Events

LACMA 5905 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036

February 17, 2019 To June 9, 2019

10:00 am To 7:00 pm

Presented by Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the first major 21st-century museum retrospective on this famed mid-century artist, Charles White: A Retrospective traces White’s career and impact in the cities he called home: Chicago, his birthplace; New York, where he joined social causes and gained acclaim; and Los Angeles,…Read more…

The Broad, 221 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles

March 23, 2019 To September 1, 2019

11:00 am To 6:00 pm

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power shines a bright light on the vital contribution of Black artists made over two decades, beginning in 1963 at the height of the civil rights movement. Soul of a Nation explores how social justice movements, as well as stylistic evolutions in visual…Read more…

06 Apr

Los Angeles Theatre Center, Theatre 4, 514 S. Spring Street, Los Angeles CA 90013

April 6, 2019 To May 12, 2019

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

The play concocts a poignant jazz tale around an eventful evening in the life of jazz great Miles Davis and the legendary members of his famed sextet from summer 1959 – including John Coltrane, Julian “Cannonball” Adderley, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers, and Jimmy Cobb.Read more…

17 Apr

Geffen Playhouse Theater, 10886 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, 90024

April 17, 2019 To May 12, 2019

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Two extraordinary women square off in a high-stakes academic debate over race, reputation and who gets the final word on how American history is written. Don’t miss The Niceties now on stage in the Gil Cates Theater at the Geffen Playhouse.Read more…

18 Apr

Kirk Douglas Theatre, 9820 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, 90230

April 18, 2019 To April 28, 2019

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

A searing new adaptation of a contemporary classic about being black in America. The longing for social justice ignites a palpable rage in Richard Wright’s classic novel, Native Son.Read more…