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Inglewood area Artists - Register for the Inglewood Open Studios ! Deadline 8/31

Register for the 8th Annual Inglewood Open Studios. Deadline is August 31, 2014. Register now...Don't miss the deadline!



Event is weekend of November 8th and 9th.

The event, hosted by Inglewood artists and nonprofit Inglewood Cultural Arts (ICA), will allow visitors to personally tour the studios of established and emerging artists working in drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed-media, photography, print making, installation, video and performance. A printed catalog…

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Added by R.k. Shuquem on August 20, 2014 at 7:54pm — No Comments

THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM’S EXHIBITION VISIBLY INVISIBLE FOCUSES ON THE PLIGHT OF THOSE AFFLICTED WITH ALBINISM

Photo Credit: Superstition, 2011, Mixed media on paper, by artist Yrneh Gabon Brown

THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM’S EXHIBITION VISIBLY INVISIBLE FOCUSES ON THE PLIGHT OF THOSE AFFLICTED WITH ALBINISM

While…

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Added by Terri Dixon on August 20, 2014 at 5:02pm — No Comments

U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez tours Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project

Metro CEO Art Leahy, Metro Board Member Jackie Dupont-Walker, LeDaya Epps, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez and James Martinez at the Crenshaw/Expo Yard. Photo Luis Inzunza/Metro.



U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez yesterday…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on August 20, 2014 at 9:55am — No Comments

Do you want FREE online Access in Leimert Park? Do YOU CARE?

Do you desire FREE online service access in the Crenshaw Community? 

Do you care if it exists or not? Either way THE CITY wants your input, so:

Log on to www.empowerla.org and fill out the anonymous  …

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Added by MADELEINE WALTERS on August 16, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

BOARD MEETING - EMPOWERMENT CONGRESS WEST AREA NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

ECWANDC Board Meeting 

Monday, August 18, 2014 – 6:30 – 8:30pm…

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Added by MADELEINE WALTERS on August 15, 2014 at 11:36pm — No Comments

Michael "Bing Bing" Taylor announces Historic 33mile walk from Altadena to Long Beach on August 20th, 2014 (Video)

"Look what it's come to," says Bing Bing. "I have to walk 33 miles to get people's attention." Local artist Bing Bing has officially announced that he will be walking 33 miles from the mountains in Altadena, Ca to the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, Ca for #empowerment. The kid wants people to recognize the power that you have within yourself as an individual and to use that power for the betterment of…

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Added by Pasadena Music Scene on August 14, 2014 at 8:45am — No Comments

Networking & Fundraising for local domestic violence survivor charity.

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You Are Invited to CELEBRATE 

Madeleine Renée Walters…

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Added by MADELEINE WALTERS on August 12, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Garage Sale in Leimert Park...8/23

Hey Folks...

Just spreading the word for a friend.  See below.

Hope you can make it out!

~HP…

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Added by Heather Lee Presha on August 12, 2014 at 7:10am — No Comments

THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM PRESENTS ITS FOURTH ANNUAL FILM SHOWCASE, SHORTS AT CAAM

The California African American Museum (CAAM) invites the community to attend CAAM’s fourth annual Shorts at CAAM, in a one-day only event, Saturday, August 16, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

“CAAM is excited to present to the community, the next generation of talented…

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Added by Terri Dixon on August 11, 2014 at 9:14am — No Comments

Helping Engaged Couples Fight Divorce Rates, Dr. Angela Chester Explores The Universal, And Denominational Patterns That Govern Our Lives

Before You Tie the Sacred Knot by Dr. Angela B. Chester guides readers in premarital education from a do-it-yourself approach; second book in series is geared towards Christian couples.

 

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Before You Tie the…

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Added by Dr. Angela Butts Chester on August 5, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Community Presentations, Workshops, Surveys & Links

Upcoming Community Workshop Dates....Mark it on your calendar and join us! 



The meeting scheduled for Aug. 2nd was postponed and is now scheduled for Sat. Sept. 6th @ 9:30am and will be a part of the #ECWANDC Sept. agenda. 



The following is the revised and updated community…

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Added by Marie Michele Montano on August 5, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

THE WORLD IS YOURS - A DOCUMENTARY ON HIP HOP AND THE INTERNET

THE WORLD IS YOURS TELLS THE STORY OF HOW HIP-HOP'S USE OF THE INTERNET REVOLUTIONIZED THE MUSIC INDUSTRY FT. WIZ KHALIFA, LIL B & ODD FUTURE

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For more information on how you can be part of this film, check out our…

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Added by M Boogie on August 4, 2014 at 1:42pm — No Comments

SONGTRESSES TERRY DEXTER, TREASURE DAVIS AND ANTONIQUE SMITH TO BE FEATURED AT TARGET SUNDAYS AT CAAM

R&B Singer and Songwriter Treasure Davis

The California African American Museum (CAAM) presents its Target Sundays program, Cool Your Heels in the Shade – CAAM’s Annual Summer Party on Sunday, August 3, from 1 p.m. through 5 p.m.  Co-hosted by actress and television personality…

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Added by Terri Dixon on July 30, 2014 at 8:51am — No Comments

West Adams Avenues Annual Jazz Under The Stars/Music Festival...three evenings this year!!! 13th Year!!!

  Contact:Donna Jones: westadamsdonnaj@gmail.com

Added by Donna Jones on July 23, 2014 at 7:05pm — No Comments

Donate to the Kids

There aren't many things that I have a firm stance on, but educating our kids and teaching them the fundamentals of reading early on is one of them. 



This is a great fundraiser to get 1000 copies of this new book published, and put into the hands of a child that needs it. 



(note: if you want a copy to give out as a gift, or one for your child, order your personalized one here --> …

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Added by Miz DJ on July 22, 2014 at 10:34pm — No Comments

FOURTH ANNUAL SHORTS AT CAAM OFFERS INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO SHOWCASE THEIR WORK TO NEW AND DIVERSE AUDIENCES

The California African American Museum (CAAM) encourages all independent filmmakers to submit their short films to be featured in CAAM’s fourth annual Shorts at CAAM. Directors, producers, writers, actors, and editors will be given the opportunity to showcase their work to new and diverse audiences, and speak about the creativity that sparked each film. Shorts at CAAM begins Saturday, August 16 through Sunday, August 17, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Submissions accepted will…

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Added by Terri Dixon on July 22, 2014 at 12:48pm — No Comments

NINA DANIELS: HER COMEDY IS SET TO KILL

By Olu Alemoru

Two years before she appeared in the same professional orbit of Kim Wayans – one of her artistic idols – rising alternative comedienne/actress Nina Daniels gave the poor woman a hell of a fright.

Spotting the “In Living Color”…

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Added by Olumide Alemoru on July 21, 2014 at 2:08pm — 1 Comment

La Brea Corridor Surveys are now Live!

The La Brea Corridor Planning Study surveys are now live, please fill one out and help us to find the best solutions to some of the connectivity, and access issues along the S. La Brea Avenue corridor between Exposition Blvd. & Stocker St. The questions on the surveys are purely voluntary, answer as many or as little as you would like. Thank You!



Here are the links to the surveys:

General…

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Added by Marie Michele Montano on July 21, 2014 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

La Brea Corridor Community Presentations, Workshops & Surveys

The importance of community participation can not be stressed enough. The success of the project is determined by the involvement of the community. In the end, this planning study will be a reflection of the needs and vision of the Baldwin Hills, West Adams, Leimert Park, Windsor Hills, and surrounding communities. Although this is simply a vision plan, it can become the catalyst for the transformation of this important S. La Brea Avenue corridor. We encourage…

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Added by Marie Michele Montano on July 21, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

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Register for the 8th Annual Inglewood Open Studios. Deadline is August 31, 2014. Register now...Don't miss the deadline!Event is weekend of November 8th and 9th.The event, hosted by Inglewood artists and nonprofit Inglewood Cultural Arts (ICA), will allow visitors to personally tour the studios of established and emerging artists working in drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed-media, photography, print making, installation, video and performance. A printed catalog will include an image and…See More
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Art Show to See this Saturday: Corey Helford Gallery's "2nd Annual Art Collector Starter Kit"

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The new show at Corey Helford Gallery features all new 12" x 12" works by 36 of artists on the gallery's roster of "New Contemporary" artists, including pieces by Sas Christian (see above), Carlos Ramos (see below), and Lola (see farther below. The show's opening celebration is this…

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Vox Lumiere–The Phantom of the Opera

An explosive mash-up of music, dance, technology and silent film that offers a fresh take on this timeless tale. Original songs and powerful live performances blend with the 1925 silent film to create a show-stopping-spectacle that brings the Lon Chaney classic to three-dimensional, high-decibel life. Singers, dancers and musicians give voice to the silent film projected behind them, playing off each other, the audience and the onscreen story to create a magical exchange.

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Spring Awakening

Deaf West Theatre, in association with The Forest of Arden, reinvents the multiple Tony Award-winning musical about lost innocence and the struggles of youth with an immersive production performed simultaneously in American Sign Language and spoken English. Based on Frank Wedekind’s controversial 1891 expressionist play of the same name and featuring an electrifying rock/pop score, Spring Awakening follows the lives of a group of adolescents as they navigate their entry into…

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alling all poets, vocalist, musicians, comedians, dancers and most important an audience the people who enjoy these artforms. Tonight THURSDAY NIGHT VIBES

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Calling all poets, vocalist, musicians, comedians, dancers and most important an audience the people who enjoy these artforms. Tonight THURSDAY NIGHT VIBES (open mic) will be headed to the ethers tonight. Come thru and…

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The Corner Flea Market

The Corner Flea Market is fundraiser to help support the children, teachers and staff at El Rincon Elementary School.  The flea market sell antiques, collectable items, hand-made items, items made through recycled goods, clothing, furniture, & more. No new resells. Currently, The Corner Flea Market is search for new vendors, too.



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"Kinfolk are Our Village" by Women's Voices

We are very pleased to announce the start of our 5th Storytelling Season with the return of our very own WOMEN'S VOICES in another fantastic show, titled "Kinfolk

are Our Village". Experience the rich heritage of the spoken word tradition with this ensemble group of storytellers who will present performances of original, personal stories they developed in their "Tell Me a Story" workshop.

The women are gathering at the home one of their own, who has just returned from out of…

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"Kinfolk are Our Village" by Women's Voices

We are very pleased to announce the start of our 5th Storytelling Season with the return of our very own WOMEN'S VOICES in another fantastic show, titled "Kinfolk

are Our Village". Experience the rich heritage of the spoken word tradition with this ensemble group of storytellers who will present performances of original, personal stories they developed in their "Tell Me a Story" workshop.

The women are gathering at the home one of their own, who has just returned from out of…

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Aug 19
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Author Talk: Nickie V. Smith

Come meet author Nickie Smith who will be discussing

her novel Sergeant Benjamin Premiers and Family.

Ms. Smith's crime thriller tells the story of Volette

Premiers who, following the death of her husband in

Iraq, is raising their two sons alone. After a brutal attack

on her youngest son, calling upon her martial arts skills,

Volette sets out to seek justice.





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Flower Arrangement & Design Workshop

"A Bed of Roses" invites you to discover your inner artist during a two hour flower arrangement and design workshop. Assemble your own masterpiece with a variety of seasonal materials hand-picked from the downtown flower district by the studio's  owner, Manuela. Learn a new skill, pamper yourself with a glass of wine, and savor this sweet evening activity.  

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