6HWbNHN-show-poster2x3-c7tgE2Y.png

Artbound

Start watching
MJ250sC-show-poster2x3-Bflky7i.png

Tending Nature

Start watching
Southland Sessions

Southland Sessions

Start watching
HvlSxHY-show-poster2x3-4ik43uV.png

Earth Focus

Start watching
5LQmQJY-show-poster2x3-MRWBpAK.jpg

Reporter Roundup

Start watching
City Rising

City Rising

Start watching
Lost LA

Lost LA

Start watching
Member
Your donation supports our high-quality, inspiring and commercial-free programming.
Support Icon
Learn about the many ways to support KCET.
Support Icon
Contact our Leadership, Advancement, Membership and Special Events teams.

Dancing in the Street: Local Dance Company Brings Life to Deserted Spaces

Support Provided By

Southland Sessions Presents: From high school operas and drive-thru art exhibitions to Chicano comedies and underground DJ sets—we are showcasing the vibrancy of arts and culture across our city today.

Versa-Style Dance Company presents "Playground," an online dance project that encourages us all to seek self-expression and joy in our personal spaces.

Playground- "Finding Creativity and Fun in Our Personal Space"

In this time of crisis and uncertainty, Versa-Style Dance Company highlights the importance of finding moments for joy, creativity and finding the light within. This piece was made in partnership with the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs and inspired by the sounds of fellow dance community member Coflo.

Performance Title: "Playground"
Presented By: Versa-Style Dance Company and Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs
Originally Presented: June 25, 2020
Artistic Directors: Jackie Lopez and Leigh Foaad
Company Members: Cynthia Hernandez, Brianna Grey, Ernesto Galarza, Brandon Juezan, Anthony Berry, Gbari Gilliam, Harry Weston, Jessi Pontillas and Ceanny Agustin
Editing: Brianna Grey | Passion Media

More about Versa-Style Dance Company
Versa-Style Dance Company is a 501 C 3 non-profit organization and dance ensemble that consists of committed and conscientious artists representing the diversity and beautiful complexity of Los Angeles.

Support Provided By
Read More
Jessica Pak holds one her chickens in her tailor shop.

L.A. Photographer Captures the Stories Behind Koreatown's Businesses

Emanuel Hahn, a local photographer, captures the lives of shopkeepers and vendors trying to stay afloat in Koreatown.
Three pink squares on a billboard have three images drawn onto them. The one on the far left is a portrait of Chef Visoth Tarak Ouk, widely known as "Chef T." He's wearing a T-shirt and a baseball cap proudly flashing a tattoo on his fingers that reads "Chef Life." In the middle box is an unsmiling baby girl propped up by an adult hand, her name written on a mugshot letter board. On the right box is a man with his head tilted and the same surname as the baby girl.

Socio-Political Art is Popping Up on Billboards Across L.A. Here's What They're All About.

In its seventh year, this year's Billboard Creative project highlights the work of established and emerging artists on 30 billboards across L.A. This year's curated collection features pieces that address issues such as immigration, the environment, race, gender and domestic violence.
Adrian Younge poses facing the camera. He's wearing a plaid suit jacket and a silk black and white tie. He's also wearing a black brimmed hat tilted slightly to the left. Thick-framed glasses sit on his face and he's wearing white, fingerless gloves.

Adrian Younge's 'The American Negro' Tunes Listeners Into the 'Black Consciousness'

Adrian Younge's latest album, "The American Negro," keeps the legacy of freedom music alive, incorporating elements of jazz, funk, soul, spoken word and hip-hop to detail the Black experience and the evolution of racism in America.