The 24th Street Theatre is hosting their 11th Annual Dia de los Muertos festival on November 2, 2016 from 6 PM to 10 PM.
There will be live performances from:
The Space Sanchos
Ballet Folklórico Sol de Fuego
Danza Azteca Huitzilopochtli
La Catrina Guapachosa on Stilts (Ismael Ramírez)
Compañía Tierra Blanca Arts Center
Make sure to bring a flashlight to wave during the procession that kicks off the event, which will take place between Hoover and Magnolia starting at 6 PM.
The event is free to attend, and there will be food available for purchase. Check their website for more details.
On Saturday, September 3, 2016 there will be a festival in South LA to empower citizens and educate them on important issues. Event runs from 1 PM to 8 PM.
Families are welcome at the festival, which will include live musical performances, as well as art booths, food trucks, election resources, health resources, yoga, and more.
The event is free, but organizers ask attendees to RSVP on their website.
The California African American Museum is hosting a free workshop on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 2 pm. “Messages from the Grassroots” will allow participants to design their own magazine cover with a socially conscious message in the style of artist Milton Bowens.
His work is currently on display at CAAM.
Click here to RSVP or call 213.744.2024.
The 10th Annual Leimert Park Book Fair will be held on Saturday, August 20th, from 10am to 6pm at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza.
The event will feature meetings with authors, book signings, live readings, musical entertainment and more. Best of all it is free and open to the public.
For more information, please visit their website.
Special Needs LA, along with the Southside Coalition of Community Health Centers, is hosting their 11th Annual Back2School Community Health and Resource Fair. The event will be held Saturday, August 13th at Mount Carmel Recreation Center.
There will be live music, free parking, free food, and backpack give-aways for kids.
See their website for more information.