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January 2020

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 4, 2020

Angels Gate Cultural Center, 3601 S. Gaffey St.
San Pedro, CA 90731 United States
Free

Bridging San Pedro – Exhibition Opening Reception

AGCC proudly presents Bridging San Pedro: Visual Literacy as Community Practice, an exhibition that highlights the community’s relationships to the land and sea. Curated by jill moniz, this project extends visual literacy and action to empower community and place. Artists and community members come together to honor the past, articulate the complexities of the present and forge a visually communal, participatory language and making that bridges San Pedro. Artists June Edmonds, Cole James, Blue McRight, and Alexis Slickelman will exhibit…

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 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:30 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until June 28, 2020

North Hollywood Branch – Los Angeles Public Library, 5211 Tujunga Ave
Los Angeles, CA 91601 United States
Free

THE PULITZER PRIZE WINNERS: 10 PLAYS FROM 10 DECADES

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…

February 2020

February 1 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Malabar Branch Library, 2801 Wabash Ave.
Los Angeles, CA United States

Anike Tourse presents “Ain’t I a Woman” the Story of Sojourner Truth

Anike Tourse is the writer and performer of this One-Woman-Show.  Tourse has written and directed the award-winning short film, “America;I Too”.

February 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sherman Oaks Branch Library, 14245 Moorpark St.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423 United States
Free

The Mixed Media Artwork of Faith Ringgold

We will learn about artist, author, and activist Faith Ringgold, best known for her narrative quilts that combine sewing, applique, and words to tell a story. Teens will then create their own mixed media narrative collages to be displayed in the library.

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Broad, 221 S. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
Free

The Logic of Poetry and Dreams – Dana Washington

In conjunction with Shirin Neshat: I Will Greet the Sun Again,, Dana Washington will read, perform, and reflect upon Neshat’s works, and delve into the universality of these very themes. Dana Washington is a writer and visual artist exploring the complexities of black existence, historical fiction, and the psychic sublime through poetry, cinema, video, and photography.

February 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Edendale Branch Library, 2011 W. Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026 United States
Free

Black History Month Trivia Competition

Teens are invited to join us to test their knowledge in a trivia competition honoring Black History Month.

February 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Royce Hall, UCLA, 340 Royce Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
Varies

Marlon James

Marlon James won the 2015 Man Booker Prize for Fiction for A Brief History of Seven Killings, making him the first Jamaican author to take home the U.K.’s most prestigious literary award. In the book, James combines masterful storytelling with brilliant skill at characterization and an eye for detail to forge a bold novel of dazzling ambition and scope.

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