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Stay Gallery Hosts “Love Letters”

Stay Gallery Hosts “Love Letters”

Jasmine Fernandez, Editor-In-Chief

December 21, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Top Stories

As a part of the Stay Gallery’s artist-outreach program, Maricela Avina opened her exhibit titled “Love Letters” on Dec. 1 on the Gallery’s premises. Drawing from the physicality of a declaration of love via ink, the purpose of Avina’s portrait-style paintings was to capture the spectrum of ...

Anne Frank Remembrance

Sebastian Cornejo, Co-Business Manager

November 28, 2018


Filed under Community

On Wednesday, Nov. 7 at the Stay Gallery in Downey, the opening of the Anne Frank  pop up exhibition took place from 5 to 8pm. The event was presented by The Anne Frank House, the Consulate General of the Netherlands with the help of students from the surrounding Los Angeles area. The exhibition de...

Stay Gallery Presents “Dogbite”

Corey Ocasio, Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under Community, Music

The Stay Gallery, an art mecca located within the heart of Downey, has blossomed from just starting off as the small-scale space it was in 2012 to an outlet where people of all ages can express their creativity through art while being provided with an environment where they can be themselves. Along w...

Stay Gallery Hosts Pop-Up Show with Female Entrepreneurs

Dennise Reynoso, Writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts & Entertainment, Community

The Stay Gallery, Downey’s own local art gallery, recently hosted a pop-up shop on March 31, which was comprised of products made and sold by local female entrepreneurs. A variety of retailers were present, selling beauty, skin care and fashion merchandise.   Erika Gonzalez, the owner of the boutique Gy...

Let Your Imagination Fly

Let Your Imagination Fly

Sabrina Picou, Editor-In-Chief

May 31, 2016


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The Stay Gallery hosted an event for Downey elementary school students to exhibit their art at the gallery on May 16. Students created their artwork to the theme Let Your Imagination Fly.   Ana Godinez is the curator and youth coordinator of the gallery; she shares what the program was ...

Paint and Cookies

Paint and Cookies

Alyssa Vega, Arts and Entertainment Editor

February 23, 2016


Filed under Community

The Stay Gallery appeals to our sense of sight providing beautiful pieces of art but on Friday, Feb. 12, they hosted a Paint and Cookies event which not only appealed to our sense of taste but our hearts as well.   Art is universally appreciated but not always accessible. The Stay Gall...

October Nights at the Stay

October Nights at the Stay

Alex Castillo, Staff Writer

November 6, 2015


Filed under Community

The lights dimmed at the Stay Gallery on Oct. 21, as Silence of the Lambs was projected onto the wall as a fundraiser, for the Breast Cancer Foundation, held by the Stay Connected club at Downey High School. Stay Connected is a club that looks at community issues that affect high school students i...

RIGHT TO Live – Stories Without Borders

RIGHT TO Live – Stories Without Borders

Sabrina Picou, Staff Writer

April 29, 2015


Filed under Community

On Fri, Apr. 17, at 8 p.m., Stay Gallery showcased Virginia Yunes’s photographs of her travels through third world countries such as Brazil and Africa. Her photographs represent her message of looking at the world without borders; the idea that with intolerance in the world, she believes we need to...

Spin the genre

Spin the genre

Vivian Buenrostro, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2015


Filed under Community

On Sat., Mar. 14, Stay Gallery hosted Stay Fest, a night full of musical performances from various genres with hopes of bringing together local artists with the same musical endeavors who share a similar passion of contributing back to the community creatively. The night began with Two Headed Cat perfor...

Pizza for a cause

Pizza for a cause

Sabrina Picou, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015


Filed under Community, Top Stories

On Thursday, Mar. 12, at 3:30 p.m., Stay Connected hosted a pizza-eating contest between Downey and Warren’s sports teams at Stay Gallery where the two schools joined together to help fundraise for True Lasting Connections. TLC is an organization that helps families in need and provides many outstanding...

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