Leimert Park
"Degnan, a river, a new Nile on whose banks young poets sharpen their hearts." – Kamau Daaood

Leimert Park Village is the center of African-American culture in Los Angeles.  Walk its streets and you’ll experience the soul of this community through wonderful; food, music and people.  Throughout the year, you’ll find fun community events like The World Stage Jazz Festival, the annual Kwanza Festival, Fourth of July fireworks, and book signings at Eso Won Books, making this urban oasis a great destination for locals and tourists.

Final FandangObon Worshop

Please join us on FRIDAY, Ocober 24th at 7PM for the final workshop for the Yoruban dances at SENSHIN BUDDHIST TEMPLE 7PM 1341 W. 37th St, 90007 (near Normandie, between Exposition and Jefferson)   Check out the video!!   Dancing         Masks          Costumes

Leimert Park Workshop Series

Youth form a circle around Master Drummer Najite Agindotan, with artist Marie Kellier in the background. Workshops will continue every Saturday from 2-4pm through the month of June. The youth start by learning traditional Yoruban drum beats and songs, then move on to mask making for the Ancestor Festival procession. This year’s Festival title is […]