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Amid the buzz of hair clippers and the beat of hip-hop, barber Corey Thomas squeezes in a little advice to the clients who come into his Inglewood shop for shaves and fade cuts. Watch what you eat, he tells them. Check your blood pressure. Don’t take life so hard. “We’re a high statistic for ……
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For the first time in probably 30 years, I didn’t fill out a bracket for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament this year. I started to do it the day after the brackets were revealed, put it aside till the next day and never got back to it. So my bracket didn’t blow up like everybody…
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Each NFL team has a hole somewhere on their roster, whether it’s on the offensive or defensive lines, receiving depth, the backfield, the linebackers or the secondary. There also are teams that are unfortunate to have a hole at quarterback, which is the most important position to fill. Thankfully, there are quite a few prospects…
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Compiled by Dorany Pineda at L.A. Live.…
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Born to a drug-addicted mother, Dee learned some of life’s hardest lessons at an early age. “You better not bring no babies in this house. And be sure to get yo GED,” were words that Dee’s mother recited consistently. Destined to evolve beyond the societal jungle that birthed her, Dee surpasses her mother’s consistent words.…
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Hitting two game-winning home runs in back-to-back games in one day, is mathematically impossible.
San Pedro High softball sophomore INF/P Briana Velazquez would make both a reality on Tuesday in a doubleheader sweep of host…
Long time guitarist from the Billy Mitchell Group brings a festive night of (J)azz with some of the best in Los Angeles , including saxophonist Michael Paulo, and L.A. treasure , vocalist Barbara Morrison.
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Yu Ooka, Band Leader - guitar
Barbara Morrison - vocal
Michael Paulo -…
When the games were rescheduled to Tuesday, the bats of the Pirates warmed up, then caught fire in a hurry.
In the first game, the Pirates relied on hard…
Double M Jazz Salon continues its legacy at the Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum in Culver City. Jazz Baroness Mimi Melnick first began Double M Jazz Salon in 1996 in her Encino home on Strawberry Drive. Mimi loved (J)azz, she organized and hosted the Jazz Salons to support the (J)azz community in Los Angeles. Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum is proud and honored to carry the torch. …
Night in Culver City is something you all should know, try, and love with all of your heart! It’s eclectic and all-encompassing nightlife options are uncountable. Bourbon or beer, jazz or clubbing, karaoke or lounge City of Culver has it all for you! Hipsters know what is trending, believe me, they won’t hang out in a bad place. Here is a list of five places I personally and my friends from AI career service recommend everyone to chill out on a Friday (or Saturday, Sunday, every day?) evening.
Be careful, happy people inside! Definitely, the best dive bar in the world. Located across the street from Sony studios, it's always been a favorite hangout for studio folks and locals. Backstage has everything that should be on the checklist of any dive bar: cheap booze, great atmosphere and people, and karaoke. No wonder…Continue
The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (BPOE) will be celebrating their 150th anniversary on February 16, 2018. This celebration will attract more than two million Members, families and community partners around the nation.
The BPOE is one of the premiere Charitable and Patriotic organizations in the United States.
The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks has made more than $6 billion dollars in donations since first starting 149 years ago. Last year alone, the Elks donated approximately $323 million in cash, gifts and time to make our communities better places to live.
There are more than 1,900 Elks Lodges across the country with a total membership of nearing 800,000. Elks' members must be American citizens who are at least 21 years of age and must believe in God.
With over 170 lodges in the state of California and Hawaii, the California-Hawaii Elks Association has raised over $116 million dollars to…Continue
[NOTICE: Th., Sept. 28th FINAL NIGHT until further notice, stay tuned 4 upcomin' CD release Par-tay! ¿STAGE'n¿]
Since 1993, Venice Arts has reached thousands of youth through our award-winning Art Mentoring Program Free to low-income families, more than 400 youth participate each year at our center in Venice or at an ArtPartner site in other areas of Los Angeles. A low student-to-artist ratio assures educational excellence and visual, digital, and media literacy: all key to future success.
Our programs include photography, filmmaking, and multimedia plus comics, animation, and writing that reach youth ages 6 to 18, while Art Discovery offers children ages 6 to 9 a hands-on, multi-disciplinary visual art curriculum. An Advanced Studies Track provides 1:1 mentoring, internships, portfolio development, help with college applications, and more. Advanced students are also given opportunities to work on special projects with other organizations and groups or to assist Venice Arts’ on client print, video, or special projects.
Our Fall session workshops begin on …Continue
Buster Williams - "George! Is that you George?! Is that U?!" (as told by) "GA" (special story, inside joke 'bout _?_)
“Bassist Buster Williams is one of the key players in modern (J)azz with a rock-solid grounding in harmony, counterpoint and orchestration. Buster's musicianship is impeccable and his rhythmic sense unfailing. Williams’ work as a leader is a blueprint for bassists on how to assume a more proactive, forward position in an ensemble without throwing it out of balance.” —The New Yorker
“In Williams’ hands, the bass is a fully articulate solo voice. His big, deep, resilient and inventive playing has made him the bassist of choice throughout the (J)azz world. He has worked with just about everyone of import on the…Continue