May 2013 Blog Posts (13)

Next Stop: Leimert Park. Los Angeles celebrates added stop on Crenshaw Line

The MTA Board with a 10-1 vote approved stops at Leimert Park and Hindry on the Crenshaw-LAX Line the day after the L.A. City Council…


Added by enhager on May 23, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

My Reason To Relay

Like most of us, I know too many people whose lives have been touched by cancer. Quite frankly I believe that cancer is big business which is why in all this time scientists and doctors have not come up with a cure. In the meantime I've started participating in the annual Relay for Life event.

     They are held in communties across the United States. I will be participating in the Baldwin Hills Relay For Life…


Added by Pamela Garrett on May 23, 2013 at 12:08am — No Comments

Magic Johnson at the Crenshaw Farmers Market with mayoral candidate Wendy Gruel Sat. May 18

The Crenshaw Farmers' Market tomorrow.

It's Every Saturday from 10am-3pm.

Magic Johnson & Wendy Greuel open the Bfit Wellness Fair at

Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Farmers Market Saturday May 18th.

Come by at 10 o'clock to see our beloved LA Laker legend and Wendy Gruel, who could become the first women mayor of LA.

Bring your E-waste to the market for safe collection and disposal.

Also at the Market: "Ask the Dietitian" is back with a yummy recipe… Continue

Added by enhager on May 17, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments

FREE Community Brazilian Dance Party...Sat., May 18th 1- 3:30pm Class and 3:30pm - until??? FREE Dance Party

This Saturday artists from Bahia, Brazil are ready to dance with you! All ages are invited to move to the rhythms of Brazil.  The FREE Community Dance Party begins at 3:30pm.

Want to learn the correct movements for Brazilian Samba and Samba Reggae? Join the 1pm Samba Workshop with Slleyk da Bahia(Olodum). The workshop is $30 at the door or $25 in advance. No charge for children under 7.

Located at:

Casa Cultura Yoga and Dance

1623 Centinela…


Added by Erica Bowen on May 17, 2013 at 11:02am — No Comments

Bahia, Brazil in Los Angeles!!!! Workshops and Community Dance Party

On May 18th and 19th, Casa Cultura Yoga and Dance will be hosting two artists from Bahia, Brazil. Bahia is a special part of Brazil that has held on to many elements of Afro-Brazilian culture and traditions. Learn the dances and rhythms of Brazil and feel the joy of movement. Classes end with a special guided relaxation and community dance party. No dance experience necessary.

Details Below:

Saturday, May 18th

Samba Regional and Samba…


Added by Erica Bowen on May 13, 2013 at 1:19pm — No Comments

89.3 KPCC event on "invisible" health conditions: rheumatoid arthritis, chronic migraine headaches and chronic fatigue syndrome

If you live in the Los Angeles area, please join 89.3 KPCC on Saturday, May 13 for a panel discussion on what makes a medical condition "invisible": What is unique about the suffering of someone who has R.A. or chronic migraine headaches? What challenges does that person face in communicating her or his condition to a health provider? And is this a matter of public health?

Conditions like cancer, heart disease and AIDS strike fear…


Added by Connie K. Ho on May 13, 2013 at 12:54pm — No Comments

The California African American Museum Celebrates National Children’s Book Week with Heads are Turning, Children are Learning Literary Event

The California African American Museum (CAAM) will celebrate National Children’s Book Week with the literacy event Heads are Turning, Children are Learning on Saturday, May 18, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Event co-hosts include actor Thomas Hobson of The Fresh Beat Band; actress Niketa Calame of The Lion King (animation); and actor Donis Leonard, Jr. from Showtime’s House of Lies.


During the literary event, renowned children’s author and…


Added by Terri Dixon on May 13, 2013 at 9:08am — No Comments

this week's friday foto ::: an EvoRevoPhoto thang

"We are all creatures, with illogical thoughts and dreams realized from "insane" notions..."

friday foto is a bi-weekly look at the world through the eyes of Janet E. Dandridge, photographer for Evolution Revolution Photography (EvoRevoPhoto).  it includes a creative short note to engage your mind.  go here to view and comment on the friday foto at the EvoRevoPhoto blog
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Added by Janet E. Dandridge on May 10, 2013 at 9:07am — No Comments

Power Of Green L.A. Hip Hop Youth Coalition GREEN PANTHERS SUCCESS!

Well,  five years later..... lol  our youth group Green Panthers  (see twitter @greenpantherx & South L.A. group have had the following successes:

1.  Created the 1st Sustainable off grid Solar & Wind Powered Record Label in the U.S. and are distributed commercially worldwide, having been picked up in both US and UK.

2.  With Warrior DJ's (wycleff Jean) created the 1st Solar Powered DJ Coalition in the world

3.  Created two Clean Energy Start…


Added by Teri Adaju on May 9, 2013 at 3:58pm — No Comments

FREE Performing Arts Summer Camp for Teens | CITYstage

Join CITYstage for a week of free DANCE, MUSIC & THEATRE instruction for teens.

Registration is now open for CITYstage Summer Camp and it's FREE!

Parents - Get the kids out of your hair for a week this summer.

Kids - Get out of the house and learn dance, music and theatre!



Added by Lauren Munar on May 8, 2013 at 8:38pm — No Comments

Movement on Crenshaw

If you try to avoid the traffic on Crenshaw as much as I do, you may not have noticed that progress is being made on the demolition of the former Rent-A-Center, Rite Aid Pharmacy, and another empty storefront at Rodeo Road. I've attached a few photos that I took a couple of weeks ago. Since then, the building to the north of Ralph's (Comet Clea…


Added by Nina Schneider on May 6, 2013 at 5:47pm — 6 Comments


Hundreds of digitally preserved speeches, sermons and correspondence of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be on view at the California African American Museum (CAAM) May 5 -11, 2013 as part of an unprecedented effort to showcase the work of the civil rights leader.


With the help of JPMorgan Chase and The King Center in Atlanta, a team of more than 300,…


Added by Terri Dixon on May 1, 2013 at 2:41pm — No Comments


Sunday, May 5, 2013, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. - TARGET SUNDAYS AT CAAM



Added by Terri Dixon on May 1, 2013 at 2:37pm — No Comments

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