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Disconnection: Dangerous Misunderstandings About Youth at William Grant Still Arts Center

May 9, 2015 from 2pm to 4pm
The William Grant Still Arts Center is honored to host youth from South Central/Inglewood-based Youth Justice Coalition and Leimert Park-based Recharge for a very special panel discussion/community forum moderated by LA’s own Poet Laureate Luis J. Rodriguez as part of the NEA's The Big…See More
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Disconnection: Dangerous Misunderstandings About Youth at William Grant Still Arts Center

May 9, 2015 from 2pm to 4pm
The William Grant Still Arts Center is honored to host youth from South Central/Inglewood-based Youth Justice Coalition and Leimert Park-based Recharge for a very special panel discussion/community forum moderated by LA’s own Poet Laureate Luis J. Rodriguez as part of the NEA's The Big…See More
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West Adams Collectors Club at William Grant Still Arts Center

March 14, 2015 at 1pm to May 2, 2015 at 3pm
The West Adams Collectors Club is a free, intergenerational workshop series on archiving grassroots histories, hosted and organized by The William Grant Still Arts Center in collaboration with community members.Eight workshops on eight Saturdays from 1:00-3:00pm.Check out the workshop schedule: http://bit.ly/1F4AApPFrom Black dolls and mix tapes to books, flyers, social movements and community…See More
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West Adams Collectors Club at William Grant Still Arts Center

March 14, 2015 at 1pm to May 2, 2015 at 3pm
The West Adams Collectors Club is a free, intergenerational workshop series on archiving grassroots histories, hosted and organized by The William Grant Still Arts Center in collaboration with community members.Eight workshops on eight Saturdays from 1:00-3:00pm.Check out the workshop schedule: http://bit.ly/1F4AApPFrom Black dolls and mix tapes to books, flyers, social movements and community…See More
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"Love You Madly" - A Portrait of Duke Ellington at William Grant Still Arts Center

March 10, 2015 at 12pm to June 6, 2015 at 5pm
The William Grant Still Arts Center Presents “Love You Madly” – A Portrait of Duke EllingtonMarch 7-June 6, 2015Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, Noon-5pmThe 7th Annual Exhibition in WGSAC’s African-American Composers Exhibition & Music Education SeriesArchival recordings, magazine articles, concert…See More
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Opening Tribute Concert to Duke Ellington with Marcus L Miller Freedom Jazz Movement for "Love You Madly" - A Portrait of Duke Ellington at William Grant Still Arts Center

March 7, 2015 from 3pm to 6pm
Come check out the new exhibit and enjoy the music of Duke Ellington performed by members of Freedom Jazz Movement and Project World Drum. Joining Marcus L. Miller on the band stand are Edwin Livingston - Band Page (bass), Sabine Pothier (piano), & Greg Brown (vibes).The opening reception and concert…See More
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34th Annual Black Doll Show: A League Supreme at West Adams

December 13, 2014 from 3pm to 6pm
The William Grant Still Arts Center Presents34th Annual Black Doll Show: A League SupremeDecember 13, 2014-February 14, 2015Opening…See More
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34th Annual Black Doll Show: A League Supreme at West Adams

December 13, 2014 from 3pm to 6pm
The William Grant Still Arts Center Presents34th Annual Black Doll Show: A League SupremeDecember 13, 2014-February 14, 2015Opening…See More
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Eight Weeks of Fall Classes at The William Grant Still Arts Center at The William Grant Still Arts Center

October 7, 2014 to November 22, 2014
The William Grant Still Arts Center has many new classes for the Fall 2014 season, in conjunction with our  Los Angeles / Islam Arts Initiative exhibition Return of The Mecca: The Art of Islam and Hip-Hop.Fall Classes are $5 per class (or $40/per session)Registration takes place September 27-October 3. To Discover Children & Youth Class Schedules, …See More
Nov 4, 2014
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Return of the Mecca: The Art of Islam and Hip-Hop at The William Grant Still Arts Center

October 4, 2014 to November 22, 2014
The William Grant Still Arts Center Presents Return of the Mecca: The Art of Islam and Hip-Hop Curated by Sohail Daulatzai (Razor Step) Opening Reception: Saturday, October 4, 3:00-6:00pmReturn of the Mecca: The Art of Islam and Hip-Hop showcases the connections between hip-hop culture and how, from its very foundation until today, hip-hop has been deeply influenced by its relationship to Islam.  The exhibit catalog includes a commissioned essay by Chuck D of Public Enemy, a moving interview…See More
Sep 26, 2014
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Return of the Mecca: The Art of Islam and Hip-Hop at The William Grant Still Arts Center

October 4, 2014 to November 22, 2014
The William Grant Still Arts Center Presents Return of the Mecca: The Art of Islam and Hip-Hop Curated by Sohail Daulatzai (Razor Step) Opening Reception: Saturday, October 4, 3:00-6:00pmReturn of the Mecca: The Art of Islam and Hip-Hop showcases the connections between hip-hop culture and how, from its very foundation until today, hip-hop has been deeply influenced by its relationship to Islam.  The exhibit catalog includes a commissioned essay by Chuck D of Public Enemy, a moving interview…See More
Sep 24, 2014
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Return of the Mecca: The Art of Islam and Hip-Hop at The William Grant Still Arts Center

October 4, 2014 to November 22, 2014
The William Grant Still Arts Center Presents Return of the Mecca: The Art of Islam and Hip-Hop Curated by Sohail Daulatzai (Razor Step) Opening Reception: Saturday, October 4, 3:00-6:00pmReturn of the Mecca: The Art of Islam and Hip-Hop showcases the connections between hip-hop culture and how, from its very foundation until today, hip-hop has been deeply influenced by its relationship to Islam.  The exhibit catalog includes a commissioned essay by Chuck D of Public Enemy, a moving interview…See More
Sep 24, 2014
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Dr. William Grant Still's Birthday Concert at William Grant Still Arts Center

May 10, 2014 from 2pm to 4pm
Pioneering, experimental classical composer of the early 20th Century, Dr. William Grant Still, will be honored with a special birthday concert in tribute to his legacy and creative output in the West Adams community on Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 2-4pm. Birthday cake will be served following the concert.The concert will feature rarely performed compositions and will be held at The William Grant Still Arts Center, the Department of Cultural Affairs Community Arts Facility founded in 1977 and…See More
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Dr. William Grant Still's Birthday Concert at William Grant Still Arts Center

May 10, 2014 from 2pm to 4pm
Pioneering, experimental classical composer of the early 20th Century, Dr. William Grant Still, will be honored with a special birthday concert in tribute to his legacy and creative output in the West Adams community on Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 2-4pm. Birthday cake will be served following the concert.The concert will feature rarely performed compositions and will be held at The William Grant Still Arts Center, the Department of Cultural Affairs Community Arts Facility founded in 1977 and…See More
Apr 29, 2014

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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.
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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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2015 Young Artists Award Ceremony at Historic West Adams District

August 8, 2015 from 5pm to 6:30pm
Concert Event for FamiliesFriends of WGStill Art Center Winners of the Music Competition and Winners of the Essay / Poetry EventSpoken Word and a variety of musicAdmission FreeJustin Syas - Amanda Harris - Alexandra Levatter - Qaisera Alexis - Jacob Abinante and othersSee More
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Artists from the FlashTag project will be at CAAM for a final meet and greet this Sunday. The exhibition closes on August 2, 2015, so now is your final chance to meet the artists and crews involved in the project. FlashTag is a creative engagement project that invited “graffiti” artists, more specifically four crews comprised of well-known and highly respected street artists, to transform and populate the walls of an empty gallery. However, the artists were given the challenge of rendering…See More
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