Events

09 Feb

UCR Arts, Culver Center Of The Arts, 3834 Main Street Riverside, CA 92501

February 9, 2019 To March 31, 2019

UNCAGED: Hero For Higher art exhibition is a critical race design installation that actively engages with and analyzes Marvel’s Luke Cage character and his history as a representation for black masculinity in American comics culture. UNCAGED also examines Luke Cage in his various formal expressions since his creation in 1972.Read more…

16 Feb

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

February 16, 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…

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…

21 Feb

Museum of African American Art, 4005 Crenshaw Boulevard, Macy's 3rd Floor, Los Angeles, CA

February 21, 2019 To March 23, 2019

12:00 pm To 5:00 pm

The John Henry Series is a collection of 12 oil paintings dated 1944-1947 that are part of the Palmer C. Hayden Collection at The Museum of African American Art in Los Angeles.Read more…

23 Feb

Fountain Theatre, 5060 Fountain Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90029, USA

February 23, 2019 To April 14, 2019

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

A diverse hip-hop trio is on the verge of making it big on national TV when a police shooting of a Black teen shakes the band to its core, forcing them to confront questions of race, gender, privilege and when to use artistic expression as an act of social protest.…Read more…

02 Mar

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 135 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, 90012

March 2, 2019 To March 24, 2019

7:30 pm To 10:15 pm

Company premiere! A new production of a rarely performed Mozart masterpiece. Out of Mozart’s many operas, this one stands out – a rare treat with all of the drama and music you’d expect, plus an added dose of treachery and togas.Read more…

05 Mar

Mark Taper Forum, 135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA

March 5, 2019 To April 21, 2019

8:00 pm To 10:30 pm

A magical, musical, and deeply personal work written and performed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Lackawanna Blues is a reminiscence of his 1950s childhood in a small town on the banks of Lake Erie.Read more…

05 Mar

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

March 5, 2019 To April 14, 2019

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

When Sabrina’s 14-year-old son dies in a police shooting, it prompts a flurry of media attention and calls for racial justice.Read more…

06 Mar

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

March 6, 2019 To August 25, 2019

10:00 am To 5:00 pm

A prolific painter, printmaker, muralist, draftsman, and photographer whose career spanned more than half a century, Charles White’s artistic portrayals of black subjects, life, and history were extensive and far-reaching. Plumb Line features contemporary artists whose work in the realm of black individual and collective life resonates with White’s profound and continuing…Read more…

07 Mar

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

March 7, 2019 To March 24, 2019

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

In this electrifying exploration into the soul of an American icon, Tony and Olivier Award nominee Colman Domingo and Patricia McGregor imagine Nat “King” Cole as he faces the final Christmastime broadcast of his groundbreaking variety show and weighs the advice of his friend Sammy Davis Jr.Read more…

08 Mar

Secret Rose Theatre, West Magnolia Boulevard, North Hollywood, CA, USA

March 8, 2019 To March 23, 2019

8:00 pm To 9:15 pm

A solo show created from a unique mythology system which re-envisions concepts of race and gender in Western Culture. The play “Goddess Black” is set in an afterlife-utopia alternatively called the All, the Darkness, or the Black (think Heaven).Read more…

14 Mar

The Actors Group Studio Burbank, 2813 West Magnolia Boulevard, Burbank, CA

March 14, 2019 To March 30, 2019

7:00 pm To 9:00 pm

In 1971, The National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing called San Leandro, California a “racist bastion of white supremacy.” Newsweek magazine came to town. CBS aired a one-hour television documentary. The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights conducted a hearing. And then, we moved to town.Read more…

20 Mar

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

March 20, 2019 To September 8, 2019

10:00 am To 5:00 pm

Aspects of Nude showcases the ways in which artists have portrayed the human form in its purest state: bare. For centuries the study of nude models, in various poses, has been a fundamental source for artists to master drawing skills and learn to represent the subtleties of the human physique.Read more…

20 Mar

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

March 20, 2019 To March 20, 2019

7:00 pm To 9:00 pm

California African American Museum (CAAM) has four new exhibits and you’re invited to the Opening Celebration! Good art, people, music & food trucks! Adia Millett: Breaking Patterns The Liberator: Chronicling Black Los Angeles, 1900–1914 Plumb Line: Charles White and the Contemporary Aspects of Nude: Selections from the Permanent Collection On view:…Read more…

21 Mar

USC Bovard Auditorium, 3551 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA

March 21, 2019 To March 21, 2019

7:30 pm To 9:30 pm

PHILADANCO! Is a USC Visions and Voices Signature Event and admission is free.  PHILADANCO has produced alumni who have toured with Beyoncé, choreographed for Mariah Carey, and performed with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.Read more…

21 Mar

New Roads School, Ann and Jerry Moss Theatre, Herb Alpert Educational Village, 3131 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90404

March 21, 2019 To March 21, 2019

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Four-time Olympian and winner of the New York and Boston marathons, Meb Keflezighi shares lessons learned from each of the 26 marathons he’s run in his storied career. Meb Keflezighi ‘s victory at the 2014 Boston marathon made him the first American man to win the race in 31 years.Read more…

21 Mar

Lincoln Memorial Congregational Church, 4126 Arlington Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90008, USA

March 21, 2019 To March 21, 2019

6:00 pm To 8:00 pm

Justice Not Jails invites the community to gather for a follow-up conversation growing out of our Jan. 26 day-long Faith & Race Conference at Holman United Methodist Church.Read more…

22 Mar

The Regent Theater, 448 S. Main St. Los Angeles, CA 90013

March 22, 2019 To March 22, 2019

9:00 pm To 11:00 pm

South Africa’s Ladysmith Black Mambazo was assembled in the early 1960s by Joseph Shabalala, then a young farmboy turned factory worker.Read more…

22 Mar

Mammoth Lakes, CA, USA

March 22, 2019 To March 24, 2019

12:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Join us on our 28th Annual Ski Trip Weekend to Mammoth Lakes! Weekend Getaway includes Deluxe Tour Bus Ride, Comfortable Lodging, Bowling, Day Party, March Madness Watch Party, networking, karaoke, hot tub social and snow ball battle, food AND…by OVERWHELMING demand…’The Turn Up Bus’…You Must be 21 to ride!  Lift tickets…Read more…

22 Mar

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

March 22, 2019 To March 22, 2019

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

In concert with special guests Jeff Ryan and Yakira Tom Browne is an American jazz trumpeter, who rose to prominence first through his early work with Sonny Fortune, and scored two major hits in 1980 and 1981: the No.Read more…

22 Mar

The Egyptian Theatre Hollywood, 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90028

March 22, 2019 To March 23, 2019

7:30 pm To 10:30 pm

Nollywood in Hollywood is a celebration of Nigeria’s growing cinema. From very inauspicious beginnings about twenty-five years ago, the industry grew to be the second largest in the world in terms of cinema output.Read more…

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