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Return of the Mecca Closes Tomorrow 11/22 with Self Scientific, 3-4:30pm

It’s been a great run and one of The William Grant Still Arts Center’s most highly attended exhibitions in the past few years! We’ve been honored that it has been the subject of many news articles and even more community discussion. But the last day to see Return of the Mecca: The Art of Islam and Hip-Hop is…. Saturday, November … Continue reading

Classes and Workshops / Fall Exhibitions / LA/Islam Arts Initiative / What's Happening This Week

Classes Available + Dialogue with Rosa Clemente and Chuck D on Saturday 10/11, 2-3 p.m. (Begins Promptly at 2 p.m.)

Thanks to all who came out to the opening of Return of the Mecca: The Art of Islam and Hip-Hop. Photos will be posted soon to our Flickr. In the meantime, some good news: there is still some class availability for Fall, especially for our teen classes – in BlackBook, Poetry and Lyricism, Beatmaking, and Drums – contact Keisa Davis for … Continue reading

Return of the Mecca: The Art of Islam and Hip-Hop
Fall Exhibitions / LA/Islam Arts Initiative

Return of the Mecca: The Art of Islam and Hip-Hop

Return of the Mecca: The Art of Islam and Hip-Hop Curated by Sohail Daulatzai #laislamarts    #returnofthemecca For images and more information, also visit returnofthemecca.com Exhibition Dates:  October 4 to November 22, 2014 Exhibition Times:  Tuesday to Saturday, 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Opening Reception: Saturday, October 4, 2014, 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.      Dialogue: Saturday, October 11, 2014, 2:00 p.m. … Continue reading

Eight Weeks of Fall Classes for Children, Teens, and Adults
Classes and Workshops / Fall Exhibitions / LA/Islam Arts Initiative

Eight Weeks of Fall Classes for Children, Teens, and Adults

New classes for the Fall 2014 Session have been announced!  To discover Children and Youth Classes, CLICK HERE. To discover Adult Classes, CLICK HERE. We have many new classes for the fall season, in conjunction with our  Los Angeles / Islam Arts Initiative exhibition Return of The Mecca: The Art of Islam and Hip-Hop. Some space may … Continue reading

Birthday Concert For Dr. William Grant Still, Saturday May 10
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Birthday Concert For Dr. William Grant Still, Saturday May 10

Dr. Still’s Birthday Concert   Saturday, May 10 from 2-4pm A performance by Mark Broyard (vocals) and Aeros Pierce (piano) will cover the groundbreaking, rarely-performed music and arrangements of classical composer Dr. William Grant Still. The moving “I Dream a World” excerpted from Dr. Still’s opera Troubled Island, with words by Langston Hughes, will open the concert. Three … Continue reading