Heal Hear Here


soothe + connect + harmonize + discharge + toast + scream + hum + dismantle + sing + rock + breathe + dance + meditate + scream + walk together +

How Do You Heal?

Saturday May 20, 2023
LA State Historic Park

A reparative afternoon of collective care in nature to help provide our communities with healing art practices to begin to recover from years of isolation, fatigue, injustice, and hardship. 30 artist groups selected by 30 organizations featuring music, processions, movement, sound, and workshops.

With great respect, Freewaves and Heal Hear Here acknowledge the Yaavitam, the first people of this ancestral and unceded territory of Yaanga that we now know as the Los Angeles State Historic Park and downtown Los Angeles; honors their elders, past and present, and the Yaavitam descendants who are part of the Tongva/Gabrielino/Gabrieleño and Fernandeño Tataviam Nations. We recognize that the Tongva are still here and we are committed to lifting up their stories, culture, and community. As settlers and guests (Kuuyam), we recognize our responsibility and obligation to care for and live in reciprocity with their land.

Artists / Organizations / Art Forms
Continuously From 3–7PM


Artist / Organization / Art Form
Scheduled Performances 


  • 3PM: Tina Calderon, Sharon Chohi Kim, Lazaro Arvizu Jr. / Fulcrum Arts / Joel Garcia, Debra Scacco / opening ceremony 
  • 3:15PM: Elana Mann, AF31RM, Ni Santas, She Loves Collective, Tomorrow Girls Troop / The Woman’s Building / procession
  • 3:45PM: Ping Ho, Diana Wallace and Micah Moch / UCLArts & Healing / drumming and movement workshop
  • 4:00PM, 5:30PM: Fabian Wagmister / Ludic Motility / REMAP, UCLA / collective creativity bicycling
  • 4:15PM: Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs & Tany Ling / Community Chorus / Feminist Center for Creative Work / chorus 
  • 4:30PM: LA Poverty Department Performers / LA Poverty Dept / participatory performance 
  • 4:45PM: Lez Bats (Sandra de la Loza & Jess Gudiel) / LA Freewaves / shadow dream bundle workshop 
  • 4:50PM: Ashley Blakeney / Crenshaw Dairy Mart / sound journey 
  • 5:20PM: Gloria Enedina Alvarez and Darren J. de Leon / Project 1521 / poetry readings 
  • 5:35PM: Shine Muwasi / LA Commons / drum procession
  • 5:45PM: One Grain of Sand / Beth Peterson / LA Commons / puppet procession 
  • 6:00PM: Linda Ravenswood de Montano, Adolfo Guzman-Lopez, Sara Harris Ben-Ari / Project 1521 / poetry readings  
  • 6:15PM: Micaela Tobin with Adam Starkopf / LA Contemporary Exhibitions / music performance 
  • 6:35PM: Thinh Nguyen / LA Contemporary Exhibitions / chant 
  • 6:40PM: Adee Roberson & Anna Luisa Petrisko / LAND / activation of Adee Roberson’s sculpture
  • 6:55PM:  Sharon Chohi Kim / Fulcrum Arts / Joel Garcia, Debra Scacco / closing ceremony 
  • Sunset  / park closes