February 27th & 28th - African-American Festival

SATURDAY, FEB 27, 2016 | 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
SUNDAY, FEB 28, 2016 | 9:00 AM–5:00 PM

Join the Aquarium of the Pacific as it hosts its fourteenth annual African-American Festival, celebrating the rich diversity of African-American and African cultures. The weekend will feature live entertainment, arts and crafts, and ethnic food. Festival performers include Mardi Gras second line dancers, hip hop and break dancers, tap dancers, jazz musicians, interactive drum circles, West African dancers, and storytellers.

February 21st, 2016 - Ocean’s Orchestra

Date: Sunday, February 21 2016
Ocean's Orchestra transforms fish and sea life movements into music.

Location: Aquarium of the Pacific

Time: 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, California 90802
A collaboration between young Los Angeles County music students, music education team WE ARE LIKE MUSIC, and the Aquarium, Ocean's Orchestra will feature a group of twenty students playing stringed instruments to translate the movements of fish into music
Cost $14.95 per person; $9.95 per Aquarium member.

For more information follow this link:

http://www.aquariumofpacific.org/events/info/oceans_orchestra/

February 13th - 117th Annual Golden Dragon Parade

Saturday, February 13, 2016
117th Golden Dragon Parade: Chinese New Year Festival
Central Plaza Stage (New Chinatown)
943-951 N. Broadway
12pm-8pm

FREE to the public. The festival is easily accessed via Metro Gold Line rail from the Chinatown Station.

LA Weekly Live Music Stage
curated by Kevin Bronson of BuzzbandsLA.com
12 PM Nightair
12:50pm Jubilo Drive
1 PM - 3 PM DARK - PARADE
2:30 PM Molly Moore & Brandyn Burnette
3:30 PM The Slightlys
4:30 PM James Allen Spirit
5:30 PM Veronica Bianqui
6:30 PM Kid Bloom
7:30 PM Valley Queen

February 13th & 14th - Belldyance of the Universe Competition

February 13th and 14th, 2016
Long Beach Convention Center
300 E. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802

 

12 Competitions (adults & kids)
Celebrity judges, live music, workshops, and competitive belly dances from around the world.
For more information visit the link:
http://www.bellydanceroftheuniverse.com/

February 16, 2016 - The Rise and Fall of the Khmer Empire during the Angkor period, 9th to 15th century A.D.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
10383 Bunche Hall
UCLA Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Archaeological research in Cambodia began in the late 19th century following the rediscovery of the lost jungle capital of the Khmer Empire by French explorers. The artistic and architectural magnificence of the Khmer civilization immediately attracted the greatest scholars of France and Europe. American and Asian scholars later joined the mission to better understand this brilliant culture. People from around the world participated in grand efforts to map, excavate and restore ancient structures and countless studies, articles and books were published about the Khmer.

For more info follow this link:

http://www.international.ucla.edu/cseas/event/11695

 

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