theaters TODAY! for one day?! with no real promotion…. WTF?!

full list of theaters showing across the country HERE

and in a historical connection… peep Marlon Brando back in 1973 backing native american tribes, and dissing the academy for their poor treatment and representation of Native American in film. Marlon Brando, as seen and heard on The Dick Cavett Show, June 12, 1973. With representatives of the Cheyenne, Paiute and Lummi tribes.






March 30, 1973

‘THE GODFATHER’

That Unfinished Oscar Speech

By MARLON BRANDO

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — For 200 years we have said to the Indian people who are fighting for their land, their life, their families and their right to be free: ”Lay down your arms, my friends, and then we will remain together. Only if you lay down your arms, my friends, can we then talk of peace and come to an agreement which will be good for you.”
When they laid down their arms, we murdered them. We lied to them. We cheated them out of their lands. We starved them into signing fraudulent agreements that we called treaties which we never kept. We turned them into beggars on a continent that gave life for as long as life can remember. And by any interpretation of history, however twisted, we did not do right. We were not lawful nor were we just in what we did. For them, we do not have to restore these people, we do not have to live up to some agreements, because it is given to us by virtue of our power to attack the rights of others, to take their property, to take their lives when they are trying to defend their land and liberty, and to make their virtues a crime and our own vices virtues.
But there is one thing which is beyond the reach of this perversity and that is the tremendous verdict of history. And history will surely judge us. But do we care? What kind of moral schizophrenia is it that allows us to shout at the top of our national voice for all the world to hear that we live up to our commitment when every page of history and when all the thirsty, starving, humiliating days and nights of the last 100 years in the lives of the American Indian contradict that voice?
It would seem that the respect for principle and the love of one’s neighbor have become dysfunctional in this country of ours, and that all we have done, all that we have succeeded in accomplishing with our power is simply annihilating the hopes of the newborn countries in this world, as well as friends and enemies alike, that we’re not humane, and that we do not live up to our agreements.
Perhaps at this moment you are saying to yourself what the hell has all this got to do with the Academy Awards? Why is this woman standing up here, ruining our evening, invading our lives with things that don’t concern us, and that we don’t care about? Wasting our time and money and intruding in our homes.
I think the answer to those unspoken questions is that the motion picture community has been as responsible as any for degrading the Indian and making a mockery of his character, describing his as savage, hostile and evil. It’s hard enough for children to grow up in this world. When Indian children watch television, and they watch films, and when they see their race depicted as they are in films, their minds become injured in ways we can never know.
Recently there have been a few faltering steps to correct this situation, but too faltering and too few, so I, as a member in this profession, do not feel that I can as a citizen of the United States accept an award here tonight. I think awards in this country at this time are inappropriate to be received or given until the condition of the American Indian is drastically altered. If we are not our brother’s keeper, at least let us not be his executioner.
I would have been here tonight to speak to you directly, but I felt that perhaps I could be of better use if I went to Wounded Knee to help forestall in whatever way I can the establishment of a peace which would be dishonorable as long as the rivers shall run and the grass shall grow.
I would hope that those who are listening would not look upon this as a rude intrusion, but as an earnest effort to focus attention on an issue that might very well determine whether or not this country has the right to say from this point forward we believe in the inalienable rights of all people to remain free and independent on lands that have supported their life beyond living memory.
Thank you for your kindness and your courtesy to Miss Littlefeather. Thank you and good night.
This statement was written by Marlon Brando for delivery at the Academy Awards ceremony where Mr. Brando refused an Oscar. The speaker, who read only a part of it, was Shasheen Littlefeather.

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