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Century Boulevard near LAX to close nightly for 2-weeks to install falsework to build aerial platform for light rail station



As early as Monday, July 6, Century Boulevard near LAX may be closed between Aviation Boulevard and Bellanca Avenue so that framing installation for the new bridge can take place without danger to vehicles passing beneath. This work is necessary to support the aerial Aviation/Century…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on June 30, 2015 at 12:22pm — No Comments

Celebrating 5 Years of Leimert Part Art Walk Comedy Show

This Sunday, June 28th, 2015 marks our 5th anniversary of producing the Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show!

Hosted by Comedian Stevie Mack, and Produced by Ben R. Caldwell, The Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show is a fun and entertaining comedy showcase touching upon a wide range of topics by a diverse group of comedians.

in a unique learning experience, bringing together people from…

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Added by Stevie Mack on June 28, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments

Metro Invites Small Businesses Along Three Rail Construction Project Corridors to Participate in Metro’s BIF Workshop

Metro Invites Small Businesses Along Three Rail Construction Project Corridors to Participate in Metro’s Business Interruption Fund Workshop

Metro will be hosting a pilot Business Interruption Fund (BIF) workshop series for three Metro Rail construction projects areas starting Tuesday, June 30, in the Little Tokyo area of the Regional Connector, Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project corridor during July and the Purple Line Extension in Sept. 2015.

Workshop participants will learn about the…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on June 26, 2015 at 7:53am — No Comments

Metro Launches Eat, Shop, Play in Five Los Angeles Neighborhoods

Metro’s Eat, Shop, Play (ESP) campaign kicks off today its activities in Inglewood with a Lunch Meet-Up at Orleans & York Deli http://orleansandyorkdeli.com/ in Inglewood, 400 E. Florence Ave, Inglewood, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Lunch Meet-ups are monthly gatherings, including community members from neighborhoods where Metro is constructing new rail lines can socialize and enjoy delicious food, while playing an…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on June 26, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

"Coming Home" by Bing Bing (Beautiful Struggle)

Added by Pasadena Music Scene on June 25, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Triathletes 'Lap Up' Organized Swim Workouts

Jason May and Melanie Webber, two local triathletes, have excelled in competition and both started out in the pool. One has reached the elite level and the other is a novice swimmer, but they both enjoy the sport and the time they spend swimming laps.

Triathlon season is approaching! And they’re gearing up…

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Added by Elizabeth Artley on June 24, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Metro Invites Students to Participate in Contest to Name and Create Art for New Crenshaw/LAX Tunnel Boring Machine



Metro is inviting students from kindergarten through 12th grade to participate in a naming and illustration contest for the new Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) that will dig twin tunnels to connect three underground stations of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project.

The contest is divided into two…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on June 24, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

The EXECUTIVE SUPPORT NETWORK Host First in the Series of 6 Capacity Building Workshops

Saturday was the first in the series of 6 Capacity Building workshops hosted by Executive Support Network. This workshop focused on Board Development and was Facilitated by Dr. Chris L. Hickey Sr.

The EXECUTIVE SUPPORT NETWORK will…

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Added by SPMG Media on June 23, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

ThaWilsonBlock Magazine Issue28 "Love Through Cultural Differences"

ThaWilsonBlock Magazine Issue28 "Love Through Cultural Differences"

We can learn a lot from animals as they demonstrate love through cultural differences in this issue of ThaWilsonBlock Magazine. Starchild, DPone, Chuck Daggers, V.8, Akon, Ludacris, Tha Mindful 27mile Walk for Respect & Common Courtesy in honor of Good Fathers, Yung DENA, Grimstyles, and so much more... 50% of all sales of this issue are…

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Added by Pasadena Music Scene on June 22, 2015 at 8:35pm — No Comments

Come Meet the Urban Superhero @ The Watts Health Fair

Come out and meet the Urban Superhero DangerMan @ the Watts Health Fair on Saturday June 27th and

bring your kids.

Added by DangerMan Urbansuperhero on June 12, 2015 at 2:53pm — No Comments

Urban Superhero Fights Illiteracy

DangerMan the Real Life Urban Superhero fights illiteracy with GM Foundation President Lorna Utley

Added by DangerMan Urbansuperhero on June 12, 2015 at 2:49pm — No Comments

Excavation, decking will begin Sunday, June 7, for the Crenshaw/Vernon Underground Station

The work will close Crenshaw Boulevard, between Vernon Avenue and 43rd Street/Homeland Drive, for 14 consecutive days beginning at 9 p.m. on June 7.

East and west bound traffic on 43rd Street/Homeland Drive will remain open. Southbound traffic on Crenshaw Boulevard at Martin…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on June 2, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

DangerMan on the Red Carpet

DangerMan on the Red Carpet in Hollywood..

Added by DangerMan Urbansuperhero on May 26, 2015 at 5:29pm — No Comments

The Age of the Black Superhero?

By Olu Alemoru

Depending on your point of view feisty Fast and Furious actress Michelle Rodriguez may or may not have put her foot in her mouth not so long ago admonishing “minority” thesps for “stealing white people’s superheroes.” The instant backlash…

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Added by Olumide Alemoru on May 19, 2015 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

The California African American Museum Celebrates National Children’s Book Week with Heads are Turning, Children are Learning Literacy Event

The California African American Museum (CAAM) will host a free event for children with special celebrity book readings, writing workshops, art and more. Heads Are Turning, Children Are Learning Literacy Day will take place on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at CAAM from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Actor…

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Added by Terri Dixon on May 15, 2015 at 10:28am — No Comments

Do you want to get a contract on the Crenshaw/LAX light rail line now under construction?



For those interested in bidding for a contract or contracts for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project now under construction, Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC) is inviting the public and businesses to participate in the third annual Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on May 12, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

2015 Ocean Swim Series

This year, Southern California Aquatics (SCAQ) has expanded its 2015 Ocean Swim Series to include safe, high quality; affordable and fun swim options during the week as well as both morning and evening sessions. SCAQ is an adult swim club that also offers pool practices at nine locations,…

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Added by Elizabeth Artley on May 8, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project Construction Update May 2015



Construction work continues on the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project with several new more working construction locations in May such as a closure at Aviation Boulevard and Imperial Highway, steel pile installation at Park Mesa Heights and excavation and decking of the Crenshaw/Vernon station,…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on May 5, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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For Colored Girls Who Considered Comedy at California African American Museum

July 9, 2015 from 7pm to 9pm
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LAFD Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training Course at Exposition Park - Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Regional Library

July 8, 2015 at 6pm to August 19, 2015 at 8:30pm
LAFD CERT TRAINING COURSE  Learn how to help protect yourself, your family, and neighbors/neighborhood during an emergency When: July 8 – August 19, Seven (7) Wednesdays. All 7 classes are required to receive a certificate of completion from LAFD.Time:  6:00 pm - 8:30 pmWhere:  Exposition Park Regional Library, 3900 S. Western Ave., L.A., 90062            Library Phone:   (323) 290-3113  Questions?          …See More
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Celebrating 5 Years of Leimert Part Art Walk Comedy Show

This Sunday, June 28th, 2015 marks our 5th anniversary of producing the Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show!Hosted by Comedian Stevie Mack, and Produced by Ben R. Caldwell, The Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show is a fun and entertaining comedy showcase touching upon a wide range of topics by a diverse group of comedians.in a unique learning experience, bringing together people from various cultures Social issues are brought to light, explored and resolved through comedy, song and dance on the…See More
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LAFD Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training Course at Exposition Park - Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Regional Library

July 8, 2015 at 6pm to August 19, 2015 at 8:30pm
LAFD CERT TRAINING COURSE  Learn how to help protect yourself, your family, and neighbors/neighborhood during an emergency When: July 8 – August 19, Seven (7) Wednesdays. All 7 classes are required to receive a certificate of completion from LAFD.Time:  6:00 pm - 8:30 pmWhere:  Exposition Park Regional Library, 3900 S. Western Ave., L.A., 90062            Library Phone:   (323) 290-3113  Questions?          …See More
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DojO- commented on DojO-'s event THE World STAGE Saturday Jazz Workshop "Aloha"·Bobby West OFF 4th of July '15
" Jazz @ LACMA Larry Nash & the Jazz Symphonics Friday, July 3, 2015 | 6 pm "
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THE World STAGE Saturday Jazz Workshop "Aloha"·Bobby West OFF 4th of July '15 at The World Stage - Art, Education & Performance Gallery "The heart of L.A.'s African-American cultural community." - L.A. Times

July 4, 2015 at 12pm to July 25, 2015 at 2pm
Good safe 4th of July Holiday"Workshop off for the 4th of July" — T-sax, Nat M.  "Back next week w/ NEW sub-Coordinator" Ricky Washington — USC's flutist, Kim V. & Aston "T silver sax" New Renaissance: Summertime — Billy Stewart♪ - Bobby West touring, out July 10th & ¿returns?Honor us w/ Your Presents...FYI: …See More
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Dee-Lightful Production presents Xanadu

Come see live musical theater featuring talented local kids!

Thursday July 9th at 7:00 PM

Friday  July 10th at 7:00 PM

Sat July 11 at 3:00 PM  and 7:00 PM

At Veterans Memorial Auditorium 

4117 Overland Ave Culver City, Ca 90230

Tickets $10 at Door

More info visit: www.dee-Lightful.org





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Decoupage Boxes for Teens

Decorate a box using your favorite music as inspiration.

This is a free program for ages 11-18.





Time:July 16, 2015 from 2pm to 3pm

Location:Lloyd Taber - Marina del Rey Library

Street:4533 Admiralty Way

City/Town:Marina del Rey

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Mar Vista Library Book Sale (Summer Bargains Galore)

The Friends of the Mar Vista Library are holding a spectacular Summer book sale

Over 8,000 books including fiction, non-fiction, as well as CDs and DVDs.

Books for everyone: Children’s, YA’s, lots of books in Spanish (Muchos libros en Espanol) .

Books start at $.25 and most are $1:00 !!

Saturday, July 18, 2015  9:30am-3:30pm

Location: 12006 Venice Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90066…





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Century Boulevard near LAX to close nightly for 2-weeks to install falsework to build aerial platform for light rail station

As early as Monday, July 6, Century Boulevard near LAX may be closed between Aviation Boulevard and Bellanca Avenue so that framing installation for the new bridge can take place without danger to vehicles passing beneath. This work is necessary to support the aerial Aviation/Century station. Work will take…See More
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Stevie Mack posted a blog post

Celebrating 5 Years of Leimert Part Art Walk Comedy Show

This Sunday, June 28th, 2015 marks our 5th anniversary of producing the Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show!Hosted by Comedian Stevie Mack, and Produced by Ben R. Caldwell, The Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show is a fun and entertaining comedy showcase touching upon a wide range of topics by a diverse group of comedians.in a unique learning experience, bringing together people from various cultures Social issues are brought to light, explored and resolved through comedy, song and dance on the…See More
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