September 2009 Blog Posts (14)

Colors of Music - Show #3 - October 8, 2009 7pm Pacific/9pm Central/10pm Eastern - BlogTalkRadio.com/ColoredPeople

Join us and enjoy beautiful music by our talented members and we are excited and honored for having our show simulcast at WDKKRADIO.com for the first time!



Kathy Yolanda Rice



She studied piano at age 6 and began formal voice training at age 12. After graduating from Alabama A & M University in… Continue

Added by ColoredPeople.net on September 29, 2009 at 7:50pm — No Comments

A CRITICAL JUNCTURE FOR AFRICAN AMERICANS - A Road Map Toward Solution...

"The slavery that captures the mind and imprisons the motivation, perception, aspiration and identity in a web of anti-self images, generating a personal and collective self-destruction, is more cruel than the shackles on the wrists and ankles. The slavery that feeds the mind, invading the soul of man, destroying his loyalties to himself and establishing allegiance to forces which destroy him, is an even worse form of capture." -- Dr. Naim Akbar (1996)



"This is a critical juncture in… Continue

Added by The DIGITAL ELDER Project on September 26, 2009 at 6:57pm — No Comments

Talent alert - LPB member invited to recite music festival poem during Kwanzaa

Karimu Alu is a producer of the that huge success, the Leimert Park Arts & Musical festival, that took place over Labor Day.



After he read Jasmine's ode to the festival, Comfortable, a beautiful recollection of the day's events, Karimu was quite moved.



Read the… Continue

Added by enhager on September 18, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Spiritual Connective Jazz - The Pyramid Central

The World Stage Friday Night encounters of the best kind

It’s a dimly lit space. A few people are gathered. A warm and very thoughtful host meets you as you enter at the front door. "Good Evening, Welcome to the World Stage". He smiles. The same gentleman would later share a wealth of knowledge in regards to history of the World Stage, Leimert Park, and Jazz Roots.



The musicians are completing their set up… Continue

Added by Kim Vinson on September 18, 2009 at 11:17am — No Comments

South L.A. Youth Blog About Challeges to get to College



Every year, Community Coalition's youth program, South Central Youth Empowered through Action (SCYEA) takes about 30 local high school students to the Bay Area to visit universities and take a special Black Panther tour.



For many South L.A. youth, this is a life-altering trip. Many have never been out of their communities, most have never stepped foot on a college campus. Working-class black and brown youth from communities like South… Continue

Added by Community Coalition on September 16, 2009 at 2:13pm — No Comments

NINE NINE NINE FOR PATTY

NINE ONE NINE DRIVING AROUND THE BAY

SKY SO BLUE THAT CLOUD FORMATION

NINE TWO NINE SURROUNDS ONE'S IMAGINATION

FROM FOOT FERRY DOCKS OF PORT ORCHARD

NINE THREE NINE FLOATS, ABOVE GATEWAY ARCH

SHADOWS MARCHING, TOUCHING MISSISSIPPI RIVER FLOW

NINE FOUR NINE CURRENT LIFE TIME.

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK CLOUDS ONLY

SAY RELAY NINE FIVE NINE

NINE SIX NINE NORTHWEST OCEANIC WIND SWAY

ONE RAIN DROP, ONE JOY

PAINTS NINE SEVEN NINE WATERFALL… Continue

Added by Hosea on September 16, 2009 at 8:11am — No Comments

Cutting Comments From the Crowd

Irvin's Barber Shop has been a Leimert Park institution for over 50 years. It is a place where residents catch up on friends as well as the community. The owner, Carl Wilkins, and a few of his patrons, share their thoughts about the shop and how the recession is affecting citizens of the community. Continue…

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Added by walter on September 15, 2009 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

PHOTOS BY HOSEA

The photos that I recently posted in Leimert Park Beat-my life line to "the Village since moving to St. Louis-were taken by my friend Reggie Turner. His "eye" knows the elements of "get the shot". I'm happy to share his art with you, "people of "the Village". And for you LPB, your flow is like the Mississippi River, life line.

Added by Hosea on September 15, 2009 at 10:31am — No Comments

Snooky! Take Us To The Unfeigned "Rhythm & Blues"

Eminent Tribute For A Marvelous Man And Musician - Snooky Young

Los Angeles County Museum of Art LACMA as it fondly called gave a special recognition to the legendary musician, Eugene "Snooky" Young - Trumpeter on September 11. 2009. Snooky is the "Master of the plunger" a mute used by trumpeters everywhere. This mute allows the musician to create all sorts of sounds and affects in his music.



Mr. Young… Continue

Added by Kim Vinson on September 14, 2009 at 5:52pm — No Comments

Dr. J LanYe' - All About Classical Music - Talented ColoredPeople.net Member

Join us on BlogTalkRadio.com/ColoredPeople September 24, 2009 at 7pm PST/9pm CST/10pm EST





Dr. J LanYe'
was a child prodigy who could read music and play classical compositions by the age of four.



Needless to say, she is a seasoned classical voice/piano recitalist-lecturer, orchestral conductor, choral director and multi-genre music composer and a black classical music specialist with particular emphasis on the… Continue

Added by ColoredPeople.net on September 13, 2009 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Take Two Pills and Call Someone Who Loves You

Yeah, I'm over it just like the church song on, "I Can Do Bad By Myself." I told myself, one more time

and I give up. I think its been 78 times. Jesus only said 77 and I haven't tried to count but this is it. I refuse to accept the blame. I'm hurt, yes, I'm affected, no doubt. I'm not alien--I have human feelings. When someone else throws their baggage, or garbage, off on me, I refuse to let it pile up. I'll accept recyclables and use what I can from the situation, but the rest is going to… Continue

Added by Jasmine Powers on September 12, 2009 at 1:36pm — No Comments

comfortable (inspired by the festivities as the 1st Annual Leimert Part Art & Music Festival 9/7/09)

i feel comfortable here

it almost is weird

feeling free to be myself,

not adjusting for fear

of unacceptance

or feeling the disgust of someone

else's distaste

to be in a setting where my blackness is embraced

i love wearing my cornrows or cropped curly hair,

and still feel gorgeous and makin' dudes stare

i love when black men bow down to me

and call me their sister

despite of not looking like the

girls in magazine pictures

I… Continue

Added by Jasmine Powers on September 7, 2009 at 10:07pm — 8 Comments

NeoSouljah - Tell it Like it is! Talented ColoredPeople.net Member



NeoSouljah was discovered at an International Music Conference by Stellar/Dove award winner recording artist Babbie Mason, who baptized her NeoSouljah.





She has since that time graced stages in the company of such noted HBO Def Poets as Peabody/Tony award winners Abyss and Georgia Me; stood in the pulpits across the country and perform her poetry at national and regional conferences, as well as taking home honors in various Slam… Continue

Added by ColoredPeople.net on September 4, 2009 at 8:30am — No Comments

Free food in Leimert Park Today and Lots to do this weekend

THURSDAY

The Crenshaw church of christ is giving away free food at the poorly named 10th Avenue Pharmacy on the corner of Sutro and MLK (Leimert Blvd).



The church is across the street and they just came and knocked on my door to let me know. They apparently do this every week. 323-292-2100



Project Blowed… Continue

Added by enhager on September 3, 2009 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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