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26 Apr

Ahmanson Theatre, North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, USA

April 26, 2022 To May 29, 2022

8:00 pm To 9:30 pm

Welcome to HADESTOWN, where a song can change your fate. Read more…

01 May

Kirk Douglas Theatre, 9820 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232

May 1, 2022 To May 29, 2022

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Tambo and Bones are two characters trapped in a minstrel show. It’s hard to feel like a real person when you’re trapped in a minstrel show. Their escape plan: get out, get rich, get even. Read more…

10 May

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 9390 North Santa Monica Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

May 10, 2022 To June 5, 2022

7:30 pm To 9:30 pm

Following his award-winning, sold-out performance as Dick Gregory in Turn Me Loose, Joe Morton (ABC’s “Scandal,” the legendary Brother from Another Planet, Netflix’s “The Politician”) returns to The Wallis in the title role of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy King Lear. Read more…

21 May

Amanda Cinema at ARRAY, 180 Glendale Blvd., Los Angeles, 90026

May 21, 2022 To May 21, 2022

1:00 pm To 4:00 pm

Gather round film lovers for ARRAY’s special tribute to the extraordinary screen star Mr. Sidney Poitier. ARRAY is opening the doors of Amanda Cinema to feature two of Poitier’s beautiful classic works, PARIS BLUES and NO WAY OUT. Read more…

21 May

May 21, 2022 To May 21, 2022

12:00 pm To 6:00 pm

In recognition of May 19th as being the 97th Birthday Celebration of Minister el Hajj Malik el-Shabazz – Malcolm X, we are hosting an event on Saturday, May 21st in Leimert Park Village (aka “AfricaTown” and the “Black Arts Village”) in Los Angeles:   What: The 17th Annual Malcolm X… Read more…

21 May

May 21, 2022 To May 21, 2022

12:00 pm To 6:30 pm

The dynamic Los Angeles Malcolm X Festival, originally started in 1993 – 2007, is back and in full swing, offering an eclectic mix of live musical performances, poetry, spoken word, fashions, food, and intellectual discourse designed to ensure that the grand legacy of the iconic Muslim Minister is alive and… Read more…

21 May

Hauser & Wirth, 301 East 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013

May 21, 2022 To May 21, 2022

4:00 pm To 5:30 pm

Come to the open-air courtyard at Hauser & Wirth for a conversation between artist Gary Simmons and American film critic and KCRW’s host of ‘The Treatment’ Elvis Mitchell on the stage of Simmons’ sculptural installation ‘Recapturing Memories of the Black Ark’ (2014 – ongoing). Read more…

21 May

May 21, 2022 To May 22, 2022

1:30 pm To 3:00 pm

Experience a retelling of classic Greek tragedies through the lens of Towne Street Theatre, Los Angeles’ premiere African-American Theatre Company. The production of short plays explores drama, humor, love, and loss spanning from the Civil War to modern-day America. Read more…

22 May

HIGH 5IVE at Kissel Uptown Oakland 437 25th Street Oakland, CA 94607

May 22, 2022 To May 22, 2022

12:00 pm To 4:00 pm

Join us at the first-ever Black Vintners Wine Festival in Oakland! The Association of African American Vintners presents the Black Vintners Wine Festival celebrating two decades of advocacy for diversity and inclusion in the wine industry. Taste wines from 20+ Black-owned brands. Read more…

23 May

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May 23, 2022 To May 31, 2022

12:00 am To 12:00 am

As part of Monumental Tour, Kindred Arts + Council District 10 presents acclaimed American artists Arthur Jafa, Coby Kennedy, Christopher Myers, and Hank Willis Thomas in a group showing of sculpture across the city of Los Angeles in Council District 10 and Downtown L.A. Read more…

23 May

The Paramount, 2708 East Cesar E Chavez Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90033

May 23, 2022 To May 23, 2022

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Just Jazz Presents Logan Richardson’s Blues People featuring Logan Richardson (saxophone), Peter Schlamb (vibraphone), Igor Osypov (guitar), Dominique Sanders (bass) and Ryan J Lee (drums). Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, saxophonist Logan Richardson hails from a city with a rich historical lineage of improvised music. Read more…

25 May

Huntington Library, Art Gallery and Botanical Gardens, 1158 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108

May 25, 2022 To May 25, 2022

7:30 pm To 9:00 pm

Author J. Drew Lanham discusses what it means to embrace the full breadth of his African-American heritage and his deep kinship to nature and adoration of birds. Read more…

27 May

St. Elmo Village, 4830 St Elmo Dr, Los Angeles, CA, 90019

May 27, 2022 To May 27, 2022

11:00 am To 1:00 pm

Get your box of seasonal, fresh-picked fruits and vegetables provided for area families while supplies last. St. Elmo Village has been providing art workshops, festivals, and numerous enhancement programs in the surrounding neighborhood and the Los Angeles community at large. Read more…

03 Jun

Wisdome LA, 1147 Palmetto Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013

June 3, 2022 To June 4, 2022

7:30 pm To 12:00 am

In celebration of Miles Davis’ 96th Birthday, Creative Producer Kentyah and the Gil Evans Estate will present a special once-in-a-lifetime, immersive 360 dome theater performance of this monumental work, featuring jazz and classical music legends such as: Hubert Laws, flute, Ronnie Laws, saxophone and flute, Alphonso Johnson, bass, Josef Leimberg on trumpet. Read more…

07 Jun

Hollywood Bowl, North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, USA

June 7, 2022 To September 28, 2022

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

The Hollywood Bowl’s 2022 season has just been announced and is a celebration of the historic venue’s first 100 years! It’s gonna be a big summer at the Hollywood Bowl as they celebrate with incredible music, memories, and more. Read more…

19 Jun

Musco Center for the Arts, One University Drive, Orange, CA 92688

June 19, 2022 To June 19, 2022

4:00 pm To 6:00 pm

Held in conjunction with Juneteenth, the Gospel Voices of OC presents an original event that chronicles African American lives and artistry through chorale works, dance, orchestra, band, theatre, and spoken word. Read more…

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