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2017-2019 Board of Directors

2017-2019 Board of Directors

The League Officers Front Row - Left to Right: Margaret McCauley; Mabel Duncan; Barbara Mason Taylor; Velonne Atkins; Adah Douglas-Cheatham Second Row - Left to Right: Shirley Starke-Wallace; Brenda Gayle English; Joan A. Thomas; Susan Williams Price; Francine Coleman...

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An Evening with Dorothy Butler Gilliam

An Evening with Dorothy Butler Gilliam

On March 25th Barbara Mason Taylor, President and Virginia P. Bland Second Vice president of The League of Allied Arts Joined League member Honorable/Senator Diane Watson, at the Lula Washington Dance Theatre, Los Angeles, for “ An Evening with Dorothy Butler...

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Kris Bowers and Critics Choice Award for Green Book

Kris Bowers and Critics Choice Award for Green Book

Scholarship Winner Rises to Nominee Kirs Bowers, who was awarded scholarships from the League of Allied Arts in 2007 and 2010, had the honor of being nominated by the Critic's Choice Awards for his work on the musical score for Green Book. The LoAA is very proud of...

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Once in a Lifetime – Fundraiser

Once in a Lifetime – Fundraiser

Join us on Saturday, October 14, 2017 for "Once in a Lifetime" A Musical Tribute to Sammy Davis Jr. Starring Obba Babatundé Reception: 1:00pm - 1:45pm Curtain: 2:00pm - 3:30pm Post Reception: 3:30pm - 5:00pm Ebony Repertory Theatre Nate Holden Performing Arts Center...

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The Board of Directors 2015-2016

The Board of Directors 2015-2016

Seated: Francine Coleman Battle; Mabel Duncan; Bertha Hurd; Susan Williams Price; Bernadine Robinson Standing: Dolores Sims-Gardner; Janet Francis (Alumna); Virginia P. Bland; Barbara Mason Taylor; Patricia E. Gibson; Djuanique Slaughter; Joan A. Thomas Not Shown:...

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Misty Copeland – Benefit Fundraiser

Misty Copeland – Benefit Fundraiser

The League of Allied Arts is pleased to announce our Benefit Fundraiser on July 9, 2016 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (Founder's Circle Seating) The event will feature Misty Copeland the 1995 Scholarship Recipient and first African American Dancer promoted to...

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‘Blind Boy’ Paxton Kicks off Fall Music Series

‘Blind Boy’ Paxton Kicks off Fall Music Series

Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton, a multi-instrumentalist songster and bluesman, will perform at the Jones House on Tuesday, Sept. 23, starting at 7:30 p.m., kicking off the Fall 2014 House Concerts Series. Paxton first visited Boone to participate in the 2009 Black Banjo...

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The 75th Anniversary Celebration

The League of Allied Arts Corporation will celebrate it’s 75th year as the oldest African American women’s organization in Los Angeles with the purpose of promoting the art, and providing scholarships to young aspiring artists in every genre. The celebration will be...

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The 70th Anniversary Celebration

The 70th Anniversary Celebration

The celebration of our 70th Anniversary Season began in June 2009, with the development and presentation of The League of Allied Arts Series (a booklet) with a marvelous and wide-range selection of cultural programs and events- promoted, presented, attended and...

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Gabrielle McClinton

Gabrielle McClinton

Gabrielle McClinton graduated from Los Angeles County High School for the Performing Arts in 2007 as a theatre major. She started performing at the age of six with the Children's Civic Light Opera performing in numerous musicals. After graduating high school, she was...

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Philicia Saunders

Philicia Saunders

Born in Los Angeles, Philicia began her career as a young actress on the sage in elementary school. During high school at the Archer School for Girls, she joined the Speech Team and competed in the Dramatic Interpretation category excelling and inning competitive. Her...

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Angel Blue

Angel Blue

A native of California, soprano Angel Joy Blue's voice has been recognized for its shining and agile upper register, "smoky" middle register, and beautiful timbre. She has performed internationally and won numerous awards. Her 2013-14 season was filled with many...

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Misty Copeland

Current dancer with the American Ballet Company http://youtu.be/T-n9Ti0V8mI?list=PLiXusPPp2y5gOyHXDyA8uhWvse10PGX5u

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Shelia Tate

Shelia Tate

Mezzo Soprano, regularly performs with various Los Angeles companies, and companies throughout Europe. http://youtu.be/FGpbVTdvN3s?list=PLiXusPPp2y5gzPMRVaMhrKwr5Ijms4wsD

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Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton

Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton

Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton (born 26 January 1989[1]) is an American multi-instrumentalist blues musician and vocalist from Los Angeles. With a strong interest in blues and jazz music before World War II, Paxton's sound is influenced by the likes of Fats Waller and...

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