Please join us for a unique opportunity to celebrate the life and work of several of the artists featured in this exhibition, including Howard Bingham, Cliff Hall and Lamonte McLemore, followed by a walk-through with curators Mar Hollingsworth and Irene Fertik. In addition, Mr. McLemore will sign copies of his recently published biography From Hobo Flats to The 5th Dimension: A Life Fulfilled in Baseball, Photography and Music. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP at 213.744.2024.
THE FUNNY OF LOVE AND ROMANCE
Four hilarious and critically-acclaimed comedians will riff on love and romance: Yvonne Orji, Daheli Hall, Ayana Hampton, and Kimrie Davis. RSVP at 213.744.2024.
EYES ON THE PRIZE: BRIDGE TO FREEDOM (1995, 60 min) Creator/director - Henry Hampton
March 25, 1965 marked the conclusion of the three-day, 54 mil march Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and thousands of others took, beginning at the Edmund Pettus Bridge. They marked from Selma to Montgomery in protest of the unfair and unjust voting practicies in Alabama and throughout the South. Weare commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the March with a screening of this documentary. RSVP at 213.744.2024.
CONVERSATION WITH ANN M. SIMMONS - IN HONOR OF WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH
Ann M. Simmons' career as a journalist spans more than two decades and includes newsgathering experiences across Europe, Africa, North America, and the Middle East. Some of Ms. Simmons' journalists post include writing for TIME magazine and The Miami Herald, news reporter for the Moscow Bureau of TIME and THE LOS ANGELES TIMES Bureau Chief in Nairobi and Johannesburg. She has covered several of the world's most important stories: the end of the USSR, the U.S. Embassy boming in Kenya, the war in Iraq, and Hurricane Katrina, among others. Please joine us as she shares what it is like to travel the world as one of the very few black and female correspondents. RSVP at 213.744.2024.
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