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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Satchmo At The Waldorf Arrives In Los Angeles

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Described as “an absorbing and uplifting new play,” Terry Teachout’s Satchmo at The Waldorf makes its debut in Los Angeles this May at the Wallis Annenberg Ce…

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Is photographing a police officer a crime? How isolated is police misconduct? If this is what happens today, what was going on before citizens had cameras? Does it really matter what happened before the video started when an unarmed man is shot in the back as he was running away? Find out on Photography Is Not A Crime!

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Cultural historian at the Getty Museum Sunday

Getty Perspectives: Sarah Elizabeth Lewis

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The Harvard cultural historian gives a free talk at the Getty on May 3.

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Say something to get your kid in the gifted program!

Asian, white students overrepresented among LAUSD's gifted

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Asian and white students are labeled as gifted in disproportionately higher numbers than black and Latino students, according to data released by...

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First 5 California talks Garden Party with the Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust

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Join us for a very special #First5Chat Twitter "Garden" Party next Tuesday, May 5 from 11 am - 12 pm PST! Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust will be our guest host and we'll be chatting about everything from #gardening with #kids to…

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Truth to power in Baltimore

Activist smacks down Wolf Blitzer: ‘You are suggesting broken windows are worse than broken spines’

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CNN host Wolf Blitzer seemed determined to make the focus of his Tuesday interview with Deray McKesson about the amount of trouble protesters had caused in Baltimore, but the…

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Health can be improved with parks - The California Endowment Reporting on Health

Playgrounds emerge from vacant lots in South LA

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Vacant and abandoned lots in Watts and other parts of South Los Angeles are being turned into parks for children and families.

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Say Happy Mother's Day with a visit to Leimert Park Village

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Zambezi Bazaar offers the best in African American cultural gifts, books, jewelry and much more. It’s the perfect place to pick up a special gift for Mothers’ Day this year!

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Celebrate a legend

Stand By Me Music Video

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"Stand By Me" by Ben E. King Music Video from the Stand By Me DVD { River @ 1:34 haha} ENJOY! ----- LYRICS "When the night has come And the land is dark And ...

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Shredding San Pedro

San Pedro Shred: Festival of Skate 2015

San Pedro Shred: Festival of Skate 2015

San Pedro Shred is back again this year and free for all skaters and families. "San Pedro Shred has been in existence for a mere two years, but the skateboard festival is already the coolest reason to visit the harbor area," wrote the LA Weekly. The summer event, which last year went down on June 14,…

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Know justice. Know peace.

Prosecutors Charge 6 Baltimore Officers in Freddie Gray Death

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The state’s attorney in Baltimore described repeated mistreatment of a 25-year-old man whose killing has set the city on edge.

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Vermont Village!

Vermont Entertainment Village Breaks Ground; Residents Ask That Local Hiring Be Cornerstone |...

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At yesterday’s groundbreaking at Manchester and Vermont, South L.A. resident Dana Gilbert…

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Citizen journalism

New ACLU Cellphone App Automatically Preserves Video of Police Encounters

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Even if the cops seize a phone and destroy it, the video will be saved.

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Conversations at CAAM - "Sweet" Alice Harris at California African American Museum

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Join CAAM for the May 16th installment of Conversations at CAAM featuring Alice Harris, known fondly as “Sweet Alice,” in an interview conducted by Ruby Quallsgray, current Secretary of CAAM’s volunteer History Council. Ms. Harris is a community organizer and founder and Executive Director of Parents of Watts (POW), a local outreach organization with multiple programs serving mainly women and children. A native of Detroit, Mrs. Harris relocated to Watts to care for her ill mother, and soon…See More
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Santa Monica Festival at Clover Park

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The Detour Bistro Bar celebrates Happy Hour daily from 3pm to 7pm. The farm fresh menu changes weekly, but samplers include small plates such as the lamb and goat cheese flatbread, roasted curry cauliflower, and shrimp tacos. Drink specials include classic cocktails, wine, and beer. The Detour Bistro Bar combines farm-to-table produce with California seasonal and a variety of regional European dishes to create a unique dining destination in Culver City. The new westside restaurant is…

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Happy Hour at The Detour Bistro Bar

The Detour Bistro Bar celebrates Happy Hour daily from 3pm to 7pm. The farm fresh menu changes weekly, but samplers include small plates such as the lamb and goat cheese flatbread, roasted curry cauliflower, and shrimp tacos. Drink specials include classic cocktails, wine, and beer. The Detour Bistro Bar combines farm-to-table produce with California seasonal and a variety of regional European dishes to create a unique dining destination in Culver City. The new westside restaurant is…

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Santa Monica Festival at Clover Park

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