Events

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…

08 Dec

William Grant Still Arts Center, 2520 S. West View Street, Los Angeles 90016

December 8, 2018 To February 16, 2019

12:00 pm To 5:00 pm

With this year’s theme, “Double Dutch: A Celebration of Black Girlhood” we honor, the diversity and uniqueness of Black Girls, through a multimedia exhibition of Dolls. The pubic is welcome to the Opening Reception on December 8, 3:00-6:00 pm with music by the Marcus Miller Ensemble.Read more…

15 Dec

Grammy Museum at LA Live, 800 W Olympic Blvd, A245, Los Angeles 90015

December 15, 2018 To March 3, 2019

10:00 am To 8:00 pm

Due to popular demand, we’ve decided to extend the exhibit Chasing Trane: John Coltrane’s Musical Journey Transcended, until March 2019! Don’t miss this powerful exhibit celebrating the life and music of legendary jazz saxophonist, John Coltrane, before it closes permanently in the new year.Read more…

15 Dec

Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center, 4305 Degnan Blvd., #101, Los Angeles, CA 90008

December 15, 2018 To December 22, 2018

4:00 pm To 6:30 pm

California Jazz & Blues Museum Hall of Fame Inductee, Sweet Baby J’ai presents a musical journey from the beginning of recorded music to present day.Read more…

15 Dec

Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 N. Avenue 50, Los Angeles, California 90042, USA

December 15, 2018 To January 19, 2019

10:00 am To 4:00 pm

Paintings by Floyd Strickland Exhibition Dates: December 8 through January 19, 2019  Gallery Hours: Tue-Thurs, 10am-4pm | Sat-Sun, 10am-4pm | or by appointment.   FLOYD STRICKLAND is a multi-disciplined artist living in Los Angeles, California. He grew up in the Watts/Compton area during the late 80s and early 90s.Read more…

16 Dec

The Fowler Museum at UCLA, 308 Charles E Young Drive North, Los Angeles, CA

December 16, 2018 To April 28, 2019

12:00 pm To 5:00 pm

Louisiana native Pableaux Johnson has been photographing Second Lines—or Sunday brass band parades—in New Orleans for over a decade. This exhibition presents more than 40 color portraits of members of African American Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs (SAPCs).Read more…

18 Dec

Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA

December 18, 2018 To December 18, 2018

7:30 pm To 10:30 pm

The Hammer Museum proudly presents MoMA Contenders, The Museum of Modern Art’s renowned series of influential, innovative films from the past 12 months. Whether bound for awards glory or cult classic status, each of these films is a contender for lasting historical significance.Read more…

18 Dec

Amoeba Music, 6400 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA

December 18, 2018 To December 18, 2018

4:00 pm To 5:30 pm

Come to Amoeba Music in Hollywood to meet and get your photo taken with Ice Cube.  Tickets available Friday, December 7th in-store at Amoeba Hollywood.Read more…

18 Dec

Harvelle's Nightclub Santa Monica ,1432 4th St, Santa Monica, California 90401

December 18, 2018 To December 19, 2018

8:30 pm To 1:30 am

Come out and celebrate the holidays with our final show of the year! We’ve got a fabulous night of soul, funk, and blues sure to fill the dance floor:At 9:00 pm our opening act is Cosmic Botanica, playing psychedelic soul.Read more…

19 Dec

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

December 19, 2018 To December 19, 2018

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Get in the spirit of the festive holiday season as the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra fills the concert hall with the sounds of wailing trumpets and toe-tapping rhythms in a swingin’ evening of holiday favorites and beloved standards. John Clayton, Jeff Hamilton and Jeff Clayton founded the CHJO in 1986.Read more…

19 Dec

Lodge Room Highland Park, 104 North Avenue 56, Los Angeles, CA 90042

December 19, 2018 To December 19, 2018

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

When two of hip-hop’s most accomplished composers get together to make an album you know the results are going to be special.Read more…

19 Dec

World Stage Press, 4321 Degnan Blvd., Los Angeles, California 90008

December 19, 2018 To December 19, 2018

7:30 pm To 9:00 pm

World Stage Press turns 4! There will be food, music, and special performances by our authors! Come and celebrate with us! All of our books will be present for sale so give a book for the holidays!Read more…

19 Dec

The Observatory, 3503 South Harbor Boulevard, Santa Ana, CA

December 19, 2018 To December 19, 2018

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Bassist/songwriter/vocalist Stephen Bruner, aka Thundercat, has music deeply rooted within. Stephen joined his brother as a member of West Coast punk vets Suicidal Tendencies, playing bass on their worldwide tours while still in high school. He also toured through Japan with Stanley Clarke at the age of 16.Read more…

20 Dec

Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA

December 20, 2018 To December 20, 2018

6:00 pm To 7:00 pm

In these informal, 45-minute gallery talks, artists and scholars discuss specific works in the Adrian Piper exhibition. Jamillah James is Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (ICA LA). With Margot Norton, she is curating the 2021 edition of the New Museum Triennial.Read more…

20 Dec

The Regent Theater, 448 S. Main St. Los Angeles, CA 90013

December 20, 2018 To December 20, 2018

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Combining equal parts of deep funk, high-energy punk, and frantic ska, the Los Angeles-based Fishbone was one of the most distinctive and eclectic alternative rock bands of the late ’80s.Read more…

20 Dec

The Underground Museum, 3508 W. Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

December 20, 2018 To December 20, 2018

6:00 pm To 11:00 pm

To celebrate another banner year of art and community, we’re shutting down Washington Boulevard for The UM’s 2nd Annual Holiday Block Party! Block Party #2 will feature a very special performance by world-renowned choreographer KYLE ABRAHAM and his dance company, A.I.M, all night jams courtesy of Zuri Adia and DJ Kaleem,…Read more…

21 Dec

The Cultural Social Club, 7617 S. Crenshaw Blvd, Inglewood 90043

December 21, 2018 To December 21, 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…

21 Dec

The Regent, 448 S Main St, Los Angeles, California 90013

December 21, 2018 To December 22, 2018

8:00 pm To 2:00 am

Join us for our annual holiday jam w/ an extended set by master DJ Questlove, plus special guests.Read more…

22 Dec

Godmother's Saloon, 302 West 7th Street, San Pedro, CA

December 22, 2018 To December 22, 2018

7:30 pm To 9:30 pm

Brenton Wood is a singer and songwriter hailing from Shreveport, Louisiana. Since debuting, he has released seven studio albums and is best known for his hit singles “The Oogum Boogum Song” and “Gimme Little Sign”.Read more…

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