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2020 AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH EXHIBITION – STAND UP: THE ART AND POLITICS OF COMEDY

Date
Feb 28, 2020 @ 09:00 AM
Time
Feb 28, 2020 @ 09:00 AM - Feb 28, 2020 @ 05:00 PM
Cost
Free
Event Series Dates
Through March 10

Join Nury Martinez, Los Angeles City Council President and Councilwoman, Sixth District; Council President Emeritus Herb J. Wesson, Jr.; and the Los Angeles City Council for the opening of the 2020 African American Heritage Month exhibition, Stand Up: The Art and Politics of Comedy, at the Department of Cultural Affairs’ Henry P. Rio Bridge Gallery in City Hall.

The exhibition will honor past African American stand-up comedians and feature current African American comedians of achievement. In addition, local African American comedy club owners, writers, and producers will also be highlighted. The exhibition will provide a glimpse into the comedy world from an African American perspective to include the origins of Jump Jim Crow and its influence on American culture. A review of performing venues, segregated social clubs, theaters, and policies to desegregate performing venues will also be presented

Location

Bridge Gallery Los Angeles City Hall
200 N. Spring St., 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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Phone:
213.473.7013
Website:
culturela.org/cultural-centers/bridge-gallery-city-hall/

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