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Culver City Times

Multimedia Journalist Germany Kent Honored as first African American Woman to receive prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Online Independent Deadline Reporting

Germany Kent is an American print and television journalist, radio personality, author, and producer. Her 2018 coverage of the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California won the Sigma Delta Chi in Online Independent Deadline Reporting; Kent is the first African American woman to achieve this honor in this category from the Society of Professional Journalists.

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reDiscover Center’s Tinkering Camps Filling Fast

 LOS ANGELES, CA: reDiscover Center, LA’s largest public kids makerspace, is proud to announce enrollment for their 10 week summer camp season is nearing capacity. The camps, called “Tinkering School LA,” are held at reDiscover Center’s main location on Washington Blvd. in Culver City and at satellite locations in Manhattan Beach, Los Feliz, and Pacific Palisades.

 

“Tinkering School LA has been extremely popular here at reDiscover since we started the camps in 2011,” stated…

Culver City Elks recognize the new Elk of the Year and other tireless members

Culver City Elks Lodge #1917 held their awards ceremony Friday night, celebrating the achievements of our local members throughout the 2018 year.

Genevieve Santiesteban earned the title of Elk of the Year with her tireless work on the activities we held throughout the…

San Pedro News Pilot

San Pedro's Renee Ketner Is 2020 CIF-LACS Scholar Athlete Of The Year

Announced in mid-May, San Pedro High School senior Renee Ketner was bestowed upon the highest individual honor by the CIF-Los Angeles City Section as the 2019-2020 Female Scholar Athlete Of The Year.

Ketner's athletic prowess at San Pedro will be notably remembered for being on four straight undefeated Marine League championship teams for soccer, and…

San Pedro Prep Sports 2019-2020 Final Year In Review

San Pedro News Pilot 2019-2020 Prep Sports Players Of The Year
Football: Joshua Ward (San Pedro).
Girls Volleyball: Sammie Sabra & Serena Ramirez (Mary Star)
Boys Basketball: Ian Hietala (San Pedro).
Girls Basketball: Isabella Serrano & Sarah Leyba (Mary Star).
Boys Soccer: Billy Lopez (San…

Class Of 2020 Spotlight: San Pedro Baseball Infielder Joshua Duarte

As we continue this special San Pedro News Pilot Class Of 2020 Spotlight feature series on student athletes at the San Pedro-based high schools whose senior years were cut short due to the coronavirus, here is our feature on San Pedro High School baseball infielder.

In three years time, Duarte has carved his own path in a very…

Culver City Times

Multimedia Journalist Germany Kent Honored as first African American Woman to receive prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Online Independent Deadline Reporting

Germany Kent is an American print and television journalist, radio personality, author, and producer. Her 2018 coverage of the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California won the Sigma Delta Chi in Online Independent Deadline Reporting; Kent is the first African American woman to achieve this honor in this category from the Society of Professional Journalists.

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reDiscover Center’s Tinkering Camps Filling Fast

 LOS ANGELES, CA: reDiscover Center, LA’s largest public kids makerspace, is proud to announce enrollment for their 10 week summer camp season is nearing capacity. The camps, called “Tinkering School LA,” are held at reDiscover Center’s main location on Washington Blvd. in Culver City and at satellite locations in Manhattan Beach, Los Feliz, and Pacific Palisades.

 

“Tinkering School LA has been extremely popular here at reDiscover since we started the camps in 2011,” stated…

Culver City Elks recognize the new Elk of the Year and other tireless members

Culver City Elks Lodge #1917 held their awards ceremony Friday night, celebrating the achievements of our local members throughout the 2018 year.

Genevieve Santiesteban earned the title of Elk of the Year with her tireless work on the activities we held throughout the…

Silver Lake Star

Holy Week at Silver Lake Church

Join us for a week of Easter activities!  
- Maundy Thursday Worship Service // A celebration of togetherness // Kids program included // 6:30pm @ SLCC
- Good Friday Homeless Lunch // Serve Jesus by serving a meal to unhoused neighbors // 12-2pm @ Bond Park in Atwater Village
- Easter Sunday // Egg Hunt and Potluck…

HOPE FOR UNITY ART SHOW AT NEUTRA GALLERY

Silver Lake's Neutra Gallery features an exhibition inspired by Martin Luther King, Jr., Bobby Kennedy, Black Lives Matter and Silver Lake diversity. Organized by Steve Meek of the Los Feliz & Silver Lake Community Guide and sponsored by Baller Art Ware, children to adults expressed how they identified with a world of…

 

Blog Posts

Prolific Singer-Songwriter, MIA DOI TODD "Live in-house 'Concert Series' 'n Livestream" @ The 'new' World STAGE Fri Dec 2nd, 8PM PT *updatez* [Graciously sub'n for Angie Wells]

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on November 30, 2022 at 8:00pm 0 Comments

Mia Doi Todd - Wikipedia

      Mia Doi Todd, "one of those artists that seem to function not just as creators in their own right, but as connecting links between other musicians." - John Zeiss, Dusted Magazine

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Listen Hear:

YouTube: COLA 2020 Interview - Chris Riedesel, City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural…

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Mark Broyard "Live-In-Person-In-House 'Concert Series' Livestream" @ The 'new' World STAGE Fri. Nov. 25th, 2022 8PM PT *updatez* [Next-up: MIA DOI TODD 12/2]

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on November 30, 2022 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

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                 Mark Broyardsinger/songwriter/vocalist/tenor/cantor/performance artist/visual artist

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Listen Hear: YouTube -

"Live recorded brief" ~

Inside The Creole Mafia

"Livestream"…

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"Comp" CNN TV: Wkend Schedule - Sun. 11/27/'22 PT; NEWs + Series: The 80s, Tis The Season & This Is Life / PHILLIP / TAPPER &/or BASH / ZAKARIA *updatez*

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 Original Series Event: Debut 

 New Season Premiere Episode

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Brian Swartz & BEKSY @ The 'new' World STAGE "Live 'Concert Series' + Livestream" Fri., Nov. 18th, 2022 8PM PT *updatez* {Next-up: Mark Broyard 11/25]

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on November 21, 2022 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

BRIAN SWARTZ & BEKSY "performs original (J)azz composed by the group's members." - B.S. @ The 'new' World STAGE Fri Nov 18th, 2022 8PM PT *updatez* [post/flyer]

Brian Swartz, Trumpeter, Vocalist, Composer, Arranger, Instructor & quintet Leader 

BEKSY:

The newest of the groups led by Brian Swartz, BEKSY (from the 1st names of it's members) made it's debut in L.A. in October, 2021. The group included; Saxophonist Keith…

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Resources, restaurants and respites

24th Street Theatre

Bacaro LA Wine Bar

The 2-9 Cafe

Rosso's Pizzeria



Ragazzi Room

Farmers Markets



University Avenue Farmers Market
Tuesdays 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Jefferson and Hoover


Expo Center / CSU Produce Stand

Thursdays 3 - 5 pm
3980 Menlo Ave. at Martin Luther King Blvd. in front of the pool
F.A.M.E. Church Farmers Market, parking lot on the southwestern corner, every Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Expo Park Farmers Market
11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturdays
South lawn of Natural History Museum

Adams/Vermont Farmers Market

2 - 5 p.m. Wednesdays
1432 W. Adams
323-777-1755
L.A. Urban Oasis Farmers Market
5010 11th Avenue
323-291-8748
7 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturdays
Central Avenue

8 a.m. - noon Saturdays
Carver Middle School
4410 McKinley at Vernon 90011
Trojan Fresh Market

11 a.m. - 4p.m. Thursdays
USC campus - Alumni Park

Exposition Park 160 acres of culture and green space in the middle of a metropolis


Expo Center - an Olympic-sized pool, a kids pool with water features and a gym
Expo Park Farmers Market
11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturdays
South lawn of Natural History Museum

California Science Center California African American Museum
Natural History Museum of LA CountyRose GardenAhmanson Senior Center
Parsons Preschool

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Prolific Singer-Songwriter, MIA DOI TODD "Live in-house 'Concert Series' 'n Livestream" @ The 'new' World STAGE Fri Dec 2nd, 8PM PT *updatez* [Graciously sub'n for Angie Wells]

      Mia Doi Todd, "one of those artists that seem to function not just as creators in their own right, but as connecting links between other musicians." - John Zeiss, Dusted Magazine.Listen Hear:YouTube: COLA 2020 Interview - Chris Riedesel, City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs; Grand Performances presents…See More
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What's Hot @ The 'new' World STAGE "Concert Series + 'N Livestreams/Archives" Nov/Dec 2022 *updatez* [Soft Re-opennin': (ltd.) In-House Audience] at The World Stage

November 26, 2022 at 8pm to December 2, 2022 at 9pm
Concert Series: Livestream/Archives & In-House Audience ·Fri. nites wkly · 8PM PT · Artist Support Fee: Donation Based+ Special Event(s) (ck day, times & details etc)..NOVEMBER: 25th - Mark Broyard.DECEMBER.:2nd - Vocalist …See More
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ANGIE WELLS "Live In-House 'Concert Series' Livestream" @ The 'new' World STAGE Fri. Dec. 2nd, 8PM PT *updatez* [Canceled: Mia Doi Todd sub'n]

[Livestream/Archives or In-Person Audience (ltd. seats w/ Artist Support Fee - donation based).The World Stage: Website / EVENTS CALENDAR -…
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Jo- Koo of DojO- commented on Jo- Koo of DojO-'s event What's Hot @ The 'new' World STAGE "Concert Series + 'N Livestreams/Archives" Nov/Dec 2022 *updatez* [Soft Re-opennin': (ltd.) In-House Audience]
"Re: MetalJazz Friday In spirit: David Ornette Cherry. RIP. Universal.Links: This week in L.A.: Nicole McCabe, Supersuckers, Albert Lee, Danny Janklow, (Mark Broyard), Thanks for Nothing Metal Fest, more. Select chronological…"
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Mark Broyard "Live Performance 'Concert Series' Livestream" @ The 'new' World STAGE TGIFri. Nov. 25th, 2022 8PM PT *updatez* [Archived]

[Livestream/Archives or In-Person Audience (ltd. seats w/ Artist Support Fee - donation based).The World Stage: Website / EVENTS CALENDAR -…
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Jo- Koo of DojO- commented on Jo- Koo of DojO-'s event What's Hot @ The 'new' World STAGE "Concert Series + 'N Livestreams/Archives" Nov 2022 *updatez* [Soft Re-opennin': (ltd.) In-House Audience]
"Re: Crispy MetalJazz Alert: Spot, "First Barrel Defused." Holy sh*t.Links: This week in L.A.: Mike Baggetta, Adam Hersh, Simon Phillips, Brian Swartz, Napalm Death, Cannibal Corpse/Immolation, Elliott Caine, Macy Gray,…"
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University Park Schools

Foshay Learning Center, a K-12 school, which was named one of America's Best Schools by Newsweek and the Washington Post

Manual Arts High School
became an Innovation Design School in 2008

32nd Street/USC Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School
is one of the the most popular magnet schools in the LAUSD

Dr. Theodore T. Alexander Jr. Science Center School, designed by renowned architect Thom Mayne, is a collaboration between the California Science Center and LAUSD

John W. Mack Elementary School
opened in 2005 and is named in honor of the man who headed the Los Angeles Urban League for 36 years

Lenicia B. Weemes Elementary School

Norwood Street Elementary School
has its own Farmers Market

Vermont Avenue Elementary School

St. Vincent School opened in 1911 and is the second oldest school in Los Angeles

St. Agnes Parish School just created a new website

University Park Services and Officials

311 call this number for all non-emergency needs. The operator, who is there 24 hours a day, can transfer you to the department that should help answer your questions and solve your problems. It works.

Councilwoman Jan Perry and her personal website.

Councilman Bernard Parks
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County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas.

North Area Neighborhood Development Council website and blog.

Daily Trojan

Alumni to compete at Miss America

Catherine Liang and Lauren Teruya, both USC alumni, will compete on Dec. 15.

The post Alumni to compete at Miss America appeared first on Daily Trojan.

Film student wins Best Drama award

Julian Barahona’s movie won big at the All American High School Film Festival.

The post Film student wins Best Drama award appeared first on Daily Trojan.

Students aid North Korean communities

LINK USC advocates and raises funds in support of North Korean refugees.

The post Students aid North Korean communities appeared first on Daily Trojan.

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