Brazil’s Salvador de Bahia is known as the Black Rome. A former terminus of the Atlantic slave trade, it has become Afro-Brazil’s hippest metropolis, a center of contemporary art. As in Rome, much of the art is religious, addressing the formerly outlaw faith of Candomblé. The UCLA Fowler Museum’s “Axé… Read more »

Los Angeles Times – On a recent July evening more than two thousand people circulated at an unusually vibrant art-world party in Exposition Park. It was the summer season debut at the California African American Museum (CAAM), with four new exhibitions opening at once. Guests streamed through the freshly painted… Read more »

by Tricia Cochée It’s been a hot summer both literally and figuratively in Southern California, with music, plays, festivals and celebrations from Santa Monica to San Bernardino to San Diego! hit the road to check out what’s happening in the communities we serve and beyond, so check out our… Read more »

Voyage LA – Today we’d like to introduce you to George O. Davis: George, can you briefly walk us through your story – how you started and how you got to where you are today? I had a long career in the broadcast and entertainment industry and wanted to make… Read more »

The votes are in and Post & Beam has been named one of OpenTable’s 100 Best Brunch Restaurants in America. Black Cultural Events offers a rousing congratulations to the owners Brad Johnson and Govind Armstrong, as well as their staff, for this recognition. OpenTable’s 2017 list is compiled from over… Read more »