Events

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…

27 Dec

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

December 27, 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…

02 Jan

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

January 2, 2019 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…

23 Jan

Dolby Theatre, 6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028, USA

January 23, 2019 To January 26, 2019

8:00 pm To 10:30 pm

Actor, playwright, filmmaker, and comedian Tyler Perry has announced the final stage play for his beloved character “Madea” with Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Farewell Play Tour. In a humorous statement in the press release, Perry said that he doesn’t want to be playing Madea when he reaches her age.Read more…

25 Jan

Lewis Family Playhouse, 12505 Cultural Center Drive, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA

January 25, 2019 To January 25, 2019

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Violin duo Wil Baptiste (viola) and Kev Marcus (violin) bridge the gap between classical, R&B, rock and hip-hop, to create hard-hitting beats with lush string sounds. These powerful musicians offer violin virtuosity within their own genre-bending style of music. Black Violin, who have collaborated with the likes of P.Read more…

25 Jan

CSU San Bernardino, Coussoulis Arena 5500 University Parkway, San Bernadino

January 25, 2019 To January 25, 2019

6:00 pm To 8:00 pm

Dr. Cornel West is a prominent and provocative democratic intellectual. He is Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy at Harvard University and holds the title of Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. He has also taught at Union Theological Seminary, Yale, Harvard, and the University of Paris.Read more…

25 Jan

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

January 25, 2019 To January 25, 2019

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Saxophone superstar Branford Marsalis returns to the Center to blow the house down with his spectacular improvisations.Read more…

26 Jan

UC Santa Barbara, Campbell Hall, Bldg 538, Goleta, CA

January 26, 2019 To January 26, 2019

3:00 pm To 5:00 pm

Classical music meets hip hop in the groundbreaking duo Black Violin and their Classical Boom Tour, blurring the lines between genre, race and gender with its unique, family-friendly fusion of groove and strings. Violist Wil B.Read more…

26 Jan

1404 West 96th Street, Los Angeles, CA, USA

January 26, 2019 To January 26, 2019

10:00 am To 3:00 pm

Music & Vendors for free food and clothes give-a-way, job resources, free blood pressure checks, free hair cuts and more! All are welcome at Holy Light MBC parking lot along Normandie & 96th StreetRead more…

26 Jan

Gaslamp Long Beach, 6251 E Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach, California 90803

January 26, 2019 To January 26, 2019

5:00 pm To 11:00 pm

Come out to the 4th Annual Marley Festival to celebrate the music of Jamaican Reggae Music. The event will feature live performances from reggae legends The Wailing Souls and The Gladiators. Special guests Survival-Tribute to Bob Marley, Roots of Mine and Jah Faith will also be performing.Read more…

26 Jan

El Camino College, Campus Theatre, 16007 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance, CA 90506, USA

January 26, 2019 To January 26, 2019

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Known for their powerful and compelling story telling, while propelling audiences into the presence of the Holy spirit, Anointed Feet Dance Company will present an evening of dance of their most highly acclaimed repertory.Read more…

26 Jan

Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum, 4130 Overland Avenue, Culver City, CA 90230, USA

January 26, 2019 To January 26, 2019

2:30 pm To 5:00 pm

Black Talkies on Parade presents the 2017 documentary KING IN THE WILDERNESS, directed by Peter W. Kunhardt. The film spotlights the last 18 months of King’s life and the challenges he faced as a civil rights leader both from the opposition and his own comrades.Read more…

27 Jan

The Rose, 245 East Green Street, Pasadena, CA

January 27, 2019 To January 27, 2019

9:00 pm To 11:00 pm

Hailed by the New York Times as a “modern soul man,” Grammy Award-nominated singer/songwriter Kenny Lattimore is on a roll, with recent Top 10 singles “Stay On Your Mind” and “Love Me Back.” Lattimore ushered in an R&B resurgence that counted D’Angelo and Maxwell in its ranks.Read more…

27 Jan

The Mint, 6010 Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA

January 27, 2019 To January 27, 2019

9:00 pm To 11:00 pm

The Gritz Band is more of an eclectic super-group than your average hip-hop band. Known by some as Erykah Badu’s band.Read more…

27 Jan

The Rose, 254 East Green Street, Pasadena, CA

January 27, 2019 To January 27, 2019

7:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Grammy Nominated Kenny Lattimore’s Foundation will host its first Los Angeles Fundraising Concert benefiting students in the Los Angeles area. Join the Kenny Lattimore Foundation and featured talents Annale’, known for her billboard charting radio hit “Roses” and 21-year old classically trained pop pianist, Reyna Roberts for a night of music at…Read more…

27 Jan

1316 Centinela Avenue Inglewood, CA 90302

January 27, 2019 To January 27, 2019

2:30 pm To 6:00 pm

“Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds”. ~ Bob Marley With mindful awareness as the foundation, and infused with Dr. Shelly Harrell’s “soulfulness” orientation, this workshop will help you identify meditation techniques that work for YOU.Read more…

27 Jan

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

January 27, 2019 To January 27, 2019

1:00 pm To 4:00 pm

Black Arts Los Angeles, Inc. in association with UCLA Fowler Museum cordially invite you to join them for a day of fun, film, poetry and dance celebrating World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean, during this East African community day featuring free programs for all ages.Read more…

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