Culture


PAFF ArtFEST
08 Feb 2016

PAFF ArtFEST

Over 100 artists and craftspeople adorned the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Mall with African art and fashion during the Pan African Film and Arts Festival. I was thrilled about the wide variety of clothing created from beautiful African fabrics, artistic flair in the jewelry selections, unique talent of the visual artists and the feeling of being in an actual African market place. Tens of thousands of...

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2015 Leimert Park Village African Art and Music Festival in Los Angeles
23 Sep 2015

2015 Leimert Park Village African Art and Music Festival in Los Angeles

2015 Labor Day weekend marked the 7th annual Leimert Park Village African Art and Music Festival in Los Angeles, California. From the opening day African drum procession to the African drum circle that closed the weekend’s cultural events, jazz, blues, reggae, R & B, Afro beat, hip hop, rock, and neo soul music was the soulful soundtrack of the festival. The stage was also filled...

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Hollywood Carnival Ready for Bacchanal
20 Jul 2015

Hollywood Carnival Ready for Bacchanal

Every year, Caribbeans from Jamaica, Barbados, Guyana, The Bahamas, Trinidad & Tobago and many other islands flock to cities like Miami, Boston, Toronto and Big Bad Brooklyn for the carnivals that welcome all expatriates with the colors of paradise and the music that forces your heart to beat in the same rhythm. Here comes Los Angeles, California! June 27th saw Hollywood Boulevard transform into Di...

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