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Creative Neighbors meets regularly in and around northeast Los Angeles. Each event features short presentations from local creatives, followed by drinks and friendly schmoozing.

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 27th // 7:00 – 10:00pm

at Frogtown Brewery // 2931 Gilroy St, Los Angeles, CA 90039

Featured Speakers

Project // Illustrator and graphic designer Monica Obaga shares the Flame Tree pattern, a part of the Nanga Textile project by The Nest Collective, Nairobi.

Lesson // Lawyer and author Tristan Blaine shares what creative freelancers and small business owners need to know about law and taxes.

Process // Designer and filmmaker Josh Shayne shares what he’s doing to be more visible to clients and audiences — even though it’s really hard for him.

Recent Talks

Natalie Center
March 9, 2023

Illustrator and risographer Natalie Center discusses the risograph printing process: it's like if silkscreen and a Xerox printer had a baby.

Kateri Lirio
March 9, 2023

Teaching Artist Kateri Lirio shares how to shape creative, neurodivergent minds through technology.

March 9, 2023

Color Designer Sam Kestin shares what they've learned about Color Theory.

How our events work

Speakers come from our local creative community and give 5-7 minute talks on the following segments:


A breakdown of a project they’ve made or are working on.


The nitty gritty details of how they do what they do.


Something they’ve learned and think would help others.

Creative Crush

Someone or something they love or find inspiring.

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