From a salsa night underneath the stars to the debut of an all new DJ summer series, here’s your guide to all the Metro Art events happening in July.
- Friday, July 5: Turn up the heat, put on your dancing shoes and join us for a night of Salsa under the stars featuring live music by Son Mayor, Rumbankete and SitaraSon. The event will take place on Union Station’s South Patio from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
- Saturday, July 6: Art tour of Hollywood rail stations from 10 a.m. to noon. Meet at the street level entrance to North Hollywood Station (Red Line).
- Sunday, July 7: Art tour of downtown rail stations from 10 a.m. to noon. Meet at the Union Station information kiosk near the Alameda Street entrance.
- Saturday, July 13: Art tour of downtown rail stations (en Español) from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Meet at the Union Station information kiosk near the Alameda Street entrance.
- Sunday, July 14: Art & Architecture Tour of Union Station from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Meet at the Union Station information kiosk near the Alameda Street entrance.
- Sunday, July 14: Join us at an ice cream social and contribute your ideas to Metro artist Mark Dean Veca’s artwork design for the future Wilshire/La Brea Station, part of the Westside Purple Line Extension. At KP Projects, 633 North La Brea Ave, Los Angeles 90036, 3:30-5 p.m. Must RSVP to attend.
- Friday, July 26: “Movements at Union Station,” an all-new series featuring three different Los Angeles based DJ collectives. Join us on Union Station’s South Patio for the first installment of music provided by Juju, with dancing and visual light projections from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. More dates to come!
- Saturday July 27: Art tour of Gold line stations from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Meet at the entrance to Del Mar Station.
Click here for more information about Metro’s art program, including our popular docent-led art tours and cultural programming. Follow Metro Art on Facebook and Instagram.
This is all well and good, but how about concentrating on frequency of service? And keep the trains from becoming homeless encampments?