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African American History Month Programs Our Authors Study Club celebrates the African American History Month with an opening ceremony at City Hall, the Dr. Carter G. Woodson Scholarship and awards luncheon, an oratorical contest, and several church and community events.
Join us for the opening reception for the solo exhibition of Shizu Saldamando, Wanlass Artist-in-Residence. https://www.oxy.edu/events/opening-reception-shizu-saldamando-la-intersections Special DJ Set by Crasslos Snacks by East Los Musubi Shizu Saldamando was born and raised in San Francisco’s Mission District, and currently lives and works in Los Angeles. She received her B.A. from UCLA’s School of Arts and Architecture and her M.F.A. from California Institute of the Arts. Her drawings, paintings, sculptures, and videos have been exhibited both locally and internationally and experiment…
LA #Unshuttered showcases the photography of young artists advocating for social justice. Featured are works by ten Los Angeles-based, high-school students who have been learning about, engaging in, and working for causes greater than themselves. Tuesdays – Thursdays & Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Fridays & Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
This landmark exhibition will explore the history and contemporary realities of Los Angeles’ Afro-Latinx community. It will feature personal objects and art from LA’s Afro-Latinx community and invites audiences of all backgrounds to understand this long-standing and vibrant history.
This exhibition draws from philanthropist, art collector and Art + Practice co-founder Eileen Harris Norton’s collection, showcasing a selection of artworks by women of color. The exhibition seeks to highlight an intergenerational, multi-ethnic group of trailblazing artists who have profoundly impacted the landscape of contemporary art. Works range from painting and sculpture to video and installation, and include artists such as Shirin Neshat, Betye Saar, Doris Salcedo, Amy Sherald, Lorna Simpson, Carrie Mae Weems and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye.
William Grant Still Arts Center’s 12th Annual African American Composer Series presents Spanish Grease: The Life and Sounds of Willie Bobo, an original exhibition featuring a never before released look into Willie Bobo, his family, and friends such as Mongo Santamaria Armando Peraza, Tito Puente, Richard Pryor, Cal Tjader and many more. An intimate archival experience, featuring family photos, documents, ephemera and discography of the work and life of Willie Bobo with the continuation of his legacy through his son,…
On the first Thursday of each month, the artists, entertainers, and business people of San Pedro celebrate the arts with an evening of open galleries, studios, street vendors, and live entertainment in the San Pedro Arts & Culture Entertainment District.
The Downtown Pomona Arts Colony has an art walk every second Saturday of the month that brings big crowds to stroll the streets. Over a dozen galleries host receptions and open houses to showcase their latest exhibits and artists. Enjoy music, food, wine, and art throughout the evening.
The Downtown LA Art Walk is a monthly, self-guided tour of the art exhibition venues in Downtown Los Angeles, including commercial art galleries, public museums, nonprofit spaces, and grassroots arts venues. The event brings together art lovers and community friends to the ever-evolving Downtown Los Angeles.
Multi-award winning Interact Theatre Company will be returning to its roots, the San Fernando Valley, where it was founded as a membership company thirty years ago, for a play reading series, “THE PULITZER PRIZE WINNERS: 10 PLAYS FROM 10 DECADES.” Celebrating the centennial of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the series is produced by Barry Heins, and hosted by the North Hollywood Amelia Earhart Regional Library, located at 5211 Tujunga Avenue. The readings will take place on the last Sunday…