• My Nearest City

    Hudson Backstage Theatre 6539 Santa Monica Blvd Los Angeles, 90038

    January 24, 2020

    7:00 pm To 11:00 pm

    All The Way West Productions, Inc. requests the pleasure of your company at a Performance, Gala and Dessert Wine Reception to celebrate and pay tribute to Toni Morrison and the 50th anniversary of her novel ‘The Bluest Eye.’ Featured panelists will be playwright Lydia R. Read more…

    Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center 4305 Degnan Blvd., #101 Los Angeles, CA 90008

    January 24, 2020

    8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

    Enjoy a sexy fun & sultry good time with an unusually talented singer/poet/storyteller backed by an incredible jazz band. You thought you knew, but you didn’t. Meet the incomparable Karen A Clark: “ QUEENING” Featuring Karen A. Clark | IG @karenaclark | FB Karen A. Read more…

    24 Jan

    REDCAT, 631 W. 2nd St., Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA

    January 24, 2020

    8:30 pm To 10:00 pm

    Award-winning novelist, poet, and short fiction writer John Keene exemplifies the genre fluidity at the leading edge of literature today. In his REDCAT presentation as the 2020 Katie Jacobson Writer-in-Residence, he will read from his current and forthcoming work. Read more…

    Santa Monica Public Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA

    January 25, 2020

    3:00 pm To 4:30 pm

    Not sure where to begin to preserve your family’s history? Our panelists, Carolyne Edwards, a Santa Monica native who launched the Quinn Research Center with her husband Bill Edwards, and Arianne Edmonds, a fifth generation Angeleno and founder of the JL Edmonds Project, will share their personal journeys with family… Read more…

    A C Bilbrew Library, 150 E. El Segundo Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90061, USA

    January 25, 2020

    12:00 pm To 4:30 pm

    African American Genealogy Workshop and Finding Your Enslaved Ancestors. The workshop is more than 3 hours long and includes very useful resources and instructions to assist you with your genealogy research. This workshop is free and open to the public. You do not need to register. Read more…