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USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center names new director

Caryn Lerman returns to USC, where she earned her master's and doctorate, to lead Southern California's highest-ranked cancer care provider.

At USC, Wanda Austin Honors a Long Legacy of Caring Mentorship

Sometimes all it takes is a caring mentor to help you rethink what's possible.

USC’s Enrique Martínez Celaya Explores the Ties Between Art, Science and Philosophy

The physicist turned artist crosses disciplines -- and time periods -- with his work.

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South LA Report

Intersections South LA is moving

We're relocating and will no longer publish on this website.

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South L.A. out in force for the 2016 Kingdom Day Parade

The South L.A. community gathered Monday to celebrate culture, heritage and civil rights during the 2016 Kingdom Day Parade.

Afterschool programs teach students tech as LAUSD restructures

Many groups are trying to increase the exposure to technology and its practical applications in daily life to students living in South Los Angeles.

Culver City Times

Oops, they did it again!


The women of Culver City Elks Lodge #1917 have done it again. They got together to spend a evening dining, painting a picture and bidding on items up for auction. All to benefit the Culver City High School Homeless Children.

There are nearly 200 teens attending Culver City High School who are homeless. On top of the usual angst high schoolers face, these children also worry about basic survival essentials; finding shelter, food, and a way of keeping clean. The Culver City United…

2nd Annual Westside Food & Wine Festival this weekend

Boasting gourmet noshes and sips from dozens of local restaurants, food vendors and wine and spirits brands, the 2nd Annual Westside Food & Wine Festival benefiting Culver Palms Meals on Wheels will take place Saturday and Sunday, July 21-22,…

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San Pedro News Pilot

San Pedro High Football Is 2018 CIF-LACS Division 1 Champs

TORRANCE - With nine games in the books for the 2018 season, San Pedro High football was mired in a four-game losing streak with a 3-6 record, wondering how they would turn their season around.
A month and five straight victories later... the Pirates are feeling like they're on top of the world.
It wasn't easy, but sixth-seeded San Pedro thwarted a…

Humana Offers Support for Californians Impacted by the Southern California Wildfires

Humana Inc., one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, announced it has launched a series of efforts to assist its members, employees and communities in southern California impacted by the Hill and Woolsey wildfires.

 

Among those measures, Humana has opened its toll-free crisis intervention hotline and counseling services beyond employees and health plan members to include any individual who may need help and support coping with the…

The Best Of The Past Five Years For San Pedro Prep Sports

In early July 2013 I took on the role of a sports columnist for San Pedro Today magazine, and since then, I have seen a rise of spectacular student athletes and special teams that have made my hometown a beautiful place to live. Some teams stood out more than others, even if they brought home a CIF…

Culver City Times

Oops, they did it again!


The women of Culver City Elks Lodge #1917 have done it again. They got together to spend a evening dining, painting a picture and bidding on items up for auction. All to benefit the Culver City High School Homeless Children.

There are nearly 200 teens attending Culver City High School who are homeless. On top of the usual angst high schoolers face, these children also worry about basic survival essentials; finding shelter, food, and a way of keeping clean. The Culver City United…

2nd Annual Westside Food & Wine Festival this weekend

Boasting gourmet noshes and sips from dozens of local restaurants, food vendors and wine and spirits brands, the 2nd Annual Westside Food & Wine Festival benefiting Culver Palms Meals on Wheels will take place Saturday and Sunday, July 21-22,…

Silver Lake Star

2019 Spring Classic - REGISTER NOW

2 mile race around the famous Silver Lake Reservoirs, plus refreshments & family-friendly activities, post-race awards and raffle for all runners in The Meadow.

Saturday, March 9th, 9a
Silver Lake Meadow…

Divorce Mediation Panel - Know Your Options

What you need to know about how to divorce. 
Attend free workshops taught by trained professionals to understand the legal, financial, and emotional aspects of divorce. 

Every 3rd Tuesday - Now through June 2019
12-1:30p…

CALLING ALL TRIVIA BUFFS!

A major cable network is looking for extremely intelligent individuals who love trivia for a brand new trivia game show!

All trivia whizzes who would like an opportunity to win up to $10,000 or more:
apply at …

 

Blog Posts

The 'new' World Stage [Concert Schedule] "Black History Month" Feb. 2019 "Winter Jazz Concert Series +" ~ *updatez**

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on February 15, 2019 at 11:43pm 73 Comments

Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director, The 'new' World STAGE Art, Education & Performance Gallery non-profit 501(c)(3) "BEST South L.A. Jazz Club" - LA WeeklyNo photo description available.

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Maestro Composer JAMES H. LEARY lll w/ Legacy Ensemble/Voices - DCA Compose L.A 2019 @ The 'new' World STAGE (free) ~

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on February 15, 2019 at 11:38pm 0 Comments

"Black History Month" "Winter Jazz Concert Series +" Dept. of Cultural Affairs Compose L.A. feat. James H. Leary incl. The vocal stylings of Dwight Trible & Speaker Robin D.G. Kelley, Ph.D

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“Composer James H. Leary is one of LA’s great geniuses who never got the recognition he deserves, & much of his music has never been performed” - Dwight Trible

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DOUG CARN Trio "Black History Month" Presented by DwighTrible @ STAGE ~

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on February 13, 2019 at 4:16am 1 Comment

 " 'BEST South L.A.' 'Jazz Club' & 'BEST Jazz Jam Session' " - LAWeekly 

Doug Carn, Trio Leader, composer, lyricist, multi-instrumentalist; keyboard, reeds & voice - organ 

"I'm basically an organ player. My forte is organ." - GC

"most successful of any Black Jazz (Records) artist."…

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LADIES LO❤️E LAUGHTER "♀ Comedy Show" @ The STAGE "Monthly - Longtime Stand-up - Sat., Feb. 16th/every 3rd Sat. Night 9PM ~ *updatez*

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on February 13, 2019 at 4:15am 4 Comments

Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director non profit 501(c)(3) The 'new' World STAGE Art, Education & Performance Gallery "Winter Jazz Concert Series +" Featuring: LA's Funniest Female Comedians Nite ~ 

"I'd be honored to see your beautiful smiling faces in the audience. This show is 4 years old and it is one of the longest-running female shows in the country hosted by yours truly" -
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FACE THE NATION: ..State of the Union Address:

Posted by billy jones bluez on February 10, 2019 at 6:33pm 0 Comments

FACE THE NATION: ..State of the Union Address:

My Hometown - The Billy Jones Band

https://youtu.be/WNEeHZwn1nA…

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JUINI BOOTH Super Trio feat. Robert J. CARMACK, Mahesh BASOORIYA & Guilleremo E. BROWN ~ *updatez*

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on February 9, 2019 at 12:53pm 1 Comment

Special To: The STAGE - Black History Month "Black As 1000 Nights: Artistry & Poems of Sun Ra

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Arthur Edward Booth aka Juini (current nickname spellin') Booth, Headliner - bass  

"All abut that bass" -  O-!

Tony Williams Lifetime Tribute, Juini Booth There Comes…

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KAHIL EL'ZABAR & The Ethnic Heritage Ensemble • DwighTrible Presents: ~ *updatez*

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on February 8, 2019 at 11:30pm 0 Comments

Special To: The STAGE - Black History Month - musician, educator & community leader - Chicago Tribune's 2004 Chicagoan of The Year 2004

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Kahil El'Zabar aka Clifton Blackburn, Band Leader - drums, percussion & vox

"one of Chicago's (J)azz treasures, AACM member, holds no boundaries..." - Sean Westergaard,…

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WILLIE JONES III Quartet feat. Ralph MOORE, Mahesh BALASOORIYA & Mike GURROLA ~ *updatez-TIX*

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on February 8, 2019 at 12:42am 1 Comment

Special To: The STAGE - Black History Month - L.A. born, son of famed pianist, Willie Jones ll - Co-founder of local fame band, Black Note. 

Willie Jones lll, Band Leader - drums "unparalleled style of rhythmic expression w/ constantly innovative sense"

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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

Leimert Park Beat

The World Stage· DwighTrible Presents: "Black Her-History Month" Feb. 2019 "Winter Jazz Concert Series +" [SCHEDULE] ~ *updatez**

Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director The 'new' World STAGE Art, Education & Performance Gallery non-profit 501(c)(3) ~…

The 'new' World STAGE 2019 "Winter Jazz Concert Series +"

KAMAU DAAOOD "Pop Up Book Sale!!!" @ The 'new' World STAGE Sat., Dec. 15th, 10:30 - 4:30PM

HIGHLY RISE RECOMMENDED!!! (this is an understatement) "Plz share..." -  O-!
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by "Humble Facilitator" Mark Maxwell, Host (20 yrs. 'n…

The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz 'new' JAM SESSION • DwighTrible Presents @ The 'new' World STAGE Mon., Dec. 10th 9PM-MidNite ~

[PRESS RELEASE]  Feat. Class of  2020  'New' Class of Musicians! 'New' Jam!! 'New' STAGE!!!  $5

(All Ages Welcome)

Co-Presented & graphics by Holly…

 
 
 

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Maestro Composer JAMES H. LEARY lll w/ Legacy Ensemble/Voices - DCA Compose L.A 2019 @ The 'new' World STAGE (free) ~

"Black History Month" "Winter Jazz Concert Series +" Dept. of Cultural Affairs Compose L.A. feat. James H. Leary incl. The vocal stylings of Dwight Trible & Speaker Robin D.G. Kelley, Ph.D “Composer James H. Leary is one of LA’s great geniuses who never got the recognition he deserves, & much of his music has never been performed” - Dwight Trible..Facebook - Event pg.:  https://www.facebook.com/events/642266989564652/RSVP: …See More
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Jo- Koo of DojO- commented on Jo- Koo of DojO-'s blog post The 'new' World Stage [Concert Schedule] "Black History Month" Feb. 2019 "Winter Jazz Concert Series +" ~ *updatez**
"L.A. previews February 15-21: Doug Carn, Dwight Trible,... Fri. Feb. 15 -- '70s Black Jazz Records organist Doug Carn forms a topline trio with saxist Teodross Avery and drummer Marvin "Smitty" Smith. At the World…"
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DOUG CARN Organ Trio w/ Marvin "Smitty" Smith - drums & Dr. Teodross Avery - T-sax at The 'new' World STAGE 4321 Degnan Bl., L.A.'s Leimert Park-Village

February 15, 2019 from 9pm to 11:30pm
"This Friday at the Worldstage come hear the Doug Carn organ trio with Marvin Smitty Smith on drums, and me on saxophone. Sunday we record his next album on Doodlin’ Records."…See More
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The 'new' World STAGE 2019 "Winter into Spring Jazz Concert Series +" *updatez* at The World Stage

April 30, 2019 from 9pm to 11:30pm
. FYI:  *left-off* *Feb 22 Fri - Father Amde (Watts Prophets) 9pm $20 [CANCELLED]* Feb 23 Sat - Anthony Wilson 9pm $20See More
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Jo- Koo of DojO- commented on Jo- Koo of DojO-'s blog post DOUG CARN Trio "Black History Month" Presented by DwighTrible @ STAGE ~
"(as per) Live On-Air (mention) by 2nd Mon. of the month Host, Ollie Bivins, (semi-retired) Co-Editor & writer, allaboutJazz/LA, later renamed Jazz messenger.  (2:25) "After the Jazz news segment, i will be playin' somethin'…"
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FACE THE NATION: ..State of the Union Address:

FACE THE NATION: ..State of the Union Address:My Hometown - The Billy Jones Band https://youtu.be/WNEeHZwn1nA…See More
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Jo- Koo of DojO- commented on Jo- Koo of DojO-'s blog post The 'new' World Stage [Concert Schedule] "Black History Month" Feb. 2019 "Winter Jazz Concert Series +" ~ *updatez**
"KKJZ Community Calendar Feb. 2019 THE 'NEW' WORLD STAGE: CALENDAR/SCHEDULE FEB. 2019 BLACK HISTORY MONTH "WINTER JAZZ CONCERT SERIES +"  Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director, The 'new' World STAGE…"
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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

CBCSA director leaves USC, to join Stanford

Then assistant director Rosalind Conerly became the CBCSA director in late 2016.

The post CBCSA director leaves USC, to join Stanford appeared first on Daily Trojan.

A tale of two colleges: USC’s HBCU exchange program

The program allows USC students to experience a historically black college.

The post A tale of two colleges: USC’s HBCU exchange program appeared first on Daily Trojan.

Search for Marshall dean begins

A search advisory committee will take input from the USC community.

The post Search for Marshall dean begins appeared first on Daily Trojan.

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