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CONNIE HAN: Trio - "Sunday Jazz Brunch" @ Post & Beam

                     Every Sunday in February with Connie Han 

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Added by DojO- on February 8, 2016 at 8:01am — 2 Comments

Dawn Norfleet & Friends = 7-piece ensemble "Winter Sounds" Concert Series Plummer Park-Fiesta Hall Sat. Jan. 23rd, 4-5:30 p.m.

Dawn Norfleet withflute 4x6 1-23-16 Joining Dr. Dawn is a brilliant cast of music veterans in traditional and contemporary (J)azz, soul, and progressive music.

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Added by DojO- on January 15, 2016 at 12:30am — 1 Comment

KALE GRATIN SUPREME

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Kale Gratin Supreme

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A Flavalady Company

                                                                    Embracing the farm to table concept!

Kale Gratin Supreme

Serves 6-8 (As a side dish)…

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Added by Marlene Myrie on January 11, 2016 at 2:25pm — No Comments

The MICHAEL SESSION Sextet: "New Year Good Jazz"

Michael Session

"COME AND BRING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH GOOD JAZZ WITH THE MICHAEL SESSION SEXTET AT ROSCO(e)'S SEABIRD JAZZ (Lounge) IN LONG BEACH JAN 2ND 2016. (9pm-1am) FREE ADMISSION AND PARKING FEATURING EDUARDO (Tateng) KATINDIG ON PIANO. TREVOR WARE ON BASS. MEKALA…

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Added by DojO- on January 2, 2016 at 1:19pm — 2 Comments

You won't believe what you have to do to get rid of your Christmas tree in Los Angeles

Put your Christmas tree on the curb.



Thats it. They dispose of it and likely will recycle it.



Here's the flier with the details. But just put it

On the curb. That's as far

As you have to drag it.



Recycle Your Christmas Tree



Christmas Tree Recycling Program



The City of LA Bureau of Sanitation has CURBSIDE collection for Christmas trees. If your Christmas tree is too big to cut and place it inside the green waste bin, simply place… Continue

Added by Leimert Park Beat on January 2, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

THE ART OF GIFTING – CHRISTMAS AT THE GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM

EVERY LITTLE BITE!

A FLAVACOOKS PRODUCTION

CARIBBEAN/CREOLE CUISINE- Embracing the farm to table concept 

                             THE ART OF GIFTING – CHRISTMAS AT THE GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM                                 

  A few years ago, I was hired to cater a Christmas Luncheon for a very reputable producer and studio head, the affair was held at her home, and there were 50 guests in attendance.

As part of my planning procedure and in order to…

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Added by Marlene Myrie on December 18, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Bouillabaisse, American Style

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BOUILLABAISSE, AMERICAN STYLE

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FLAVACOOKS.COM

A FLAVALADY COMPANY

There is a chill in the air - it looks like old man winter has come a-calling.

And so we find comfort in the all-inclusive, all-goodness and nurturing SOUP!

Here at FLAVACOOKS.COM we turned to our FLAVA VAULT, to pull out a real crowd…

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Added by Marlene Myrie on December 11, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

The MICHAEL SESSION Quintet "Back @ Roscoe's w/ Featured Personnel & Special Appearence

The MICHAEL SESSION QUINTET is back @ Roscoe's Seabird Jazz Lounge, Long Beach, Dec.12th - FREE Admission & Parking - Featuring:  EDUARDO …

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Added by DojO- on December 12, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

La Brea Corridor Planning Study - Presentation of Findings

North East Trees is in the process of concluding the planning study, and is

scheduled to present the results this Saturday December 5th. during the

monthly Empowerment Congress West Area Neighborhood Development Council

town hall meeting, which begins at…

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Added by Marie Michele Montano on December 4, 2015 at 4:17pm — No Comments

THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM WILL BE HOME TO THE NOMAD DECEMBER 1 THROUGH DECEMBER 5

The California African American Museum (CAAM) will be home to Los Angeles artist Dominique Moody’s assemblage mobile dwelling the Nomad, from Tuesday, December 1 through Saturday, December 5.

Assembled from corrugated patina metal, reclaimed wood, found objects,…

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Added by Terri Dixon on December 1, 2015 at 6:07pm — No Comments

Remembering Oscar Brown Jr. - Dwight Trible, feat. Maggie Brown

   It's time for Thanksgiving again and a good time for Dwight Trible and friends to give their own thanks for the life and music of the late, great OSCAR BROWN JR.!  Performing the music of his late mentor & friend is always…

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Added by DojO- on November 25, 2015 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

Delicious (and healthy): HALIBUT AND ASPARAGUS SPEARS IN BROWN BUTTER VINAIGRETTE

HALIBUT AND ASPARAGUS SPEARS IN BROWN BUTTER VINAIGRETTE 

FLAVA WRITES 6119

FLAVACOOKS.COM…

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Added by Marlene Myrie on November 12, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Metro’s Eat Shop Play Local campaign awards prizes to 9 lucky winners



Metro’s Eat Shop Play Local campaign awarded a total of $5,250 to winners of its October Quarterly Drawing contest on the Regional Connector, Crenshaw/LAX and Purple Line Extension Projects. The drawings are part of an incentivized effort to bring focused attention to neighborhood businesses impacted by…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on November 16, 2015 at 9:44am — No Comments

Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project Moves Forward with Construction Activities All Along the Alignment

November 2015 Construction Summary

November is full of construction activities along the 8.5-mile Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project and preparation work has begun for the last excavation on the light-rail project on Crenshaw Boulevard between 59th and 67th streets.

Decking and excavation of the cut-and-cover segment will require a full street closure of Crenshaw Boulevard for approximately 40 days. Metro will provide the closure date…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on November 10, 2015 at 8:54am — No Comments

"Lady" ANN MACK / A Special Tribute to Sarah Vaughan

                                        

Long awaited performance of L.A.' s top Jazz vocalist Ann Mack with Bradley Young (piano), Kevin Axt (bass), John Stuart (drums) - "…

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Added by DojO- on November 5, 2015 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Cast your vote to name the Crenshaw/LAX tunnel boring machine

More than 200 entries have been received since Metro announced the tunnel boring machine naming contest in June, and now we’re down to just 10 finalists. Which name will end up on the side of the TBM that will be digging the Crenshaw/LAX tunnels? That’s up to you!

The public is invited to help select the winners of a contest to choose a name and art work for the tunnel boring machine (TBM) that will soon begin digging twin tunnels for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project.

The top…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on October 29, 2015 at 2:44pm — No Comments

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Crenshaw/LAX Line’s tunnel boring machine is named ‘Harriet’

And the Crenshaw/LAX Line’s tunnel boring machine’s name is….Harriet, as in Harriet Tubman, the former slave and key player in the so-called underground railroad that helped slaves escape the south for the north. The name was revealed at a news event this morning at the the sits where the TBM will eventually be lowered into the ground on the southeast corner of Exposition and Crenshaw boulevards.The TBM will be used to excavate the…See More
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"Landing in Love - the Art of the Breakup" by Aba Arthur

Please mark your calendar and save the date for a very special event. On Saturday, February 20, 2016, Aba Arthur, will present her one-woman play, "Landing in Love - The Art of the Breakup".

Aba Arthur is a native of Ghana, West Africa. She immigrated to the United States as a child and began a career in the Arts. Aba is a trained Actor and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in the Performing Arts, along with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from The University…

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Please mark your calendar and save the date for a very special event. On Saturday, February 20, 2016, Aba Arthur, will present her one-woman play, "Landing in Love - The Art of the Breakup".Aba Arthur is a native of Ghana, West Africa. She immigrated to the United States as a child and began a career in the Arts. Aba is a trained Actor and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in the Performing Arts, along with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from The University of Colorado-Boulder. Her…See More
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