You can observe Black History Month today at the twelve day Pan African Film festival featuring films from around the world. Our Gayle Anderson has all the details on where you can check them out, and more in today’s ‘Gayle On The Go’.
22ND Annual Pan African Film Festival
Rave Cinemas Baldwin Hills
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza
Observe February – Black History Month – at the Pan African Film Festival – a 12 day marathon of Black Films from around the world.
The string of highly-anticipated films, includes a controversial film, initially banned in South Africa; a comedy, starring comedian Kevin Hart; as well as Oscar-winner Mo’Nique.
Negro League’s Baseball Museum
“Times, Teams, & Talents” Traveling Exhibit
Nakaoka Community Center
Gardena City Hall
1670 West 162nd Street
310 217 9552
The city of Garden celebrates Black History Month by hosting Kansas City’s Negro League’s Baseball Museum’s traveling exhibit “Times, Teams, & Talents.”
The museum and its traveling exhibits work to strengthen and expand the history of African American baseball.
Timothy Washington: Love Thy Neighbor
Craft & Folk Art Museum
5814 Wilshire Boulevard
323 937 4230
The work of artist Timothy Washington is on view at the Craft and Folk Art Museum. Washington is famous for his assemblages incorporating drawing, painting, and especially sculpture. Known especially for semi-abstract depictions of human figures, Washington believes combining various media produces greater visual impact.
Valentine Monotype Workshop
Craft in America Center
8415 West Third Street
323 951 0610
Make a unique piece of art for someone you love at a special printmaking workshop at the Craft in America Center.
All of the materials you need will be provided as part of the 35-dollar creative craft session.
Charles Phoenix Presents: Bob Baker’s 90th Birthday Party & Puppet Show
Bob Baker Theater
1345 West First Street
Join author and pop-culture humorist Charles Phoenix for a very special birthday celebration for puppeteer Bob Baker at the legendary Bob Baker Theater, now in its 55th season!
Cake and ice cream will be served in the colorful party room following a historic puppet show performance and birthday celebration.
47TH California International Antiquarian Book Fair
Pasadena Convention Center
300 East Green Street
The California International Antiquarian Book Fair is a unique opportunity to browse and buy books from more than 200-booksellers from around the world.
Ever wonder why cats spit up hair balls? You can find out the answer to all this nasty question and more at Animal Grossology!
Get up close and personal with some of the slimiest, stinkiest and downright yuckiest creatures on Earth with hands-on, interactive displays at the Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana.
Children can get both an art lesson and a whale watching experience in Newport Beach with Marine life artist Wyland and Dana Wharf Whale Watching.
The children’s art work will be judged by Wyland for a chance to win great prizes.
54th Annual Circle K NHRA Winternationals
Auto Club Raceway at Pomona
2780 Fairplex Drive
Let the drag racing begin!
The 54th Annual Circle K NHRA Winternationals is ripping and running through the Auto Club Raceway in Pomona.
NHRA offers more than 20 categories of competition, including Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, and Pro Stock Motorcycles at the Professional level. There are more than 40,000 licensed NHRA drivers who compete at 130 NHRA member tracks around the country. One of the supers stars burning up the track this season is Nitro Funny Car competitor Alexis DeJoria – daughter of John Paul DeJoria – owner of Patron Tequila and John Paul Mitchell Systems.
She learned her craft taking lessons with champions like Jack Beckman at the Frank Hawley Drag Racing School. Hmmm! Let me give it a try!
So, what’s new with you? Let us know! Please be sure to provide video with your request. The deadline for your information is Tuesday 5pm.
Have a GREAT Sunday!
Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.