On June 28th, 2015 a much-anticipated day finally arrived— the Day of the Ancestors: Festival of the Masks. For months, traditional artists, youth artists, youth groups, and diverse community members and LA Commons staff had been pouring their hearts into making this magical day possible. In preparation for Festival of the Masks, youth artists from […]
Founded in 1985, the African Marketplace was designed as a tourist destination in Los Angeles and to meet the global challenge of combating polarization of African Diaspora communities. The event will feature music, dance, fine art,spoken word, food,concerts, and festivals.