Community. Higher Ground Cafe (www. hgcafe.com) publishes a monthly calendar of entertainment events, While You’re In L A…., focusing on gospel, jazz and contemporary adult artists. Pick up a copy at Eso Won (3655 S. LaBrea Ave.; 213-294-0324), a popular black bookstore in L.A.
The Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau publishes a comprehensive African American Guide to L.A., free by calling 213-689-8822; or access the bureau online at the Los Angeles Times site, www.latimes.com/home/destla/. For up-to-date happenings around town, call the city’s events hotline at the same number.