Come down to Leimert Park and visit KAOS Network for our fun and free workshops Monday through Sunday. Monday: Kids Samba(5pm-6pm) Adult Samba(6pm-7:30pm) Rhythm Drum Lines(7:30pm-10pm) Tu…
Organized by Ben Caldwell | Type: workshops1 Comment 0 Promotions
June - African-American Music Appreciation Month . past event(s) - Fri., 2nd - Charles Owens Concert Series "Kick-Off" It's All About Jazz - Greg Burk Fri., 9th - Dwight Trible & Father Amde…7 Comments 1 Promotion
Long-standing Leimert Park Village Event... Held every 3rd Saturday of each & every month... (Unless indicated otherwise, hear?)
Organized by STAGE staff / LPB listin'z by DojO- [In-Kind} | Type: comedy0 Comments 0 Promotions
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SoCal Connected calls Leimert Park Beat "an excellent blog that chronicles the happenings in and around Leimert Park Village." Tavis Smiley - History of the Blog in 2009 and tour of Leimert Park Village New York Times - South Los Angeles says yes to no more fast food in 2008
KCRW: Warren Olney's Which Way, LA - County supervisor race goes uncovered by the media
LAist - Neighborhood Project in 2007
Curbed LA - West Adams on the down low in 2007
LA Observed - WeAd is the black WeHo in 2007
LA Observed - Winds knock down the sycamore trees on 42nd in 2006
Stories about Leimert Park
NPR: Leimert Park's Struggle with Identity in 2006
Washington Post - Tour of Leimert Park in 2006
Los Angeles Times - Tour of Leimert Park in 2005
LA City Beat - Tour of Leimert Park in 2005
NY Times - Soul Central from 1993
Stuff to Check Out
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza Farmers Market - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. EVERY Saturday
Babe and Ricky's Inn
Najite and Olokun Prophecy
Vocalist Dwight Trible Los Angeles Jazz LA Jazz Society
Eso Won Books
Leimert Park Movie
Leimert Park Book Fair
Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director "Summer" Jazz Concert Series ~
Band Leader Justo Almario - saxophone(s),
"A great player & one of my favorite flutist." - Derf Reklaw
Dwight Trible Presents "Spring into Summer" Concert Series
Band Leader Bobby West - piano "Bobby 'best-in-the' West"
(pic.s by indeterminable)
Featuring: John B. Williams - bass & Jimmie…Continue
Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director "Spring into Summer" Concert Series - African-American Music Appreciation Month MB Hanif
Dwight Trible, Executive Director Presents: Sprung into "Summer" Concert Series ~
Prof. George Bohanon, Band Leader - trombonist "Seasoned 'Finger Lickin’ Good', '1st-call' studio-session musician" received "Most Valuable Player" award by National Association of Recording Arts and Sciences '80
At The 'new' STAGE a 501 (c) 3, non-profit in Leimert Park Village, "the heart of LA's African American cultural community." - L.A. Times Ms. Connie Han on…Continue
Dwight Trible, Executive Director Presents: Charles Owens, Band Leader & woodwinds Feat. Bobby West - piano, James Leary - bass, Don Littleton - drums + verrry "Special Guest" Dwight Dickerson - piano ahso -
Expectin' classic Freddie Hubbard comps on the choppin'…Continue
California African American Museum - All Public Programs at CAAM are FREE! - RSVP: 213.744.2024
Haitian musician Paul Beaubrun treats us to the transfixing music he calls Roots/Blues. Beaubrun plays at many of the most coveted…
Live music performance by Munyungo Jackson Groove Tribe …
Peter Flax has penned a must-read editorial on recent Playa Del Rey street safety controversies. He concludes: "When cars race through neighborhoods where people live, shop and play, speed kills. Taking steps that force us to slow down isn’t an outrage or a conspiracy, it’s making L.A. a better place to live."
Now that new transit projects are coming to Atlanta, advocates want to ensure the people who supported the investment will be able to benefit from it. The Partnership for Southern Equity is leading a campaign to reserve 5 percent of the money from a recent ballot measure - about $120 million - for a fund to subsidize housing near transit.
In many historically marginalized urban neighborhoods, decades of disenfranchisement and the repressive policing that accompanied it created great insecurity in the public space and, over time, eroded bonds of social trust between neighbors. With the public space essentially rendered off limits for too many, community had to be nurtured in private spaces.
Irate drivers calling themselves "Open Streets PDR" are working to undo recent safety improvements in Playa Del Rey. Councilmember Bonin has responded that "We should never buy into the notion that convenience is worth endangering lives."
At a homecoming celebration Tuesday, Mayor Errick D. Simmons read aloud a proclamation stating June 20, 2017 shall hereafter be known as "Germany Kent Day" in Greenville.…
Buster Williams - "George! Is that you George?! Is that U?!" (as told by) "GA" (special story, inside joke 'bout _?_)
“Bassist Buster Williams is one of the key players in modern (J)azz with a rock-solid grounding in harmony, counterpoint and orchestration. Buster's musicianship is impeccable and his rhythmic…