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CAAM CELEBRATES WOMEN IN UPCOMING TARGET SUNDAYS PROGRAM

LOS ANGELES, CA- The California African American Museum (CAAM) presents, “Women in Action, Global Outreach” during its Target Sundays at its CAAM program on Sunday, March from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The event is co-hosted by actors Obba Babatundé and Jeffrey Anderson-Gunter, the program will acknowledge the ongoing efforts and accomplishments of our beloved “Queens,” nationally and internationally. Activities will include a terrific lineup of live performances dedicated to a singular theme, “Women in Action!” Performers include spoken word artist Karen Gibson Roc; vocalists Darynn Dean and Windy Barnes-Farrell; author, vocalist and poet Eloise Laws; and Kenyan singer Nasambu Barasa.  In addition, local artist and educator Teresa Tolliver will host an art workshop for all ages beginning at noon. Art supplies will be provided by CAAM. This event is free and open to the public. CAAM is located at 600 State Drive, Exposition Park in Los Angeles. Parking is located on Figueroa and 39th streets at the cost of $10. For more information on CAAM visit www.caamusuem.org, CAAM’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/CAAMinLA, or CAAM’s Twitter page twitter.com/CAAMinLA. Please RSVP at 213-744-2024.

Watch the DREAMGIRLS Live

DREAM GIRLS

FONTANA, CA- If you have not seen the stage play, ‘Dream Girls’, you still have a chance to until Sunday, March 9. The show plays at 7: 30 p.m. on Fridays, 7 p.m. on Saturdays, and 2 p.m. on Sundays at Tibbies Center Stage, 8463 Sierra Avenue in Fontana. The production doesn’t just focus on singing, dancing and performing, but also on the behind the scenes reality of the entertainment industry, the business part of show business that has made this cultural phenomenon possible. Tickets start at $18. For more information and to purchase tickets, please call 909-429-7469 or visit www.centerstagefontana.com.

Fontana Black Awareness Parade a Success

FONTANA, CA- On Saturday, February 22, the North Fontana Black Awareness Parade Committee held its 45th Annual Black History Parade. The parade started at Summit and Citrus Avenue, and ended with an expo. Various vendors, elected officials, Chamber of commerce’s, and other community members and residents came out in support of the event. To view more photos of the event, please visit www.wssnews.com.