The duo known as the Dessert Divas, sits down with Late Late Show drummer Guillermo E. Brown and shares a taste of southern hospitality.
Founders, Catarah Hampshire and Shoneji Robison discuss their journey to bringing southern inspired desserts to Los Angeles, where every dessert on the menu has roots from the south.
Parlay is a conversation series, created by political strategist and thought leader, Kenya T. Parham and brings together dynamic influencers across industries for an urban think tank on civic engagement, and curated discussions about leveraging Black capital and social influence.
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw provided the perfect location and stage for Grammy Pro Buzzin’ to film their 2017 Grammy Week interviews with music heavyweights George Clinton, Mya, Terrace Martin, Travis Greene and Derek Minor.
Buzzin’ is a digital music series hosted by GrammyPro.com, The Recording Academy’s website for music industry professionals. The program showcases the next “big thing” in music as well as established artists, Grammy nominees and winners. BHC was happy to host this influential program.
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw kicked off our 70th Anniversary Celebration with a live performance by groundbreaking recording artist and producer Terrace Martin on Feb. 4.
Martin, a Leimert Park native who collaborated with Kendrick Lamar on the multi-Grammy Award-winning To Pimp A Butterfly, performed selections from his Grammy-nominated Velvet Portraits album, a sonic love-letter to Los Angeles that features jazz and West Coast hip-hop influences.
The Jonah Levine Collective, a re-imagined, modern jazz group, opened for Martin and showcased BHC’s dedication to fusing old and new; creating a bridge between our history and future.
Terrace Martin Interview: “It’s important for me to play here, because it is home.”
As part of BHC’s 70th Anniversary programming, recording artist and producer Terrace Martin stopped by Baldwin Hills Crenshaw on Feb. 4 to discuss his Grammy nomination, his personal ties to BHC and South Los Angeles, a new album and Sounds of Crenshaw.
“I grew up in this neighborhood,” Martin said. “This is where I learned to play jazz. This is where I discovered so many different things in music…different people.”
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw collaborated with All Music Television to host a roundtable discussion about Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy on Jan. 16. With the end of President Obama’s two-term presidency and the beginning of a Trump presidency as the backdrop, panelists discussed the importance of celebrating MLK Day, systemic racism, giving back and humanity.
Panelists included moderator LeRoy Downs, consultant Kenya Parham, former NBA player Craig Smith, musician Marvin ‘Smitty’ Smith, vocalist Dwight Trible, and musician/actor John B. Williams.