GBLA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DATE: Friday, October 24, 2013
TIME: 7 -11pm LOCATION: 4357 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, California 90029
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/events/380536758715300

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – Opening Friday, October 24, 2013 The international art movement begun in 2003 celebrates ten years of art, advocacy and community with the first ever gallery show. Family members, Ghost Bike and transportation advocates, artists and friends will be in attendance. Ghost Bikes are memorials honoring cyclists who are fatally – or sometimes critically – injured due to unnecessary collisions on streets not designed for shared traffic.They are a unique and positive response to a terrible event. By using art communities around the globe have begun making individual memorials a powerful public awareness tool. Ghost Bikes are not put together by family or friends, but by local bike advocates to pay respect while making it publicly known that a death has occurred and making it obvious that a street or intersection is dangerous. Ghost Bikes of LA is an informative and inspiring look at how art and awareness are bringing people closer together and changing our cities for the better.

Additional Dates:

  • Sunday, Oct. 27: 12 – 4pm family members speak + How to make a Ghost Bike
  • Saturday, Nov. 2: Ride to Hollywood Forever’s Day of the Dead
  • Thursday, Nov. 14: 7pm LA Memorial Ride on Andy’s Candle Light Vigil
  • Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013: 4-8pm Closing Reception

Red#5 Yellow#7 is a gallery dedicated to advancing the mainstream dialogue on contemporary cycling issues.

#r5y7 – www.r5y7.cc – @red5yellow7 facebook.com/red5yellow7

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