Los Angeles, CA – November 21, 2017 – Los Angeles Culture Festival™, the producers of the west coast’s largest Caribbean style carnival event and international culture festival, the Hollywood Carnival, will announce their 2018 event as only they can, with a fun, sexy, colorful, daytime party in the center of Hollywood.Details
International Music Legend, “The Russian Bob Dylan” Boris Grebenshikov Embarks on North American Tour, Beginning in LA on December 3
Described as the greatest living Russian poet and singer, cult music hero Boris Grebenshikov or “BG” will make his return to North America this December for a multi-city tour, in celebration of the 45th anniversary of his iconic band Aquarium that begins in Los Angeles at the Avalon on December 3.
Grebenshikov has been popular with Western audiences since 1986, when Aquarium was featured on “Red Wave,” the first compilation of rock music from St. Petersburg, Russia ever released by a US record label.
The African Coalition Leaders’ Forum Tackles Mental Health & immigration In African Immigrant Communities
The African Coalition recently held a meet and greet discussion forum with African Communities Leaders in and around Los Angeles. Moderated by board member Mr. Kofi Peprah, who provided a review of statistics of Africans in Los Angeles and the US, the forum acknowledged the gap in mental health resources for African immigrants and lamented the lack of organizations solely dedicated to the mental health of this demographic who though highly educated suffer in silence in stark contrast to other immigrant communities.Details
November 2017 saw the lavish crowning of a bevy of queens at the Redondo Beach theatre with ladies vying gracefully for the coveted titles that would catapult them not only to instant fame but also an opportunity to feel a sense of accomplishment and the culmination of months of hard work and dedication.Details
November 11th 2017, Los Angeles witnessed the resurgence and redefinition of Pan Africanism at The African Diaspora conference hosted at the Holman United Methodist Church.
Under the patronage of South African born Pastor Kelvin Sauls of the Holman Methodist Church, the African Diaspora Coalition including BAJI (Black Alliance for Just Immigration), ISBL (International Society for Black Latinos) reconciled a panel of great leaders from the Pan African Diaspora in Los Angeles to discuss “Our Culture, Our Identity”.Details
The upcoming annual Miss Africa USA Pageant will in this spirit be lending its platform to a diverse array of women from the continent of Africa residing in the USA today who will engage in healthy competition, transformative entertainment and discussion. The biggest and the most publicized pageant in the African diaspora, it has teamed up with the number one calling card company ESDIAC Global App a company dedicated to facilitating international communication.Details
Multi-award-winning documentary film, Torn from the Flag, about the Cold War, Communism, and the international effects of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution gets online release
Director, Klaudia Kovacs, in collaboration with the late Oscar-winning cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond, ASC, and legendary cinematographer Laszlo Kovacs, ASC, has made a dynamic, American-Hungarian film about the fall of communism worldwide in relation to the 1956 Hungarian Revolution.Details
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.