Afro-Latinx Festival at Museum of Latin American Art

Afro-Latinx Festival at Museum of Latin American Art

MOLAA’s Afro-Latinx Festival celebrated cultural diversity and the African influence in Latin America. Attendees were thoroughly engaged throughout the day as they learned about the various ways in which the African influence has permeated Latin America by witnessing and experiencing firsthand through music, dance, food and even martial arts.The day long program featured a mixture of customs from African and Mestizo peoples in Latin America through art workshops, face paintings, live musical performances and more.

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Young Turks Are Disrupting the Current Entertainment Landscape

Young Turks Are Disrupting the Current Entertainment Landscape

So what’s the definition of a “Young Turk”? — a young person eager for radical change to the established order.
The Immigrant Magazine always likes to recognize new talent in the creative sphere and recently was introduced to two Turkish-born, young men, each of whom are carving their own niche in the ultra competitive, U.S. entertainment industry.

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28th Annual PAFF Kicks off Decade of “20/20 Vision,” For Film and An Eclectic ArtFEST

28th Annual PAFF Kicks off Decade of “20/20 Vision,” For Film and An Eclectic ArtFEST

The 28th annual Pan African Film and Arts Festival (PAFF) opened with the film “HERO: Inspired by the Extraordinary Revolutionary Life and Times of Diplomat and Judge Ulric Cross,” directed by Caribbean filmmaker Frances-Anne Solomon. Kicking off festivities with a star-studded Opening Night at the Directors Guild of America (DGA) in Hollywood, this year’s theme is “20/20 Vision,” kicking off the decade with a fresh lens and solidifying its commitment to tell diverse stories with a global, luminous view.

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Tiffany Haddish, Eddie Griffin Honored at City Hall during Black History Month Celebration

Tiffany Haddish, Eddie Griffin Honored at City Hall during Black History Month Celebration

Black comedians including Tiffany Haddish, Eddie Griffin, Kim Whitley, Paul Mooney, Darryl, Dwayne Mooney, and pioneer black comedy promoter Michael Williams were recognized by Los Angeles City Council President Emeritus Herb J. Wesson, Jr., Councilmember Curren Price, and Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson at Tuesday’s City Council Meeting, followed by a tour of the Stand UP Bridge Exhibit.

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