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Friends of the Vision Theatre Historic renovation of a 1930s movie house into a state-of-the-art performing arts center and youth training facility.
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Umoja in LPV this Weekend!
12/28/2020
Umoja in LPV this Weekend!

Umoja in LPV this Weekend!

Happy Kwanzaa! The first day of Kwanzaa is Umoja (unity) meaning to strive for and to maintain unity in the family, community, nation, and race.  Umoja is the foundational principle of Kwanzaa and we encourage everyone to reflect on how they can be in active solidarity with our people and community...

The Los Angeles Standard Newspaper
11/28/2020

The Los Angeles Standard Newspaper

Check out these events this weekend.

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Our Piece of the Pie ‘Black and Brown Friday’ Market is this Friday, 11-27 from 2:00-9:00pm.

They're setting up shop at The Box Lot in downtown's art district - 822 E. 3rd Street - with Food Trucks, two DJs, raffles, giant Jenga, and more!

Grab your FREE tickets from the link in their Instagram bio (link below), and come support small, local, minority-owned businesses!

https://www.instagram.com/ourpieceofthepie/

*Masks are required. Sanitizer will be readily available. Temperature checks upon entry*

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The West Adams Holiday Market Curated by Runway Boutique L.A. They will celebrate Small Business Saturday with a safe shopping experience with some dope local vendors.

When: Sat 11-28 & Sun 11-29 ( 10am - 4pm)
Location: 5335 West Adams LA 90016 (this event will not be at the boutique)

• Outdoor Market
• Mask are Required
• Social Distance Enforced
• Hand Sanitizer Will be Available

~~~~VENDORS + LIVE DJ ~~~

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Thee Cultural Exchange’s virtual Black business expo, Friday, Nov. 27, 10am-2pm

Movers and Shakers in the business world sharing marketing tips and tricks.

-Malaika Dowdell (@kulimacollective) on Marketing on a Budget
-Sabine Quetant (@damesabine) on "Black as Trendy": Creating & Leveraging partnerships
-Brian Olds (@brianjolds) about Using Facebook communities as a marketing tool

SCHEDULE
10am Welcome by Grandmaster
10:15am Session A: Brian Olds & Session B: Malaika Dowdell
11:15am Break
11:30am Session C: Sabine Quetant
12:30pm - 2:00pm Shopping/Networking

Networking
Meet other attendees in 1:1 speed video networking sessions and in the live chat. Grow your network and collaborate.

Expo Hall
Shop Black and recycle the Black dollar by visiting business vendor booths. Watch a video, see if they are live and find great products + services

Click the link for more information. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cultural-exchange-tickets-117499521231?discount=Press

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The holidays are approaching fast, so start getting your gifts NOW! Come out to Melanin Market L A on Nov 28th for a special Small Business Saturday event at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza from 10AM-5PM! Next to the Crenshaw Farmers' Market.

Make this year’s gift exchange the Blackest it’s ever been! Buy and gift Black-owned this year!

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Free COVID testing (drive through) and Small Business Saturday pop up shop in Leimert Park

List of vendors here:
https://sharedharvestfund.wixsite.com/bwwlapopup

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Sole Folks in Leimert Park Village will have an art show, music and Black vendors!

Tuesday
10/09/2020

Tuesday

The Vision Theatre will play a critical role in driving the sustainability of Leimert Park Village.  We need to develop ...
09/09/2020

The Vision Theatre will play a critical role in driving the sustainability of Leimert Park Village. We need to develop synergistic retail uses that will help the Theatre thrive!

Join the conversation!

Thinking ‘Bout A Master Plan!!! That's what we need to do to make sure Leimert Park Village is developed as a cultural village that can thrive! Join the conversation on Saturday, September 12th @ 10:00 am.

It's a Charrette hosted by the Empowerment Congress West Area Neighborhood Development Council during their General Meeting in partnership with the Leimert Park Village 2020 Vision Initiative!

GENERAL MEETING
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2020, 10 AM
ZOOM MEETING
https://zoom.us/j/83840094370?pwd=M1F2cUtuNWhOSTdrRlRxMWhISGladz09
MEETING ID: 838 4009 4370/PASSWORD: 478671
TOLL-FREE DIAL-IN #s: 888-475-4499 OR 877-853-5257
AGENDA TBA

TO PARTICIPATE IN ECWA MEETINGS, YOU DO NOT NEED A COMPUTER OR THE INTERNET, ALL YOU NEED IS A PHONE. TO JOIN, USE ONE ONE OF THE TOLL-FREE NUMBERS LISTED ABOVE AND WHEN PROMPTED, ENTER THE MEETING ID AND PASSWORD.

Ava Duvernay Launches $250K Grant Program For Women of Color
04/28/2020
Ava Duvernay Launches $250K Grant Program For Women of Color

Ava Duvernay Launches $250K Grant Program For Women of Color

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Ava Duvernay has launched a $250,000 funding initiative called ARRAY Grants that will provide vital financial support to grassroots entities that serve as cultural catalysts for narrative change. The mission is to help fund organizations and individuals that center people o...

Join us TODAY for a dynamic presentation in our Dymally Distinguished Speaker Series, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, on "Interg...
05/08/2019

Join us TODAY for a dynamic presentation in our Dymally Distinguished Speaker Series, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, on "Intergenerational Racism in the Era of Trump," TODAY, 4:00-6:00 p.m. on the campus of CSUDH, Loker Student Union, Ballroom A/B. Hope to see you there. This event is FREE to the public.

THIS Saturday, join us for International Jazz at its finest. The Dymally International Jazz and Arts Festival, at Dignit...
04/23/2019

THIS Saturday, join us for International Jazz at its finest. The Dymally International Jazz and Arts Festival, at Dignity Health Sports Park (formerly StubHub Center) on the campus of CSUDH. Buy NOW at www.AXS.com. Tickets are $55-$90. Prices go UP the day of the event. Don't miss this fantastic lineup. #DymallyFest #InternationalJazzDay2019

Culture promoting THOUGHT. Join us in April 27th for the inaugural DYMALLY International Jazz & Arts Festival at the Dig...
03/22/2019

Culture promoting THOUGHT. Join us in April 27th for the inaugural DYMALLY International Jazz & Arts Festival at the Dignity Sports Park (formerly StubHub Center) on the beautiful campus of California State University Dominguez Hills. Tickets available now at AXS.com. Get them today.

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes
11/20/2018
LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes

Great @latimes article on our new #LAPlazaCocina #Mexican Food Museum, opening Spring 2019!

The World Stage Art, Education & Performance Gallery
10/05/2018

The World Stage Art, Education & Performance Gallery

More great shows through the end of the year!

Friends of the Vision Theatre's cover photo
08/10/2018

Friends of the Vision Theatre's cover photo

Friends of the Vision Theatre's cover photo
08/09/2018

Friends of the Vision Theatre's cover photo

Central Avenue Historic District
07/27/2018
Central Avenue Historic District

Central Avenue Historic District

The Historic Tour will include an onsite preview of the Paul Williams' designed Second Baptist Church, the African American Firefighters Museum lead by African American Firefighters dressed in 20th Century uniforms and a FIRST EVER tour of the famous Lincoln Theatre (Apollo of the West).

All events are Free! Billie! and tour seating is limited.

Thank you for your support!

Sherri

The Weekend in Leimert Park Village!
06/16/2018
The Weekend in Leimert Park Village!

The Weekend in Leimert Park Village!

Hello friends: I'm writing to personally invite you to Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks on June 24 beginning with a free mask workshop at 1...

Tribute to Cannonball Adderley and Nancy Wilson
06/09/2018
Group Deal = Complimentary Refreshments

Tribute to Cannonball Adderley and Nancy Wilson

Great Group Deal Get 15 or more tickets to a concert and each ticket is only $15. That's a $10 savings per ticket! Group Deal Benefits: ▪ Fundrai...

08/31/2017

Part of the Quartet of Stories, this personal tale is of the Native American Community. Don’t miss Preston Arrow-weed’s "Horse Hair and the Frog" TODAY, 6pm at Vision Theatre.

08/31/2017

Discover the black warrior queen, namesake of the Golden State. See Myth, Legend, History of Calafia. Part of our Quartet of Stories at the Leimert Park Theater Fest TODAY 6pm at Vision Theatre

08/28/2017

The Festival of Staged Readings resumes on Thursday, Aug 31st with the "Quartet of Stories", starting 7pm at Vision Theatre. Don't miss it!!

08/27/2017

Rap, rhythm, and rhyme make perfect time in "Hopera" at the Leimert Park Theater Fest. TODAY Aug. 27, 3pm at Regency West tickets $10

08/26/2017

Timewarp: Hillary & Monica meet to settle beef before the scandal breaks-what happens next? Find out at the Leimert Park Theater Fest Aug 26, 8pm at Regency West!

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Come out to see these two phenomenal productions tomorrow night. They won’t disappoint!
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