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We are thrilled to announce that the SELA Arts Festival is coming back this summer on July 27, 2019. This festival will introduce an array of artists, vendors, food trucks, and musicians.

Click on the link below to RSVP for this free event, and learn more about the activities planned for the festival.


A Project to Revive Southeast L.A. by the River Draws a Line Between Development and Gentrification

By: Ruth GuerreroRuth Guerrero - L.A. Taco

It’s a scorching hot, dry summer day in South Gate and the Los Angeles River is roaring with the kind of exuberant music-making perhaps not seen since the Tongva built life along the L.A. basin. More than 5,000 people are in attendance at the “first annual” SELA Art Festival to witness the likes of Buyepongo, Quetzal, The Altons, Culture Clash, and Weapons of Mass Creation.

Artist Eric Contreras Promotes the SELA Arts Festival on Univision

(Los Angeles) - To help celebrate the cultures and communities that make up South East Los Angeles, artist Eric Contreras sat down with KMEX Univision to talk about the 2018 SELA Arts Festival and the importance of open spaces for the community to express themselves.

El artista y poeta Eric Contreras explica lo que el Festival de Artes SELA 2018 tiene como propósito y sobre la necesidad de entregar espacios de expresión abierta para la comunidad del Sur de Los Angeles.