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USC Community News

Much-lauded Earth Works exhibition finds beauty in a climatological disaster

Justin Brice Guariglia's work, on display at the USC Fisher Museum of Art, captures gorgeous images of glaciers as they melt away forever.

USC Dornsife/L.A. Times poll shows Newsom maintaining large lead in governor’s race

With the election three weeks away, jobs and the economy remain a top issue across a partisan divide.

To diversify America’s orchestras, USC collaborates on new strings fellowship

Four up-and-coming classical musicians study at USC, perform with a premier orchestra and mentor diverse members of a local youth orchestra.

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South LA Report

Intersections South LA is moving

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

+ Click here to continue reading news and stories about South LA (and beyond). All of the previously published stories from Intersections South LA will be archived and continue to be available here.

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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 …

Don't Miss ➡ "Trane Stories" A Tribute To: John Coltrane at MCLM • Sun., July 15th ♪ 12:30PM - 4:30PM [Student Accessibility ½ price] *update*

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 Tribute To: John Coltrane  feat. - Dwight Trible - vocal / Dr. Teodross Avery - sax & *conversation*
 …Mayme A.Clayton Library & Museum

San Pedro News Pilot

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…

Mary Star's Alessandra Samperio: 2018 Cal-Hi Sports All-State Softball

Elizabeth Sambrano.

Sarah Gascon.

The Vitalich sisters.

And now Alessandra Samperio.

The Mary Star High softball pitching sensation, All-CIF Southern Section Division 6 selection, 2018 Camino Real League Pitcher Of The Year and 2018…

A San Pedro Story Generations in the Making

Author David G. Freligh is a San Pedran through and through. And his latest novel builds upon a lifetime of memories growing up in the city by sea. 

David, his mother, Cleo, and his father, Everett, all have “PhD’s,” Pedro…

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 …

Don't Miss ➡ "Trane Stories" A Tribute To: John Coltrane at MCLM • Sun., July 15th ♪ 12:30PM - 4:30PM [Student Accessibility ½ price] *update*

 Image result for john coltrane       CD soundtrack
 Tribute To: John Coltrane  feat. - Dwight Trible - vocal / Dr. Teodross Avery - sax & *conversation*
 …Mayme A.Clayton Library & Museum

Silver Lake Star

SIJCC’s Cabaret and Taste of Silver Lake

Cabaret & Taste of Silver Lake

October 13, 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
The Box @ SIJCC…

Best of Silver Lake!

LAST DAY TO VOTE OCT 5TH

Silver Lake Star has been nominated for Best of Silver Lake. Why are we the best of Silver Lake?

We…

EASTSIDE FOOD FESTIVAL

Celebrating 5 years of food and fun!

Featuring:

  • Eats and Treats - Over 35 food and beverage vendors from LA's best EastSide restaurants
  • Echo Echo Music Stage - Live music performances from emerging Los Angeles artists on the…
 

Blog Posts

JOSHUA WHITE/ALEX CLINE Duo · DwighTrible Presents @ The 'new' World STAGE Fri., Oct. 19th 9PM ~ *updatez-TIX*

Posted by Jo- Koo on October 17, 2018 at 10:59am 2 Comments

Joshua White - keyboards & electronics        ☯                               drums & percussion - Alex ClineThe White-Cline Duo | world stage

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Joshua White"daring and courageous approach to improvisation on the cutting edge of innovation. He is his own man..." -…

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The World Stage 2018 "Autumn Jazz Concert Series +" [Upcomin' Oct.: Fri. 19th - JOSHUA WHITE/ALEX CLINE Duo / Sat. 20th - Ladies Love Laughter] *Updatez*

Posted by Jo- Koo on October 14, 2018 at 4:30am 58 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 WeeklyImage may contain: 1 person

+ w/ JW Master of Ceremonies - Jeffrey Winston, Jazz philanthropic-herstorian or "The Big Bass Voice" Matt Gibson @ no…

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LADIES LOVE LAUGHTER "Comedy Show!" @ The STAGE "Monthly - Longtime Stand-up - Every 3rd Sat. Night 9PM ~ *updatez*

Posted by Jo- Koo on October 14, 2018 at 4:13am 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 ~ 

"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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"Come out,,, , check out,,, laugh…

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In Honor of BILLY HIGGINS "Birthday Week Celebration'' CLAYTON CAMERON - Workshop 3PM | Concert 9PM w/ "Special Guest ⭐" @ The World STAGE *updatez*

Posted by Jo- Koo on October 13, 2018 at 1:00pm 2 Comments

  Fri. 12th - Billy Higgins - " 'Birthday Celebration'·'M'Boom Type Thang'·'Percussionists Presentation' " In Honor of The World Stage Co-Founder & "most widely recorded drummer in (J)azz" - †           

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BOBBY WEST Power Trio w/ James LEARY & Fritz WI$E "Reunion/Encore Performance" @ The 'new' World STAGE Fri., 5th 9PM ~ "Back-By-Popular-Demand"

Posted by Jo- Koo on October 6, 2018 at 8:20am 1 Comment

Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director The 'new' World STAGE Art, Education & Performance Gallery non-profit 501(c)(3) Incl. Master of Ceremony - Jeffrey Winston, Jazz philanthropic-herstorian or "The Biggest Voice in-the-World" Matt Gibson @ no extra charge ¿TBD?   Image may contain: cloud, sky, outdoor and water

Maestro…

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Angel City Jazz Fest.!: @ The World Stage Feat. SATOKO FUJII's 'This Is It!' Trio + (double bill) The SILVERSCREEN Sextet Th., Oct. 4th 8PM ~

Posted by Jo- Koo on October 4, 2018 at 11:33pm 1 Comment

Satoko Fujii's 'This Is It!' Trio:  "Pianist Satoko Fujii's spontaneous, heartbending trio would have been enough to merit a strong recommendation." -

 The Silverscreen Sextet: (Each individual member worthy of) ...strong separate recommendation w/ (live) video (projection accompaniment, must see ahso - …

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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 '18 "Autumn Jazz Concert Series +" Calendar/Schedule [Upcomin' Oct.: JOSHUA WHITE/ALEX CLINE Duo / Ladies Lo❤️e Laughter] *Updatez*

Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director The 'new' World STAGE Art, Education & Performance Gallery non-profit 501(c)(3) ~Image may contain: night  pic. by Mekala Session  Mekala Session,…

JEFF PARKER, VINNY GOLIA , ALEX CLINE + Michael ALVIDREZ* • DwighTrible Presents "Progressive Fore!" @ STAGE Fri., Aug. 17th '18 9PM ~ [Back-By-Popular-Demand] (*updates - Tix*)

Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director The 'new' World STAGE Art, Education & Performance Gallery non-profit 501(c)(3) Incl. Master of Ceremony - Jeffrey Winston, Jazz philanthropic-herstorian or "The Biggest Voice in-the-World" Matt Gibson @ no extra charge ¿TBD? 

 Image may contain: 2 people, people on stage and people playing musical instruments  …
 
 
 

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Desert Rats at The LATC at The Los Angeles Theatre Center, Avalos Theatre

October 25, 2018 at 8pm to November 18, 2018 at 3pm
A dark comedy about life and crime in America's contemporary West. In a squalid motel room on a hellish day in Barstow, brothers Frank and Jesse plan a kidnapping. When day turns into night and their hostage is brought out of the trunk, the siblings find their troubles have just begun. Oct. 25-Nov. 18 at The Los Angeles Theatre Center, 514 S. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90013; $24- $52; For reservations and information, call (866) 811-4111 or go to…See More
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"Lord Knows I'm a Country Girl", by Storyteller Barbara H. Clark at Institute of Musical Arts

November 3, 2018 from 2pm to 4pm
On Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 2:00 p.m., the Institute of Musical Arts welcomes back our very own Storyteller Barbara H. Clark in “Lord Knows I’m A Country Girl”, a solo performance of original stories. Barbara, a multi- award winning storyteller, never shies away from challenging issues.

 "You can take the girl out of the country but you can't take the country out of the girl." .... It took a visit "back home" for Barbara to learn the truth of that saying. Now she shares with us some of…See More
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Jo- Koo commented on Jo- Koo's blog post JOSHUA WHITE/ALEX CLINE Duo · DwighTrible Presents @ The 'new' World STAGE Fri., Oct. 19th 9PM ~
"(as mentioned) [LIVE On Air] by longtime (20 yrs.) "Humble Facilitator"   Mark Maxwell, Host of  Sun.-nite, 12am midnight, "1st minute of the new day" until Mon. 3am (except 2nd Mon. of Month…"
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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

USG committee discusses diversity fund amendment

Some senators feel that there should be more checks on events that receive funding.

The post USG committee discusses diversity fund amendment appeared first on Daily Trojan.

Freshman creates app to help farmworkers

Faith Florez developed Calor to help campesinos vulnerable to excessive heat.

The post Freshman creates app to help farmworkers appeared first on Daily Trojan.

Professor uses Afro-Latina identity to foster community at Price school, South LA

Professor La Mikia Castillo noticed a contrast in resources among her peers during her undergraduate career.

The post Professor uses Afro-Latina identity to foster community at Price school, South LA appeared first on Daily Trojan.

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