The Jazz Workshop: Billy McCoy Saturday Big Band Workshop - PROMO - YouTube Every Sat. 11:00 pm to 2:00 pm Participants & good Patrons of the arts welcome... Current new Coordinator, Billy McCo…42 Comments 0 Promotions
Jazz Appreciation Month "Peace & Blessings" - Derf Reklaw ♪ Program Correct Time: 2 - 3:30PM. NOT 2 - 4pm (as flyer indicates) & NOT 3 - 5pm (as Stage website indicates) . …6 Comments 0 Promotions
April is 21st Annual National Poetry MonthPart of the Los Angeles celebration is :6th Annual Essay / Poetry EventSponsored by Sally Bell Mentor GroupFree and all are invited to enterDeadline to enter…0 Comments 0 Promotions
It's that time of year again - Spring Time! A time of getting rid of old items, habits, and mindsets. Spring is a great time to look at eating habits and how to make lifestyle changes for the best. F…0 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
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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
Percussionist Derf Reklaw band opens festival
The Concert will be honoring many more Jazz Greats!
"It's Almost here. CLOSING DAY for the INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY. TRIBUTE TO CELIA CRUZ, GLORIA ESTEFAN AND RICKY MARTIN. FREE OUTDOOR CONCERT. 3 PM. 4317 DEGNAN BLVD." - Victor…Continue
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There will be nightly directional closures on Century Boulevard between Aviation Boulevard and Bellanca Avenue starting April 3. The closures will last two weeks. During the closures, work crews will remove the framework used to help construct the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project’s…Continue
A definitive look at the extraordinary (J)azz musician & composer. Advance Tickets
Tomorrow, at its regular monthly meeting, the Metro board of directors is expected to vote on final approvals for the 2017 Metro Bike Share expansion. In October 2016, the Metro board approved funding for bike-share expansion in three locations: Pasadena, Venice, and the Port of Los Angeles. The latest staff report (in attachments A and B) […]
A bill to create a statewide youth transit pass program passed the Assembly Transportation Committee, as did one that would require that at least one member of the California Transportation Commission represent low-income communities. Another bill, to create a pilot program to use automated speed enforcement cameras in San Francisco and San Jose, was put off for a year.
Sometimes, high-quality transit is within a walkable distance, but people just aren't used to walking to the train. New signage in St. Paul, Minnesota, funded through a local challenge from a national foundation, aims to help people get over that mental block and walking to the nearest Green Line station.
A plan to put an extra-wide suburban Atlanta thoroughfare on a road diet, adding protected bike lanes in the process, has come under fire from a local columnist with an unhealthy vendetta against people who ride bikes.
Thirteen-year-old Billy remembers when he could only swim three laps of the pool at one time. Now, after taking part in the SCAQ Kids’ program, he can now swim 100 yards (four laps) straight. This is the distance he will need to cover in one-minute, 40 seconds time…