Los Angeles (March 3, 2014) The California African American Museum (CAAM) will host Conversations at CAAM Saturday March 8, 2014, from 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m., with former president of the Los Angeles Urban League (LAUL), John W. Mack who will discuss his lifetime achievements and storied career.
Mack will be interviewed by CAAM’s History Council member Karani Marcia Johnson for this installment of Conversations at CAAM. As president of…Continue
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Does anyone know what's happening with the new landscaping and store-front improvements on the corner of MLK and Marlton (across the street from Rave Cinemas)? The new sidewalks and plantings look really nice, but the storefronts are still boarded up.
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Steve Harper is a graduate of Yale, The A.R.T. Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard and the playwriting program at Juilliard. Also an actor, Steve has appeared at major regional theatres (The…Continue
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Wonder if I can express the great and crazy feeling of having published book to you folks of Liemert Park? It is a true story of having achieved recovery from addiction and details the finale of addiction to freedom. At this point I will not give information to look up this book on line. At his point I want to know…Continue
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Hi Everyone...The Charrette Planning Continues, see below. It's action time! Hope you all will consider participating in the transformation of Leimert Park Village. ~HP
Jazz at the A frame brings unforgettable selections to begin your year in style!
It was a weather perfect day as guests filled the A Frame space at the "House that Betty Built" and everyone had warm greetings and attentive ears in as the Nick Mancini Quartet began our remarkable Jazz journey on January 19th, 2014. It's true, that the Jazz Aficionados that attend the…Continue
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BrittiCares is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization whose mission is ‘Helping Children Survive Cancer’ one smile at a time. BrittiCares was founded by Brittiana Renee Henderson who was diagnosed with bone cancer at the age of 10 and unfortunately passed away at the age of 13 due to complications of a secondary cancer, (AML) leukemia.
BrittiCares most demanding and requested wish program is their ‘Imagine Me’ Dream Bedroom…Continue
Added by Terri Dixon on January 29, 2014 at 9:22am — No Comments
Illegal street racing and Sideshows (donuts, hopping) are occurring throughout the Los Angeles area. The problem with calling the LAPD about the issue when it occurs is that the the activities only get moved to another area (Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, SMS, etc..) to wake/endanger other residents. It's a temporary solution that does not use the resources of the LAPD, the City Attorney's Office or the Courts effectively.
The National and International Brotherhood of Street Racers…Continue
On January 19th, 2014, Martin Luther King smiled upon the step that 8 individuals took in attempt to fulfill his dream. Pasadena artist Bing Bing led 7 people on a 21-mile trek through some of the nation's…Continue
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With the upcoming installation of a Metro Train Station in the Leimert Park Village, the train has left the station for community involving in deciding just what our community will look like come 2020. The goal is the implement business and economic development strategies that will result in the…Continue
Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show for Sunday - January 26th 7pm - 8pm was very funny and engaging.
All who attended were in for a special treat. The comedians were in rare form and are now big fans of the Village. Community spirit can be felt at every show.
The next Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show show is on February 23rd from 7pm to 8pm.
Below are some pictures from January 26th show taken by…Continue
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In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s birthday, the California African American Museum (CAAM) will host a two-day celebration, January 19 – 20. Event activities include live performances representative of the diverse cultures of Los Angeles, art workshops, film screenings, a special presentation for the late Nelson Mandela and much more. All events are free and open to the public.
Key highlights of the two-day celebration include:
Sunday, January 19, 2014, 1 p.m. – 5…Continue
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Target Sundays at the California African American Museum (CAAM) ushers in the holiday season with its annual Kwanzaa celebration. Taking place Sunday, December 1, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., this year’s theme is a Kwanzaa Bonanza. Co-hosted by actress Babe Evans and actor Jeffrey Anderson-Gunter, there will be live performances, an art workshop and an opportunity to sign up for health insurance through the Global Wellness Project.
The official Target Sundays program starts…Continue
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“Soul Stirring: African American Self-Taught Artists from the South” on view at CAAM through April 6, 2014
LOS ANGELES (December 13, 2013) – The California African American Museum (CAAM) hosts its latest exhibition, Soul Stirring: African American Self-Taught Artists from the South, on view through April 6, 2014.
The exhibition features more than 50 works by renowned African American artists from the…
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Got fruit? Got time? Even though thousands of families across Los Angeles and millions across the US have scarce access to nutritious fresh fruits and vegetables, Americans still throw away over 40% of the produce they grow.
Food Forward connects the abundance that grows in our very own backyards to those who need it most. If you or your neighbor has a…Continue
Join the fun!! Community Gardening Event in
Leimert Park...Sponsored by my friends at the LA Urban League.
Oral cancer – cancer in the mouth, on the lips, or in the throat – is a complex disease, and many people don’t know they’re at risk for it, says Dr.…Continue
Dental problems are one of the biggest health issues facing kids in Los Angeles. Mouth pain from tooth decay is the number one…Continue
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