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"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more in context."

— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more when it is in context."

— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

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OAKLAND–Exhibit: The Audacity to Believe

African American Museum and Library 659 14th Street, Oakland

OAKLAND- Come experience “The Audacity to Believe”, a tribute to the life, legacy, and impact of an Oakland giant: Dr. Marcus A. Foster, the urban education activist and superhero who […]

Free

VENICE–Exhibit: Where Has All the Affordable Housing Gone?

Beyond Baroque 681 N. Venice Blvd., Venice

…in search of lost rent-control housing in Venice… VENICE—Visit the exhibit for “Where Has All The (affordable) Housing Gone?” a participatory, community-based art project that explores the loss of affordable […]

Free

PBS Premiere–SANSÓN AND ME

PBS Station

PBS Premiere– Tune into PBS's Independent Lens on September 19, 2023 for the broadcast premiere of SANSÓN and ME. Check your local listings! The film will also continue to stream […]

Free

SAN BERNARDINO–Exhibit: Afróntalo

The CSUSB Anthropology Museum 5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino

 21 Afrolatiné Californians and 4 Afro-Mexican communities in their own words  SAN BERNARDINO—One in four Latin Americans has African ancestry. And yet, there is a general deficit of knowledge regarding […]

Free

LOS ANGELES COUNTY–Circa: Queer Histories Festival

Across Los Angeles County

Above: Still promoting the Circa program Stories of Sex Work at The Mic @ Micky’s, happening October 4, 2023. Located in the heart of West Hollywood, Micky’s Weho is one […]

Free

POV SHORTS SEASON 6–SOL IN THE GARDEN

PBS Station

 POV Shorts Season 6 Unveils New Dimensions in Storytelling Embark on narratives that crisscross our world, touching deep emotional chords. From Denver City's oil-driven pulse and LA's tinderbox streets, to intimate […]

Free

SAN FRANCISCO–Exhibit: Contemporary Indigenous Voices of California’s South Coast Range

de Young Museum 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr., San Francisco

Above: Gregg Castro (T’rowt’raahl Salinan, Rumsien and Ramaytush Ohlone), culture director, Association of Ramaytush Ohlone. Photograph by Kirti Bassendine SANTA CRUZ—Contemporary Indigenous Voices of California’s South Coast Range: Enduring Relationships with the Land is […]

Free

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO–Preserving Family Heritage

San Juan Capistrano Library 31495 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO– To commemorate Latinx Heritage Month and Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead), the San Juan Capistrano Library will offer a series of bilingual cultural programs […]

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