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January 2020

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 1, 2020

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until March 1, 2020

California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037 United States
Free

Cross Colours: Black Fashion in the 20th Century

In 1990, on the first season of the hit primetime television show The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, lead actor Will Smith wore a series of boldly hued and geometric looks designed by a young Los Angeles–based urban apparel line named Cross Colours. African American-owned, founded by Carl Jones and T.J. Walker, the brand quickly skyrocketed, securing a plethora of orders across the country and breaking color barriers in the field of men’s apparel. The commercial success of Cross Colours,…

January 25 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, happening 2 times

Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
$23.00 – $27.00

TSFY: Peter and the Wolf

TSFY: Peter and the Wolf Walt Disney Concert Hall SAT JAN 25, 11:00AM SAT FEB 1, 11:00AM About This Performance Young or old, audiences love Prokofiev’s delightful adventure in music, which helps children identify different instruments of the orchestra while its story about Peter and his animal friends captivates their imaginations. Programs, artists, dates, prices and availability subject to change.

January 25 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until March 22, 2020

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until March 22, 2020

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 22, 2020

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., …

January 25 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until February 16, 2020

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until February 16, 2020

California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037 United States
Free

Dust My Broom: Southern Vernacular from the Permanent Collection

Featuring the largest selection of works by Southern vernacular artists ever displayed at the California African American Museum, Dust My Broom: Southern Vernacular from the Permanent Collection examines the remarkable reach and legacy of arts traditions from the American South. The region’s vernacular manifests itself in assemblages and quilts, as well as sculptures, paintings, and drawings, executed from found or repurposed objects by largely selftaught artists who spent their careers excluded by the mainstream art world. Reflecting themes associated with spirituality,…

January 25 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 29, 2020

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.

January 25 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 8, 2020

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 8, 2020

Fowler Museum, UCLA, 308 Charles E. Young Dr. N.
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
Free

On Display in the Walled City: Nigeria at the British Empire Exhibition, 1924–1925

In 1924, the British Empire Exhibition opened in London featuring installations of material and trade wealth-based Britain’s global colonies. Among the most popular sites was theThe “Walled City,” which housed the pavilions of the participating West African colonies. On Display in the Walled City showcases 38 objects from the Fowler’s collection that were originally displayed in the Nigerian pavilion, and offers insights into Nigerian art of the early-twentieth-century and the colonial enterprise.   Wednesdays 12:00 noon – 8:00 p.m., Thursdays…

January 25 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 16, 2020

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 16, 2020

Fowler Museum, UCLA, 308 Charles E. Young Dr. N.
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
Free

Through Positive Eyes

Through Positive Eyes is a large-scale photography and storytelling project created in collaboration with more than 130 people living with HIV/AIDS. The exhibition includes photography and video by artist-activists from 10 cities across the globe and a sculpture installation by Los Angeles–based multimedia artist Alison Saar.

January 25 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
LA Waterfront, Cabrillo Way Marina 2293 Miner Street
San Pedro, CA 90731 United States
Free

Port of Los Angeles Lunar New Year

Join the Port of Los Angeles at the Aquarium for the fifth annual Lunar New Year Festival on the LA Waterfront. 2020 is the year of the rat!

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M. White Drive
San Pedro, CA 90731 United States
Free

Whale Fiesta

In celebration of marine mammals and the annual several thousand-mile migration of Pacific gray whales, enjoy arts and crafts, puppet shows, face painting, and more.

January 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until February 23, 2020

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until February 23, 2020

An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until February 23, 2020

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until February 23, 2020

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Kirk Douglas Theatre, 9820 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232 United States
$25 – $75

Until the Flood

Pulitzer Prize finalist and celebrated performer Dael Orlandersmith (Forever) explores the social uprising in Ferguson, Missouri following the shooting of teenager Michael Brown. Pulling from her extensive interviews with Missouri residents, Orlandersmith crafts a stunning theatrical experience that must be seen. The Chicago Tribune called it “palpably compassionate” and raved that it “achieves a great beauty by bringing us together rather than driving us apart.” Tuesday – Saturday 8:00 p.m.; Saturday at 2:00 p.m.; Sunday at 1:00 p.m. & 6:30…

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