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"This Is Happening" JERRY QUICKLEY! Jer-ry!! Jer-ry!!! + KPFK Fund Drive Info. [Last Week]

"Wuz crack-a-lackin?" "Support, independent, free speech resistance radio. now!" -  

KPFK 90.7 FM  Monday-Friday  4-5pm PT

A new afternoon drive program. Hosted by JERRY QUICKLEY

This is…

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Added by DojO- on February 25, 2017 at 5:32pm — No Comments

Fresh pics: Crenshaw/LAX Line construction roundup for September

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“Harriet” has reached Martin Luther King Jr. Station Box

Harriet, the tunnel boring machine (TBM), arrived at the Martin…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on September 7, 2016 at 6:18am — No Comments

ThaWilsonBlock Magazine Issue47

#Exclusive Q&A w/ poet #Usolosopher about #Social #Issues, #Polynesian #Heritage, and what he plans on accomplishing through #Poetry + #TeenaMarie's #Legacy Lingers in #Pasadena's San Rafael #Neighborhood + Why #BungalowHeaven is Pasadena's Most Significant Neighborhood + #JheneAiko + The Gold Carpet + Dulan's…

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Added by Bing Bing on January 10, 2017 at 6:49pm — No Comments

Sanctuary of Hope: Welcome Home TAY Youth!

Ever wonder what it is like for one of our youth to move into permanent housing?

Days before the New Year, we captured moments of Jazzy moving into her new apartment along with Los Angeles Councilman Curren Price of the 9th District, Deputy Mayor Brenda Shockley and Housing Policy…

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Added by SPMG Media on January 2, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

VOTE LEIMERT PARK IN THE FINAL FOUR FOR BEST NEIGHBORHOOD!! Curbed Cup Final Four: (6) Leimert Park vs. (10) Koreatown

http://la.curbed.com/2016/12/28/14106544/los-angeles-leimert-park-koreatown-best-neighborhood-2016

The winner of today’s heat will square off with San Pedro for the Curbed Cup title! May the best city win!!

Leimert Park

In the battle of the Parks, there was no contest: Leimert Park scored…

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Added by shani stewart on December 28, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Upcoming 2017 BIF program workshops

Learn about Metro’s Business Interruption Fund (BIF) Pilot Program at a series of upcoming workshops. Staff from Metro and Pacific…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on December 19, 2016 at 2:08pm — No Comments

Nighttime Civil Work Continues at Park Mesa Heights for Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project

Nighttime Civil Work Continues at Park Mesa Heights for Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project

 

As part of the ongoing construction on the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project, Metro’s contractor Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC) has closed the northbound frontage road on Crenshaw Boulevard between 48th and 50th streets to vehicle traffic and on-street parking from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. on the days listed below. The closure is expected to be completed by…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on December 8, 2016 at 9:24am — No Comments

Stevie Mack Co-stars in new movie Ghostmates

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December 2016

 

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 Stevie Mack co-stars in new movie Ghostmates

 

Hollywood, CA – Actor/Comedian Stevie Mack

Actor/Comedian Stevie Mack co-stars with YouTube celebrities Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox, better known as…

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Added by Stevie Mack on December 6, 2016 at 4:32am — No Comments

Increase pedestrian access to Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area

We want to share an exciting update about a petition on Change.org:"Council District 8: Increase pedestrian…

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Added by Marie Michele Montano on December 1, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Maestro CHARLES OWENS @ The "new" World Stage "Concert Series" Fri Nov 25th 9PM

Monthly Residency "Good O'American Jazz" - Maestro Charles Owens, Band Leader - multi-reed instrumentalist

 

 Program:

 The music of Billy Strayhorn, Charles Owens &...? (TBA)

 Personnel:

 Bobby West - piano

 James Leary - bass

 Don Littleton - drums

+Nolan Shaheed - trumpet (confirmed)…

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Added by DojO- on November 23, 2016 at 9:06am — No Comments

Vote now or on Tuesday Nov. 8 - just vote

Check this out - This is where I can vote NOW ...

9000 Overland Avenue

Culver City, CA 90230

DIRECTIONS

Parking: Park on Level 2 in the south parking structure located off Albert Vera Dr. Voting Area: Fine Arts Building Room 103 located north of the south parking structure

AND LATER. Election Day is Nov 8, 2016

Audubon Middle School

4120 11TH AVE

LOS ANGELES, CA 90008

DIRECTIONS

Opens Nov 8 · 7 AM–8…

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Added by enhager on November 2, 2016 at 6:30pm — No Comments

SOJ Quintet @ The "new" World STAGE "Concert Series" Sat Nov 5th 9PM "What's Hot – Weekly Best Bet" (real live Jazz not Memorex)

 The SOJ Quintet "Back" OUT FRONT "Again" ♪ "...it's "Sounds Of Jazz", plural!" - Louahn Lowe

 Ralph Gibson, Co-founder/-leader - …
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Added by DojO- on November 4, 2016 at 7:31pm — 3 Comments

"Double M Jazz Salon" Presents: THEO SAUNDERS & Jassemblage @ MCLM Sun Nov 6th 2PM

Jeffrey Winston "conversates" w/ Theo Saunders "Jassemblage" performs & Young Jazz Talent Award presented ~

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Mayme A.Clayton Library & Museum

Sunday, November 6, 2016 1-5pm | Jazz at the Clayton

Double M Jazz Salon 

Jassemblage

WITH A SPECIAL PRESENTATION OF THE…

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Added by DojO- on November 4, 2016 at 12:24pm — 3 Comments

Nightly Full Street Closure at La Cienega Boulevard for work on new rail bridge

Full street closures of La Cienega Boulevard between Florence Avenue and 83rd Street began this week to accommodate the building of the falsework (framing) for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project rail bridge that will cross the I-405 freeway.

Work has been…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on October 26, 2016 at 7:58am — No Comments

Metro's BIF Program Informational Workshops

Added by Jose Ubaldo on October 25, 2016 at 4:28pm — No Comments

CJS Quintet @ Joslyn Community Ct. Sat Oct 22nd 5PM FREE in Manhattan Bch.*

"Fave soulful-bop'n Cali Co-Band Leaders Chuck Johnson&Smitty +Koji, Teresa & Kenny (rhy sec)" -

           

       "If Chuck "Bari" Johnson has the big sax, look-out U'z in 4 a BIG treat, no trick.

       ✔ when "Smitty" blows flugelhorn get yo handkerchief/Kleenex ready w/ the ballads. O0oh yea... 

       Rhythm sec. - top shelve personnel, culturally diverse, trio-licious.

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Added by DojO- on October 31, 2016 at 9:04pm — No Comments

BENNIE MAUPIN Ensemble feat. *Special Guest* Ms. Shana Tucker w/ David Arnay, Ari Giancaterino & Kenny Sara· Oct 14th & 15th 9PM

 "We're very excited and looking forward to returning to our LA home venue. *THE WORLD STAGE* " 

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 "The following musicians will be performing on both Friday October 14th and Saturday October 15th." - Bennie Maupin, Band Leader - woodwinds

Shana Tucker, Special Guest - voice & cello
David…
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Added by DojO- on October 16, 2016 at 6:56am — 4 Comments

The WATTS TOWERS 35th Annual Day of the Drum & 40th Annual Jazz Festivals ♪ Sat 24th & Sun 25th 10AM-6PM

               image by Carlos SpiveyArtist-In-Residence "The Power of Love" Noah Purifoy Gallery 

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Added by DojO- on September 22, 2016 at 8:44am — No Comments

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THE "new" World STAGE Saturday _]azz \/\/orkshop w/ Coordinator Billy McCoy ♪ Black Heritage Month Feb 2017 ~ at The World Stage - Art, Education & Performance Gallery "The heart of L.A.'s African-American cultural community." - L.A. Times

February 7, 2017 at 11am to February 25, 2017 at 2pm
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WilsonBlock Wednesdays (Episode 1 / Volume 1) February 22nd, 2017

For the first episode of WilsonBlock Wednesdays, Mistah Wilson brings us the 'Word on the Street' and an exclusive interview with Francis "Pudge" Freeman, al...
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" TATENG KATINDIG "CD Release Concert" @ Alvas Showroom Sat., Mar. 18th  8PM w/  Abe Lagrimas Jr., Ner De Leon & Jeff…"
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"But I Like Birthday Cake!" at Institute of Musical Arts Building

March 18, 2017 from 2pm to 4pm
Back by popular demand, the Institute of Musical Arts is proud to present the nineth (yes, "nineth") installment of our WOMEN'S VOICES Storytelling Concert Series at the IMA's Ray G. Clark Theater.Like it or not, birthdays always roll around. We can…See More
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""We the people, are in support of Mr. Dwight Trible, and we will not allow a corrupt, non functioning board of directors to determine the future of this hallowed space! We ain't having it!" - Torrence B.R."
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