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The William Grant Still Arts Center Presents “Love You Madly” – A Portrait of Duke Ellington March 7-June 6, 2015 Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, Noon-5pm The 7th Annual Exhibition in WGSAC’s Afric…0 Comments 0 Promotions
The West Adams Collectors Club is a free, intergenerational workshop series on archiving grassroots histories, hosted and organized by The William Grant Still Arts Center in collaboration with commu…0 Comments 0 Promotions
These Eclectic Artists Spread Wisdom, Inner Healing &Mentoring through Music, Poetry & Art to Bring Love, Harmony & Prosperity to the Community. The Royal Queens welcome Sisters of all a…0 Comments 0 Promotions
New Renaissance w/ Bobby West, New Coordinator "Always excellent...!" - Reg- G. the officially unofficial Ambassador of Workshop & Mayor of Fri. nite Jazz @ LACMA Honor us w/ Your Presents...…21 Comments 0 Promotions
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
Redondo Boulevard at Florence Avenue to permanently close beginning May 1Continue
Described as “an absorbing and uplifting new play” by the Boston Globe, Terry Teachout’s Satchmo at The Waldorf, makes its debut in Los Angeles this May at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Running from Tuesday, May 26 through Sunday, June 7 for a limited 15-performance engagement at the Lovelace Theater, Satchmo portrays the racial struggles and musical triumphs of the man who invented jazz, Louis Armstrong.
Starring Obie-winner John Douglas…Continue
The big winner of the first Eat, Shop, Play Crenshaw was Erin Kuechenmeister (center), left JC Lacey Metro Business Liaison and rigth Shoneji Robison owner of Southern Girl Desserts. Photo Metro.
The winners of the first quarterly drawing of the…Continue
Check out this interview with Sherri Franklin in the Planning Report!
Hello Los Angeles!
On behalf Make Music LA Board of Directors we would like to invite all of you to come out and celebrate with your family, friends, neighbors and colleagues the 4th Annual Make Music LA.
MMLA is an all day celebration of the Summer Solstice. This special event was started in…Continue
MARCUS GARVEY & CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER... PAINTING CREATED FOR THE BOOK DINING WITH THE ANCESTORS, WHEN HEROES COME TO…
EMD is excited to announce that the United Neighborhoods Neighborhood Council (UNNC) has been selected as the partner NC for our 2015 program. Together, we will develop a 5 Steps to Neighborhood Preparedness Emergency Plan for their area and conduct a full scale neighborhood exercise to test that plan! Stay tuned for…Continue
Metro is inviting the public to spend a Saturday in the park -- Leimert Park -- March 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., to enjoy live music, delicious food and fun activities at the Eat, Shop, Play community festival in Leimert Park Village. Not only will it be fun, it will be an opportunity to support local businesses impacted by construction of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project.
At the festival, project-area merchants will display and sell their wares, making it easy for us to help others…