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23 Mar

The Woman Warrior

Pico Branch Library, 2201 Pico Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90405

March 23, 2023

4:00 pm To 7:00 pm

The Santa Monica Public Library and Virginia Avenue Park present the Women’s History Month Film Screening of The Woman King, the remarkable story of the Agojie, an all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s. In the 1800s, a group of all-female warriors protects… Read more…

01 Apr

Bullerengue and Beyond: Learning the Palenques of the Southeast Caribbean through Sound

William Grant Still Art Center, 2520 South West View Street, Los Angeles, CA 90016

April 1, 2023 To April 30, 2023

12:00 pm To 5:00 pm

WGSAC is expanding the definition of American by looking beyond the borders of the United States and into communities along the Caribbean coast of Colombia and Panama, and looking beyond the canonized forms of approaching who is a composer. Maroon towns were developed by runaway enslaved Africans and continue to be… Read more…

27 Mar

Reel to Reel: Chevalier

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

March 27, 2023

7:00 pm To 9:00 pm

See exclusive clips from the upcoming new film followed by a conversation with Actor Kelvin Harrison Jr., Director Stephen Williams, Composer Kris Bowers, and Producer & Arranger of the Musical Performances Michael Abels, followed by a performance. Chevalier is inspired by the incredible true story of composer Joseph Bologne, Chevalier… Read more…

22 Mar

Reel to Reel: The Godfather of Harlem

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

March 22, 2023

7:00 pm To 9:00 pm

Bumpy Johnson fans will want to tune in for this special screening followed by a conversation with GRAMMY-winning Producer Swizz Beatz, Music Supervisor Stephanie Diaz-Matos, Writer/Executive Producer Chris Brancato, and Co-Creator Paul Eckstein, moderated by Rico Love. Inspired by actual persons and events, Godfather of Harlem reimagines the story of… Read more…

17 Mar

S.W.A.A.M. Spoken Word Art and Music

Park Hills Community Center, 5245 Overdale Drive, View Park-Windsor Hills, CA 90043

March 17, 2023

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Born and raised in Detroit, MI, Gerald (Pac-Man) has cultivated his musicianship through family and public schools, Michigan State University and the church. He has learned to play saxophone, piano, drums, bass, guitar, trumpet, flute just to name a few. In 2019 he made the decision to move to Los… Read more…