Events

20 Sep

UCLA, The Fowler Museum, 308 Charles E Young Dr N, Los Angeles, CA 90024

September 20, 2018 To December 30, 2018

12:00 pm To 5:00 pm

Assembled from public and private collections, Striking Iron: The Art of African Blacksmiths reveals the history of invention and technical sophistication that led African blacksmiths to transform one of Earth’s most basic natural resources into objects of life-changing utility, empowerment, prestige, spiritual potency, and astonishing artistry.Read more…

21 Sep

The Comedy Union, 5040 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90019, USA

September 21, 2018 To October 26, 2018

10:00 pm To 11:30 pm

Laughs with Friends this & every Friday night! See some of the biggest names that you’ve seen on Comic View, Def Comedy Jam, & Comedy Central! It’s gonna be FIRE so Don’t miss it!Read more…

27 Sep

Renberg Theatre, 1125 North McCadden Place, Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA

September 27, 2018 To November 3, 2018

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Talk back Thursday, September 27th with Special Guest Rosanna Arquette. Talk back Friday, September 28th with Special Guest Lena Dunham. Tony Award-winning playwright and performer Sarah Jones (Bridge & Tunnel) comes to the Renberg Theatre with her celebrated new play, Sell/Buy/Date.Read more…

06 Oct

West Angeles Performing Arts, Crenshaw Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, USA

October 6, 2018 To October 21, 2018

7:00 pm To 9:00 pm

In 1973, six black friends working in a steel mill pursue the American Dream of a better life in Pill Hill, an affluent area in the south side of Chicago.Read more…

06 Oct

Stella Adler Academy of Acting, Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, USA

October 6, 2018 To October 28, 2018

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Towne Street Theatre’s IN RESPONSE:  Year of the Woman is the latest installment of the critically acclaimed IN RESPONSE series reflecting on the current State of the Union. Past and present issues of women are explored through a series of dramatic and comedic scenes, monologues, poems and dance.Read more…

18 Oct

UCLA, Freud Playhouse, 225 Charles E Young Dr E, Los Angeles, CA 90095

October 18, 2018 To October 20, 2018

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

One day. Six cities. A thousand stories. Barber Shop Chronicles is a funny, joyous and equally poignant new play by Nigerian playwright and poet Inua Ellams which leaps from a barber shop in London to Johannesburg, Harare, Kampala, Lagos and Accra exploring the African immigration experience.Read more…

19 Oct

7617 S. Crenshaw Blvd, Inglewood 90043

October 19, 2018 To October 19, 2018

8:00 pm To 10:30 pm

SWAAM is Spoken Word, Art And Music. That’s when super-talented poets, singers, musicians and “open mic” artists will perform– backed by our awesome LIVE BAND.  So come on! Food, drink, and wonderful entertainment await you on this and every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month. Read more…

19 Oct

La Mirada Theatre, 14900 La Mirada Boulevard, La Mirada, CA

October 19, 2018 To November 11, 2018

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Tony & Emmy Award-winner Leslie Uggams stars as the legendary “Lena Horne” in this fascinating new bio-musical featuring sensational hits such as “The Lady Is A Tramp,” “Come Rain or Come Shine,” “Stardust” and “How Deep is the Ocean.”   With glamour, grace and an inner fire that blazed a…Read more…

19 Oct

The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 South Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA

October 19, 2018 To October 19, 2018

8:30 pm To 11:00 pm

A benefit concert for the Americana Music Association & The Blues Foundation. A benefit concert for the Americana Music Association & The Blues Foundation featuring John Prine, Bob Weir, Lucinda Williams, Lee Ann Womack, Doyle Bramhall II, Shemekia Copeland, Larkin Poe, Joe Louis Walker, Tash Neal and very special surprise guests.Read more…

19 Oct

Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA

October 19, 2018 To October 19, 2018

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Spend an evening with one of Jazz’s most revered artists as Ahmad Jamal makes his only Southern California appearance this year at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa.Read more…

19 Oct

Catalina Bar & Grill, 6725 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA

October 19, 2018 To October 20, 2018

8:30 pm To 10:30 pm

The multi-talented Freda Payne is best known for her singing career. Her most notable record is her 1970 hit single, “Band of Gold”.Read more…

20 Oct

Beverly Hills Gardens Park, 9439 Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

October 20, 2018 To October 21, 2018

10:00 am To 5:00 pm

ABOUT THE ARTIST My name is Fortune Sitole. I have painted since I was twelve years old. As early as the age of five, I made sculptures out of clay and cars out of wire without any idea I was making art.Read more…

20 Oct

Media Park, Culver Boulevard, Culver City, CA, USA

October 20, 2018 To October 20, 2018

10:00 am To 7:00 pm

Now in its 10th successful year of bringing citizens together in unity and community to celebrate the beautiful planet we call home, EarthFest Los Angeles 2018 is the City of Angels’ premier musical, creative, and activist-oriented festival for those interested in healthy lifestyles, sustainable living, and the many important, wide-ranging…Read more…

20 Oct

House of Blues Las Vegas, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd., S. Las Vegas, Nevada 89119

October 20, 2018 To October 20, 2018

8:00 pm To 10:30 pm

A native of Canada, contemporary R&B singer and songwriter Tamia got an early start in the music industry, singing on the Rod Temperton-penned “You Put a Move on My Heart,” the first single from Quincy Jones’ 1994 hit album Q’s Jook Joint, when she was only a teenager.Read more…

20 Oct

UCLA, Fowler Museum, 308 Charles E Young Drive North, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA

October 20, 2018 To October 20, 2018

6:00 pm To 9:00 pm

Exhibition Opening – World on the Horizon Featuring more than 150 artworks from eastern and central Africa and the western Indian Ocean rim, World on the Horizon enters the streets and homes of Swahili port towns and beyond, highlighting the arts of diplomacy and trade, the built environment and domestic…Read more…

20 Oct

MADE by Millworks, 240, Pine Avenue, Long Beach, California 90802, USA

October 20, 2018 To October 20, 2018

12:00 pm To 5:00 pm

Join the World Stage Press Authors and Friends at the Long Beach Poetry Book Fair brought to you by Sadie Girl Press and Silver Star Laboratory. From 12-5 pm, on Saturday, October 20th, we are taking over the Nuts and Bolts Room at MADE by Millworks.Read more…

20 Oct

Live Arts LA, Panamint Street, Los Angeles, CA, USA

October 20, 2018 To October 20, 2018

2:30 pm To 4:30 pm

Inner Connection, with Nani Agbeli, presents a special Halloween-themed African Dance Workshop at Live Arts LA. Join us for two hours of spirited fun, including costumes, candy, and of course plenty of African dancing, drumming, and singing.Read more…

20 Oct

Los Angeles, CA, USA

October 20, 2018 To July 14, 2019

8:00 am To 5:00 pm

Sat Nam! I’m inviting you on an incredible journey! Join me as I lead my upcoming KRI Level 1 Teacher Training Course, here in Los Angeles. It’s the only teacher training where I teach almost every session personally.Read more…

20 Oct

Crenshaw Blvd between Stocker St and Rodeo Rd., Los Angeles

October 20, 2018 To October 20, 2018

10:00 am To 7:00 pm

Dubbed Los Angeles’ largest street festival, The Taste of Soul Family Festival takes place annually in October and features a taste of all things “soulful” including food from local restaurants, live entertainment, displays from local artists, and exhibits from local businesses and organizations.Read more…

20 Oct

Think Tank Gallery, 939 Maple Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA

October 20, 2018 To October 20, 2018

4:00 pm To 6:00 pm

Jaamil Kosoko offers an in-process showing of his latest work Chameleon, a multi-tiered, multimedia performance project. Using complexity theory—the study of adaptive survivalist strategies inside complex networks or environments—as a choreographic device, Chameleon examines the shapeshifting, illegible, and fugitive realities of Black diasporan people within the American context.Read more…

20 Oct

Greenway Court Theatre, N. Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, USA

October 20, 2018 To October 21, 2018

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

ABOUT THE BLACK ALBUM  A night of three one-acts featuring pieces written by early seminal playwrights of color whose works changed the face of American Theatre and opened the doors to future, diverse generations of writers. Both performances are followed by a post-show talkback.Read more…

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