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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Beneath the Spin * Eric L. Wattree
Am I the…Continue
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Block Club Meeting
Norton Ave Neighobor Assocoation NANA
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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…Continue
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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 .…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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:
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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…Continue
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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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Beneath the Spin * Eric L. Wattree
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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