Enjoy a full month of African-American culture this February for Black History Month! Every Sunday, for 2 hours starting at 2 pm, Founder and industry choreographer KARA MACK will teach a workshop in honor of three particular dance/music cultures from African-Americans: Hip-Hop (90’s Only!), Majorette +Drum Major Vibes, Flag-Work, and Steppin. If you have never experienced this, you should be there; and for those of you who have, join the fun and let the nostalgia of it all put some gas in your tank as you continue to be the best you outchea!
FEB. 5TH 2-4PM (90’S HIP-HOP DANCE WORKSHOP)
FEB. 12TH 2-4PM (MAJORETTE + DRUM MAJOR DANCE WORKSHOP)
FEB. 19TH 2-4PM (FLAG-WORK DANCE WORKSHOP)
FEB. 26TH 2-4PM (STEPPIN’ WORKSHOP)
The Downtown Santa Monica Farmers market is widely recognized as one of the largest and most diverse Certified Farmers’ Markets in the nation. Local residents, out-of-town visitors, celebrities, and many of Los Angeles’ best-known chefs and restaurants, can be found shopping in this location which features over 60 California farms.
Community Band with Logan Hone is held outside in Hermon Park most Saturday, as a series of creative musical sessions and concerts. Musicians of all skill levels, ages, & backgrounds are invited to join the band in learning an eclectic mix of music, including jazz, Latin, folk, & original material. Participation is free. Bring your instrument, water, and snacks. Percussion instruments are provided.
The Hmong New Year Festival is a two-day celebration of Hmong culture including passing through the gate into the New Year, opening parade, dignitary greetings, master and student artists’ performances in dance, song chanting, drumming, qeej, and more. Hmong families dress in elaborate embroidered and appliqued clothes decorated with tinkling silver coins and elaborate head coverings. The festival includes traditional food booths, arts and crafts booths, and sports competitions.
Lively Saturdays with live music, food vendors, and fresh produce, every week from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Owensmouth Ave (between Sherman Way & Wyandotte Street)
This series of Saturday art workshops are FREE for the entire family, all materials included! All workshops will be held outdoors and are on a “first come, first serve” basis, while supplies last. All participants must be present to be seated once space becomes available. All students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.