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West Adams Avenues

   Our annual Jazz Under the Stars/West Adams Avenues Music Festival it's 13th year!! It was begun by Bob Jones and has grown this year, it will be three whole evenings 6:30 PM TIL 11:00 PM starting on August 29th and ending on Sunday the 31st, the day before Labor Day!!1 We are looking to showcase talent and need a zydeco Band...this is new music for us!! We would love a recomendation..e-mail me at westadamsdonnaj@gmail.com or call Donna Jones at 213 705-3336

Added by Donna Jones on July 16, 2014 at 9:25am — No Comments

How do you feel about it?

Hi, I'm a USC student and a life-long Los Angeleno. I've been to Leimert Park a few times in the past few weeks researching the new metro line that's underway along Crenshaw Blvd. I know that it's taken years to finally turn this idea into a reality, and now that it's underway I'd love to hear how you feel about it.

Whether it's thoughts about the construction or Metro's hiring policies or the future of the line, I'd really love to hear from you!

For the purposes of full…

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Added by Sara Newman on July 12, 2014 at 2:37pm — 1 Comment

Porgy & Bess - Miles Davis (By Sam Pace)

Our own Sam Pace 


SAM PACE is an artist, graphic designer and illustrator. He has exhibited in many ...…
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Added by ColoredPeople.net on July 11, 2014 at 9:18am — No Comments

FILM REVIEW: DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES

Steady lads!

BY OLU ALEMORU

For people – probably a tad to the right of Attila The Hun – who might like to turn San Francisco into a primeval wasteland where those smart, tech savvy, progressive humanoids are hunted down like wild cattle, the follow up to 2011’s “Rise of the Planet…

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Added by Olumide Alemoru on July 10, 2014 at 12:55pm — No Comments

La Brea Corridor Planning Study_ Connecting Communities to Parks

North East Trees received a grant from the State’s Natural Resources Agency to conduct a planning study focused on the S. La Brea Ave. corridor from the intersection at Exposition Blvd. to Stocker St.…

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Added by Marie Michele Montano on July 9, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

CELEBRATE THE FOURTH OF JULY AT THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM WITH COMEDIAN D’LAI, FOLLOWED BY EXPO PARK’S FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA

The California African American Museum will celebrate America’s birthday with Gleaming at Twilight for its Target Sundays at CAAM program, on Friday, July 4th, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.  Co-hosted by comedian D’Lai and actor Jeffrey Anderson-Gunter, the event will be followed by Expo Park’s annual Fireworks Extravaganza, coordinated by the offices of Councilman Curren Price of Council District Nine.

Comedian D’Lai is best known as the Season 3 semi-finalist and…

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Added by Terri Dixon on July 1, 2014 at 12:18pm — No Comments

Metro give advance public notice for "Century Crunch" Bridge Demolition, Street Closure Near LAX July 25-28

Plan ahead, allow extra travel time, or steer clear of airport-area traffic the weekend of July 25-28, 2014. These are the messages that the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT), Los Angeles World…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on June 27, 2014 at 8:37am — No Comments

WELL HELLO DOLLY: BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL

BY OLU ALEMORU

The global branding and licensing industry – worth countless billions – ended its annual Las Vegas jamboree at The Mandalay Bay as summer 2014 officially arrived.

With over 400 exhibitors representing more than 5,000 brands and catering to 15,000 attendees watch out in the next few months for the hottest things in toys, games and apparel.

We’re talking about the big guns; Disney Consumer Products, Hasbro, Martel, Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products,…

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Added by Olumide Alemoru on June 25, 2014 at 11:03am — No Comments

Minnie Riperton - Steven Lopez

Our own Art of Steven Lopez @ikeepmoving ‪#‎aftermidnightseries‬…

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Added by ColoredPeople.net on June 20, 2014 at 6:11am — No Comments

Horace Silver - By Sam Pace

Our own Sam Pace 
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Added by ColoredPeople.net on June 20, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Crenshaw line and LAX - The saga and construction continues

 

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The LADWP will implement a full closure of Crenshaw Bl during night time hours, between King Bl and Stocker St, in order to relocate a water line.  Crenshaw Bl will be closed on a nightly basis between King Bl and Stocker St during the hours of 10 pm to 6 am starting June 16.

This Monday June 23 METRO will have a press conference to  announce  the demolition of the Century Boulevard Bridge and Aviation Boulevard, one of the main arteries to…

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Added by enhager on June 18, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Movie-going culture in 1970s in Los Angeles (Research)

DEAR MOVIEGOERS!

I'm a Ph.D student at UCLA Film and Media Studies Department. I write my dissertation on Blaxploitation cinema and my…

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Added by Ewa Drygalska on June 16, 2014 at 2:00pm — 5 Comments

BRASILIA 2014 COMMEMORATIVE POSTER

Some fantastic drama so far!

Monday sees Team USA and Nigeria's Super Eagles take center stage!!

Added by Olumide Alemoru on June 15, 2014 at 10:49am — No Comments

Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show is Empowering Our Youth

 

The Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show has been “Empowering Our…

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Added by Stevie Mack on June 9, 2014 at 12:33am — 1 Comment

Neighborhood prosecutor for Leimert Park/ South LA community meeting TONIGHT

     Community Coalition (8101 S Vermont Ave) will be hosting a meeting to introduce the new neighborhood prosecutors assigned to each South…
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Added by enhager on June 4, 2014 at 6:55am — No Comments

MAAA GRAND RE-OPENING

Come all ye faithful, art lovers one and all.

Sunday’s (June 1) grand re-opening of the Museum of African-American Art (housed on the 3rd Floor of Macy’s inside the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza) brought patrons flocking back to the renowned gallery after it suffered extensive damage in March’s heavy rains.

Founded in 1976 by artist/art historian Dr. Samella Lewis, the space has been an iconic fixture for the artistic expression of African-Americans and African…

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Added by Olumide Alemoru on June 2, 2014 at 5:09pm — No Comments

Crenshaw closed Friday night (again)

Metro Rerouting Traffic on Crenshaw, Exposition Boulevards for Underground Station Construction

Construction will begin on Friday, May 30, with a 15-hour full street closure between Jefferson Boulevard and Coliseum Street beginning at 10 p.m. on Friday, May 30, through 1 p.m. on Saturday, May…

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Added by enhager on May 28, 2014 at 9:03pm — 1 Comment

Looking Past The Fund House Mirror

Black parents, educators and students are working to ensure that California’s new education funding model remains undistorted and targets additional resources where they are needed most.

 

By Olu Alemoru, California Black Media

 

With school districts across California gearing up to finalize their 2014-15 budgets, African-American parents and educators are closely watching how the state’s radical new funding model will affect Black students.

The coming…

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Added by Olumide Alemoru on May 27, 2014 at 2:07pm — 1 Comment

CASTING CALL...First Time Home Buyers on Realtor.com

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Added by Heather Lee Presha on May 27, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

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Hello Community!!!!The Friends of Angeles Mesa Public Library will have a  book sale Saturday, July 19th 10a-2p.   There will be GREAT gently used books, videos, books on tape, and other forms of media- hot off the library shelves.  Prices range from .25 cents -$4.  Please bring your recyclable bags for the books you purchase:)All proceeds from the  book sale are given to the Friends of Angeles Mesa Public Library to fund educational programs, cultural programs and activities for children,…See More
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Palms-Rancho Park Library Book Sale

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The Friends of the Palms- Rancho Park Library are holding their quarterly book sale. Amazing selection of fiction and non-fiction for adults and children. Books start at $.25 cents!



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