18 Oct

A+P Exhibition Space, 3401 W. 43rd Place, Los Angeles 90008

October 18, 2018 To January 5, 2019

12:00 pm To 6:00 pm

Slavery, The Prison Industrial Complex includes New Orleans natives Keith Calhoun and Chandra McCormick’s 22 poignant black and white images, which record the exploitation of the men incarcerated within Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola.Read more…

27 Oct

Roberts Projects, 5801 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, California 90232, USA

October 27, 2018 To December 15, 2018

11:00 am To 6:00 pm

Roberts Projects is thrilled to present ‘Something Blue,’ an exhibition of selected artworks by Betye Saar from 1983 to 2018. All of the works on view feature the color blue as a means to explore such concepts as magic, voodoo, and the occult.Read more…

04 Nov

The Underground Museum, 3508 West Washington Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA

November 4, 2018 To February 17, 2019

12:00 pm To 7:00 pm

Deana Lawson’s work negotiates knowledge of self-hood through a corporeal dimension. Her photographs speak to the ways that sexuality, violence, family, and social status may be written, sometimes literally, on the body.Read more…

17 Nov

MOCA Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA

November 17, 2018 To February 24, 2019

11:00 am To 6:00 pm

Fly Paper is a 23-minute ensemble tribute to black Harlem and ranks with the best of Joseph’s work, featuring an unforgettable dance sequence by Ben Vereen and Storyboard P, a cozy attic jam with Lauryn Hill, seizure-type closeups of Thundercat shredding his bass guitar – and original Flying Lotus beats…Read more…

18 Nov

Greenway Court Theatre, 544 North Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, USA

November 18, 2018 To December 9, 2018

8:00 pm To 10:30 pm

Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about African American women in the Deep South of the early 20th century has already proven its fitness for dramatic adaptation, first in Steven Spielberg’s hit film and then as this Tony Award-winning Broadway musical currently in revival at Greenway Court Theatre.Read more…

19 Nov

Crenshaw United Methodist Church 3740 Don Felipe Drive, Baldwin Hills, Los Angeles 90008

November 19, 2018 To January 4, 2019

9:00 am To 5:15 pm

The Resiliency Training mandate for African American Male Students is to increase Self-Awareness, Self-Advocacy, and Mindful Activities to overcome, reduce and prevent anxiety and negative behaviors, while increasing School Engagement, and Academic Performance.Read more…

20 Nov

El Rey Theatre, 5515 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA

November 20, 2018 To November 20, 2018

7:00 pm To 9:00 pm

Seven collaborative and five solo albums into her career at 31, Esperanza Spalding has always resolutely, intuitively, deftly expanded upon both her art and herself as a world-renowned genre-bending composer, bassist and vocalist.Read more…

21 Nov

Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, 300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, California 90802, USA

November 21, 2018 To November 21, 2018

7:30 pm To 10:30 pm

Known for her raspy soprano voice and intensely expressive performance style, Keyshia Cole was one of most successful R&B singer/songwriters to emerge in the 2000s. She worked her way up the industry ladder diligently yet quickly, making her major-label debut in 2004 at age 21.Read more…

23 Nov

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036, USA

November 23, 2018 To November 23, 2018

6:00 pm To 8:00 pm

Michael Session returns to LACMA with his all-star sextet. “Session remains a dominant soloist, blessed with vivid musical imagination, A-Line technique, and an apparent passion to construct heart stopping thrill rides on the saxophone,” writes Rex Butters in All About Jazz.Read more…

23 Nov

Catch One, 4067 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90019, USA

November 23, 2018 To November 24, 2018

10:00 pm To 2:00 am

Step into AFRO GOGO The African Fiesta and you’re bound to find yourself immersed in a sonic journey of pulsating beats, groovy samples and heavy kicks.Read more…

24 Nov

Moss Theater, 3131 Olympic Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA

November 24, 2018 To November 24, 2018

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Charles Lloyd is an American jazz musician. Though he primarily plays tenor saxophone and flute, he has occasionally recorded on other reed instruments, including alto saxophone and the Hungarian tárogató.Read more…

24 Nov

The World Stage Art, Education & Performance Gallery, 4321 Degnan Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90008

November 24, 2018 To November 24, 2018

8:00 pm To 11:00 pm

Rickie Byars Beckwith is the Music & Arts Director of the Agape International Spiritual Center where for 29 years she has directed the incomparable Agape International Choir.Read more…

24 Nov

The Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Redondo Beach, CA 90278

November 24, 2018 To November 24, 2018

6:00 pm To 10:00 pm

An evening of Smooth R&B featuring the Grammy nominated R&B singer, songwriter, and musician, Jeffrey Osborne along with the acclaimed R&B and soul singer-songwriter, Leela James. Doors open at 6:00pm. Cocktails will be served from 6:00pm-7:00pm.Read more…

25 Nov

Saint Rocke, 142 Pacific Coast Highway, Hermosa Beach, CA

November 25, 2018 To November 25, 2018

7:00 pm To 9:00 pm

Legendary guitarist/vocalist Guitar Shorty is a giant in the blues world. Credited with influencing both Jimi Hendrix and Buddy Guy, Guitar Shorty has been electrifying audiences for five decades with his supercharged live shows and his incendiary recordings.Read more…

25 Nov

The Springs, 608 Mateo St, Los Angeles, California 90021

November 25, 2018 To November 25, 2018

12:00 pm To 5:00 pm

The Come Up LA is an eclectic shopping excursion for fashion enthusiast, thrift shoppers, gold grill rockers, sneakerheads, art collectors, vinyl aficionados, innovators and conscious consumers. At our monthly pop-up event patrons are able to shop, connect with local Black vendors, eat and vibe out to emerging live artists/dj’s.Read more…

27 Nov

UCLA, 445 Charles E. Young Dr East. 2686 Schoenberg Music Building, Los Angeles, CA 90095

November 27, 2018 To November 27, 2018

7:00 pm To 9:00 pm

The UCLA Latin Jazz Big Band, the Contemporary Jazz Ensemble, the Charles Mingus Ensemble, and the UCLA Jazz Orchestra, directed by world-class jazz artists, will be performing well-known jazz standards as well as compositions by the faculty directors and the students.Read more…

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