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February 2019

African-American Festival at the Aquarium

February 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on February 24, 2019 at 9:00am

Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, 90802
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Saturday, February 23rd - Sunday, February 24th 9:00 AM–5:00 PM Aquarium of the Pacific Join the Aquarium of the Pacific as it hosts its seventeenth annual African-American Festival, celebrating the rich diversity of African-American and African cultures. The festival will feature live entertainment and arts and crafts. Festival performers include Mardi Gras second line dancers, hip hop and break dancers, jazz musicians, interactive drum circles, West African dancers, and storytellers. Cost: Included with general admission to guests. Free to Aquarium…

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Afro Latinx Festival

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Museum of Latin American Art
628 Alamitos Ave
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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Free

Come celebrate the cultural diversity of the Americas and the African influence in Latin America at MOLAA’s Afro-Latinx Festival! Whether you enjoy dancing to salsa music, like munching on Peruvian anticuchos, or meeting your friends at a Capoeira studio for a roda, you’re experiencing a mixture of customs from African and Mestizo peoples in the Americas. MOLAA’s Afro-Latinx Festival highlights the African legacy in Latin America through art workshops, face painting and live performances. Free Admission $10 Parking

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March 2019

Equity & Diversity in the Arts

March 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Museum of Latin American Art
628 Alamitos Ave
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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Free

Community Conversations #2 Equity & Diversity in the Arts Featured Speaker: Dr. Naomi André (professor and the author of the book Black Opera; History, Power, Engagement) Performers: TBA Moderator: Tasha Hunter Panelists: Naomi André, Anthony Davis, and others Author Dr. André speaks opera, black performers and of blackness. She is joined by Anthony Davis, composer of The Central Park Five, on a panel about equity and experience. Long Beach Opera believes that discussions inspired by art should extend beyond the…

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April 2019

Life Beyond Prison

April 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CSULB Theater Arts Dept
1250 N Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90840 United States
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Free

Featured Speaker: CSULB, Rising Scholars Justice Lab Performers: TBA Moderator: TBA Panelists: Jasmin Harris (California Innocence Project), CIP exoneree, CSULB Rising Scholars Justice Lab members Experiences of formerly incarcerated persons. The Rising Scholars Justice Lab comprises individuals who are now pursuing academic degrees. They will discuss the trauma of being in jail, their personal trust issues, and having a criminal record. The California Innocence Project takes on cases of wrongful incarceration. The event also includes performances by artists affiliated with…

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May 2019

Guilty Until Proven Innocent

May 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Long Beach City College
4901 Carson St.
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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Featured Speaker: Gary Tyler Performers: TBA Moderator: Kimmy Maniquis Panelists: Gary Tyler, Carl Kemp (Long Beach lobbyist and community leader) and others. Mr. Tyler was the youngest person ever convicted of the death penalty and was incarcerated in Angola prison for 41 years before having his sentence overturned and being released in 2016. Long Beach Opera believes that discussions inspired by art should extend beyond the lobby of the theater. For this reason, LBO is using its 40th anniversary season…

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