August 2009 Blog Posts (9)

Back To School Moves

Horns, Piano, Rhodes, Bass & Drums...Essentials for a summer respite



Here we are at the end of August and for many a back to school groove. The 21st of August brought more unseasonal but nice cool weather at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art -Friday Night Jazz Series. The stage was well fired up with the Ben Wendel

Ensemble. They shared an array of original music, and featuring some of the best on horns and a fantastic… Continue

Added by Kim Vinson on August 31, 2009 at 12:40pm — No Comments

Words e-Motion - Our First Poetry Show

ColoredPeople.Net members, professionals and amateurs get together for our first poetry show! August 27, 2009 @ 7pm PT/9CT/10pm ET





Cherene Snow - Cherene started her acting career as Preach’s younger sister, Tooty Jackson in the classic 70's movie "Cooley High". In 1990 she did "The Long Walk Home", with Whoopi… Continue

Added by ColoredPeople.net on August 26, 2009 at 1:48pm — 1 Comment

Oh Yeah!!! We're Ready For The Friendship Flight

Fuasi taking off at the Crowne Plaza



There was a spectacular departure that took off from Crowne Plaza's Lounge, only minutes away from the Los Angeles International Airport known to most of us as simply (LAX) with Fuasi Khaliq and his roaring yet beautiful ensemble on July 31.



They presented a series of in flight adventures for those interested in excitement, ecstasy, and excellent execution of innovative compositions.



The band consisted of the… Continue

Added by Kim Vinson on August 18, 2009 at 8:50am — No Comments

Mixed Bag of Jazz for the 20th Anniversary of the World Stage

The World Stage Festival kicks off an afternoon of musical adventure, appealing artistry, diverse food to celebrate the Memory of Dini Clarke, Derrick Finch, and Jimmy Mendenfall.

The World Stage - is a venue founded by the distinguished Drummer Billy Higgins in 1989.



On Sunday, August 9, 2009 we all gave thanks and tribute to Billy Higgins, and other artists that have transitioned on over the past year. We also gathered to… Continue

Added by Kim Vinson on August 15, 2009 at 5:44pm — No Comments

Reach Across America Free Medical Care

REACH ACROSS AMERICA PROGRAM OFFERS FREE MEDICAL CARE

August 11 - 18, 2009

Beginning at 5:30AM daily

The Forum

3900 W Manchester Blvd., Inglewood, CA

http://ramclinic.info



Faithful Central Church will host and facilitate Reach Across America (RAM) at the Forum to provide free medical, dental and vision care for one week to ANYONE in need (uninsured, underinsured, unemployed, under-employed persons). Depending on specific health conditions, most… Continue

Added by Sandra on August 10, 2009 at 8:40pm — 3 Comments

Roaring Aughts. Second Shift. August 15. Saturday at 7pm.

The Second Shift of the Roaring Aughts is August 15, Sat at The Public Library in The Brewery.





This is what happened on Saturday during the First Shift

along with a video of all the people who helped!…

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Added by Browne on August 10, 2009 at 9:28am — No Comments

Super Friends in the White House

Of course Obama is Superman - He's trying to give Americans health care that works, fix the economy, withdraw from Iraq, get Afghanistan under control and stop Global Warming.



And when Superman's busy, who do you turn to at the Hall of Justice. There's Batman and Robin, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, the Green Latern and on and on.



Normally in real life, there's only the president. And normally, he's not superman.



Things are… Continue

Added by enhager on August 9, 2009 at 11:06pm — 1 Comment

Agape Gifts - Timeless Hand Made Gifts

Querida Maria Jones is from the suburbs of Washington D.C and Maryland and is the creator of Agape Gifts.



She designs beautiful accessories and wasn't aware that there was a name for what she liked to do until in the 3rd grade art class. It was her favorite part of her week and succeeded in every project she was given. Creating was second nature to her.



Her classic designs have been influenced by watching old movies such as Bettie Grable musicals, Joan Fontain in… Continue

Added by ColoredPeople.net on August 9, 2009 at 8:06am — No Comments

Big Medicine shouldn't remind us of Big Tobacco

Pharmaceutical giant Wyeth paid a writer and a doctor to write favorable reviews of their products and put those stories in magazines that DOCTORS read. They did this 26 times.



Their products – hormone replacement therapy - have been linked to… Continue

Added by enhager on August 5, 2009 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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