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A Shower Of Flower Petals Will Rain In Downtown L.A. This Weekend

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The latest project from the anonymous art collective that secretly installed the Griffith Park Teahouse will shower flower petals on visitors to an alleyway between historic theaters in downtown L.A. this weekend.

The installation, known as "Petal Drop LA (01)," will treat viewers to a steady, magical rain of petals all day Saturday in the narrow space between the century-old Arcade Theatre and the Cameo Theatre on Broadway, according to the L.A. Times. During the perfomance, the group will slowly drop over 7,000 cups of petals, which were collected from a Southern California flower farm. Which all sounds far more pleasant than an El Niño deluge, but likely won't do much for the drought.

There will also be other features for visitors to enjoy on Saturday, including small slips of paper where they can write their thoughts and memories of L.A., similar to the wishes left at the Teahouse in Griffith Park this past summer.

We're hoping that since the piece's title includes a "(01)," there may be more to come, but you never know with this mysterious group.

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"Petal Drop LA (01)" will take place in the alley between 530 and 532 S. Broadway between dawn and dusk on Saturday. To find out more or to stay up to date if there's a possible reschedule due to rain, check the project's Twitter and Instagram feeds.