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Los Angeles - So Cal


    Homeland Cultural Arts Center, 1321 East Anaheim Street, Long Beach, CA, United States

    May 6, 2017

    10:00 am To 3:30 pm

    Dance to the beat of the Djembe and DounDoun drums every Saturday at MacArthur Park aka Homeland Cultural Center in Long Beach, CA. Men, women and children of all ages are invited and encouraged to join the dance classes led by master teacher and dancer Ndella Davis-Diassy.  Ndella highlights traditional West African dances and… Read more…

    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…

    John Anson Ford Amphitheatre, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East, Hollywood, CA 90068

    August 24, 2018 To August 25, 2018

    8:30 pm To 10:30 pm

    Choreographer and performer Marjani Forté-Saunders (Urban Bush Women, 2014 Princess Grace Choreography Fellow) has created a new solo evening length dance piece populated by structures created by MacArthur Genius and Tony Award-winning set designer Mimi Lien and built by her father, Rick Forté, a contractor. Spurred by stories of Forté-Saunders’… Read more…