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