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29 Nov

Magic Box LA, 1933 South Broadway, LA, CA 90007

November 29, 2022 To December 31, 2022

10:00 am To 8:00 pm

National Geographic’s Beyond King Tut takes visitors on an immersive cinematic journey to Egypt to one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time. Witness ancient wonders of the world, like the Temple at Karnak and the Great Sphinx, all in stunning high-resolution detail. Audiences then gaze upon a brilliant Egyptian… Read more…

08 Dec

Band of Vices, 5351 West Adams Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, USA

December 8, 2022 To December 9, 2022

12:00 pm To 4:00 pm

Launching into AfroFuturism with its upcoming series KINDRED, FX studios has enlisted a host of intuitive artists as well as a delicious presentation by @Postand BeamLA to create a one-of-a-kind, limited experience at Band of Vices. FX’s Kindred: A Gallery Through Time is an experiential, multimedia art exhibition celebrating the… Read more…

08 Dec

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

December 8, 2022 To December 8, 2022

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

When Kamasi Washington released his tour de force LP, The Epic, in 2015, it instantly set him on a path as a torchbearer for progressive, improvisational music that would open the door for new audiences to experience music unlike anything they had heard before. The 172-minute odyssey featuring his 10-piece band,… Read more…

09 Dec

Sip & Sonder, 108 South Market Street, Inglewood, CA 90301

December 9, 2022 To December 9, 2022

7:00 pm To 11:00 pm

Pull up to Sip & Sonder’s Inglewood coffee house for an evening of live jazz w/ Evan Carrillo Trio, vibes by DJs Ashley Younniä and Kailyn Hype, Santurcios Pizza on deck, and delicious curated spirits from our Sip & Sonder Botanical Bar!  

09 Dec

Mark Taper Forum, 135 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012

December 9, 2022 To December 18, 2022

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

In this electric, Tony Award®-nominated Best New Play from two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage (Sweat), the West Coast premiere of Clyde’s is a new comedy that serves up the story of ordinary characters with big dreams. The formerly incarcerated staff of Clyde’s truck stop diner are looking to start… Read more…

10 Dec

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

December 10, 2022 To December 18, 2022

7:30 pm To 10:00 pm

INVINCIBLE – The Musical, featuring the music of Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, reimagines the timeless story of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet for the 21ST century through an intricate weaving of the four-time GRAMMY® Award-winners and 2022 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees’ legendary catalog and inspired new songs.… Read more…

10 Dec

California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037

December 10, 2022 To December 10, 2022

11:00 am To 4:00 pm

Immerse yourself in the artistry, history, and power of Black comics at CAAMCon, CAAM’s first festival of Black comics! Join us for a day of activities for all ages, featuring panels with Ryan Coogler, John Jennings, Cody Ziglar and other noted artists in the field, a comics marketplace, and more!… Read more…

10 Dec

Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, 3650 West Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90008

December 10, 2022 To December 10, 2022

12:00 pm To 4:00 pm

Can you hear the sleigh bells ringing? Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson (CD8),  and Baldwin Hills Crenshaw (BHC), will host the 2022 Annual Winter Wonderland with a 15,000+ toy giveaway. Community members far and wide will gather to enjoy holiday festivities at the mall. There will be lots of holiday spirit to…

10 Dec

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

December 10, 2022 To December 10, 2022

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Fade to Black is Carmen Lundy’s 16th album and one of her most personal to date. Grammy® Nominated for her previous album Modern Ancestors, these 11 original songs, written and arranged by Carmen Lundy, were conceived during the challenging months of the pandemic and reflect this time of great loss,… Read more…

10 Dec

Leimert Park, Crenshaw Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90008

December 10, 2022 To December 10, 2022

10:00 am To 1:00 pm

Come out for a free community celebration in honor of Mayor-elect Karen Bass! The event will feature our new local hero and musical entertainment. Sponsored by KBLA 1580. The event will feature live entertainment by R&B musical acts, including Brian McKnight, Goapele, and Club Noveau. Follow KBLA 1580 on all… Read more…

10 Dec

Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, 3650 West Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90008

December 10, 2022 To December 10, 2022

12:00 pm To 4:00 pm

The Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza will transform into a Winter Wonderland and the elves at Malik Books are working overtime to prepare for the largest Winter Wonderland holiday book giveaway for children and teens of all ages. Hosted by Malik Books in partnership with the Beyond Adornment Club, holiday shoppers… Read more…

11 Dec

Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90049

December 11, 2022 To March 12, 2023

12:00 pm To 5:00 pm

Discover the extraordinary human stories behind five centuries of quilts. Fabric of a Nation: American Quilt Stories features works by more than forty artists, including Harriet Powers, Bisa Butler, and Sanford Biggers. Come celebrate the artistry and vision of a diverse and largely under-recognized group of creators in an exhibition that brings to light stories… Read more…

11 Dec

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5909 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036

December 11, 2022 To December 11, 2022

3:00 pm To 4:00 pm

Join curators Rita Gonzalez and José Luis Blondet in conversation with special guests as LACMA welcomes the traveling exhibition Afro-Atlantic Histories, which brings together documents and artworks by artists from throughout Africa, the Americas, the Caribbean, and Europe that trace the complex legacy of the African Diaspora. Afro-Atlantic Histories charts the transatlantic… Read more…

11 Dec

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, Ca 90036

December 11, 2022 To September 10, 2023

11:00 am To 6:00 pm

Afro-Atlantic Histories charts the transatlantic slave trade and its legacies in the African diaspora. Through a series of dialogues across time, the exhibition features artworks produced in Africa, Europe, and the Americas in the last four centuries to reexamine—from a global perspective—histories and stories of enslavement, resilience, and the struggle for… Read more…

11 Dec

Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90403

December 11, 2022 To December 11, 2022

2:00 pm To 4:30 pm

Antoine Fuqua’s EMANCIPATION tells the triumphant story of Peter (Will Smith), a man who escapes from slavery, relying on his wits, unwavering faith and deep love for his family to evade cold-blooded hunters and the unforgiving swamps of Louisiana on his quest for freedom. The film is inspired by the 1863 photos… Read more…

11 Dec

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

December 11, 2022 To December 11, 2022

11:00 am To 12:00 pm

The Wallis continues its beloved free monthly outdoor Sunday Funday family events with a variety of engaging programming that includes Debbie Allen & Friends’ Dance Sundays, Mostly Kosher, Broadway Babies, Story Pirates, Parker Bent, and Kiddle Karoo.  

11 Dec

Los Angeles City Hall, 200 North Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

December 11, 2022 To December 11, 2022

11:30 am To 3:00 pm

Be part of this historic moment at City Hall as citizens of the City of Los Angeles gather to welcome our own Karen Bass as LA’s new mayor! Vice President Kamala Harris will preside over the ceremonial swearing-in as Bass becomes the 43rd Mayor of Los Angeles. This event will… Read more…

13 Dec

Ahmanson Theatre, 135 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012

December 13, 2022 To January 1, 2023

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations  is the electrifying, new smash-hit Broadway musical that follows The Temptations’ extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. With their signature dance moves and silky-smooth harmonies, they rose to the top of… Read more…

14 Dec

Acrisure Arena, 75702 Varner Road, Thousand Palms, CA 92276

December 14, 2022 To December 14, 2022

7:30 pm To 9:30 pm

Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle, two legendary comedic forces, open Acrisure Arena in greater Palm Springs this December. This show is ‘in the round’, meaning the stage will be in the center of the floor, with the audience all around – not a bad seat in the house! You don’t… Read more…

14 Dec

The GRAMMY Museum, 800 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90015

December 14, 2022 To December 14, 2022

6:00 pm To 8:30 pm

The GRAMMY Museum is thrilled to host a special screening of the new HBO documentary film LOVE, LIZZO, followed by a post-screening conversation with three-time GRAMMY Award and Emmy award winning, RIAA multi-platinum certified superstar, Lizzo. Attendees will also be the first to watch the new trailer of the upcoming concert… Read more…

15 Dec

The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage, 1310 11th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401

December 15, 2022 To December 16, 2022

7:30 pm To 9:30 pm

Discover the marvels of our cosmic backyard through the eyes of the robotic spacecraft sent out to explore it. Aerospace engineer Tracy Drain works at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to develop, test, and operate the complex machines that uncover some of the countless mysteries within and beyond our solar system.… Read more…

Latest News

Lena Horne Theatre renaming taking place on Broadway

Lena Horne Theatre renaming taking place on Broadway

  The Brooks Atkinson Theatre on Broadway is to be renamed the Lena Horne Theatre after the famed singer, actress and civil rights activist.   Broadways’ Brooks Atkinson Theatre will be officially renamed the Lena Horne Theatre next month. The Nederlander Organization announced that this will be the first Broadway theater named after a Black woman.   The renaming ceremony is scheduled for Nov. 1 at 256 West 47th Street in [Read More...]
Celebrate the K Line! Grand Opening Fest on 10/7 + Free Rides + More

Celebrate the K Line! Grand Opening Fest on 10/7 + Free Rides + More

  Hey LA, you’re invited to celebrate the grand opening of the K Line! Enjoy live performances by notable local artists, food from some of the best eateries along the K Line, giveaways, free rides on the K Line and throughout the Metro system, and more! Source: Celebrate the K Line! Grand Opening Fest on 10/7 + Free Rides + [Read More...]
Remembering Pharoah Sanders, Who Sought Divinity on Earth

Remembering Pharoah Sanders, Who Sought Divinity on Earth

The legendary saxophonist, who died at 81 this week, saw music as a route toward holiness. To hear Pharoah Sanders tell it, he spent his six-decade career reaching for something that was always just beyond him. From the ecstatic flights of his playing, and the sometimes explicitly religious iconography he employed to contextualize it, it is clear that the something he sought had a spiritual dimension. But for all his yearning toward a higher [Read More...]