Events

Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90024

August 27, 2019

7:30 pm To 9:30 pm

John Singleton’s films centered on black people’s realities, dreams, and nightmares without compromise. This film series explores Singleton’s dynamic visions of black life and his pioneering efforts to widen Hollywood’s lens. Organized by and featuring discussions with writer Ernest Hardy.Read more…

Hollywood Bowl, 2301 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90068

August 28, 2019

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

The legendary hip-hop crew The Roots celebrate the 20th anniversary of their groundbreaking album Things Fall Apart, whose revolutionary blend of live instrumentation, classic hip-hop sampling, and thought-provoking wordplay make it one of the most influential albums in rap history. With the help of special guests, the Philadelphia group will perform the…Read more…

Amoeba Music, 6400 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA

August 28, 2019

6:00 pm To 7:30 pm

Raphael Saadiq visits Amoeba Hollywood to celebrate his new album Jimmy Lee (out 8/23 on Columbia) with a fan meet-and-greet and signing Wednesday, August 28th at 6pm! To attend: – Purchase your copy of Jimmy Lee beginning on August 23rd in-store only at Amoeba Hollywood to receive a ticket to…Read more…

California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA 90037, USA

August 29, 2019

2:00 pm To 4:00 pm

Inspired by The Liberator: Chronicling Black Los Angeles, 1900–1914, this series of conversations examines how Black Los Angeles has changed over the last century. Explore the city’s history of Black businesses—including real estate, service businesses, and agriculture—as well as civic engagement.Read more…

GRAMMY Museum, 800 W.Olympic Blvd., A245, Los Angeles, CA 90015

August 29, 2019

6:30 pm To 9:00 pm

The GRAMMY Museum is thrilled to welcome The O’Jays for an intimate conversation with moderator Scott Goldman, reflecting on the group’s extensive music career and the release of their new album, The Last Word.Read more…