• My Nearest City

Art

    LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036

    September 22, 2019 To April 5, 2020

    11:00 am To 5:00 pm

    Betye Saar is one of the most talented artists of her generation. She is not as well known as her talents deserve, however, no doubt largely because she is a black woman who came of age in the 1960s outside of New York City.Read more…

    Beall Center for Art + Technology, UCI, 712 Arts Plaza, Irvine, CA 92697

    October 5, 2019 To February 8, 2020

    12:00 pm To 6:00 pm

    Artist lauren woods (who uses all lowercase) had worked with students for a year to compile documents related to police violence acquired through the Freedom of Information Act for the exhibition “American Monument,”using material from police reports, body camera audio, court transcripts, witness testimonies and audio files captured bystanders.Read more…

    Matrix Theatre, Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, USA

    October 25, 2019 To November 24, 2019

    8:00 pm To 9:40 pm

    One man’s simple letter ignites a nation’s first black civil rights movement.  The multi-award-winning team that brought you When Jazz Had the Blues returns with Playwright Carole Eglash-Kosoff’s new original play. The Double V, Directed by Michael Arabian, will be at the Matrix Theatre.Read more…

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

    November 1, 2019 To February 16, 2020

    10:00 am To 5:00 pm

    Featuring the largest selection of works by Southern vernacular artists ever displayed at the California African American Museum, Dust My Broom: Southern Vernacular from the Permanent Collection examines the remarkable reach and legacy of arts traditions from the American South.Read more…