June 2012 Blog Posts (18)

LEIMERT PARK VILLAGE BOOK FAIR June 30

The 2012 Leimert Park Village Book Fair celebrates its 3rd year of bringing a world-class event toLeimert Park from 10 to 6 Saturday.

Over 150 celebrity readings, book signings, writing workshops, panel discussions, poetry readings, stage performances and musical performance during this day-long festival.

The author lineup fromLeimertParkBookFair.com - …

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Added by enhager on June 29, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Republican Greed and Fiscal Irresponsibility: A Brief Look at the Facts

Beneath the Spin * Eric L. Wattree

Republican Greed and Fiscal Irresponsibility: A Brief Look at the Facts
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Am I the…

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Added by Eric L. Wattree on June 25, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

In the event of a major earthquake/disaster our first reponders mostly likely will be a family member or neighbor; "WHO KNOWS WHAT" Community Safety Event

                                                Block Club Meeting

                                   Norton Ave Neighobor Assocoation NANA

                                              Earthquake/Disaster Preparedness…

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Added by Beverly Russell on June 19, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

TARGET and CAAM JULY 4th CELEBRATION! – A SPECIAL EVENING PROGRAM!

LOS ANGELES (June 18, 2012) The California African American Museum (CAAM) and Target Stores presents the Target and CAAM July 4th CAAM Celebration! – A Special Evening Program!, where Target Sundays at CAAM meets Independence Day Wednesday. The program will be from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., and co-hosted by comedian D’Lai and actor Jeffrey Anderson-Gunter.   CAAM encourages the community to bring the entire family to the largest fireworks extravaganza in Los Angeles to…

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Added by Terri Dixon on June 18, 2012 at 9:48am — No Comments

The inspiring NONI OLABISI! interviewed by Isabel Rojas-Williams on 5/30/12 (The Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles, MCLA)

Name: Noni Olabisi (interviewed by Isabel Rojas-Williams/The Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles, MCLA)

May 30th, 2012

City of origin: Actually I was born in St. Louis, Missouri and we left St. Louis . .…

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Added by Isabel Rojas-Williams on June 12, 2012 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

Dynamic technique, politics collide in Hale Woodruff's Talladega College murals, by Felicia Feaster

More about Hale Woodruff's historical 1930s murals, the history of African American Murals, and American History

Recommended by Isabel Rojas-Williams, Art Historian (The Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles, MCLA), article written  by Felicia Feaster.

"The Mutiny on the Amistad," (1939) oil on…

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Added by Isabel Rojas-Williams on June 12, 2012 at 11:21pm — No Comments

Hale Woodruff’s Talladega College murals of the Amistad Mutiny

Historical murals from the 1930s by Hale Woodruff. Recommended by Isabel Rojas-Williams, Art Historian (The Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles, MCLA). Article written by Debbie Michaud

"In 1939, African-American artist and Atlanta University professor Hale Woodruff was making weekly trips from Atlanta to Talladega College in Alabama to teach a seminar and work on some murals for the school. Talladega president Buell Gordon Gallagher had commissioned the series of paintings to…

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Added by Isabel Rojas-Williams on June 12, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Respect the neighborhood

Good Morning

Another day in Leimert Park looking at dog poop along my walk. Dogs tearing up and digging holes on other folks lawns. I am sick and tired of the disrespect of the neighborhood. I don't want to see that when I take a walk in my neighbohood. IT"S DISGUSTING PICK UP YOUR DOG POOP. Our landlord has taken the time to do new landscape to our apt. building keeping our space beautiful in the neighborhood which everyone should try and do.

What happen to the pooper scoop…

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Added by Cora Atkinson on June 12, 2012 at 6:55am — No Comments

HELP INGLEWOOD CULTURAL ARTS BRING A FREE MUSIC FESTIVAL TO SOUTH LOS ANGELES

Go to http://maker.good.is/projects/ICAAfricanDiaspora and click on vote for this idea. Share this with your network on facebook and twitter so ICA can win $5,000 and produce a free all day music concert  this summer for everyone to enjoy. Thanks for getting involved, and we will see you at the…

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Added by INGLEWOOD CULTURAL ARTS on June 10, 2012 at 5:08pm — No Comments

5th Annual Kids ROCK! Music and Eco Festival

A FREE COMMUNITY EVENT THAT GETS FAMILIES OUTSIDE FOR A CHANGE

 

Featuring performances by well-known musical artists including The Verve Pipe, Randy Kaplan, Hug Trees, Heidi Swedberg, Mike Schmid, David Tobocman and Rhythm Child

Building upon the success of last year's Kids ROCK, The Children's…

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Added by Joleen Deatherage on June 7, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Obama's trip to View Park today (traffic!)

President Obama returned to LA June 6 and according to Total Traffic LA and Rancho Park Online Obama will be headed to View Park to attend a breakfast fundraiser at the home of Charles Quarles at 3905 Kenway Ave.

Potential streets to be affected include:

  • La…
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Added by enhager on June 7, 2012 at 6:53am — No Comments

“Pathways to Yesteryear: Strolling the Street of Dreams” West Adams Heritage Association’s (WAHA) Annual Spring Homes & Architecture Tour

SATURDAY, JUNE 9 Tour grand Victorian era mansions and Queen Anne Cottages alike in one of West Adams’ oldest neighborhoods, University Park. A century ago, Adams Boulevard was Los Angeles’s Street of Dreams – the main artery of a “Bon Ton District” that included Chester Place, St. James Park and the Belgravia Tract, home to some of the City’s finest residences. West Adams Heritage Association (WAHA) invites you to stroll these pathways to yesteryear. This self-guided walking tour will open…

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Added by Jasmine Powers on June 5, 2012 at 12:37pm — No Comments

***MARLTON SQUARE RISING FROM THE ASHES***

Councilmember Bernard C. Parks Announced Kaiser Permanente Will Be Coming To Marlton Square

Councilmember Bernard C. Parks joined community members and key  stakeholders Thursday, May 31, 2012 to announce that Kaiser Permanente will be the  new tenant for the  long-awaited Marlton  Square redevelopment project.…

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Added by AJea L on June 5, 2012 at 9:50am — No Comments

Scott Walker Recall: A Referendum on American Democracy

Beneath the Spin * Eric L. Wattree

Scott Walker Recall: A Referendum on American Democracy…
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Added by Eric L. Wattree on June 4, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Leimert Park's Jackie Lacey Poised to Become Next Los Angeles County District Attorney

Jackie Lacey, one of Leimert Park’s own, is on her way to becoming The District Attorney for Los Angeles County.

The Office of District Attorney, County of Los Angeles will be one of several positions and issues on the June 5 Primary Election Day ballot.   The race  will be absent an incumbent for the first time in 50 years since  Steve Cooley, who currently holds the…

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Added by walter on June 4, 2012 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

SENATOR PRICE TO HONOR LEIMERT PARK VILLAGE’S VERY OWN ZAMBEZI BAZAAR AT CALIFORNIA SMALL BUSINESS DAY

 

SENATOR PRICE TO HONOR LEIMERT PARK VILLAGE’S VERY OWN ZAMBEZI BAZAAR AT CALIFORNIA SMALL BUSINESS DAY

 

Los Angeles, CA - Senator Curren D. Price, Jr. has selected Zambezi Bazaar to represent the 26th Senate District at this year’s California Small Business Day on June 6th at the State Capitol.

The annual event recognizes the value and contributions of…

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Added by Curren D. Price, Jr. on June 4, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

"Stevie Mack’s Diary of a Crackhead" Celebrates 1 Year run at the Hollywood Improv

The hilarious one man show, Stevie Mack’s Diary of a Crackhead Celebrates 1 Year run at the Hollywood Improv on June 18, 2012 9:00pm - 10:00pm

June 18th also marks another milestone for the show; major publication exposure. LA WEEKLY selected this show as thee must see performance! They honored it with the coveted  “Weeks Top Pick” spot in their industry heavy paper and they published a full Q&A article…

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Added by Stevie Mack on June 3, 2012 at 12:30am — 1 Comment

Enticing Elation - An Afternoon at the A Frame

There was perfect weather and absolute joy to be found at the celebrated venue, "Jazz at the A Frame" in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles, CA. on Sunday, May 26, 2012.

The Kenny Tres Posh Trio captivated the audience with a set of Standards, Swing, Straight Ahead, Be-Bop, tinge of Latin, and more. The kind of music which evokes a basking in a pleasure that…

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Added by Kim Vinson on June 1, 2012 at 11:05am — No Comments

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