Events

24 Sep

The Fowler Museum, UCLA 308 Charles E Young Drive North, Los Angeles 90024

September 24, 2017 To April 15, 2018

12:00 pm To 5:00 pm

Axé Bahia explores the distinctive cultural role of the city of Salvador, the coastal capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia. Since the 1940s, Salvador has been an internationally renowned center of Afro-Brazilian culture, and it remains an important hub of African-inspired artistic practices in Latin America.Read more…

01 Feb

San Bernardino County Museum, Orange Tree Lane, Redlands, CA, United States

February 1, 2018 To February 25, 2018

9:00 am To 5:00 pm

Southern California Black Chamber of Commerce Presents African Americans Press on Through Art and Media. February 1st – 25th  2018 Exhibit Hours 9:am to 5:pm Exhibiting Artists Charles Bibbs,  Synthia Saint James,  Aziz Diagne, Bernard Hoyes,  Aldonia R. Bailey,  Gary V.Read more…

01 Feb

Kinetic Studio, West 54th Street, Los Angeles, CA, 90043

February 1, 2018 To February 28, 2018

12:00 pm To 11:00 pm

Let’s show our body some LOVE! Join Kinetic Studio’s LOVE YOUR BODY Challenge today! Corrective exercise remedies the cumulative results of stresses placed on the body, helping to restore and maintain posture, balance, mobility, and stability, which allows the body to move freely and without pain.Read more…

10 Feb

KhASA T’ai Chi Ch’uan and Sema (Yoga) classrecurrences

3773 Crenshaw Boulevard, Los Angeles 90016

February 10, 2018 To June 16, 2018

7:00 am To 9:00 am

Class Taught by Seba Inpu Ka Mut SATURDAYS COST: $10.00 per class, Donations accepted, no one turned away for lack of funds … Saturdays 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM Lula Washington Dance Theatre 3773 S. Crenshaw Blvd.Read more…

15 Feb

Black Cultural Events, Greater Los Angeles, Southern California

February 15, 2018 To February 28, 2018

Please ‘Like’ Black Cultural Events on Facebook! Your ‘Like’ helps us spread our reach to your friends and their friends.Read more…

18 Feb

Honda Center, East Katella Avenue, Anaheim

February 18, 2018 To February 24, 2018

2:00 pm To 5:00 pm

The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the most electrifying athletes on the planet have been entertaining people with their stunts, athleticism and on-court theatrics for decades. They continue to bring innovation into the sport making it exciting, fun and competitive, all at the same time.Read more…

23 Feb

Le Foyer Banquet, 6730 Laurel Canyon Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 91606, United States

February 23, 2018 To February 24, 2018

6:00 pm To 2:00 am

AFRIFAMU joins ACAA (African Community Achievement Award) to celebrate Africa through talents and humanitarian works. A glamorous night to enjoy African Fashion and Music while celebrating and acknowledging men and women of African descent who have done remarkable things in their various communities to impact lives and bring about social change.Read more…

23 Feb

CSU Dominguez HIlls, 1000 E. Victoria Street, Carson, CA 90747

February 23, 2018 To March 11, 2018

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Playwright Cheryl West’s award-winning drama, “Before It Hits Home” will run Feb. 23-March 11 in California State University, Dominguez Hills’ Edison Studio Theatre as part of the university’s Black History Month celebration.Read more…

24 Feb

The Saban - Beverly Hills, 8440 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211

February 24, 2018 To February 24, 2018

6:00 pm To 11:00 pm

Sophisticated up-tempo R&B with precision choreography defines a Spinners show. With over 60 million records sold in their illustrious career, the mighty Spinners have performed for Presidents, received 6 Grammy nominations, and have appeared on TV too many times to count.Read more…

24 Feb

2900 North San Fernando Boulevard, Burbank, CA, United States

February 24, 2018 To February 24, 2018

1:00 pm To 10:00 pm

 K.I.S. S. (Keep Inspiring Strong Sistahs) a one-day Women’s Retreat.  K.I.S.S objective:  Revive, Rebuild and Rekindle the Self-Love that, may have been stolen, given away, or lost to unfortunate circumstances of life’s journey.Read more…

24 Feb

16th Annual Aquarium of the Pacific African American Festivalrecurrences

Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, California 90802, United States

February 24, 2018 To February 25, 2018

12:00 pm To 5:00 pm

Join Forgotten Images at the Aquarium of the Pacific as they host their Sixteenth Annual African American Festival, celebrating the rich diversity of African American and African cultures. The weekend will feature live entertainment and arts and crafts.Read more…

24 Feb

UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History, 308 Charles E Young Dr N, Los Angeles, CA 90024 , United States

February 24, 2018 To February 24, 2018

10:00 am To 5:00 pm

For many worldwide, the Brazilian state of Bahia represents the epicenter of Afro-Brazilian culture and its capital city Salvador has been lauded as a Black Rome (Roma negra) where African-derived traditions have flourished. Nonetheless, residents of African descent (Afrodescendentes) often face institutionalized racism and other forms of inequality.Read more…

24 Feb

The Miracle Theater, South Market Street, Inglewood, CA, United States

February 24, 2018 To February 25, 2018

4:30 pm To 6:30 pm

It’s that time again! 90s Sitcom Live!: The Woke Version is a hilarious spin on your favorite classic sitcoms from the nineties! You’ll die laughing as comedian Dior Allen brings modern-day scenarios of “Martin” and “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” to the stage.Read more…

24 Feb

Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, Venice, Los Angeles, CA 90291, United States

February 24, 2018 To February 24, 2018

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Journalist Rex Weiner continues his author interview series, I READ YOUR BOOK AND… with a conversation with author, poet, playwright Peter J. Harris. Featuring Voices from Leimert Park Redux, a poetry collection which includes a foreword and work by Peter J. Harris. Available on: www.tsehaipublishers.com Peter J.Read more…

24 Feb

UEDF Community Center, 745 E. Altadena Drive, Altadena, CA 91001

February 24, 2018 To February 24, 2018

7:30 pm To 11:00 pm

Presented by Jazzzone & ArtisticArtJourneys:  An Evening of Funky Jazz and Melodic Spoken Word  JazzZone is a family based business since 2000.  JazzZone as been a major door opener for people looking to expand their network.Read more…

24 Feb

The Vortex 2341 East Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA

February 24, 2018 To February 24, 2018

6:00 pm To 10:30 pm

Free Film Screening: “The Price of the Ticket,” Directed by Karen Thorsen, the award-winning & re-mastered film using archival footage, including clips from Baldwin’s play ‘The Amen Corner”, serves as backdrop for bringing diverse people together to discuss activism, hope, and the role artists play in focusing these discussions.Read more…

24 Feb

1435 North Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, CA, USA

February 24, 2018 To February 25, 2018

8:00 pm To 3:00 pm

Alkebulan Cultural Center (ACC) of Northwest Pasadena is proud to introduce our bi-Monthly Performance Series & Jam Session, The Dew Drop: a Speakeasy for the Radical Artist. The evening will feature the magnetic singer, dancer and ACC Artist-In-Residence MayaNicol (https://vimeo.com/196019297).Read more…

24 Feb

A C Bilbrew Library, East El Segundo Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, USA

February 24, 2018 To February 24, 2018

10:00 am To 1:00 pm

“Are you ready for some intellectual fun and stimulation?” Join us for a cultural and historical lesson on how Black women have addressed the triple threats of race, class, and gender, a workshop facilitated by Gennay Crawford, M.A., M.Ed. and public school educator.Read more…

24 Feb

3341 West 43rd Place, Los Angeles, CA 90008, USA

February 24, 2018 To February 24, 2018

9:00 am To 5:00 pm

TEC Leimert is a collaborative platform, designed to help activate the Leimert Park Village with a day long conference where urban professionals, entrepreneurs, local residents and students can engage with industry experts, thought leaders and influencers.  TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR EARLYBIRD SPECIAL! Enter discount code Tec40off for 40% off any…Read more…

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