Magazine, Entertainment,Ricky Richardson Los Angeles-A crowd estimated at around 300,000 assembled up and down Crenshaw Blvd. (The Shaw), for the 12th Annual Taste of Soul Family Music Family, Saturday, October 21, 2017. With respect to the Doobie Brothers, “Taking it to the Streets,” Taste of Soul took place on Crenshaw Blvd. Between Stocker Blvd…Details
Xenophobia On the Mind: Bridging the Gap Between African-American Perceptions and Immigrant Experiences
During this time of political unrest and wavering visions of hope for the U.S. immigrant population at large, an act of community fellowship in Los Angeles can go a long way in demonstrating the potency of harmony within its immigrant community. TSEHAI Publisher’s newest imprint, the Harriet Tubman Press (HTP), accomplished this on Saturday, Oct. 14, during its inaugural publication of the poetry anthology Voices from Leimert Park Redux, hosted at the Vision Theatre in Leimert Park.Details
Los Angeles- Several hundred people gathering in Leimert Park Village in front of the iconic Vision Theater, Saturday, October 14, 2017. The diverse crowd gathered on this beautiful day in Southern California to celebrate the first book launch from TSEHAI’s imprint, the Harriet Tubman Press: Voices from Leimert Park Redux: a Los Angeles Poetry Anthology.
This day also celebrated TSEHAI’s 20th Anniversary as well as it’s 10th Anniversary on the campus of Loyola Marymount University. The event also celebrated the advent of the Harriet Tubman Press.
NAPAC West Coast hosted the 57th Nigerian Independence Day Parade in the city of Carson, California. A celebration of Nigerian culture and diversity, it captured the spirit of unity among people from all ethnic, cultural or religious affiliations. Nigerians in the diaspora set aside any differences, opinions and cultures, and came together as one people under one nation.Details
Join us on Sept 15, 2017 at the Carson Community Center and Sept 16 – 17 at the Leimert Park Village to celebrate and organize the Pan African DiasporaDetails
The first ever African Wedding Expo in Los Angeles! This event promises to connect brides/grooms with exhibitors that can supply your cultural needs on your special day.Details
Arlando Mba comes to terms with her identity through introspection and deep thinking. She encourages us to find true meaning in ourselves and not in the careless comments of others.Details
Long Beach-Sunday, April 23rd, the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) hosted the inaugural Garifuna Festival. The Garifuna Festival celebrates the arts, music and language of Black Caribs- Garifuna people from Central America (Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua).
The day long festival featured art workshops, children’s story time, Garifuna drumming, and face-painting. The festival also featured Garifuna craft vendors, mouthwatering food and drinks.
Tanzanian born recording artist, singer-songwriter has been deemed “the most popular and top Selling artist in East Africa” – Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda.
Some of his best hits include: “Aje” “Mwana”, “Chekecha Cheketua” “Cinderella”, “Nakshi Mrembo”, “Usiniseme,” “Dushelele”, “Single Boy”, “Mapenzi YanaRun Dunia”, “Macmuga” and of course for his notable collaboration with other African musicians in the One8 project and American music superstar R. Kelly voted most successful R&B artist of the last 25 years by Billboard.Details
For the last decade Tiwa has thrilled audiences and radio stations with her own brand of music a combination of Afro and Western pop known as afro-pop. She is likened to global artists like Beyonce, and is quite the diva now ruling not just the African music scene but poised to invade Hollywood.
This Friday Savage will be introducing herself by celebrating her birthday with her Los Angeles fans that have long waited for this moment.