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So What! – The Artistry of Miles Davis at William Grant Still Arts Center

March 12, 2016 at 3pm to June 4, 2016 at 5pm
So What! The Artistry of Miles DavisMarch 12-June 4, 2016Opening Reception:  Saturday, March 12, 3:00-6:00pmSo What! Featuring live opening concert on Saturday 3/12 from 3:30-5:30pm by Project World Drum bringing together drummers and trumpeter Dr. Alfonse White, along with  electronic instruments to experiment…See More
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"To whom it may concern -   Dear Ms./Sir;  With all due respect. "Jazz should be capitalized most all the time." -   "
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So What! – The Artistry of Miles Davis at William Grant Still Arts Center

March 12, 2016 at 3pm to June 4, 2016 at 5pm
So What! The Artistry of Miles DavisMarch 12-June 4, 2016Opening Reception:  Saturday, March 12, 3:00-6:00pmSo What! Featuring live opening concert on Saturday 3/12 from 3:30-5:30pm by Project World Drum bringing together drummers and trumpeter Dr. Alfonse White, along with  electronic instruments to experiment…See More
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So What! – The Artistry of Miles Davis at William Grant Still Arts Center

March 12, 2016 at 3pm to June 4, 2016 at 5pm
So What! The Artistry of Miles DavisMarch 12-June 4, 2016Opening Reception:  Saturday, March 12, 3:00-6:00pmSo What! Featuring live opening concert on Saturday 3/12 from 3:30-5:30pm by Project World Drum bringing together drummers and trumpeter Dr. Alfonse White, along with  electronic instruments to experiment…See More
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35th Annual Black Doll Show - Closing Event at William Grant Still Arts Center

February 13, 2016 from 2pm to 5pm
Closing Panel and PerformancePart of 35th Annual Black Doll Show – Trench Art Retrospective: The War Against HIV/AIDS – Women of the African Diaspora in the TrenchesPanel: “Creating Sanctuary: Eliminating HIV/AIDS-Related Stigma and Shame”Saturday, February 13, 2:00-5:00 pmJoin the William…See More
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35th Annual Black Doll Show - Closing Event at William Grant Still Arts Center

February 13, 2016 from 2pm to 5pm
Closing Panel and PerformancePart of 35th Annual Black Doll Show – Trench Art Retrospective: The War Against HIV/AIDS – Women of the African Diaspora in the TrenchesPanel: “Creating Sanctuary: Eliminating HIV/AIDS-Related Stigma and Shame”Saturday, February 13, 2:00-5:00 pmJoin the William…See More
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35th Annual Black Doll Show - Closing Event at William Grant Still Arts Center

February 13, 2016 from 2pm to 5pm
Closing Panel and PerformancePart of 35th Annual Black Doll Show – Trench Art Retrospective: The War Against HIV/AIDS – Women of the African Diaspora in the TrenchesPanel: “Creating Sanctuary: Eliminating HIV/AIDS-Related Stigma and Shame”Saturday, February 13, 2:00-5:00 pmJoin the William…See More
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35th Annual Black Doll Show Trench Art Retrospective: The War Against HIV/AIDS Women of the African Diaspora in the Trenches - Curated by Dr. Cynthia Davis - Opens Saturday, December 12, 2-5pm at William Grant Still Arts Center

December 12, 2015 to February 13, 2016
The exhibit highlights the impact of the HIV/AIDS pandemic domestically & globally on women of color empowering beyond stigma & shame. Features 200 artist dolls, sculptures, community-created handmade dolls from Dr. Cynthia Davis’s Dolls of Hope Project, artist-designed altars & quilts including the NAMES Project Foundation’s AIDS Memorial Quilt. Artists & collectors include Floyd Bell, Stormy Weather, Ingrid Humphrey,Gary Jones, Allyson Allen, Bernard Hoyes, Ramsess, Ofelia…See More
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“Wilhemina’s War” Documentary Screening - West Coast Debut at William Grant Still Arts Center

January 9, 2016 from 3pm to 5pm
The leading cause of death for African-American women in their childbearing years is AIDS, and 1 in 32 will be diagnosed in their lifetime.Join us for a screening of the documentary Wilhemina’s War,…See More
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“Wilhemina’s War” Documentary Screening - West Coast Debut at William Grant Still Arts Center

January 9, 2016 from 3pm to 5pm
The leading cause of death for African-American women in their childbearing years is AIDS, and 1 in 32 will be diagnosed in their lifetime.Join us for a screening of the documentary Wilhemina’s War,…See More
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35th Annual Black Doll Show Trench Art Retrospective: The War Against HIV/AIDS Women of the African Diaspora in the Trenches - Curated by Dr. Cynthia Davis - Opens Saturday, December 12, 2-5pm at William Grant Still Arts Center

December 12, 2015 to February 13, 2016
The exhibit highlights the impact of the HIV/AIDS pandemic domestically & globally on women of color empowering beyond stigma & shame. Features 200 artist dolls, sculptures, community-created handmade dolls from Dr. Cynthia Davis’s Dolls of Hope Project, artist-designed altars & quilts including the NAMES Project Foundation’s AIDS Memorial Quilt. Artists & collectors include Floyd Bell, Stormy Weather, Ingrid Humphrey,Gary Jones, Allyson Allen, Bernard Hoyes, Ramsess, Ofelia…See More
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35th Annual Black Doll Show Trench Art Retrospective: The War Against HIV/AIDS Women of the African Diaspora in the Trenches - Opens Saturday, December 12, 2-5pm at William Grant Still Arts Center

December 12, 2015 to February 13, 2016
The exhibit highlights the impact of the HIV/AIDS pandemic domestically & globally on women of color empowering beyond stigma & shame. Features 200 artist dolls, sculptures, community-created handmade dolls from Dr. Cynthia Davis’s Dolls of Hope Project, artist-designed altars & quilts including the NAMES Project Foundation’s AIDS Memorial Quilt. Artists & collectors include Floyd Bell, Stormy Weather, Ingrid Humphrey,Gary Jones, Allyson Allen, Bernard Hoyes, Ramsess, Ofelia…See More
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Sankofa Project Launch and Dialogue ft. Performance by Sheldon Bailey at William Grant Still Arts Center

October 31, 2015 from 12pm to 3pm
“Armed with the knowledge of our past, we can with confidence charter a course for our future. Culture is an indispensable weapon in the freedom struggle. We must take hold of it and forge the future with the past.” – Malcolm X Speech at Founding Rally of the Organization of Afro-American Unity (28 June 1964)Sankofa is a multi-media, multi-discipline project by Community Services Unlimited inc. (CSU) looking at their work through the lens of their…See More
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Sankofa Project Launch and Dialogue at William Grant Still Arts Center

October 31, 2015 from 12pm to 3pm
“Armed with the knowledge of our past, we can with confidence charter a course for our future. Culture is an indispensable weapon in the freedom struggle. We must take hold of it and forge the future with the past.” – Malcolm X Speech at Founding Rally of the Organization of Afro-American Unity (28 June 1964)Sankofa is a multi-media, multi-discipline project by Community Services Unlimited inc. (CSU) looking at their work through the lens of their…See More
Oct 17, 2015

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So what brings you to Leimert Park Beat? Tell us a little bit about yourself.
The William Grant Still Arts Center is a community arts center named after Dr. William Grant Still, the African American classical music composer. We offer music and art programs for youth, seniors and adults, readings and workshops, exhibitions, concerts, festivals, seminars, and summer and winter camps for youth as well as community meeting space.
Who referred you?
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Last song I heard or I sang:
Feeling Good, Nina Simone and Freedom, Abbey Lincoln
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Community Arts Center

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Alterraun Verner, NFL cornerback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, will host a one-day football and cheer camp.  Free to join, youth, ages 6 to 17, are invited to engage in a day of professional training and development with Verner, as well as other professional players and cheerleaders. Participants are requested to wear proper athletic attire and bring water for hydration. A small meal will be served at the end of the camp for pre-registered participants.  Registration is required at…See More
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Sid.Author’s Church and the Wild is designed to create moments that offer opportunities for growth. It combines elements of a concert and a workshop where people can become their best selves. Sid.Author’s Church and the Wild is an interactive concert that engages the audience in conversation and activity that promotes becoming our best selves.This edition is called ‘#faithful’. It deals with how belief systems impact what is possible in our lives.Church and the Wild champions the idea that…See More
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[New Location] THE World STAGE Saturday _]azz \/\/orkshop w/ Coordinator Billy McCoy ♪ May '16 at The World Stage - Art, Education & Performance Gallery "The heart of L.A.'s African-American cultural community." - L.A. Times

May 7, 2016 at 12pm to May 28, 2016 at 2pm
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April 30, 2016 from 6:30pm to 10pm
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