Mel Taylor
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Mel Taylor left a comment for Loyola Marymount University
"Welcome to Leimert Park Beat Mel Taylor, Publisher"
Aug 17, 2016
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The Suberb Heard Well Open-Mic at Guidance Church Gallery

September 11, 2015 from 7pm to 9:30pm
A SEPTEMBER TO REMEMBERYes, we have set the stage for tomorrows Open-Mic joint at the Guidance Church Gallery.  The stage is open to you and ready for you to express yourself as only you can in our freshly painted spacious venue.  The spotlight is on you to appear before our audience and give "awesome" creative energy.  Poetry, Spoken Word, Singing, Music & etc.. shall fill the air. Karaoke is also in the mix.This is a free community event (and we do accept love donations also) For more…See More
Sep 10, 2015
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Introduction to Entrepreneurial Training- ETP Level I at Business Enterprise Center

September 5, 2015 at 9:30am to September 19, 2015 at 11:30am
Are you ready to start you OWN business?Attend this popular 3-week Saturday morning class and learn the fundamentals of getting your business prepared for launch...For more than 34 years students have trained at VSEDC to get the info required for starting a successful business enterprise.Free classes begin the first Saturday of every month.9:30am-11:30amCall 323-789-4515 to register and begin your business journey...See More
Sep 10, 2015
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Jul 8, 2015
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Mar 13, 2014
Mel Taylor promoted Mel Taylor's event Fantastic Open MIC Night --> The Superb Heard Well
Mar 13, 2014
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Fantastic Open MIC Night --> The Superb Heard Well at Guidance Church Gallery

March 14, 2014 from 7pm to 9:15pm
Have Talent, Must Come..."A Genuine Peace"Is our theme during"The Season of Peace & Nonviolence"Jan 30th thru April 4th - Celebrating the lives of Mohandes Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr. & Cesar Chavez~Peace Warriors~Friday, March 14th at 7 pmHosted by the talented & entertainingNea Mckinney    We raise the frequency to new levels during the Season for Peace & Nonviolence with music, spoken-word, storytelling & much more (etc.)    Be Entertaining & Entertained, come…See More
Mar 13, 2014
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Feb 27, 2014
Mel Taylor commented on Mel Taylor's event The Future of African-American Men - A Community Healing Forum
"I thank everyone in advance for signing up on the Guidance Church website and the many phone calls inquiring about this wonderful community event.  Hope to see you there on March 1st at 9 am.  "
Feb 27, 2014
Mel Taylor promoted Mel Taylor's event The Future of African-American Men - A Community Healing Forum
Feb 27, 2014
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The Future of African-American Men - A Community Healing Forum at Guidance Church

March 1, 2014 from 9am to 3:30pm
~Community Healing Forum~ TopicTHE FUTURE OF THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN MENThe purpose of this Community Healing Forum is to work with the historical, emotional and psychological wounds the Trayvon Martin case brought to the surface in multiple generations of African-American men.  Our purpose is to facilitate a shift from numbness, anger, and despair to a sense of hope, inspiration, affirmation, and transformative action to build bridges of understanding and support between, and among, these…See More
Feb 8, 2014
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Feb 8, 2014
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Feb 8, 2014
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"Open MIC Night Xmas Get-2gether Fri,12/13/13@ 7pm Got Talent?Come Bring It>Crenshaw&Florence"
Dec 8, 2013
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Open MIC Night Anniversary & Nov.Birthdays' Celebration / U Got Talent? at Guidance Church Gallery

November 8, 2013 from 7pm to 9:30pm
U do Spoken Word, Poetry, Sing, Story Teller..etc. well come on up to the Community Open MIC Night Nov 8th @ 7pm, Guidance Church Gallery, 7219 Crenshaw, L.A. Our crowd loves to entertain & be entertaining. Celebrating our 5th year of having the Open MIC + we got some special November birthday folks coming out (me 11/8 also). We gonna raise the joy 2 a grand live vibe N the joint so join us and bring your talents with you to share with us.  It's a potluck so bring something looking good,…See More
Nov 4, 2013
Mel Taylor commented on Mel Taylor's event Open MIC Night Anniversary & Nov.Birthdays' Celebration / U Got Talent?
"Free community event, +  donation$ accepted.  website: http://thesuperbheardswell,"
Nov 3, 2013

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So what brings you to Leimert Park Beat? Tell us a little bit about yourself.
I love Leimert Park, it's like my second home, the people, the sounds, the restaurants. The Liemert Park Beat is a growing website destined for greatness.
Who referred you?
Bernard Parks
Good times at:
The World Stage, Back to Basics
My other Website:
Last song I heard or I sang:
Alicia Keys
My Leimert Park Secret:
I come to the drum circle on occasion dress as myself.
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At 9:49am on November 1, 2013, Ran Klarin said…

thanks Mel

At 1:48am on December 26, 2012, enhager said…

Give me a call tomorrow. We need to talk. Sorry I wasn't in touch sooner. 

At 10:37am on September 17, 2011, Seed of Poetry said…
hey Mel, Seed Of Poetry will be at the spoken word next month. Bringing that fire! lol be ready....
At 8:46am on September 9, 2010, enhager said…
Hey Mel, how ya been? Wanted to let you know that quite a few people are clicking on the Superb Heard Well when they come to LPB. It would b great to put of some pictures of the performance, crowds - and a video. Maybe even a blog post with snippets of the spoken word.
At 7:30pm on August 16, 2010, Lola Shalom said…
great photo
At 1:59pm on July 07, 2010, Ran Klarin gave Mel Taylor a gift
At 12:49am on April 14, 2010, Frank Arnold said…
Quite a long way to go to church takes me 3 buses now if I don't get a ride. I'm happy with my own church and I invite you to come visit us at New Light Christian Church 4620 S Findlay St., Settle WA. 98118
At 6:27pm on June 6, 2009, said…
Greetings! Glad to meet you!

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"Xman" - Is a contestant on Rock n Roll Fantasy Camp Season 2, 2011 > On Vh1

Posted on August 24, 2011 at 5:30pm 3 Comments

Victor "XMAN" Taylor, Music Producer, Rap Artist, Bassist is at it again, but this time as a contestant on Rock n Roll Fantasy Camp, Season 2.  


XMAN has been producing music for the likes of Ice Cube, The Lynch Mob, Mack 10 and a host of others over the years.  Now he re-invents himself as a rock n roller, playing bass for the TV group known as the EX-HANG-UPS.  He states he is a musician first, regardless of the genre.  H


e has now evolved to include rock n…


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