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.
CAAM’s Contemporary exhibition Curvature features artists Michael Kilgore and Anthony “Eve” Kemp, whose artistic styles include Fauvism, Expressionism and Cubism. CAAM invites the media and community to sit in on a discussion between CAAM’s Visual Arts Curator Vida L. Brown and Artist June Emond as they discuss the artworks of well-known African American artists whose works embrace the styles and elements defined in Cubism.Curvature is ongoing at CAAM through January 19, 2014. The exhibition…See More
David Lloyd's New Paintings opens at Klowden Mann gallery in Culver City this Saturday, October 25. Lloyd is a Los Angeles-based artist, and his new work is a combination of "formal abstraction and narrative irreverence." The piece over there on the left is…
Join the South Los Angeles Food Co-Op (SoLa) on Saturday, November 15, from 2-4 p.m., for a free high blood pressure awareness workshop at the Baldwin Hills Library community room at 2906 S. La Brea Ave, Los Angeles CA 90016This workshop will provide information on ways to use physical activity, proper screenings and healthy foods to support cardiovascular well-being. The workshop will include a healthy cooking demo and tasting by Doula Cooks’ Chef Hawk, yogic practices for stress reduction…See More
Hiram Sims is a poet extraordinaire! Don't miss this event. He is a busy fellow-- and we are pleased to have him come to LAPL to present his work to an appreciative audience of library patrons, readers, and budding writers, poets and authors.Hiram will read from his latest work: Photoetry: Poetry and Photography From South Central LA. This is an amazing collaboration between Hiram and five photographers: Sam Bendall, Adam Tillman Young, Ameer Espy, Charisse Sims, and Kim Soria. Hiram will…See More
Pulp Fiction gives the “treat” of literacy this holiday with
FREEall-ages comics for everyone who visits us on Hallween ComicFest 2014! Plus meet Tony Fleecs, artist of the My Little Pony comic, who will be autographing his books, doing sketches and entertaining all his fans!
LIVE THEATER. "ONE LAST LOOK" is a comedy about Eustace Baylor who dies and leaves to morn his two families: A wife and Kids and a Mistress and Kids. They all show up at the funeral and that's when the Comedy and Drama begins.Food may be purchased at our concession.See More
Taking their cue from the Marvin Gaye/Kim Weston hit song of the 1960s, Jayon and Jon Kevin will present a lyrical and musical storytelling concert, exploring the power of two. Jayon and Jon Kevin are both professional musicians. Jayon is a classically trained vocalist and Jon Kevin, an accomplished guitar/bass player (with a wicked sense of humor). Through stories and songs, they will weave tales of couples that span history, cross cultures, evoke fantasy and celebrate real life, showing us…See More
October 16, 2014 at 8pm to October 19, 2014 at 10:30pm
Back by popular demand!!! One week only! Ebony Repertory Theatre presents “Paul Robeson” starring two-time Emmy Award Winner Keith David, in a powerful chronicle of his life. Written and Directed by Phillip Hayes Dean. October 16 – October 19, 2014. Various times. Nate Holden Performing Arts Center, 4718 W. Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90016. For more information: www.ebonyrep.org or 323-964- 9766. Description: A powerful chronicle of the life of…See More