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Noche de Las Memorias

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People from across Los Angeles will come together tonight for the dedication of The Wall-Las Memorias, the AIDS monument in Lincoln Park, in the Los Angeles community of Lincoln Heights. Singer Dionne Warwick is scheduled to perform at the event.The AIDS monument will eventually hold the names of approximately 7,500 Californians who lost their lives to AIDS.

Over ten years in the making, the nearly 10,000 square foot monument includes six panels (9'x12') of murals, two panels (9'x12') which will eventually contain the names of approximately 8,000 lost to AIDS, and a stainless steel arch. Nearly 45% of the monument is devoted to landscaping, including a medicinal garden.

12/1 - 5:00PM to 8:00PM
Venue: Lincoln Park
Address: 3540 Mission Road , Los Angeles,90031
For more information call: 323-257-1056