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Educational Theatre Institute (ETI) Announces the Production of “The Seven Maids From Stockbridge” at West Angeles Performing Arts Theater

The ETI production of the writer, Ken Sagoes’ story of THE SEVEN MAIDS FROM STOCKBRIDGE,will take place on Saturday, September 8, 2018, at the West Angeles Performing Arts Theater at 3020 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90016. Proceeds from this fundraiser will provide access to arts education for underserved youth. It will be one show only at 3:00 PM. Tickets are now on sale.

Ford Theatres and the Arab Film and Media Institute present: An Evening of Hip-Hop & Arabic Poetry with Omar Offendum

Omar Offendum is a Syrian-American rapper and poet living in Los Angeles. Known for blending hip-hop and Arabic poetry, he has lectured at a number of museums, educational and cultural institutions including The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, LACMA, Arab American National Museum, Poets House, Qatar Foundation International and the Nobel Peace Prize Forum.  A graduate of the University of Virginia’s School of Architecture, he has helped raise millions of dollars for various humanitarian relief groups and has been able to carve a distinct path for himself as a thoughtful entertainer and activist able to speak to a multitude of relevant issues over the course of his decade-long career.

Annual Pan African Film and Arts Festival Draws Thousands

The Pan African Film and Arts Festival brought in more than 35,000 people from around the world to view films and showcases on display throughout the mall. Photo by Brian W. Carter Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza brings the best for Black History Month The 22nd annual Pan African Film and Arts Festival came to a close this weekend but definitely saw a large influx of foot traffic throughout the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza. The festival brought in more than 35,000 people from around the world to view films and showcases on display throughout the mall. As the centerpiece of Baldwin

California Science Center to host West Coast Debut of America I Am: The African American Imprint Exhibition

California Science Center to host West Coast Debut of America I Am: The African American Imprint Exhibition Los Angeles will be home to the west coast debut of America I AM: The African American Imprint, a touring exhibition presented by broadcaster Tavis Smiley that celebrates nearly 500 years of African American contributions to the U.S. The showing at the California Science Center from October 30, 2009 to April 10, 2010, will be the third stop on the exhibition’s 10-city, four-year tour, following Philadelphia’s National Constitution Center and the Atlanta Civic Center. America I AM will be a nearly 13,000 square-foot