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Divas Through The Decades

June 24, 2023
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Organizer’s Site
Hear us Roar! From Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, and Nina Simone to Natalie Cole, Tina Turner, and beyond – the POPS celebrates powerful black women who shaped the American Songbook.


Los Angeles County Arboretum
301 N Baldwin Ave
Arcadia, CA 91007
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March 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037 United States

Tatyana Fazlalizadeh: Speaking to Falling Seeds

Tatyana Fazlalizadeh is a Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary artist whose practice considers Black image making as a site of protest, contestation, affirmation, and possibility. At CAAM, Fazlalizadeh will present a series of portraits of Black Angelenos wheat-pasted across the atrium’s monumental walls. Based on photographs and conversations that took place this spring while the artist was living in Los Angeles, the portraits ask how safety is inferred, built, and felt for the city’s Black residents.

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037 United States

Black California Dreamin’: Claiming Space at America’s Leisure Frontier

Access to nature, recreation, and sites of relaxation—in other words, leisure—is critical to pursuing the full range of human experience, self-fulfillment, and dignity. The exhibition illuminates Angelenos and other Californians who worked to make leisure here an open, inclusive reality in the first half of the twentieth century. In shaping recreational sites and public spaces during the Jim Crow era, African Americans challenged white supremacy and situated Black identity within oceanfront and inland social gathering places throughout California.

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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The Loft at Liz’s, 453 S. La Brea Ave.
Los Angeles, 90036 United States
The image is a poster for an art exhibition titled "ROOTED IN AFRICA" at THE LOFT AT LIZ'S & INDIBA ARTS. The exhibition features various artists from Africa and the USA/Kenya, Senegal, and Uganda. The poster includes event details like the opening reception and curator/artist talk dates. The exhibition is curated by Liz Gordon & Willy Karakezi and is located at 453 S. La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

Rooted In Africa

“Rooted in Africa” is more than an exhibition; it is a dialogue between cultures, a celebration of diversity and unity. Through our theme – “Two People, Two Continents, Two Countries, Two Cultures, Two Genders, Two Generations, Two Races, Two Religions, Two Ideologies” – we explore the convergence of different worlds, coming together in a harmonious symphony. Our artists are not just creators; they are storytellers, visionaries, and pioneers, weaving their narratives into a tapestry of shared human experience. We invite…

March 5 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Gloria Molina Grand Park, 200 N. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States

Lunch à La Park Food Trucks

Give your kitchen appliances a break and bring your appetite to Gloria Molina Grand Park’s Olive Court where L.A.’s most popular food trucks will serve up a wide variety of delicious dishes to satisfy all taste buds! Be on the lookout for the food trucks parked between Grand Avenue and Hill Street with easy access for jurors, local employees, and all parkgoers.   Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

March 5 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Japanese American National Museum, 100 N. Central Ave.
Los Angeles, CA United States

Aki’s Market: Japanese American National Museum

Glenn Kaino: Aki’s Market is inspired by Akira and Sachiye Shiraishi’s small neighborhood market (1957–1970) in East Los Angeles. Created by artist Glenn Akira Kaino (Akira’s grandson and namesake), the exhibition explores the transgenerational trauma from the World War II Japanese American incarceration experience through the stories of Kaino, his family, and the community. It is also an interrogation of the American practice of displacement—collapsing almost 100 years of cultural subjugation into a spiritual, exploratory space from which the building…

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