Events

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

May 8, 2019 To September 8, 2019

10:00 am To 5:00 pm

For many fans of 1970s American television, Ernie Barnes’ (1938–2009) painting The Sugar Shack is no doubt instantly familiar.Read more…

LA Third Church, 4323 Leimert Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90008

June 5, 2019 To August 28, 2019

7:00 pm To 9:00 pm

Each year Parkside EDC awards over $20,000 in scholarships to high school graduates, among many other community services and outreach efforts. The Wednesday Night Jazz Cool Down is one of the events that makes it possible.Read more…

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

July 15, 2019 To August 25, 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…

4325 Degnan Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90008

July 21, 2019 To August 25, 2019

5:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Enjoy the rhythms of salsa–meet and mingle with other members of the community who love to dance! Tony “El Pana” is considered one of the best dancers in LA, a major force in promoting the art of Afro-Cuban & salsa dancing during his career.Read more…

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

July 25, 2019 To August 25, 2019

10:00 am To 5:00 pm

A prolific painter, printmaker, muralist, draftsman, and photographer whose career spanned more than half a century, Charles White’s artistic portrayals of black subjects, life, and history were extensive and far-reaching. Plumb Line features contemporary artists whose work in the realm of black individual and collective life resonates with White’s profound and continuing…Read more…