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May 2020

May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
1438 N. Gower St. Box 83, Hollywood, CA 90028, 1438 N. Gower St. Box 83, Hollywood, CA 90028
Los Angeles, CA 90028

NFMLA Panel | Breaking Into Episodic TV Writing

Join NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) for a conversation with television writer Elaine Loh. Elaine recently wrote on the new Gossip Girl reboot for HBO Max and is now writing on Dynasty for The CW. She is a fellow of the HBO Writers Program and a NFMLA alum. Elaine will discuss what it takes to hone your skills, elevate your work and transition into writing for TV. Moderator: Varda Bar-Kar | NFMLA Board Member and Film + TV Director (Ryan Murphy’s…

May 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Haitian Heritage Living Room Unity Festival 2020

The Haitian Heritage Festival will produce a live stream festival event using new and existing content from previous years featuring Panamanian, Belizean, and Jamaican artists, folklore, RARA dancers, live streaming, live chat and more.

May 25
On-line, United States

One Africa/USA Day 2020 Unveiling Slavery Together

Transmedia 360 will live stream Unveiling Slavery Together on Africa Day 2020. This 16 hour event includes drumming and libation, music, slavery artifacts, amazing panels and discussion on slavery, mental health, social justice, etc., and offers solutions moving forward.

May 25 @ 11:00 am - 6:30 pm
39576, United States

Amplify Africa presents: Africa Day Summit

Africa Day is the annual commemoration of the foundation of the Organization of African Unity on May 25,1963. It is celebrated in various countries on the African continent, as well as around the world. About Africa Day The Africa Day Summit is part of a three day virtual festival comprising a pre-party on May 23rd, The Thread – Tastemakers Africa’s signature virtual conference going down for the third time on May 24, and Amplify Africa’s Africa Day Celebration on May…

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Dim Sum Dialogues: Addressing the Impact of COVID-19 Racism in the Creative Community

International Chinese Fine Arts Council (ICFAC) will be hosting a Zoom webinar “Dim Sum Dialogues: Addressing the Impact of COVID-19 Racism in the Creative Community” with Dee Kerrison, Art Collector and Social Activist, Eboni Gates, Head of VIP Relations and Strategic Initiatives at EXPO CHICAGO, Karen Tam, Artist, Mel Chin, Artist, Phil Chan, Co-founder of Final Bow for Yellowface and Teresa Mah, Illinois State Representative, moderated by Inez Suen, ICFAC Director. The COVID-19 pandemic has made clear that the fear…

May 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

NFMLA Interview Series | David A. Arnold on Comedy Writing and Starting Your Own Netflix Special

Join us for our virtual discussion with comedy star, David A. Arnold! A 20-year stand-up veteran who has made his living performing, acting and writing for TV and film, David has performed on every network from Comedy Central to BET. He has lent his comedic talent and timing to many writers’ rooms, including Netflix’s Emmy-nominated reboot series, Fuller House, as a writer and producer, and the Kelsey Grammar/Martin Lawrence sitcom, Partners, on FX. David has four stand-up specials to his…

May 28 @ 7:00 pm

Author Event: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Panel

Join the Los Angeles Public Library for this very special Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Author Panel. Author C.B. Lee (Not Your Sidekick) will moderate, and panelists will include Jennifer J. Chow (Mimi Lee Gets a Clue), Mia Hopkins (Deep Down), Sarah Kuhn (Haunted Heroine), Jayci Lee (A Sweet Mess), and Suzanne Park (The Perfect Escape). Panelists subject to change. The program can be viewed on YouTube or Facebook, and there will be a Q&A from the audience at the…

May 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, 4800 Hollywood Boulevard,
Los Angeles, 90027

Artist Funding Now! Virtual Program at LAMAG – Sunday, June 14 at 1 PM

COLA 2020 LAMAGLearn Artist Funding Now! Sunday, June 14 at 1 PM In these uncertain and trying times, join COLA 2020 exhibition artists Alison O’Daniel and Vincent Ramos in conversation with Tatiana Vahan of the Los Angeles Artist Census to learn more about the available funding and professional development resources. Moderated by Anji Gaspar-Milanovic, Director of Grants and Professional Development for the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture. This free program will be held on Zoom. Advance registration…

May 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
On-Line, United States

SoulfulofNoise Presents: The Culture Is Ours Benefit Concert

SoulfulofNoise presents an Online-Only Concert experience that showcases the best independent artists in South Los Angeles and helps raise awareness regarding funding available for creatives affected by Covid-19. For more information please visit www.soulfulofnoise.com.

May 31 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
39576, United States

THE MOVEMENT IN THE MUSIC A Digital Jazz Dance Showcase

Inspired by the conversational nature of jazz, this virtual presentation highlights the unique sense of community, interaction and exchange of energy at the heart of the jazz music and dance tradition. The Movement in the Music celebrates dance that flows directly out of our jazz lineage, language and culture. This project is made possible with the support of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs Performing Arts.


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