Fernando Pullum Community Arts Center

WORDTheatre® and Fernando Pullum Community Arts Center Present Randall Kenan’s ‘Black Folks Could Fly’

In partnership with the Fernando Pullum Community Arts Center in Leimert Park, WORDTheatre® proudly presents BLACK FOLK COULD FLY, a literary and musical tribute celebrating the legacy of the late southern author Randall Kenan, on Saturday, March 9, at 7:30pm. The reception begins at 6:30pm. This one-night-only event at the arts center explores, among many of the award-winning author’s fascinations, the theme of “Blackness.” Featured performers include Tracie Thoms, Dohn Norwood, CG, Eugene Byrd, and student musicians from the Fernando Pullum Community Arts Center.

‘Say Her Name, Breonna Taylor!’

Saturday, June 20, 2020, the weekend of Juneteenth; however, there was no music, and no family picnics. Instead, there was the chanting of protestors that echoed throughout the neighborhoods of Leimert Park and Inglewood.

Christ Liberation Ministries Hold March Miracle Sessions

Christ Liberation Ministries kicked-off their March Miracle Sessions on March 4, with the “Millennial Open Mic Night.” Pastors William and Thembekila Smart, organized the event, held at the Fernando Pullum Community Arts Center in Leimert Park, to provide a platform for youth and millennials to share their gifts. The night began with a drum and performance by the Izibongo Praise Dancers led by Minister Kimberly Bolanile Paggett Willis. They presented a healing African dance, which garnered audience participation. Next, phenomenal spoken word artists shared their gifts. Adjoa Jones who recited a message on Black love, which stressed the importance of

The Pullum Center Pulls for Our Youth with a Rendition of the Musical, “FROZEN”

On Friday, December 11th, Audubon Middle School’s auditorium was filled with excited faces for the Fernando Pullum Community Arts Center’s production of Frozen.

Directed by Brandon Rainey, the fantasy musical tells the story of a princess who goes on a voyage to reverse her sister’s magic powers that cursed the kingdom to eternal winter. Featuring a K through 6th grade cast, the show included adorable performances of the well-known songs, “Let It Go,” and, “Do You Want to Build a Snowman?”