Literary

    California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA 90007

    July 18, 2019

    8:00 pm To 9:00 pm

    Obie Award–winning collaborators Roger Guenveur Smith and Marc Anthony Thompson present Portrait of Charles White. Smith navigates White’s career as an artist, educator, and political activist—as well as his compelling personal life—in this intimate meditation on a man of immense complexity and enduring influence.Read more…

    Exposition Park, Rose Garden, 701 State Dr., Los Angeles, CA 91103

    July 20, 2019

    12:00 pm To 6:00 pm

    Dysonna City Art Productions will celebrate it’s 6th Annual “Art & Jazz In The Rose Gardens” at Exposition Park. Since the community demonstrated much love in the fall, we are bringing you our FREE Summer Edition featuring an array of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy.Read more…

    Macy's Bridge, Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, 3650 W Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90008, USA

    July 20, 2019

    11:30 am To 7:00 pm

    From 11:30 am – 2 pm join us with Retired Congresswoman Diane Watson on the Macy’s Bridge on for some jazz music and then head over for a discussion, followed by participant Q&A on The Life and Legacy of civic leader John Mack at Malik Books, from 4:00 – 7:00…Read more…

    Vermont Square Park, 1248 W. 47th St., Los Angeles, CA 90037, USA

    July 20, 2019

    11:00 am To 1:00 pm

    Celebrate L.A.’s oldest branch library and one of the rare historic Carnegie libraries founded in 1913 that remains a cornerstone of South Los Angeles’ Vermont Square district. This spirited neighborhood event will feature readings from community leaders and a performance by the highly acclaimed Fernando Pullum Youth Orchestra.Read more…

    McCarty Memorial Christian Church, 4103 W. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90018, USA

    July 20, 2019

    2:00 pm To 5:00 pm

    Gerald Horne presents his two new books: Jazz & Justice, that explores Racism and the Political Economy. and White Supremacy Confronted compares US Imperialism and Anti-Communism vs. the Liberation of Southern Africa from Rhodes to Mandela Dr.Read more…