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Halloween Party for the Children...

Added by Heather Lee Presha on October 29, 2014 at 2:51pm — No Comments

La Brea Corridor Community Workshop Wed.,Oct. 15, 6-8pm @ Baldwin Hills Public Library

This Wednesday, October 15th is the last community workshop for the La Brea Corridor Planning Study 

6 - 8pm at the Baldwin Hills Public Library

Come and actively participate in visualizing a pedestrian and bike friendly S. La Brea Corridor.



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Added by Marie Michele Montano on October 13, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Got Junk? Donate it to upcoming fundraiser for Mayme Clayton Library and Museum

On Saturday, October 25, 2014, the Mayme Clayton Library and Museum of African American Culture will be collecting donations to its Goodwill Donation Drive Fundraiser.

Come and drop off gently used apparel, household items, books, DVDs, electronics (working or not) at the Goodwill Collection Truck parked in the parking lot of the Mayme Clayton Library and Museum from 9 AM to 1 PM.  

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Added by Mayme Clayton Library and Museum on October 10, 2014 at 2:26pm — No Comments

Onaje Allan Gumbs - Bloodlife: Solo Piano Improvisations

 

 Onaje Allan Gumbs

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Added by ColoredPeople.net on September 29, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Rodeo Road at Crenshaw Boulevard set to close for two weeks beginning Friday, Oct. 3



Metro’s contractor for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project Walsh/Shea Corridor Contractor (WSCC), will implement a full street closure at Rodeo Road and Crenshaw Boulevard for 14 consecutive days beginning Friday, Oct. 3, to finish construction of the wall perimeter for…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on September 26, 2014 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

Preparing for our presentation this evening with the Victoria – Sanchez – Sycamore Block Club. Meeting starts at 6:30pm we are scheduled to present at 7:20pm. The meeting is located at the Village Gr…

Preparing for our presentation this evening with the Victoria – Sanchez – Sycamore Block Club. Meeting starts at 6:30pm we are scheduled to present at 7:20pm.

The meeting is located at the Village Green Clubhouse (5300 Rodeo Rd. Los Angeles CA 90016)…stop by, say “Hi”, and get the latest information on the project status.

If you can not make it down tonight...We are also scheduled to present tomorrow 9/17, we would love to see you there.

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Added by Marie Michele Montano on September 16, 2014 at 3:24pm — No Comments

Three Full Street Closures this Weekend on Crenshaw Boulevard to Continue Building Underground Light-Rail Stations

Work on three of the future underground Crenshaw/LAX light rail stations will shut down Crenshaw Boulevard at three different locations this weekend beginning Friday night until Monday morning. The closures are needed to reconfigure traffic lanes at Crenshaw/Vernon and Crenshaw/MLK stations and on Crenshaw/Expo, Metro and Walsh/Shea Corridor Contractors (WSCC) will begin pile installation on the south wall.

Here are the closure schedule and boundaries, detour maps (see below) and…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on September 11, 2014 at 1:19pm — No Comments

La Brea Corridor Planning Study - Updated Presentation & Workshop Schedule

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Added by Marie Michele Montano on September 5, 2014 at 3:26pm — No Comments

Carmen Lundy - Soul to Soul

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Added by ColoredPeople.net on September 4, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

EXCLUSIVE OFFER - "THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL" LIVE AT THE AHMANSON THEATRE

Added by Terri Dixon on September 3, 2014 at 4:11pm — No Comments

Leimert Park Village African Art and Music Labor Day Festival 2014

Leimert Park Village African Art and Music Labor Day Festival 2014 - A Los Angeles Tradition goes on all weekend long.



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Added by enhager on August 31, 2014 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM’S EXHIBITION VISIBLY INVISIBLE FOCUSES ON THE PLIGHT OF THOSE AFFLICTED WITH ALBINISM

Photo Credit: Superstition, 2011, Mixed media on paper, by artist Yrneh Gabon Brown

THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM’S EXHIBITION VISIBLY INVISIBLE FOCUSES ON THE PLIGHT OF THOSE AFFLICTED WITH ALBINISM

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Added by Terri Dixon on August 20, 2014 at 5:02pm — No Comments

Inglewood area Artists - Register for the Inglewood Open Studios ! Deadline 8/31

Register for the 8th Annual Inglewood Open Studios. Deadline is August 31, 2014. Register now...Don't miss the deadline!



Event is weekend of November 8th and 9th.

The event, hosted by Inglewood artists and nonprofit Inglewood Cultural Arts (ICA), will allow visitors to personally tour the studios of established and emerging artists working in drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed-media, photography, print making, installation, video and performance. A printed catalog…

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Added by R.k. Shuquem on August 20, 2014 at 7:54pm — No Comments

U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez tours Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project

Metro CEO Art Leahy, Metro Board Member Jackie Dupont-Walker, LeDaya Epps, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez and James Martinez at the Crenshaw/Expo Yard. Photo Luis Inzunza/Metro.



U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez yesterday…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on August 20, 2014 at 9:55am — No Comments

Garage Sale in Leimert Park...8/23

Hey Folks...

Just spreading the word for a friend.  See below.

Hope you can make it out!

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Added by Heather Lee Presha on August 12, 2014 at 7:10am — No Comments

Michael "Bing Bing" Taylor announces Historic 33mile walk from Altadena to Long Beach on August 20th, 2014 (Video)

"Look what it's come to," says Bing Bing. "I have to walk 33 miles to get people's attention." Local artist Bing Bing has officially announced that he will be walking 33 miles from the mountains in Altadena, Ca to the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, Ca for #empowerment. The kid wants people to recognize the power that you have within yourself as an individual and to use that power for the betterment of…

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Added by Pasadena Music Scene on August 14, 2014 at 8:45am — No Comments

Do you want FREE online Access in Leimert Park? Do YOU CARE?

Do you desire FREE online service access in the Crenshaw Community? 

Do you care if it exists or not? Either way THE CITY wants your input, so:

Log on to www.empowerla.org and fill out the anonymous  …

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Added by MADELEINE WALTERS on August 16, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Community Presentations, Workshops, Surveys & Links

Upcoming Community Workshop Dates....Mark it on your calendar and join us! 



The meeting scheduled for Aug. 2nd was postponed and is now scheduled for Sat. Sept. 6th @ 9:30am and will be a part of the #ECWANDC Sept. agenda. 



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Added by Marie Michele Montano on August 5, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Helping Engaged Couples Fight Divorce Rates, Dr. Angela Chester Explores The Universal, And Denominational Patterns That Govern Our Lives

Before You Tie the Sacred Knot by Dr. Angela B. Chester guides readers in premarital education from a do-it-yourself approach; second book in series is geared towards Christian couples.

 

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Added by Dr. Angela Butts Chester on August 5, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

THE WORLD IS YOURS - A DOCUMENTARY ON HIP HOP AND THE INTERNET

THE WORLD IS YOURS TELLS THE STORY OF HOW HIP-HOP'S USE OF THE INTERNET REVOLUTIONIZED THE MUSIC INDUSTRY FT. WIZ KHALIFA, LIL B & ODD FUTURE

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Added by M Boogie on August 4, 2014 at 1:42pm — No Comments

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Rancho Park's Pico Playhouse To Premiere "Adventures in Candyland" - A Play By Kids for All Ages to Enjoy

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Saturday, November 1 marks the sold-out world premiere of "Adventures in Candyland", a sugary saga written, performed and produced by a group of students from Overland Avenue Elementary School. The delicious drama features friends on a journey,…

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SOUL DOGS Celebrates The Holidays @ Pershing Square's DOWNTOWN ON ICE - Tues., Dec. 30th, 2014 - 12:30-2PM!!!

SOUL DOGS Celebrates The Holidays @ Pershing Square's “DOWNTOWN ON ICE” 



Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM



PERSHING SQUARE is located at: 

532 South Olive Street, L.A., CA 90013

(Corner of 5th and Olive) 

Beat the Traffic....

Take the METRO & get dropped off right there!!!…

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RBG (Red, Black & Green) Costume Party w/ Special Guest DJ Afrika Bambaataa & Brother J Performing Live at Regency West

October 31, 2014 at 9pm to November 1, 2014 at 2am
This will truly be a costume party like no other!  On October 31st Halloween night, come out and celebrate our ancestors at our RBG (Red Black & Green) Costume Party. There were many who came before us who sacrificed so much for our people to be able to live the privileged life we live today.  So in their honor we ask all attendees dress in the colors of Red Black & Green. Music will be provided by DJ…See More
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"In The Village" · THE World STAGE Saturday Jazz Workshop w/ Sensei LATIF ☾Nov.☽ at The World Stage - Art, Education & Performance Gallery "The heart of L.A.'s African-American cultural community." - L.A. Times

November 1, 2014 at 12pm to November 29, 2014 at 2pm
                               Support yOur Stage SOS Save yOur Stage"It takes a Village" -  African proverb"Jazz state of mind" - Duke" At The 'Village'  'Stage' " - Jeannette Lindsay, Producer/Director"…See More
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Cubism in African American Art at California African American Museum

October 26, 2014 from 2pm to 4pm
CAAM’s Contemporary exhibition Curvature features artists Michael Kilgore and Anthony “Eve” Kemp, whose artistic styles include Fauvism, Expressionism and Cubism. CAAM invites the media and community to sit in on a discussion between CAAM’s Visual Arts Curator Vida L. Brown and Artist June Emond as they discuss the artworks of well-known African American artists whose works embrace the styles and elements defined in Cubism.Curvature is ongoing at CAAM through January 19, 2014.   The exhibition…See More
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Halloween Candy Crawl in Culver Village

Join us for the annual Halloween Candy Crawl in Culver Village from 4-6pm on October 31st…





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High Blood Pressure Awareness Workshop at Baldwin Hills City Library

November 15, 2014 from 2pm to 4pm
Join the South Los Angeles Food Co-Op (SoLa) on Saturday, November 15, from 2-4 p.m., for a free high blood pressure awareness workshop at the Baldwin Hills Library community room at 2906 S. La Brea Ave, Los Angeles CA 90016This workshop will provide information on ways to use physical activity, proper screenings and healthy foods to support cardiovascular well-being. The workshop will include a healthy cooking demo and tasting by Doula Cooks’ Chef Hawk, yogic practices for stress reduction…See More
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WASHINGTON IRVING LIBRARY - 2014 LITERARY SERIES at Washington Irving Branch Library--where life and literature meet

November 8, 2014 from 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Hiram Sims is a poet extraordinaire!  Don't miss this event. He is a busy fellow-- and we are pleased to have him come to LAPL to present his work to an appreciative audience of library patrons, readers, and budding writers, poets and authors.Hiram will read from his latest work: Photoetry:  Poetry and Photography From South Central LA.  This is an amazing collaboration between Hiram and five photographers:  Sam Bendall, Adam Tillman Young, Ameer Espy, Charisse Sims, and Kim Soria.  Hiram will…See More
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ONE LAST LOOK at FAME CHURCH

October 18, 2014 from 3pm to 6pm
LIVE THEATER.  "ONE LAST LOOK"  is a comedy about Eustace Baylor who dies and leaves to morn his two families: A wife and Kids and a Mistress and Kids.  They all show up at the funeral and that's when the Comedy and Drama begins.Food may be purchased at our concession.See More
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