Literary

    National Center for the Preservation of Democracy, 111 North Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012

    November 29, 2018

    7:30 pm To 9:30 pm

    American icon Frederick Douglass died in 1895, but he still makes the news. Indeed, he represents an increasingly rare sort of hero—one whose story is invoked across the political spectrum. Perhaps that’s because his life was so large, grand, and complex.Read more…

    California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Los Angeles, CA

    December 2, 2018

    3:00 pm To 4:30 pm

    CAAM’s monthly book club continues this fall with titles selected in conjunction with the exhibition Robert Pruitt: Devotion. Pruitt’s work investigates how black identity can reside at the intersection of spiritual traditions, fictional narratives, and technology. In December, we will discuss An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon.Read more…

    GRAMMY Museum, 800 W Olympic Blvd A245 Los Angeles, CA 90015

    December 3, 2018

    7:30 pm To 9:30 pm

    To celebrate the release of her latest album Lovers Rock, the GRAMMY Museum is pleased to welcome multiplatinum GRAMMY Award-winning UK singer, songwriter, actress, and humanitarian Estelle to the Clive Davis Theater for an intimate conversation and performance moderated by GRAMMY Museum Artistic Director Scott Goldman.Read more…