June 2010 Blog Posts (12)

Democrats: I'll Resume My Donations When You Resume Fighting Republican Trickery?

BENEATH THE SPIN • ERIC L. WATTREE




Democrats: I'll Resume My Donations When You…
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Added by Eric L. Wattree on June 29, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

A Little Tough Love for the People

BENEATH THE SPIN • ERIC L. WATTREE



A Little Tough Love for the People


This past Friday, June 25, 2010, I attended a breakfast at the Regency West in Leimert Park. The Breakfest was given by The Urban Issues Forum of Greater Los Angeles. It was hosted by Dr. Anthony A. Samad, coordinated by Ms. Arnetta White Mack, and the…

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Added by Eric L. Wattree on June 29, 2010 at 10:49am — No Comments

The Refrain: We're closer than ever to redeveloping Marlton Square

Hopefully it's more than a talk ing point.



As we have

begun to interview key players, we keep hearing "we are closer than ever to

redevelopming Marlton Square." Hopefully something is going on behind

the scenes.



If this is considered close, it means in the 20 years that this project

has been underway that the city was never close to making this a

success.



Capri Capital, which bought the adjacent…

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Added by enhager on June 28, 2010 at 11:57pm — No Comments

Did you take photos/videos or attend Juneteenth, the Book Fair or the Artwalk?

Tell us what you thought of the festivities and upload your Kodak moments. Thanks!









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Added by enhager on June 28, 2010 at 5:19pm — No Comments

Leimert Park art walk Sunday, June 27 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.: Art, Music, Poetry, DJs, MCs, Culture, Drums ...

More than 350 Facebook friends have already RSVPd, a dozen artists, a dozen performers, a half dozen DJs have been booked.



All we're missing is you.



Come to this FREE all day event featuring Kaos Network, Cinefreestyle, the Vision, The World Theatre, EsoWon, Lucy Florence, young and old, new and established.



Art exhibits up and down the street at various open spaces and the Leimert Park Village Drum Circle.

I hear there may be a Second Line March around… Continue

Added by enhager on June 24, 2010 at 7:51pm — 1 Comment

Juneteenth 2010 Fills Leimert Park Village with Sounds of Freedom

Thousands celebrated on a beautiful summer Sunday - it was even the talk of Compton.



Thanks to LeimertParkBeat.com member L. Watts for the terrific photos! Please add your own and if you know who the performers are please put their name in the comments section of the photo.



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Added by enhager on June 21, 2010 at 4:00pm — 4 Comments

Leimert Park Village Book Fair starts the weekend off right: Saturday June 26; Leimert Park ArtWalk is Sunday

Leimert Park Village Book Fair -10 to 6, Saturday, June 26 at 43rd Street and Degnan is free and open to the public.

More than 150 authors, poets, spoken word performers, artists, and celebrities are confirmed to participate in the day’s activities. Some of the book fair’s participants include Oscar- and Emmy-winner Louis

Gossett Jr
., Pulitzer Prize-winner Douglas…

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Added by enhager on June 20, 2010 at 8:28am — No Comments

Is the Government Putting Something In the Water?

BENEATH THE SPIN • ERIC L. WATTREE



Is the Government Putting Something in the Water?



When I was a teenager my…

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Added by Eric L. Wattree on June 16, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Colors of Music - Music show - June 17 @ 10pm EST

The Colors of Music - Music show - June 17 @ 10pm EST at BlogTalkRadio.com/ColoredPeople

Franky Gaskin - Jazz guitarist, Multilingual Poet, Composer, and Author. Playing the Bass, Chords, and Melody all at the same time on the guitar and composes in English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Arabic, and Hebrew. He is also author…

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Added by ColoredPeople.net on June 12, 2010 at 5:34pm — No Comments

3D screeens and stadium style seating in new theater; but Magic Johnson closes Monday as a sign of Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza renovation

Heard on KPCC this morning, the Magic Johnson Theater in Crenshaw Plaza was closing Monday! I talked to a couple of people who should have known and they didn't. So in case you don't know



The mall owners plan on a $30 million upgrade for Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza that will be funded in part by the city. So they are…

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Added by enhager on June 10, 2010 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Opening of Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific is Radiant

The orchestra of Ahmanson Theatre at the Music Center in Los Angeles sets the stage for brilliance. In the pit, wonderfully gifted musicians make the stage come alive.



Many people go to the theatre to experience the essence of the stage performance, to view the costumes, to see the choreography, the unveiling of a story, to engage in the allurement of the subtle and obvious…

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Added by Kim Vinson on June 8, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Just one mo' time at Alva's please





Alva's Showroom unveils a treasured LIVE recording session



As the sun prepares for bed surrounded by a blue sky with hues of pink and orange, we find that fighting the usual

freeway traffic is not an option Friday, May 28th on the kickoff of

Memorial Day weekend. It was smooth sailing all the way to San Pedro.



We were about to…

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Added by Kim Vinson on June 8, 2010 at 10:51am — No Comments

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