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February 2020

February 15 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 16, 2020

William Grant Still Arts Center, 2520 S. West View Street
Los Angeles, CA 90016 United States
Free

William Grant Still Arts Center “Psychedollia,” 39th Annual Black Doll Show,

Los Angeles (November 27, 2018) –The William Grant Still Art Center is excited to announce it’s 39th Annual Black Doll Show, “Psychedollia” showcasing a movement in joy, through Black life, music, art, fashion and popular culture. The exhibition cites 1960’s soul and funk as a source of inspiration while also referencing flower power genres of the 1990’s hip hop and house/techno scenes, contemporary practices of futurism and transgression through delight and bliss. Psychedollia is a celebration of the monumental and small,…

February 16 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until February 16, 2020

The Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Highway
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
$25 – $80

Scots Festival – International Highland Games XXVII

Scots Festival honors nearly fifty Scottish clans & vendors throughout the weekend with professional and amateur competitions in piping, drumming, massed bands, darts, Highland dancing, and Highland athletics. The Scottish Highland Games, a precursor to today’s Olympic Games, were designed to test the strength, skill, and technique of ancient warriors by faceoff.

February 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Goldwyn Hollywood Regional Library, 1623 Ivar Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
Free

Talking Drums

Sunshine Storyteller Ina Buckner-Barnette presents African and African American folktales, poetry and songs.

February 25 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Alma Reaves Woods – Watts Branch Library, 10205 Compton Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90002 United States
Free

Singing the Blues

Create your own 12-bar blues song while listening to Lead Belly and Bessie Smith at this special heritage month program. 

February 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Granada Hills Branch Library, 10640 Petit Ave
Granada Hills, CA 91344 United States
Free

Malimba Music Is Hope

In an 8-act one man show, Makinto educates the audience through a performance about the history of African and African-American music.

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 4 months that begins at 6:00 pm on day 28 of the month, repeating until April 24, 2020

Lincoln Heights Youth Art Center, 2911 Altura st.
Los Angeles, CA 90031 United States
Free

Lincoln Heights Youth Arts Center Fandango Fridays

Join us for our Winter/Spring 2020 Fandango Fridays beginning on Friday, 2/28, at 6 pm. All folks are welcome, and no experience is necessary! Make sure to bring your Son Jarocho instrument if you have one and zapateado shoes for the musical fun, and a dish to share for the potluck. ⁣ ⁣ ¡Que viva el Fandango!

March 2020

March 1 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 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

Making Mammy: A Caricature of Black Womanhood, 1840–1940

One of the most pervasive stereotypes constructed during the post-Civil War era, and arguably the most enduring image from the days of Jim Crow, the mammy was a staple caricature in the romanticization of the Antebellum South. Popularized into the twentieth century by characters such as “Mammy” in MGM’s hit film Gone with the Wind (1939), this archetype of black domestic servitude was often depicted as good-natured, overweight, and loud. Presenting an ahistorical view of black womanhood within southern plantation…

March 8 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 8, 2020 at 11:00 am

Whittier Narrows Recreation Area, 750 S Santa Anita Avenue
South El Monte, CA 91733 United States
$8

Festival of Colors in Los Angeles

In India, Holi announces the arrival of spring and the passing of winter. Young and old alike are covered with colors (red, green, yellow, blue, pink, orange, violet, and more). The festival, promises dance, live mantra bands, DJs, yoga teachers, and cuisine.

March 15 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Autry Museum of the American West, 4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
$14

Western Music Association Showcase

Musicians and cowboy poets perform stories and songs of the romantic Old West, contemporary music of the American West, and songs of the open range and the American cowboy.  Free with museum admission.   Adults – $14, Students and Seniors – $10, Children (3–12) – $6

March 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 22, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until March 22, 2020

The Autry Museum of the American West, 4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
$14

23rd Annual Masters of the American West

This prestigious exhibition and sale showcase paintings and sculptures by 64 nationally recognized Western artists.   Tuesdays – Fridays 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Saturdays – Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Adults – $14, Students and Seniors – $10, Children (3–12) – $6

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