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Join the Aquarium of the Pacific as it hosts its seventeenth annual African American Festival, celebrating the rich diversity of African American and African cultures. The festival will feature live entertainment and arts and crafts. Festival performers include Mardi Gras second line dancers, hip hop and break dancers, jazz musicians, interactive drum circles, West African dancers, and storytellers. Adults – $29.95, Seniors – $26.95, Children – $17.95, Children under three and Members are Free
NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) spotlights Black Cinema with a selection of short films from Black filmmakers, along with a selection of local and international independent films. The evening begins with American Bistro, director Arthur Diennet’s feature debut. This uplifting and funny film follows an uncle and nephew whose lives haven’t turned out as they had each hoped, who unite to open a restaurant in Los Angeles. The night continues with powerful shorts program Other Lives, which offers a glimpse into…
Free, fun, and family-friendly, CicLAvia or “open streets” events are great opportunities to explore the wonderful diversity of Los Angeles County in a healthy and active fashion. Join in for 6 miles of open streets.