December 2009 Blog Posts (6)

XMAS DAY

For those not witnessing a "White Xmas", let me tell you live from St. Louis, let's trade places. The temp. is 25 degrees and I've just tossed salt on my sidewalks and steps leading up to my home. How much snow you ask, just enough to say it's a "White Xmas". The lawn is white and so are the bushes surrounding my house. Well it's Lakers time, must go. Anyone wishing to trade places let me know.

Added by Hosea on December 25, 2009 at 2:52pm — No Comments

Goodmon fighting in concert with Cheviot Hills for safer Expo Line

Fix Expo leader Damien Goodmon keeps on fighting - this week in support of Cheviot Hills and Westwood.



He says just because at-grade crossings were forced upon the communities of color from Leimert Park to University Park doesn't mean that anyone should consider this the new standard to justify putting at-grade crossings in the more affluent and whiter areas closer to the beach.…



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Added by enhager on December 24, 2009 at 12:04pm — No Comments

Kwanzaa comes to Leimert Park Village and South Los Angeles

The last month of the year is a busy one in Leimert Park Village as the square is all lit up for the holidays, a peace and unity tree is decorated and snow is imported.



Oh yeah there's also a lot of Kwanzaa events - I know they are talking about a lot of the same events but the info, the contact numbers and websites all have slight… Continue

Added by enhager on December 23, 2009 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Leimert Park's Africa By the Yard featured on cover of Shafiq Husayn's luscious new album

Shafiq Husayn grew up immersed in the hip hop of Leimert Park's Project Blowed and The Good Life.



He attended Uncle Jamm’s Army parties in the early ’80s at L.A. Sports Arena,… Continue

Added by enhager on December 18, 2009 at 3:00pm — No Comments

THE 12th DAY

ON THE 12th DAY OF XMAS
LITTLE DRUMMER BOY WAS ACTIVE
HEADED TOWARDS "THE VILLAGE"
LEIMERT PARK DRUM CIRCLE ATTRACTION
UNTO THEE WITH MERRIMENT AND GLEE
L P, aka ERROL HOSEA KING

Added by Hosea on December 13, 2009 at 5:05pm — 4 Comments

No Bass? No Waste! - The Bill Cunliffe Trio

Holiday Ho, Ho, Ho at the A Frame



The Frosty afternoon of Sunday, December 6, 2009, brought the spirit of the holiday season to a monthly Jazz venue in the hills of Hollywood, CA. "Jazz at the A Frame"

The Bill Cunliffe Trio performed an array of original compositions interwoven with a few well known Jazz Standards and Straight Ahead Jazz. Bill Cunliffe is a musician that is a remarkable Pianist but this afternoon he was… Continue

Added by Kim Vinson on December 11, 2009 at 12:47pm — No Comments

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