The Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center
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“I Wanna be Loved" The Stories of Dinah Washington Barbara Morrison relives the stories of the music legend Dinah Washington in an excellently staged performance piece written by Michael Cornier and Ms. Morrison. Backed by the excellent Jimmy McConnell and his 18-piece orchestra, Barbara Morrison embodies the mood and sensibilities of the great Dinah Washington. The show continues to impress audiences and critics alike with its uniquely crafted presentation paying tribute to Dinah Washington, and proving “What a Diff’rence a Day Made.”
Dante Chambers
Dante Chambers Delivers stunning Performance in Tribute to Nat King Cole Dante Chambers, last minute addition to the Holiday Theater Music Festival, has been a pleasant surprise in his previous 2 performances at the Performing Arts Center. His final appearance is Thursday, December 27th at 8pm. You don't want to miss this!



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Join Us First Wednesday and First Thursday Each Month
First Thursday Blues This monthly Barbara Morrison blues concert features great local players and vocalists. First Thursday Blues events showcase different Los Angeles area blues bands each month, with an emphasis on straight ahead blues of all regional styles. An open jam follows the concert performance. Held at the Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center, the venue features a large stage with outstanding sound and lighting in a concert-like setting.

Will Return in February 2019.

First Wednesday’s Blues and Jazz Poetic Cafe A new monthly event in the heart of LA’s historic Leimert Park at the Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center featuring blues and jazz poets, writers, musicians, singers/songwriters. Award winning Jerzy George Kossek, blues personality - poet, singer, and promoter, hosts the show carrying interviews on the artists’ couch, illustrating how words and music collide. Lots of cool vibes, great jazz and blues poetry, lyrics and music. Open Mic for poets and lyricist. Fundraiser for Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center to create a better space.
Calendar of Events

December 31st, Monday @ 8 PM

NYE Celebration Consolidated Plaza


Important Links

Harmony Project

Songwriter Workshop

Open Showcases

Acting Classes

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