August 2013 Blog Posts (11)

TARGET SUNDAYS AT CAAM PRESENTS A SPECIAL LABOR DAY EVE EXTRAVAGANZA: CARIBFEST

The California African American Museum (CAAM) presents Target Sundays at CAAM –Caribbean style. The annual Caribfest at CAAM takes place Sunday, September 1, 2013, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., and will bring together Caribbean communities, their cultural contributions as well as influential celebrations.

Co-hosted by Jeffrey Anderson-Gunter and actress Shauna Chin, Target Sundays at CAAM will feature live performances in dance, song and spoken word. Performers include the dance group…

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Added by Terri Dixon on August 27, 2013 at 9:59am — No Comments

Murmurs of a Madwoman by Renowned Spoken Word Artist and Therapist Thea Monyee

Renowned Spoken Word Artist, Therapist and Leimert Park resident Thea Monyee's exciting new book entitled Murmurs of a Madwomen is available now. Murmurs answers the question, what do you do when an emotional bomb detonates through your life?  Murmurs uses raw emotional imagery and engaging vulnerability to capture the experience of surviving and the beauty found within the…

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Added by Mark Winkler on August 23, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

KICK-ASS 2 is R-Rated don't take the Kids.

Hey Fans KICK-ASS 2  is R-Rated please don't take the kids. Go see The Butler.Kick%20Ass%20014.jpg

Added by DangerMan Urbansuperhero on August 21, 2013 at 4:33pm — No Comments

Hail to the Montford Point Marines!!!

A splendid tribute spoken in the language of Jazz and Blues at the American Legion, Post 46.

 

The perfect weather on Sunday, August 11th complimented the remarkable music shared by the RCM trio at the American Legion in Culver City. It was warm and memorable tribute to a group of men from the Montford Point Marines was part of an All…

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Added by Kim Vinson on August 21, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Skin Care

I am going to be in the Leimert Park area this Sunday the 18th. I am looking to have a mini Spa day with mani&pedi, eyebrow waxing and a possible facial. Any recommendations? 

Added by Marnette Ingram on August 15, 2013 at 10:10pm — No Comments

Thank you for sharing: KPCC Public Insight Network

89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio recently asked listeners and sources in the organization’s Public Insight Network to describe the kinds of conversations they were having in their communities. The Public Insight Network is a group of people who share their experiences and insights with the KPCC newsroom. The network allows KPCC to provide the…

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Added by Connie K. Ho on August 14, 2013 at 12:01pm — No Comments

THE THIRD ANNUAL SHORTS AT CAAM FILM SCREENINGS TO FEATURE AWARD WINNING DIRECTORS, ANA DUVENAY, RYAN COOGLER AND KAHLIL JOSEPH

THE THIRD ANNUAL SHORTS AT CAAM FILM SCREENINGS TO FEATURE AWARD WINNING DIRECTORS, ANA DUVENAY, RYAN COOGLER AND KAHLIL JOSEPH

The two-day non-competitive short films screening is designed to highlight the work of emerging black filmmakers

 

LOS ANGELES (August 8, 2013) In a two-day event, the California African American Museum (CAAM) will present its third annual Shorts at CAAM…

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Added by Terri Dixon on August 8, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Soul Food Express

Why did Chef Marilyn's Soul Food Express Restaurant close?   Will they open again?

Added by Kimberly Wade on August 7, 2013 at 12:55pm — 7 Comments

Number 13 is the Charm Anniversary at Jazz At the A Frame

An afternoon filled with endearing Ballads, Standards, Straight Ahead Jazz and more to refresh and stir the soul

 

Imagine a journey which takes you to the deepest back woods Juke Joint just west of the Mississippi. This is a venue that breathes and exhales the very essence of Jazz. What a Spiritual Haven and fortress from a hot summer day in L.A.

 

The elegant affair was dripping in the Blues, Soul, and Jazz. During this expedition you…

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Added by Kim Vinson on August 7, 2013 at 11:39am — No Comments

KPCC asks: Are some dog breeds more dangerous than others?

During the last two decades, a specific group of dogs has emerged at the center of major controversy. Pit bulls, rottweilers and German shepherds are some of those that have been labeled as “dangerous” by certain groups because of their use in dog fighting rings and attacks on adults and children.

 

We invite you to watch the live video stream of KPCC’s special in-person program. Tune in as KPCC crime and safety reporter Erika Aguilar speaks with animal researcher Dr.…

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Added by Connie K. Ho on August 5, 2013 at 2:43pm — No Comments

THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM OFFERS SUMMERTIME FUN WITH AN INFUSION OF LIVE PERFORMANCES & ART WORKSHOPS

The California African American Museum (CAAM) kicks off the month of August with an event-filled weekend featuring Target Sundays at CAAM: Fun in the Summertime and an art workshop.  As the summer days get warmer, CAAM continues to provide the community with a cool place to convene with family and friends, while infusing culture, education, history, as well as visual and performance arts. 

 

On Sunday, August 4th, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., CAAM will host an art workshop…

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Added by Terri Dixon on August 2, 2013 at 4:49pm — No Comments

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