Happy New Year! Our online classes are back for a six week Winter session. In case you are burnt out on zoom and schedules, we’re continuing our video tutorials from last spring. If you never got a chance to take some of our classes, take a look at our WilliamGrantStillAC page or follow our IGTV to catch up on everything we offered once we had to close up the art center physically and go virtual.
Starting January 11, we will be rolling out daily video tutorials, for six weeks, Monday – Saturday that you can learn from at your schedule. Our offerings for this season are a continuation of Drums and Percussion with Delton Davis, Keyboard with Kevin Goode, a new class, Vocals with Cydney Davis, African Martial Arts with Professor Jahsun Olufemi and Low impact workout with Byron Mapp. One class, Line Dancing with Nawili Gray will be offered every Friday at 11am on Zoom. Registration and the Zoom App is required for Line Dancing. All classes and videos are free and for all ages to enjoy.
To catch up and keep up on our classes, follow us on our social media:
Instagram & IGTV: @wgsarts
Facebook: William Grant Still Arts Center
To register for Line Dancing Fridays, 11am PST or if you have any questions regarding our video tutorials, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
All Dolled Up: A 40 Year Celebration of the William Grant Still Arts Center’s Annual Black Doll Show, is one of the longest-running displays of Black Dolls in Los Angeles. The show will roll out with three themes and premieres on December 12, 2020, and will run through February 21, 2021. This community tradition honors the diversity and uniqueness of the Black community through an exhibition of historical, artistic, and commercial Black dolls. The retrospective reflects forty years of Black…
This brand new initiative is a free collection of diverse performances: from Flamenco song and dance to Latin-Soul music to enjoy from the comfort of your home, on the second Saturday of every month. We invite you to preview the full season announcement at the website and to RSVP to your favorite concert and dates.
Amy Stanley, professor of history at Northwestern University, introduces the vibrant social and cultural life of early nineteenth-century Japan through the story of an irrepressible woman named Tsuneno, who defied convention to make a life for herself in the big city of Edo (now Tokyo) in the decades before the arrival of Commodore Perry and the fall of the shogunate.
The online exhibition Carlos Almaraz: Evolution of Form focuses on the artist’s early life that significantly influenced his artistic style and form, from conceptualism and minimalism when he lived in New York in the 60s, to color and figurative work when he returned to Los Angeles.
SOUND/STAGE is an online concert film series produced by LA Phil Media, the media and digital initiatives arm of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association. The series brings the LA Phil’s musical programs to the screen through collaborations with music video, documentary, and feature film directors. Each episode is organized around a single artist, ensemble, or theme that is explored through music as well as supporting essays, artwork, playlists, and interviews. Created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the series is…