Remember the fun we had last year? Well it's time to do it again. The Juneteenth Heritage Festival rolls into Leimert Park June 16 & 17, 10am to 6pm each day. Our theme this year, "Faith, Family and the Future." Lots of fun for the whole family. Admission is FREE - Come on out and Celebrate Freedom. We are pleased to announce that BALA will collaborate with Manchester Community Technologies (MCT), the Production House, and Arts & Culture Entertainment (ACE), to launch the Leimert…See More
This is a FREE interactive and informational workshop addressing the issues of wellness and nutrition most prevalent within our communities.Come to learn about fighting childhood obesity, heart disease & diabetes!Free activities include:• Zumba and Yoga lessons!• Cooking demonstrations on how to make traditional dishes healthier!• Classes on the the health benefits of community gardens!There will even be a special presentation by Dorsey High School’s Dorsey Donna Dancers!See More
The Urban Invitational is back for the 2011 season, and for the first time, three Historically Black Colleges and Universities will be showcased.In its fourth year, the Invitational -- set up by Major League Baseball's first Urban Youth Academy, in Compton, Calif. -- will run from Feb. 25-27, with HBCUs Southern University (in Louisiana) and Bethune-Cookman (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) returning, and Grambling State University (Louisiana) joining the fold. Also playing in the collegiate round-robin…See More
It's good to hear from you. Have you contacted Kai and Eric on Facebook? I know they'd love to hear from you. I can't belive that you have a son in high school. You've got to get him connected with the rest of the…"
It was good to come into my classroom and have coffee and compliments. I really do enjoy the work that I do at the school. As a matter of fact, I would love for you to attend a workshop this Wednesday, the 27th on Breast Cancer. It…"
It's good to hear from you. Have you contacted Kai and Eric on Facebook? I know they'd love to hear from you. I can't belive that you have a son in high school. You've got to get him connected with the rest of the family. They may need one another one day.
"Still Shopping for God"is a solo play written and performed by Erica Lann-Clark. A nationally known storyteller, solo performer and writer, Erica has been featured at major regional storytelling festivals across the country and twice at the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, Tennessee. Erica's vivid, participatory storytelling opens the windows of imagination with traditional and original stories. Erica's original "Shopping for God" which was commissioned by the Marsh Theater…See More
The California African American Museum (CAAM) will host a free event for children with special celebrity book readings, writing workshops, art and more. Heads Are Turning, Children Are Learning Literacy Day will take place on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at CAAM from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Actor Donis Leonard Jr. from Showtime’s House…See More
m.a.m.a. earth proudly presents its 3rd Annual ONE PEACE charity art event at William Grant Still Arts Center in Los Angeles, CA. The ONE PEACE art events are a beautiful way for families to spend time together and have fun with art for a good cause. The weekend will include a hands-on art project, DJ's and live music and art exhibition. The ONE PEACE exhibit features new offerings from Loren Holland, Yu Maeda, Nzuji Magalhaes, Ise Lyfe, Ronda Brown and Marley Van Peebles and will raise funds…See More
Poet’s Jazz House & Inner City Cultural Center II is honored to present Mènage Á Trois June 30th, 2015, 7:30 p.m. at Theatre Theater, 5041 West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles 90019. 3 short plays presented by poets to inspire inner desire and lessons on being free, a Q&A with the writers, directors and actors, a cocktail reception with aphrodisiac waitresses, a no-host bar and free gifts. Join us for a sensual evening of storytelling. Mènage Á Trois will change the stigmata of…See More
Described as “an absorbing and uplifting new play” by the Boston Globe, Terry Teachout’s Satchmo at The Waldorf, makes its debut in Los Angeles this May at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Running from Tuesday, May 26 through Sunday, June 7 for a limited 15-performance engagement at the Lovelace Theater, Satchmo portrays the racial struggles and musical triumphs of the man who invented jazz, Louis Armstrong. Starring Obie-winner John Douglas Thompson as Armstrong, Miles…See More
For those interested in bidding for a contract or contracts for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project now under construction, Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC) is inviting the public and businesses to participate in the third annual Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Outreach event…See More
This year, Southern California Aquatics (SCAQ) has expanded its 2015 Ocean Swim Series to include safe, high quality; affordable and fun swim options during the week as well as both morning and evening sessions. SCAQ is an adult swim club that also offers pool practices at nine locations, including USC and Echo Park. Ocean…See More
By Olu AlemoruDepending on your point of view feisty Fast and Furious actress Michelle Rodriguez may or may not have put her foot in her mouth not so long ago admonishing “minority” thesps for “stealing white people’s superheroes.” The instant backlash brought an apology and explanation exhorting black creatives to come up with our own superhero mythologies.Historically, we did. Outside the mainstream Marvel/DC duopoly, the modern day black superhero movement was given a boost by the likes of…See More