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Leimert Park Village has a long history of being the center of African American arts and culture. The village is inviting the public on the last Sunday of each month to share a day of art exhibitions, music, fashion, food, drumming, spoken word, and local shopping. Throughout the day, cultural spaces, artist studios, and storefronts will also have offerings ranging from free computer seminars and specialty vendors to film screenings, youth theater performances, and live bands.
The Lula Washington Dance Theatre focuses on using dance to explore social and humanitarian issues, including aspects of African-American history, culture, and life. This in-demand ensemble, celebrating its 40th anniversary, has built an international reputation for the earthiness, vitality, energy, and humanism of its repertory, bringing charisma and interpretive power to every dance. The company returns to The Wallis following their debut performance in 2018, which celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tickets start at $29
January 30, 2020 – 8:00pm January 31, 2020 – 8:00pm February 1, 2020 – 8:00pm February 2, 2020 – 5:00pm LACDC is honored to return to the Dance at the Odyssey festival. Don’t miss this first look at brand new works by four unique choreographic voices, and witness the captivating dancers of the company embody distinctly different movement vocabularies. This engaging evening explores themes of motherhood, identity, growth cycles in the natural world, and the colorful characters and worlds of…
Celebrating Samba is Viver Brasil’s signature family program that takes audiences on a cultural journey to Salvador, Bahia, with electrifying Afro-Brazilian dance and music. Audiences will experience a jolt of joyful color, thrilling rhythms, and communal celebration. This performance includes the royal orixa dances, riveting capoeira, samba, and Bahian carnival.