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.

Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks

What a day!!!!!!!!! Thank you to everyone who helped with and took part in the 6th Annual Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks. The Procession was magical as a lone masked figure beckoned the crowd forward with his flute, and drummers led the way followed by traditional artists, village elders, youth and community members. […]

Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks

What a day!!!!!!!!! Thank you to everyone who helped with and took part in the 6th Annual Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks. The Procession was magical as a lone masked figure beckoned the crowd forward with his flute, and drummers led the way followed by traditional artists, village elders, youth and community members. […]