After 20 years, we are excited to REIMAGINE INCLUSIVE PLAY at our very first playground, Shane’s Inspiration. Thanks to a generous grant from the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks, Shane’s Inspiration playground will be redesigned to include incredible new equipment and sensory elements that we have helped to develop with our extraordinary playground partner Landscape Structures Inc. We welcome friends and families of ALL ABILITIES & AGES to enjoy this spectacular inclusive play experience and invite you to join us for this very meaningful day of fun!
For more info or RSVP, please visit here: shanesinspiration.org/events/grand-re-opening-shanes-inspiration-inclusive-playground-griffith-park/
Local artist and POW!WOW!AV 2018 Muralist, Nuri Amanatullah's artwork on display at the Elyze Clifford Interpretive Center, highlighting the beauty of nature and local wildlife in this intimate exhibition.
The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage presents Aaron Nigel Smith and his Family Reggae Bash on Saturday, February 23 at 11:00am. Critically-acclaimed reggae artist and educator Aaron Nigel Smith returns to his former hometown for a performance and live recording of some of his best known children’s songs. His reggae rhythms encourage families to sing, dance and play together.
In an interview with Metro Parent, Aaron Nigel Smith explains, “Kids keep you honest. They’ll tell you what they don’t like. But their energy can be energizing and I know how powerful music can be. I know music can change a kid’s life.”
For the past 15 years, Aaron Nigel Smith has worked to educate, empower and entertain to youth and families around the world. In 2005, Aaron’s debut CD release, Let’s Pretend, won the NAPPA & IParenting Media Awards. His 2010 CD Everyone Loves to Dance, received a Parents’ Choice Award and recognition in People Magazine. In 2009, he collaborated with Ziggy Marley on a Bob Marley children’s record, B is for Bob. Aaron Nigel Smith joined the cast of the Emmy® Award-Winning PBS Kids show, Between the Lions in 2008. In 2009, Aaron and his wife of 20 years Diedre, formed the non-profit One World Chorus with the goal of building bridges internationally through choral singing. There are currently children involved in Portland, Los Angeles, New York, Kenya and Jamaica.