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Exhibit Walk Throughs with Valena Broussard Dismukes at William Grant Still Arts Center

November 5, 2016 from 1pm to 4pm
Drop in and join photographer Valena Broussard Dismukes for afternoon walkthroughs on November 5 of her current photography exhibition, Intersections: Valena Broussard Dismukes and learn more about her creative practice.The current exhibit features photographs from throughout Dismukes’ life, with a focus on her noted series and book “The Red-Black Connection” drawing connections between…See More
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Exhibit Walk Throughs with Valena Broussard Dismukes at William Grant Still Arts Center

November 5, 2016 from 1pm to 4pm
Drop in and join photographer Valena Broussard Dismukes for afternoon walkthroughs on November 5 of her current photography exhibition, Intersections: Valena Broussard Dismukes and learn more about her creative practice.The current exhibit features photographs from throughout Dismukes’ life, with a focus on her noted series and book “The Red-Black Connection” drawing connections between…See More
Oct 28, 2016
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Intersections: Valena Broussard Dismukes at William Grant Still Arts Center

October 8, 2016 to November 19, 2016
Intersections: Valena Broussard DismukesOctober 8-November 19Opening: Saturday, October 8 from 3-6 p.m.Artist Walk Through: Saturday, November 5 from 1-4 p.m.Gallery Hours:  Tuesday-Saturday, 12 Noon-5 p.m.Intersections: Valena Broussard Dismukes will present a photographic and biographical look through the artistic and creative process of View Park-based photographer Valena Broussard Dismukes, opening on Saturday, October 8 with a reception from 3:00-6:00 p.m and open for viewing through…See More
Oct 22, 2016
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Intersections: Valena Broussard Dismukes at William Grant Still Arts Center

October 8, 2016 to November 19, 2016
Intersections: Valena Broussard DismukesOctober 8-November 19Opening: Saturday, October 8 from 3-6 p.m.Artist Walk Through: Saturday, November 5 from 1-4 p.m.Gallery Hours:  Tuesday-Saturday, 12 Noon-5 p.m.Intersections: Valena Broussard Dismukes will present a photographic and biographical look through the artistic and creative process of View Park-based photographer Valena Broussard Dismukes, opening on Saturday, October 8 with a reception from 3:00-6:00 p.m and open for viewing through…See More
Oct 8, 2016
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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
Mar 15, 2016
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Mar 8, 2016
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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
Mar 8, 2016
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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
Feb 8, 2016
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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
Feb 5, 2016
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Feb 5, 2016
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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
Jan 22, 2016
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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
Jan 22, 2016
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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
Jan 3, 2016
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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
Dec 30, 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.
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My other Website:
http://www.facebook.com/william.g.artscenter
Last song I heard or I sang:
Feeling Good, Nina Simone and Freedom, Abbey Lincoln
Profession:
Community Arts Center

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