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Barbara Morrison
Performing Arts Center
4305 Degnan Blvd #101
Los Angeles, CA 90008

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Leimert Park Beat in the News

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
One Compton
Babe and Ricky's Inn
World Stage
Project Blowed
Najite and Olokun Prophecy
Vocalist Dwight Trible Los Angeles Jazz LA Jazz Society
Eso Won Books

Leimert Park Movie

Ernest Hardy
Leimert Park Book Fair
Crenshaw Chamber

Black Book Expo
Leimert Park Chargers
Mark Ridley-Thomas blog
LAPD Crime Map
Adopted by Aliens
West Adams Heritage Association

Los Angeles City Neighborhoods West Adams-Normandie

Neighborhood Council

Save Leimert

Coro

Metro
LA Observed
Los Anjealous
BakitWhy

The Eastsider
The Bus Bench

Sunny's Spot

 

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Increase pedestrian access to Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area

Posted by Marie Michele Montano on December 1, 2016 at 9:30am 0 Comments

We want to share an exciting update about a petition on Change.org:"Council District 8: Increase pedestrian…

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Maestro CHARLES OWENS @ The "new" World Stage "Concert Series" Fri Nov 25th 9PM

Posted by DojO- on November 23, 2016 at 9:06am 0 Comments

Monthly Residency "Good O'American Jazz" - Maestro Charles Owens, Band Leader - multi-reed instrumentalist

 

 Program:

 The music of Billy Strayhorn, Charles Owens &...? (TBA)

 Personnel:

 Bobby West - piano

 James Leary - bass

 Don Littleton - drums

+Nolan Shaheed - trumpet (confirmed)…

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Vote now or on Tuesday Nov. 8 - just vote

Posted by enhager on November 2, 2016 at 6:30pm 0 Comments

Check this out - This is where I can vote NOW ...

9000 Overland Avenue

Culver City, CA 90230

DIRECTIONS

Parking: Park on Level 2 in the south parking structure located off Albert Vera Dr. Voting Area: Fine Arts Building Room 103 located north of the south parking structure

AND LATER. Election Day is Nov 8, 2016

Audubon Middle School

4120 11TH AVE

LOS ANGELES, CA 90008

DIRECTIONS

Opens Nov 8 · 7 AM–8…

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SOJ Quintet @ The "new" World STAGE "Concert Series" Sat Nov 5th 9PM "What's Hot – Weekly Best Bet" (real live Jazz not Memorex)

Posted by DojO- on November 4, 2016 at 7:31pm 3 Comments

 The SOJ Quintet "Back" OUT FRONT "Again" ♪ "...it's "Sounds Of Jazz", plural!" - Louahn Lowe

 Ralph Gibson, Co-founder/-leader - …
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"Double M Jazz Salon" Presents: THEO SAUNDERS & Jassemblage @ MCLM Sun Nov 6th 2PM

Posted by DojO- on November 4, 2016 at 12:24pm 3 Comments

Jeffrey Winston "conversates" w/ Theo Saunders "Jassemblage" performs & Young Jazz Talent Award presented ~

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Mayme A.Clayton Library & Museum

Sunday, November 6, 2016 1-5pm | Jazz at the Clayton

Double M Jazz Salon 

Jassemblage

WITH A SPECIAL PRESENTATION OF THE…

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Nightly Full Street Closure at La Cienega Boulevard for work on new rail bridge

Posted by Jose Ubaldo on October 26, 2016 at 7:58am 0 Comments

Full street closures of La Cienega Boulevard between Florence Avenue and 83rd Street began this week to accommodate the building of the falsework (framing) for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project rail bridge that will cross the I-405 freeway.

Work has been…

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CJS Quintet @ Joslyn Community Ct. Sat Oct 22nd 5PM FREE in Manhattan Bch.*

Posted by DojO- on October 31, 2016 at 9:04pm 0 Comments

"Fave soulful-bop'n Cali Co-Band Leaders Chuck Johnson&Smitty +Koji, Teresa & Kenny (rhy sec)" -

           

       "If Chuck "Bari" Johnson has the big sax, look-out U'z in 4 a BIG treat, no trick.

       ✔ when "Smitty" blows flugelhorn get yo handkerchief/Kleenex ready w/ the ballads. O0oh yea... 

       Rhythm sec. - top shelve personnel, culturally diverse, trio-licious.

     …

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"Special" To: The new World STAGE "Concert Series" Dec. '16 Weekends Fri &/or Sat Nites 9PM + Update - performance added* ~ at The World STAGE Art, Education & Performance Gallery "The heart of L.A.'s African-American cultural community." - L.A. Times

November 24, 2016 at 9pm to December 17, 2016 at 12am
The "new" World STAGE: Renaissance "Special" Concert Series -   "I am very excited about our new concert series that (kicked-off the 1st weekend of Aug. past.) I hope everybody will come and be a part of this happening! More to to come..." - Dwight…See More
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Nighttime Civil Work Continues at Park Mesa Heights for Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project

Nighttime Civil Work Continues at Park Mesa Heights for Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project As part of the ongoing construction on the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project, Metro’s contractor Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC) has closed the northbound…See More
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Stevie Mack Co-stars in new movie Ghostmates

PRESS RELEASE December 2016 For Immediate Release Contact:PR Rep – Promac Groupwww.promacgroup.com  Stevie Mack co-stars in new movie Ghostmates Hollywood, CA – Actor/Comedian Stevie MackActor/Comedian Stevie…See More
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Kenshaka Ali at Barbara Morrison's at Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center

December 2, 2016 from 8pm to 10:30pm
Jazz vocalist Kenshaka Ali performs "spiritualized standards" featuring Henry "The Skipper" Franklin on bass, Gary Matsumoto on piano, and Donald Dean on drums.  This event is a fund raiser for the new California Jazz and Blues Museum founded by…See More
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Increase pedestrian access to Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area

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