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
This Saturday artists from Bahia, Brazil are ready to dance with you! All ages are invited to move to the rhythms of Brazil. The FREE Community Dance Party begins at 3:30pm.
Want to learn the correct movements for Brazilian Samba and Samba Reggae? Join the 1pm Samba Workshop with Slleyk da Bahia(Olodum). The workshop is $30 at the door or $25 in advance. No charge for children under 7.
Casa Cultura Yoga and Dance
If you try to avoid the traffic on Crenshaw as much as I do, you may not have noticed that progress is being made on the demolition of the former Rent-A-Center, Rite Aid Pharmacy, and another empty storefront at Rodeo Road. I've attached a few photos that I took a couple of weeks ago. Since then, the building to the north of Ralph's (Comet Clea…Continue
The California African American Museum (CAAM) will celebrate National Children’s Book Week with the literacy event Heads are Turning, Children are Learning on Saturday, May 18, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Event co-hosts include actor Thomas Hobson of The Fresh Beat Band; actress Niketa Calame of The Lion King (animation); and actor Donis Leonard, Jr. from Showtime’s House of Lies.
During the literary event, renowned children’s author and…Continue
Join CITYstage for a week of free DANCE, MUSIC & THEATRE instruction for teens.
Registration is now open for CITYstage Summer Camp and it's FREE!
Parents - Get the kids out of your hair for a week this summer.
Kids - Get out of the house and learn dance, music and theatre!
Hundreds of digitally preserved speeches, sermons and correspondence of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be on view at the California African American Museum (CAAM) May 5 -11, 2013 as part of an unprecedented effort to showcase the work of the civil rights leader.
With the help of…Continue
Sunday, May 5, 2013, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. - TARGET SUNDAYS AT CAAM…Continue