• My Nearest City
Los Angeles - So Cal


    WorldBeat Cultural Center, 2100 Park Blvd San Diego, CA 92115

    December 26, 2017 To December 29, 2017

    6:00 pm To 9:00 pm

    The WorldBeat Cultural Center will be celebrating 4 of the 7 days of Kwanzaa. Each day will feature Ceremonial candle lighting and libation with live drumming, Poetry reading and Karamu (the traditional feast), vegetarian African American soul food. Kwanzaa is based on the agricultural celebrations of Africa called, “the first-fruits”…

    Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, California 90802, United States

    February 24, 2018 To February 25, 2018

    12:00 pm To 5:00 pm

    Join Forgotten Images at the Aquarium of the Pacific as they host their Sixteenth Annual African American Festival, celebrating the rich diversity of African American and African cultures. The weekend will feature live entertainment and arts and crafts. Festival performers include Mardi Gras second line dancers, hip hop and break… Read more…

    Valley Performing Arts Center, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330, USA

    April 18, 2018 To April 19, 2018

    8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

    Grammy Award-winning vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant has unmatched range that soars to the rafters and dives to earthy depths. She carries on the legacies of Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, and Billie Holiday, and tackles racial stereotypes by performing forgotten numbers from the vaudeville and minstrel eras stretching back more than… Read more…

    Hammer Museum, Billy Wilder Theatre, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90024 USA

    February 15, 2019

    7:30 pm To 10:30 pm

    THE BROTHER FROM ANOTHER PLANET For his fourth feature, John Sayles gave the well-worn alien sci-fi trope a revitalized yet lo-fi punch with African American actor Joe Morton starring as a mute, telepathic visitor from beyond the stars. After ditching his malfunctioning spaceship at Ellis Island, Morton’s newcomer, known only… Read more…

    Band of Vices, 5376 West Adams Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90016

    September 21, 2019 To October 12, 2019

    12:00 pm To 10:00 pm

    Monica Ikegwu is a 20-year-old figure painter born and raised in Baltimore. Ikegwu uses her work as a platform to bring about the occurrences that go unnoticed to the public as well as a means of sharing thoughts on certain subject matter. Monica Ikegwu’s work is structured upon the portraiture… Read more…