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Happenings in and around South LA


Urban TxT South LA Hack-a-thon


Saturday, April 13 from 11 am to 4 pm.

For adults and kids of all ages.  Explore the world of computer programming, web development, and design.  There will be discussions on STEM fields, ways for minority students to get to college and beyond, tactics to grow or start a tech business, and general computer skills.   See more.


Walking the Tightrope at 24th STreet Theatre

Saturday, April 13, 2 pm and 7:30 pm


Don’t miss the West Coast premiere of this magical work by British playwright Mike Kenny’s that will appeal to children and adults. Performances every Saturday — extended through May 18th.  Click here for tickets.




Conversations at CAAM: Black films from around the globe

Saturday, April 13 at Noon

A conversation with Ayuko Babu, Executive Director and Co-Founder of the LA-based Pan African Film Festival at the California African American Museum.

LA Heritage Day

Sunday, April 14, 2013 from 11am to 4pm

At the Pico House at El Pueblo Historical Monument in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles
Los Angeles and history is explored through tours, museum exhibits, speakers, children’s activities,giveaways, food, and other activities. All activities are free and will take place at the birthplace of Los Angeles and adjacent to Olvera Street.  Click here for more information.

LA Dance Festival

Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14, two evening performances each night

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A weekend of dance classes and performances at the Brewery Arts Complex in Downtown LA.   See a list of performances, including one by South LA’s Lula Washington Dance Theatre.  Click here for more information.