Join us for this rare opportunity to experience a live experiment with master musicians! This Bullerengue/Jazz fusion jam session brings together Cartegenan master percussionist Eduardo Martínez, Eddika Organista (El Haru Kuroi, Yanga), Panamanian percussionist and teacher Nakeiltha Campbell, Rich Panta (Very Be Careful and Grupo Emikèké Ogun Dei De Los Angeles), percussionist, DJ and promoter, Eddie Valenzuela, Carlitos Cuba on Bass with our own musical director Marcus L. Miller and some surprise special guests.
On this day we are also to have a performative interlude by Artist/Documentarian/Activist/Civil Right Attorney, Amir Whitaker, fresh from his AfroUnidad tour of the Maroon communities throughout the Americas. Bright colors, open hearts and moving bodies are highly encouraged!
The OutFronts, a four-day LBGTQ+ television festival kicks off Pride Month with in-person and online events. Go behind the scenes with stars from the biggest LBGTQ+ television hits with exclusive conversations, sneak peeks, and special premiers. The OutFronts is free to attend virtually, tickets are needed for in-person events. Check the website for additional information.
This solo show by Komla Letsu Phillip is a collective of acrylic canvases painted by the artist in his studio in Ho, Ghana. In his first solo presentation, Komla promotes genuine acceptance of oneself. In a world where we are constantly stimulated, Komla uses his work to express what silence makes him feel. The works depict figures in lively settings with distinctive blue eyes that subliminally signify mental peace.
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Taiko is a Japanese traditional drumming practice that has become a global phenomenon. Taiko artist ManMan Mui guides participants in drumming techniques and patterns. Sessions include developing rhythmic sensibility, body awareness, breath, and strength training. Check the website for details Drum lessons may be in-person or online.
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Two writers meet at a shared co-working space and fall in love — or something like it. John is nearing middle age, while Milo is flailing through his twenties. John is white — and Milo is definitely not. As they mate, date and cohabitate, they grapple with issues of race, sex, power and the model minority myth, all to find out who’s really on top. Check the website for ticket prices, dates, and times.
Save the date! Online registration for Spring classes begins March 13 at 8am Registration will be online via Eventbrite: Class fees will be collected in person at our center the week following registration. See the flyer for details. See you soon!