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12 Sep

PBS.org, PBS Video app, NPR podcasts, and Washington Post Live

September 12, 2021 To September 26, 2021

6:00 pm To 6:30 pm

“Open a Book, Open the World – The Library of Congress National Book Festival,” hosted by LeVar Burton, is a timely celebration of the power of books and discussions on some of the big topics of the day. Read more…

17 Sep

The Creative House, 122 N Market St, Inglewood, CA, USA

September 17, 2021 To September 17, 2021

8:00 pm To 11:00 pm

Welcome to The New Renaissance and another edition of SWAAM Spoken Word Art & Music. Open Mic, Live Band, Wine Bar, Catered Food, VIP booths with bottle service, Live under the stars. Read more…

17 Sep

The Teragram Ballroom, 1234 West 7th Street, Los Angeles, CA

September 17, 2021 To September 17, 2021

6:30 pm To 8:30 pm

American musician and TV personality Jon Batiste is performing live on following the 2021 release of his new album We Are. Read more…

18 Sep

Art + Practice Public Program Space, 4334 Degnan Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90008

September 18, 2021 To September 18, 2021

2:00 pm To 5:00 pm

This collaboration and exhibition, part of Getty’s African American Art History Initiative, will present the first retrospective survey of choreographer and video artist Blondell Cummings. Blondell Cummings: Dance as Moving Pictures sheds new light on the pivotal work of African American choreographer and video artist Blondell Cummings (American, 1944–2015). Read more…

18 Sep

Robert Frost Auditorium, 4401 Elenda Street, Culver City, CA, 90230

September 18, 2021 To September 18, 2021

4:00 pm To 6:00 pm

National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead brings 1960’s Harlem to life in his new and absolutely joyful, affectionate, and often utterly hilarious book, Harlem Shuffle. Read more…

18 Sep

Nate Holden Performing Arts Center, 4718 West Washington Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90016

September 18, 2021 To September 18, 2021

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Grammy Nominated Singer, Terry Steele returns to the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center with “A Brand New Day,” featuring the music of Luther Vandross with special tributes to Whitney Houston and Aretha Franklin. Read more…

18 Sep

Hollywood Bowl, North 2301 Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, 90068

September 18, 2021 To September 18, 2021

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Grammy® Award-winning singer, Brittany Howard, steps out with defiantly modern soul, while Jamila Woods and Georgia Anne Muldrow show off their visions for R&B. Don’t miss this powerhouse evening at the Hollywood Bowl. Read more…

18 Sep

Wilshire Ebell Theatre, 4401 West 8th Street, Los Angeles, CA, 90005

September 18, 2021 To September 18, 2021

6:30 pm To 10:00 pm

Grab your tickets for a magical evening of entertainment and song with the one-and-only Grammy nominated, multi-platinum recording artist and actress Miki Howard and a few of her specially-selected Friends. Read more…

18 Sep

Virtual

September 18, 2021 To September 18, 2021

9:00 am To 11:00 am

The Los Angeles Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta will be hosting a Youth Initiative Programs Virtual Orientation.  These fun and exciting programs will offer the following for students: College Readiness HBCU preparation FAFSA education Learn about Kwanza through education and dance Cooking Classes Etiquette Classes Painting Classes and so… Read more…

19 Sep

Whitefire Theater, 13500 Ventura Boulevard, Sherman Oaks, CA, 91423

September 19, 2021 To September 19, 2021

7:00 pm To 9:00 pm

In the era of #MeToo and #Black Lives Matter, “She Can Be Evil” chronicles the life of a Black, middle-aged, jazz singer and pole dancer left devastated after being sexually assaulted by the man she secretly loved for nearly two decades. Read more…

19 Sep

The Ford, Cahuenga Boulevard East, Los Angeles, CA, USA

September 19, 2021 To September 19, 2021

10:30 am To 12:30 pm

Drummer, educator, and composer Kahlil Cummings’s command of West African drumming styles has made him an in-demand performer for a long time, whether he’s playing the Grammys with Pharrell and Kendrick Lamar or appearing on Kamasi Washington’s Heaven and Earth. Read more…

22 Sep

Virtual event

September 22, 2021 To September 22, 2021

4:00 pm To 5:00 pm

Barnes & Noble welcome’s Colson Whitehead, the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Underground Railroad (now an Amazon Prime series) and The Nickel Boys, to discuss his eagerly awaited new book, Harlem Shuffle , a gloriously entertaining novel of heists, shakedowns, and rip-offs set in Harlem in the 1960s. Read more…

22 Sep

The Ford, 2580 Cahuenga Boulevard East, Los Angeles, CA 90068

September 22, 2021 To September 22, 2021

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

The singer, writer and bandleader will join forces with the LA Phil. Syd has been part of the cutting edge of the LA hip-hop and R&B scenes since she was a teenager. Read more…

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