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BLACK HISTORY MONTH CALENDAR: Novelist to speak at Dominguez Hills

CARSON — Best-selling novelist Walter Mosley will speak from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 16 at Cal State Dominguez Hills in the Loker Student Union Ballroom, 1000 E. Victoria St.

Mosley is the author of more than 40 books ranging from crime novels to political essays. He is the winner of numerous awards, including an O. Henry Award, a Grammy and PEN America’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

He is best known for his mystery series featuring the hard-boiled detective Easy Rawlins, an African-American World War II veteran living in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles.

Visitor parking passes are sold for $6 at yellow dispensing machines at each campus lot.

Information: (310) 243-3322.

Club plans art

sale, reception

LOS ANGELES — The Ebell Club of Los Angeles, 743 S. Lucerne Blvd., is hosting a Black History Month art exhibit with an opening reception and sale from 5 to 8 p.m., Feb. 17.

Attendees have the opportunity to meet artists Jeff Clements, Marie Greene and Patricia Jessup-Woodlin.

The event is free. RSVP at (323) 931-1277

College offers

variety of events

TORRANCE — El Camino College is offering a variety of free, campus-sponsored events during the month of February in celebration of Black History Month, at 16007 Crenshaw Blvd.

History students are presenting the “Spoken Word Lounge,” at 1 p.m. Feb. 11 in the Student Activities Center, East Lounge and a panel discussion titled “African-Americans in Hollywood” begins at 1 p.m. Feb. 16 in the East Dining Room.

An African-American Student Conference is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 18 in the East Dining Room, featuring special guest Marc Brown, ABC7 Eyewitness News co-anchor at 5 p.m. and 11 p.m.

Information: www.elcamino.edu/events/blackhistorymonth/.

Compiled by Anne Artley. Send items to newsroom@wavepublication.com.