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USC, Bovard Auditorium, 3551 Trousdale Pkwy, Los Angeles, CA 90089

November 19, 2019

7:30 pm To 9:00 pm

USC Thornton School of Music professor Ron McCurdy celebrates the 1935 collaboration of celebrated Chinese musician Li Jinhui and jazz musician Buck Clayton with a unique blend of American jazz and Chinese traditional music.Read more…

California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, California 90007

November 19, 2019

7:00 pm To 9:00 pm

Clothing designers produce an aesthetic expression that transcends time and context, whether through costumes in feature films, music videos, or the everyday. Find out how Academy Award-winning costume designer Ruth E. Carter, Angela Dean of Deanzign, Kevan Hall of Kevan Hall Designs, and T.J.Read more…

Getty Museum, 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049, USA

November 19, 2019 To February 16, 2020

10:00 am To 9:00 pm

Early medieval legends reported that one of the three kings who paid homage to the newborn Christ Child in Bethlehem was from Africa. But it would be nearly one thousand years before artists began representing Balthazar, the youngest of the magi, as a Black man.Read more…

Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA

November 20, 2019

7:30 pm To 10:30 pm

A Black fashion model is transported back in time to a plantation, where she witnesses and experiences the brutality of slavery. Through the ordeal, she learns the value of reclaiming one’s roots. Produced as part of the L.A.Read more…