November 2009 Blog Posts (6)

Bravo! Gustavo!!!

New Conductor on the Walt Disney Hall block brings a wide range of "Soul" to the Arts.



As I moved among the large crowds into the entrance of the Hollywood Bowl there was a great surge of energy. The good kind just prior to when you know something great is about to occur. It’s akin to a prelude of experiencing a fantastic meal or witnessing history in the making.



Gustavo Dudamel - Los Angeles Philharmonic's Conductor was making his Debut on the stage… Continue

Added by Kim Vinson on November 20, 2009 at 10:54am — No Comments

Antoine Smith - An Inspiring and talented 17 Year Old!



Antoine Smith



Antoine Christopher Smith was born on August 1, 1992 in Euclid, Ohio.



He comes from a wide range of family history in music that once indulged very heavily in local bands as musicians, singers, dancers, composers, managers, and teachers.



His main influences are his father, Robert Lee Smith III, who is a bass player, lead… Continue

Added by ColoredPeople.net on November 18, 2009 at 9:33am — No Comments

Crenshaw Farmer's Market Grand Opening and Health Fair Sat. Nov. 14, 2009

From Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza News





Crenshaw Farmer's Market Grand Opening and Health Fair




Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza proudly welcomes the Crenshaw Farmer’s Market!

Saturday, November 14th (and every Saturday thereafter) from 10am – 3pm.

Upper Level parking at Stocker and Santa Rosalia



To celebrate its grand-opening at BHCP, the Crenshaw Farmer’s Market has partnered with State Farm, the Los Angeles Urban League and The 50 Million… Continue

Added by Gennie K on November 13, 2009 at 10:03am — 3 Comments

Need Quotes on a Venue for Spoken Word Performance for Up and Coming Artist

Since Leimert Park is L.A.'s mecca for artists of all kind, it has been chosen as the location of an invite-only spoken word showcase to occur in May 2010. I just wanted to put it out there that my partner and I need to secure a venue for this much anticipated event. We really don't know where to start but we're hoping to bring a few hundred patrons to your establishment. If you are a Leimert Park business owner, or know one, please, please let me know. We'd love to do business with you.

Added by Jasmine Powers on November 5, 2009 at 11:24pm — No Comments

Jazz at the A Frame -Tribute to Carol Ward

Gracious, Gorgeous & Gutsy - We remember a friend to Humanity and Jazz



The angels must be swinging fast and hard to Gabriel's trumpet along with Heaven's rhythm section above with Ms. Carol Ward smiling and in time with them. An audience of friends gathered on October 18th, 2009 to give honor to one of the kindest and coolest devotees to music - Carol Ward.





Carol assisted Betty Hoover with the monthly Jazz Events at Jazz at the A frame in Hollywood,… Continue

Added by Kim Vinson on November 2, 2009 at 5:56pm — No Comments

MONK

Leimert Park Beat, your Monk link is a treasure trove. All I can say is WOW.

Added by Hosea on November 1, 2009 at 5:50am — 1 Comment

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