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The People United (“El pueblo unido jamás será vencido,” Sergio Ortega and Quilapayun; “Brown Beret 13 Point Political Program,” La Causa)

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For her artwork, Andrea Bowers will imbue the glass walls of the station’s entrance pavilion with messages of unity and democracy through her translation of the slogans “El pueblo unido jamás será vencido” (The people united will never be divided) and “By independence we mean the right to self-determination, self-government and freedom.”

Red Car Requiem

Mark Steven Greenfield’s glass mosaic, titled Red Car Requiem, for the station’s concourse will be a sentimental tribute to Los Angeles’s historic Pacific Electric Red Cars, a once iconic fixture in the city.

Migrations

With particular emphasis on the often-overlooked migrations of Black Americans, Clarence Williams’s deeply personal artwork, Migrations, for the platform of this downtown station pays tribute to the area’s legacy as a place where scores of migrants first made their way to Los Angeles.

Celebrating Connections: Historic Broadway Station

Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 28, and get ready to embark on a vibrant journey of community and culture! Hop off at the Historic Broadway Station and enjoy live performances from Metro Art Presents, food, workshops, and tours showcasing this historic neighborhood! All activities are FREE and open to all from 11am to 3pm

Performance on the Streets of LA

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“Performance on the Streets of LA” presents an array of street performers (singers, musicians, dancers, dress-up superheroes, counterfeit celebrities, living statues and buskers of every sort) in iconic locations from Pershing Square, Echo Park, Olvera Street and Union Station to Hollywood Boulevard and finally to the Venice Boardwalk.