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March 2020

March 12 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Alma Reaves Woods – Watts Branch Library, 10205 Compton Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90002 United States
Free

The Green Book

In honor of African American Heritage Month, the Alma Reaves-Woods-Watts Branch will be showing the movie Green Book. This a true story about music, friendship, and navigating”Jim Crow” in America.

March 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037 United States
Free

Terence Blanchard – Songversation

Terence Blanchard has been a consistent artistic force for making powerful musical statements. Join Blanchard as he discusses his legendary career and nearly three-decades-long collaboration with director Spike Lee.   Free RSVP at caamuseum.org

March 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
A Noise Within, 3352 E. Foothill Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91107 United States
Free

Power to the People – LA Phil

A Noise Within and the LA Phil join forces to present a staged reading of potent political theater designed to incite and inspire.

March 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
$47 – $127

Power to the People! The Movie Music of Spike Lee & Terence Blanchard

The Movie Music of Spike Lee & Terence Blanchard showcases the long and fruitful collaboration between the uncompromising filmmaker and the brilliant trumpeter and bandleader whose lush scores augment the humanitarian spirit and political heart of Lee’s movies. National Endowment for the Arts

March 15 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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The Museum of African American Art, Macy's 3rd Floor, Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, 4005 Crenshaw Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90008 United States
Free

No Crystal Stair: The Photography of John Simmons

The exhibition features images selected from Simmons’ vast archive of photographs from the 1960s and 1970s and highlights the enduring profoundness of Simmons’ early works.

March 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
$60 – $127

Power to the People! Cécile McLorin Salvant – Ogresse

There’s a woman lived in the woods on the outskirts of town. Her skin was chocolate brown. Upon her head, she wore a crown of bones.” With these powerful words, Cécile McLorin Salvant begins her extraordinary song cycle Ogresse, a stunning fairy-tale suite with very real implications.

March 17 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States

Julie Mehretu

Julie Mehretu is a mid-career survey that will unite nearly 40 works on paper with 35 paintings dating from 1996 to the present by Julie Mehretu. The first-ever comprehensive retrospective of Mehretu’s career, it covers over two decades of her examination of history, colonialism, capitalism, geopolitics, war, global uprising, diaspora, and displacement through the artistic strategies of abstraction, architecture, landscape, movement, and, most recently, figuration.   Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.,  Fridays 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., …

March 17 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States

Betye Saar: Call and Response

Betye Saar: Call and Response looks at the relationship between preliminary sketches in small sketchbooks, which Saar has made throughout her career, and finished works. In addition, the show will include approximately a dozen small travel sketchbooks with more finished drawings—relating to leitmotifs seen throughout Saar’s oeuvre—that she has made over a lifetime of journeys worldwide.   Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.,  Fridays 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.,  Saturdays & Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Adults…

March 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Ascot Branch – Los Angeles Public Library, 120 W Florence
Los Angeles, CA 90003 United States
Free

Ascot Teen Chess and Chat

We shall do arts and crafts relevant to famous persons such as Romare Bearden, Harlem artist along with books about those persons.

March 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
$10

Dr. Angela Davis Power to the Imagination: The Role of Art and Creativity in Social Change

Acclaimed scholar and activist Dr. Angela Davis offers a cultural perspective on the role art has played in social justice movements and its potential to effect change today.

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