• My Nearest City
Los Angeles - So Cal


    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…

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

    October 18, 2019

    1:00 pm To 2:00 pm

    Tour Cross Colours: Black Fashion in the 20th Century with brand founders Carl Jones and T.J. Walker and CAAM exhibition to hear how this fashion brand pioneered the melding of Hip Hop culture and social responsibility. “Cross Colours was able to innovate and break the color barrier within the fashion realm,… Read more…

    San Diego Museum of Art, Museum Boardroom, 1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA

    October 26, 2019

    2:00 pm To 3:00 pm

    Join exhibition curators Gaidi Finnie, Board Chair of the San Diego African American Museum of Fine Arts, and Keith Rice, Historian/Archivist at the Tom and Ethel Bradley Center, California State University, Northridge, for a discussion about the exhibition Black Life: Images of Resistance and Resilience in Southern California, presented in partnership… Read more…

    GRAMMY Museum L.A. LIVE, 800 West Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015

    November 6, 2019

    6:30 pm To 10:00 pm

    The GRAMMY Museum will welcome acclaimed jazz saxophonist Azar Lawrence for an intimate conversation moderated by Scott Goldman, discussing Lawrence’s longtime career playing alongside iconic musicians and artists. Following the conversation, Lawrence will perform live with his band, The Azar Lawrence Experience. Over the course of Azar Lawrence’s career, he… Read more…