Art

    Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Bing Theater, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 99036

    May 19, 2019

    1:00 pm To 3:00 pm

    The LACMA has located a rare pristine print of the 1958 film, Anna Lucasta. Called “powerful” and “outstanding” by critics, it is one of the few films from its era to use an almost all-African American cast.Read more…

    LAXART, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90038, USA

    May 19, 2019

    4:00 pm To 6:00 pm

    Artist Bogosi Sekhukhuni explores African diasporic perspectives on technology, design, national consciousness, and digital capacities for utopia. His work calls upon the intersection of technology and the occult, capitalism’s exploitation of ancestrally-embedded biological and cognitive structures, and what it means to take utopian proposals seriously.Read more…

    Los Angeles Trade-Tech College, LATTC 400 W. Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015

    May 25, 2019

    11:00 am To 7:00 pm

    Bring the whole family to enjoy a day of music, movement and fun at this year’s RAJ Freedom Festival! We will be celebrating and supporting freedom of mind, body and spirit in a eco-friendly way.Read more…

    Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90036, USA

    May 31, 2019

    6:00 pm To 8:00 pm

    Vocalist Dwight Trible combines the best of vocal virtuosity with musicianship and improvisational skills. In addition to performing with his own group, the Dwight Trible Ensemble, Trible is the vocalist with the Pharaoh Sanders Quartet and is the vocal director for the Horace Tapscott Pan Afrikan Peoples’ Arkestra.Read more…

    The Annenberg Space for Photography, 2000 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067, USA

    June 1, 2019 To August 18, 2019

    11:00 am To 6:00 pm

    Celebrating the photographers who have played a critical role in bringing hip-hop’s visual culture to the global stage, CONTACT HIGH: A Visual History of Hip-Hop is an inside look at the work of hip-hop photographers, as told through their most intimate diaries: their unedited contact sheets.Read more…