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Summer Art & Jazz Camp Recital & Exhibition – Saturday, August 1
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Summer Art & Jazz Camp Recital & Exhibition – Saturday, August 1

All summer, the campers of Art & Jazz Summer Camp have been perfecting their tap skills, learning the basics of woodwind and brass including trumpet, clarinet and recorder, strumming guitars and ukulele, creating 3D sculptures inspired by the work of Noah Purifoy and original theatrical productions, exploring the vocal and musical works of Duke Ellington, … Continue reading

Harvey Milk Day of Service: Transforming Our Entry Into A Drought Tolerant Paradise + Roundtable with West Adams Historian Les Wills
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Harvey Milk Day of Service: Transforming Our Entry Into A Drought Tolerant Paradise + Roundtable with West Adams Historian Les Wills

“It takes no compromising to give people their rights. It takes no money to respect the individual. It takes no survey to remove repressions.” -Harvey Milk On May 30, as part of the Harvey Milk Day of Service, The William Grant Still Arts Center will receive a drought tolerant landscaping treatment thanks to L.A. Works, a non-profit organization … Continue reading

m.a.m.a. earth’s ONE PEACE Charity Art Show
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m.a.m.a. earth’s ONE PEACE Charity Art Show

In June, The William Grant Still Arts Center will host a two-day event organized by m.a.m.a. earth, the 3rd Annual ONE PEACE Charity Art Show. Activities will include a hands-on art project, live screen-printing, DJs, music and dance performances, and an art exhibit. The exhibit, curated by Kiana Cornish and Andrea Miller, will present new offerings from emerging and … Continue reading

Disconnection: Dangerous Misunderstandings About Youth
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Disconnection: Dangerous Misunderstandings About Youth

The William Grant Still Arts Center is very excited to host youth from the Youth Justice Coalition and Recharge for a panel discussion that will be moderated by LA’s own Poet Laureate Luis J. Rodriguez. The program will feature teens speaking out on misconceptions of themselves by others in everyday life, and the dangers of these stereotypes. This will be … Continue reading

Love You Madly: A Portrait of Duke Ellington
African-American Composers Exhibition Series / April 2015 / June 2015 / March 2015 / May 2015

Love You Madly: A Portrait of Duke Ellington

The William Grant Still Arts Center Presents  “Love You Madly” – A Portrait of Duke Ellington March 7-June 6, 2015 Opening Reception: Saturday, March 7, 3:00-6:00pm Featuring live opening concert by Marcus L. Miller Freedom Jazz Movement The 7th Annual Exhibition in WGSAC’s African-American Composers Exhibition & Music Education Series Archival recordings, magazine articles, concert posters, original photographs, and … Continue reading

Spring Education Program for Children and Adults! Music, Art and Movement
African-American Composers Exhibition Series / April 2015 / Classes and Workshops / March 2015

Spring Education Program for Children and Adults! Music, Art and Movement

The William Grant Still Arts Center’s Spring Music and Art Education Program begins again on March 7. Starting February 23-27, give the Center a call to reserve your space. Download Class Flyer:  ENGLISH and ESPAÑOL Our Spring Education program teaches music and art through the life and work of a select African-American composer. This year, that is Duke Ellington! We … Continue reading