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Through May 15: Do you want the cosmetic version or the real deal? Los Angeles Poverty Department, 1985 – 2016

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WTT_2012_KCRWportraitsWTTThe Armory presents: “Do you want the cosmetic version or the real deal? Los Angeles Poverty Department, 1985 – 2016”  Thirty-year survey and new work by LAPD.

Exhibition Dates: Sunday, January 24 through Sunday, May 15, 2016
Galleries are open Tuesdays through Sundays, Noon-5pm. Admission is always free.

Location: Armory Center for the Arts, Caldwell Gallery
145 North Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91103

Performance Dates for What Fuels Development?
March 25, 26 and April 1, 2, 3, 2016 – weekdays 8:30 pm and Sunday matinee at 3pm.

The Armory Center for the Arts is proud to present Do you want the cosmetic version or the real deal? Los Angeles Poverty Department, 1985-2016, a survey exhibition with new work and performances by Los Angeles Poverty Department (LAPD). The exhibition’s centerpiece is a new installation and performance work entitled What Fuels Development? — a set for a devised theater piece exploring the mechanics of displacement in an age of immense income inequality, and Skid Row’s fight to not be overwhelmed by an alcohol-fueled entertainment district.           View Press Release

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