Events

17 Feb

LACMA 5905 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036

February 17, 2019 To June 9, 2019

10:00 am To 7:00 pm

Presented by Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the first major 21st-century museum retrospective on this famed mid-century artist, Charles White: A Retrospective traces White’s career and impact in the cities he called home: Chicago, his birthplace; New York, where he joined social causes and gained acclaim; and Los Angeles,…Read more…

23 Mar

The Broad, 221 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles

March 23, 2019 To September 1, 2019

11:00 am To 6:00 pm

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power shines a bright light on the vital contribution of Black artists made over two decades, beginning in 1963 at the height of the civil rights movement. Soul of a Nation explores how social justice movements, as well as stylistic evolutions in visual…Read more…

06 Apr

Los Angeles Theatre Center, Theatre 4, 514 S. Spring Street, Los Angeles CA 90013

April 6, 2019 To May 12, 2019

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

The play concocts a poignant jazz tale around an eventful evening in the life of jazz great Miles Davis and the legendary members of his famed sextet from summer 1959 – including John Coltrane, Julian “Cannonball” Adderley, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers, and Jimmy Cobb.Read more…

17 Apr

Geffen Playhouse Theater, 10886 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, 90024

April 17, 2019 To May 12, 2019

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Two extraordinary women square off in a high-stakes academic debate over race, reputation and who gets the final word on how American history is written. Don’t miss The Niceties now on stage in the Gil Cates Theater at the Geffen Playhouse.Read more…

18 Apr

Kirk Douglas Theatre, 9820 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, 90230

April 18, 2019 To April 28, 2019

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

A searing new adaptation of a contemporary classic about being black in America. The longing for social justice ignites a palpable rage in Richard Wright’s classic novel, Native Son.Read more…

24 Apr

A Noise Within Theatre, 3352 East Foothill Boulevard, Pasadena, CA

April 24, 2019 To April 28, 2019

7:30 pm To 10:30 pm

The Bard’s most intimate of family tragedies about the terrible force of love and the breakdown of a man who has everything—power, position, and passion—only to find his world decimated through intense mind games with his ensign.Read more…

26 Apr

Amoeba Music, 6400 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA

April 26, 2019 To April 26, 2019

5:00 pm To 6:00 pm

Slick Rick visits Amoeba Hollywood to celebrate – and sign copies of – the 30th anniversary release of The Great Adventures Of Slick Rick – one of hip-hop’s seminal masterpieces.Read more…

26 Apr

Vista Theatre, 4473 Sunset Drive, Los Angeles, CA

April 26, 2019 To April 27, 2019

11:59 am To 2:00 am

Here, we get the powerhouse Pam Grier as an angel of vengeance bent on finding out who killed her sister.Read more…

26 Apr

The Canyon - Santa Clarita, 2420 Valencia Boulevard, Santa Clarita, CA 91355

April 26, 2019 To April 26, 2019

7:00 pm To 11:00 pm

In 2019, the Sugarhill Gang, one of Hip Hop’s legendary groups, will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of their hit “Rapper’s Delight.” Released on Sugarhill Records, the song was produced by Sylvia Robinson and featured songwriting from Nile Rogers and Bernard Edwards.Read more…

26 Apr

West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 N San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069, USA

April 26, 2019 To April 26, 2019

7:30 pm To 9:30 pm

The City of West Hollywood’s Arts Division presents: Beverly Johnson “Naked!” The first workshop reading of her new one-woman show. Beverly Johnson was the first black woman on the cover of Vogue magazine and the first black supermodel in the world.Read more…

26 Apr

Catalina Jazz Club, 6725 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, California 90028, USA

April 26, 2019 To April 27, 2019

8:30 pm To 10:30 pm

Miki Howard grew up in the church, where both of her parents were gospel singers. Her mother was also a member of the gospel group the Caravans and was acquainted with various entertainers.Read more…

26 Apr

The Sayers Club, 1645 Wilcox Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028

April 26, 2019 To April 27, 2019

10:00 pm To 2:00 am

Award winning Actress and Grammy nominated Singer Amber Riley is best known for her role as ‘Mercedes Jones’ in the Golden Globe Award-winning musical comedy, “Glee.” She can be seen in Tyler Perry’s The List, her first big screen role, which also stars Tiffany Haddish, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick, and Whoopi Goldberg.Read more…

26 Apr

The Metaphor Club, Crenshaw Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90008

April 26, 2019 To April 26, 2019

6:30 pm To 8:30 pm

Too busy for your own good? Need to come up for air? In need of self-care on a budget? Well, you are not alone. Join us for an incredible evening of painting, sounds, healing education and real conversation.Read more…

26 Apr

Pearson Community Center, 1625 W. Carey Ave, North Las Vegas, Nevada 89032

April 26, 2019 To April 27, 2019

9:00 am To 5:00 pm

Soul Yoga Fest focuses on Kemetic yoga, natural food and product vendors, various forms of African movement, specialty workshops and more..Read more…

26 Apr

The Annenberg Space For Photography, 2049 Century Park East, Los Angeles, CA 90067, USA

April 26, 2019 To May 5, 2019

12:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Photoville LA will take place across consecutive weekends from April 26-28 and May 2-5, 2019 and will include nighttime projections, talks, workshops, family-friendly activities, and Photoville’s famous community beer garden.   MFON: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora presents ALTAR: Prayer, Ritual, Offering.Read more…

26 Apr

Alex's Bar, 2913 E. Anaheim St., Long Beach, California 90804, USA

April 26, 2019 To April 26, 2019

8:00 pm To 11:00 pm

Featuring : Adryon De Leon ( Orgone ) Afrodeyte ( Breakestra ) Lydia Rene Vanessa Bryan Backing Band Featuring Members of : Breakestra , Jungle Fire and Orgone DJ’s Bobby Soul, Hector WaluyoRead more…

26 Apr

The Soraya, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330

April 26, 2019 To April 26, 2019

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

A musician’s musician, bassist Christian McBride was lured away from Juilliard to continue his education on the road, playing with jazz greats like Bobby Watson and Freddie Hubbard. The experience transformed him into one of the most respected figures in jazz.Read more…

27 Apr

Santa Monica Pier, 200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA 90401, USA

April 27, 2019 To April 28, 2019

7:30 am To 3:00 pm

Wanderlust 108—The World’s Only Mindful Triathlon—brings the community together for a 5K run/walk, dj-powered yoga session, and guided meditation in your local park.Read more…

27 Apr

CSU Dominguez Hills, Dignity Health Sports Park, 18400 Avalon Blvd., Carson, CA 90746

April 27, 2019 To April 27, 2019

2:00 pm To 5:00 pm

Music and art represent the talents of many people and cultures. The Dymally International Jazz & Arts Festival will showcase a wide range of global music and artistic works.Read more…

27 Apr

TLC

Pechanga Resort Casino & Spa, 45000 Pechanga Pkwy, Temecula, California 92592, USA

April 27, 2019 To April 27, 2019

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

One of the biggest-selling female groups of all time, TLC rode a blend of post-new jack swing R&B and pop to superstardom during the ’90s.Read more…

27 Apr

The Cook Art Gallery, 3710 W. 54th Street, Los Angeles, California 90043

April 27, 2019 To April 27, 2019

11:00 am To 8:00 pm

Locally owned Cook Gallery presents an art exhibit highlighting the Harlem Renaissance and featuring local artists. In the 1920’s, creative and intellectual life flourished within African American communities in the North and Midwest regions of the United States, but nowhere more so than in Harlem.Read more…

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