Frogtown Artwalk, in which the public is invited to discover the fun side of Frogtown at dozens of pop-up galleries, artist studios, musical performances and art installations along the river. Something like 50 visual artists and makers will stage indoor and outdoor works, including a new Leo Limon L.A. River Cats mural facing the riverside bike path, which he will leave as stencils so the public can help complete them during the event.
The Frogtown neighborhood of Elysian Valley north of downtown is one of those not-secret secrets that pepper the Greater L.A. area. Its proximity to a stretch of the Los Angeles River and its unique jumble of warehouse architecture, residential blocks and local niche businesses has long attracted an eclectic and eccentric mix of industrial and creative characters. Every two years, they stage an increasingly epic