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15 Aug

Various LA locations

August 15, 2022 To August 27, 2022

12:00 am To 12:00 am

Discover Los Angeles and all of its local treasures and hidden gems with this first of its kind, month-long black business scavenger hunt! With over 50 local, black owned businesses to explore, your weekend plans are guaranteed for the entire month of August! Join Prosperity Market’s 2nd annual black business… Read more…

16 Aug

Los Feliz Theater, 1822 North Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90027

August 16, 2022 To August 19, 2022

4:00 pm To 6:00 pm

A coming-of-age comedy-drama about three African American women living in Brooklyn, ALMA’S RAINBOW explores the life of teenager Rainbow Gold (Victoria Gabrielle Platt) as she enters womanhood and navigates standards of beauty, self-image, and the rights women have over their bodies. Rainbow attends a strict parochial school, studies dance, and… Read more…

18 Aug

Saban Theatre, 8440 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90211

August 18, 2022 To August 18, 2022

7:00 pm To 9:00 pm

Hollywood Confidential will salute actress, influencer, and New York Times bestselling author, Ms. Tabitha Brown, in celebration of her trailblazing career. The discussion will also focus on how to heal during these unprecedented times. You don’t want to miss this event! This installment of #HollywoodConfidential is powered by DOVE and The Crown Act, making… Read more…

18 Aug

Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College, 120 West Bonita Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711

August 18, 2022 To August 18, 2022

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

“From the unsettling opening frames accompanied by a series of warning music cues (‘Run rabbit run!’), Jordan Peele seduces, subverts and manipulates audience expectations — as the masters Alfred Hitchcock, John Carpenter, and Stanley Kubrick did before him… Get Out is both admonition and warning, but it’s also what Peele wants the… Read more…

18 Aug

Regency West, 3339 West 43rd Street, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90008

August 18, 2022 To August 18, 2022

7:30 pm To 11:00 pm

Laughs abound as Regency West brings on the funny with “Bring It To Me” at Leimert Park Comedy Nights Every Thursday hosted by funnyman Keith “Lookaround” Morris with Yvette the Funnylady and Black Kasper. VIP Tables available.

18 Aug

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

August 18, 2022 To August 18, 2022

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Joseph Young leads Carlos Simon’s Portrait of a Queen, which uses the orchestra and dramatic spoken word to trace Black history in America. With Debbie Allen as the narrator, Davóne Tines performs boldly re-imagined American classics and the evening closes with Copland’s quintessentially American score for Billy the Kid. Read more…

18 Aug

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

August 18, 2022 To August 28, 2022

11:00 am To 10:00 pm

The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) is proud to announce its Annual African American Film Marketplace and S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase.  Since its inception in 1994, African American Film Marketplace and S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase have been a platform for rising and established filmmakers from emerging… Read more…

19 Aug

The Novo, 800 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90015

August 19, 2022 To August 19, 2022

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Amanda Seales is a comedian, actress, writer, producer and social justice advocate who has appeared on HBO’s Insecure, has her own hit HBO Stand Up Special, a podcast called Small Doses. She has dedicated her life to creating safe spaces with her witty, insightful content.

20 Aug

Hauser & Wirth, East 3rd Street, 901 Los Angeles, CA 90013

August 20, 2022 To August 20, 2022

12:00 pm To 4:00 pm

DJ Sizzle Fantastic, DJ and entrepreneur born in Guerrero, Mexico, and raised in Boyle Heights, CA, will headline this month’s Summer Saturday, a new afternoon DJ series within Hauser & Wirth’s garden. Meet up and dance with friends in an oasis of flowers, herbs, a chicken coop, and iconic murals… Read more…

21 Aug

Grand Park, 200 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012

August 21, 2022 To August 21, 2022

3:00 pm To 8:00 pm

Curated by KG Superstar and DJ Adé, the theme of this year’s Sunday Sessions is Utopia: One Tribe One Love, celebrating with global House music including Latin House, Afrobeat, Nu-Disco, Classics, Amapiano, Soul, Afropop and Hip-Hop. Food and beverages from some of L.A.’s favorite food trucks will be available for purchase in the park.… Read more…

21 Aug

Kappa Kastle, 1846 Crenshaw Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90046

August 21, 2022 To August 21, 2022

2:00 pm To 7:00 pm

The LA Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity opens the door once again to the historic Kappa Castle with the return with its 17th Annual Jazz and R&B Festival. All are invited to this midsummer afternoon outdoor event. The event will feature live jazz and R&B by some of… Read more…

21 Aug

Plummer Park, 7377 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90046

August 21, 2022 To August 21, 2022

5:00 pm To 6:30 pm

The Afro-Persian Experience is a duo featuring Persian kamancheh master Mehdi Bagheri and artist/percussionist Marcus L. Miller. Based in Southern California, the group was formed in 2016. T he music consists of all original compositions created by Bagheri & Miller. It is deeply rooted in the traditions of ancient Persia… Read more…

23 Aug

Virtual & ASU California Center, 1111 South Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015

August 23, 2022 To August 23, 2022

7:00 pm To 9:00 pm

Chef Keith Corbin joins the L.A. Times Book Club to discuss his new memoir “California Soul” with Times food editor Daniel Hernandez. Corbin is an innovative soul food chef and rising star in the food world. In gritty, graphic detail, Corbin’s memoir shows readers his journey from teenage gangster to… Read more…

23 Aug

Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90024

August 23, 2022 To August 23, 2022

7:30 pm To 9:30 pm

Come out for a special advance screening of “Three Thousand Years of Longing” from MGM. Dr Alithea Binnie (Tilda Swinton) is an academic—content with life and a creature of reason. While in Istanbul attending a conference, she happens to encounter a Djinn (Idris Elba) who offers her three wishes in… Read more…

24 Aug

Hollywood Bowl, 2301 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90071

August 24, 2022 To August 24, 2022

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

The history of music in Black film is so rich, it demands a fourth tribute at the Hollywood Bowl. Following the first three wildly popular installations in 2014, 2016, and 2019, Black Movie Soundtrack returns for another evening of music, movies, and more featuring Craig Robinson, Marcus Miller, BeBe Winans,…

27 Aug

WLCAC-Watts Labor Community Action Committee, 10950 South Central Avenue, Watts, Los Angeles, CA 90059

August 27, 2022 To August 28, 2022

11:00 am To 6:00 pm

Join the Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC) to celebrate Watts at WLCAC’s historic urban arts healing center. Interact with artists, performers, artisans, and chefs, enjoy traditional foods, and discover Watts Towers–inspired mosaics and assemblage art. Revel in the sounds of Afro-Cuban rhythms, hip-hop, salsa, drum circles, spoken word/poetry, jazz,… Read more…

27 Aug

1027 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles,California,90017

August 27, 2022 To August 27, 2022

4:00 pm To 11:00 pm

Afropolitan Cities is taking Afrobeats & popular African culture to the streets of LA! Get ready for a total Afrobeats takeover at this festive block party. This event will feature a Jollof Cook-off amongst 6-7 countries, various artists and dance performances, fashion shows, art exhibitions, popup shops, Afro-Caribbean food vendors,… Read more…

27 Aug

Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, Upper Parking Deck, 3625 Stocker St., Los Angeles 90008

August 27, 2022 To August 27, 2022

11:30 am To 9:00 pm

What began in 2015 as an intimate annual block party on a residential street in the historic Leimert Park community of South Los Angeles has evolved organically into the Leimert Park Jazz Festival. Now in its 3rd year, the Leimert Park Jazz Festival is growing into a centerpiece of summer… Read more…

27 Aug

Grand Performances, 350 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90071

August 27, 2022 To August 27, 2022

6:00 pm To 10:00 pm

dublab and The John & Alice Coltrane Home present a free concert featuring performances of Alice Coltrane’s music in celebration of her 85th birthday. The Universal Consciousness Orchestra, a string and harp ensemble performing Alice Coltrane’s cosmic classics as conducted and arranged by renowned composer Miguel Atwood-Ferguson. Surya Botofasina of… Read more…

27 Aug

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

August 27, 2022 To August 27, 2022

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

In a night devoted to storytelling produced by 4C Lab, Christopher Jackson and Wayne Brady share their professional journeys, answer questions from fans, and perform original songs and covers on The Ford stage. Tickets on sale now!

27 Aug

The Broad, 221 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012

August 27, 2022 To August 27, 2022

8:00 pm To 11:00 pm

The evening centers diverse American voices and a range of artists and musical expressions to shine a light on the complex narrative of the United States asking, “What Do We Stand For?” The offerings in this iteration of Now We’re Here span contemporary blues from three-time Grammy-winning artist Fantastic Negrito,… Read more…

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