The California African American Museum (CAAM) will host a free event for children with special celebrity book readings, writing workshops, art and more. Heads Are Turning, Children Are Learning Literacy Day will take place on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at CAAM from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Actor… Continue
Added by Terri Dixon on May 15, 2015 at 10:28am —
For those interested in bidding for a contract or contracts for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project now under construction, Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC) is inviting the public and businesses to participate in the third annual Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)…
Added by Jose Ubaldo on May 12, 2015 at 1:30pm —
This year, Southern California Aquatics (SCAQ) has expanded its 2015 Ocean Swim Series to include safe, high quality; affordable and fun swim options during the week as well as both morning and evening sessions. SCAQ is an adult swim club that also offers pool practices at nine locations,… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Artley on May 8, 2015 at 3:30pm —
Added by Pasadena Music Scene on May 8, 2015 at 2:08pm —
Construction work continues on the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project with several new more working construction locations in May such as a closure at Aviation Boulevard and Imperial Highway, steel pile installation at Park Mesa Heights and excavation and decking of the Crenshaw/Vernon station,…
Added by Jose Ubaldo on May 5, 2015 at 12:30pm —
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 Center for the Performing Arts. Running from Tuesday, May 26 through Sunday, June 7 for a limited 15-performance engagement at the Lovelace… Continue
Added by Jacqueline Sosa on April 29, 2015 at 2:48pm —
Join us in celebrating as we honor humanity's ancestral roots through the expressions of Kemetic visual artists Marwho Hasati, Imaib Ziaweet and LA street artist GENERAL BLACK aka Zefouba Meznkhepra. Continue
This event is celebrating the grand opening of…
Added by Zahib Ziaweet on April 25, 2015 at 7:00pm —
Redondo Boulevard at Florence Avenue to permanently close beginning May 1
Due to unforeseen soil conditions, Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC) has extended the current closure on Crenshaw Boulevard between Exposition Boulevard and Coliseum Street…
Added by Jose Ubaldo on April 23, 2015 at 1:00pm —
Described as “an absorbing and uplifting new play” by the Boston Globe, Terry Teachout’s Satchmo at The Waldorf, makes its debut in Los Angeles this May at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Running from Tuesday, May 26 through Sunday, June 7 for a limited 15-performance engagement at the Lovelace Theater, Satchmo portrays the racial struggles and musical triumphs of the man who invented jazz, Louis Armstrong.
Starring Obie-winner John Douglas… Continue
Added by Jacqueline Sosa on April 22, 2015 at 1:20pm —
The big winner of the first Eat, Shop, Play Crenshaw was Erin Kuechenmeister (center), left JC Lacey Metro Business Liaison and rigth Shoneji Robison owner of Southern Girl Desserts. Photo Metro.
The winners of the first quarterly drawing of the… Continue
Added by Jose Ubaldo on April 13, 2015 at 3:00pm —
Check out this interview with Sherri Franklin in the Planning Report!
Added by The Fifth Avenue Times on April 6, 2015 at 9:31am —
Hello Los Angeles!
On behalf Make Music LA Board of Directors we would like to invite all of you to come out and celebrate with your family, friends, neighbors and colleagues the 4th Annual Make Music LA.
MMLA is an all day celebration of the Summer Solstice. This special event was started in… Continue
Added by Dorsay Dujon on April 1, 2015 at 12:00am —
MARCUS GARVEY & CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER... PAINTING CREATED FOR THE BOOK DINING WITH THE ANCESTORS, WHEN HEROES COME TO…
Added by ColoredPeople.net on March 25, 2015 at 7:15am —
EMD is excited to announce that the United Neighborhoods Neighborhood Council (UNNC) has been selected as the partner NC for our 2015 program. Together, we will develop a 5 Steps to Neighborhood Preparedness Emergency Plan for their area and conduct a full scale neighborhood exercise to test that plan! Stay tuned for… Continue
Added by The Fifth Avenue Times on March 25, 2015 at 9:30am —
Metro is inviting the public to spend a Saturday in the park -- Leimert Park -- March 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., to enjoy live music, delicious food and fun activities at the Eat, Shop, Play community festival in Leimert Park Village. Not only will it be fun, it will be an opportunity to support local businesses impacted by construction of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project. Continue
At the festival, project-area merchants will display and sell their wares, making it easy for us to help others…
Added by Jose Ubaldo on March 19, 2015 at 9:30am —
A Discussion with Ed Lewis, Co-founder of ESSENCE Magazine will discuss why he and three other men wanted to give black women a “voice,” and to depict their various facets of beauty, intelligence and passions. He will share the unique journey of founding Essence and his take on the modern “Beauty Culture” as it relates to black women. The program will be moderated by Kathleen McGhee Anderson, pioneering writer of television, stage and film. RSVP at 213.744.2024. CAAM exhibitions… Continue
Added by Terri Dixon on March 15, 2015 at 2:00pm —
The Crenshaw/MLK station -- the second underground station to be built for the Crenshaw/LAX light-rail project--, will begin excavation and decking operations at 9 p.m. Sunday, March 15, requiring full closure of Crenshaw Boulevard between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and…
Added by Jose Ubaldo on March 9, 2015 at 9:44am —
We are pleased to announce the release of ThaWilsonBlock Magazine Issue25 featuring the "MoM Ridaz" bicycle club in Echo Park. PLUS: Extensive Interview w/ Watchyatone + Q&A w/ McSteezy + Scribes One Album Review + Rinnegan's 'Tips to Avoid the Domino Effect' and what it does to your mix + Local Artists leverage exposure through participation in community outreach + From a Local Artist's… Continue
Added by Pasadena Music Scene on March 13, 2015 at 12:09pm —
Let’s celebrate our community, meet some neighbors and clean up Jefferson Boulevard this Saturday.
The neighborhood council for that area, NANDC, is focusing on the stretch from Vermont to Western and has enlisted local partners to help transform this main boulevard.
We’re also providing lunch from Earlez Grille.
I’m on the executive board of NANDC and we… Continue
Added by enhager on March 6, 2015 at 10:52am —
To find out where you vote, click here -https://www.lavote.net/locator/ - and put in your address.
If you want your elected representative to care about your concerns and the issues in your community, you need to vote.
Five percent of eligible voters decide the election and the areas they represent get more attention. Your vote helps those who are working to improve the community because it shows the people… Continue
Added by enhager on March 3, 2015 at 8:00am —