MULATTO Series: ONE WOMAN; TWO RACES, JULIETTE FAIRLEY’S ONE WOMAN SHOW Oct 25, 2009

On October 25, the LBCAA sponsored and John Malveaux organized a theatrical fundraiser, MULATTO Series, at the Found Theatre as a fundraiser for the Long Beach Public Library. ONE WOMAN; TWO RACES, JULIETTE FAIRLEY’S ONE WOMAN SHOW, “Mulatto Series”, is two shows in one performance. “Mulatto’s Dilemma” chronicles the adventures of a bi-racial woman living…

Union Bank Renaissance Branch Fifth Year Celebration Multicultural Celebration – October 18, 2009

  On October 18, 2009, John Malveaux organized the entertainment and coordinated publicity for Union Bank Renaissance Branch Fifth Year Celebration sponsored by 6th District Councilman Dee Andrews, LBCAA, Leadership Long Beach, Connected Corridor, Knight Foundation, Long Beach Community Foundation and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. The multicultural celebration included Cambodian traditional folk music, Mariachi…

Statement in Support of Juneteenth – June 19, 2009

Congresswoman Laura Richardson of California presented a Statement in Support of Juneteenth into the Congressional Record. June 19, 2009 Congresswoman Laura Richardson of California Madam Speaker, I rise today to recognize June 19, 2009, or “Juneteenth,” the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States….. …Madam Speaker, I would also…

2009 First Annual Latin American Parade & Festival – September 12, 2009

The first annual Long Beach Latin American Parade & Festival was held September 12, 2009. John organized the only African American performance of the Celebration. Steve Leary, El Presidente, was “ born and raised in Panama as the child of an American serviceman, who returned to the U.S. when Leary was sixteen, and a Panamanian…

Music Without Borders June 29, 2008 – Long Beach Museum of Latin American Art

In June 2008, with the help of a grant from the Arts Council for Long Beach, John produced “Music Without Borders” concert at the Long Beach Museum of Latin American Art. The free concert featured chamber and vocal music of Carlos Chavez and William Grant Still performed by the Original Angeles Players(string quartet), Amber Mercomes…

Junteenth: Celebrating the Bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln – June 13, 2009

Roy Harris 14th Symphony, also known as the “Bicentennial Symphony” premiered in Washington D.C., February 10-12, 1976 with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. It is the strongest musical statement on U.S. History, slavery, and race relations ever made by an American composer. The west coast premiere and first…

Singing Her Song: The Story of Hope Foye

“Singing Her Song: The Story of Hope Foye” Celebrating Black History Month 2008 was created by Union Bank as the sixth in a series of compact discs honoring distinguished African Americans. As president of LBCAA, John partnered with Union Bank Renaissance Branch and Union Bank corporate to present a live conversation and performance by soprano…

Journey to Black Mexico

LBCAA sponsored and John Malveaux organized 2008 African American History Month exhibit of Ron Wilkins “Journey to Black Mexico: A Photographic Discourse” at 2nd City Council Gallery and Performance Space. The exhibit presented images of Black slave descendants who mixed with indigenous and Spanish. Professor Ron Wilkins conducted a youth workshop titled “Developing and Sustaining…