The online exhibit of Wakaji Matsumoto—An Artist in Two Worlds: Los Angeles and Hiroshima, 1917–1944 highlights an artist’s rare photographs of the Japanese American community in Los Angeles prior to World War II and of urban life in Hiroshima prior to the 1945 atomic bombing of the city.
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WAKAJI MATSUMOTO – AN ARTIST IN TWO WORLDS: LOS ANGELES AND HIROSHIMA, 1917–1944:
Approximately 25 certified California farms, live entertainment, activities, and Main Street-based retail vendors present a vibrant atmosphere where locals and visitors shop and spent the morning with friends and family.
Asian American Expo ushers in the Year of the Rabbit; continuing the tradition of hosting the largest Lunar New Year Celebration in America. Eager to roll out the red carpets for attendees, the 41st annual Expo is here to demonstrate why this is a ‘must attend’ cultural celebration in America with a smorgasbord of food, entertainment at every corner, a myriad of vendors to delight one’s urge to splurge, and plenty more activities to participate. The expo will have 5…
Join us every Sunday for a family-centered, community-oriented celebration of Black creativity, culture & joy. Recycle your Black dollars. Support Black-owned businesses. Experience food flavors from around the world. Learn how to play djembe drums. Jump double Dutch. Buy waist beads & clothing imported from Senegal. Listen to live music. Grab the mike and share your talents. We’re here for all of it! #pullup #wya #sundayvibes #africanmarketplace #farmersmarket
See an installation of prints made by members of Gee’s Bend Quiltmakers’ Collective. The pieces were created by pressing original quilted fabric designs face down on a wax-coated printing plate that captured the fabrics’ texture, seams, and stitching of the original. Through this innovative process, a quilt is translated to a printed surface—a new medium to explore and share the quiltmakers’ creativity. “Gee’s Bend: Shared Legacy” is presented in two six-month installments, each featuring a selection of 12 prints.
Immerse yourself in jazz melodies and world rhythms at the annual Watts Towers Day of the Drum Festival on September 30, and Simon Rodia Watts Towers Jazz Festival on October 1, 2023. These all-day events are free to attend. Enjoy a weekend featuring over a dozen performances in dance, music, and percussion, exhibitions, children’s activities, local cuisine, and good times, all taking place against the backdrop of the world-renowned Watts Towers by Simon Rodia, now celebrating its 102 anniversary. For…