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"Summer" Jazz Concert Series · DwighTrible Presents @ The World STAGE · Aug. '17 Schedule [Upcoming: Sessionƨ Group / Cosmic Vibrationƨ]

Posted by Jo- Koo on August 20, 2017 at 9:59am 2 Comments

Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director of The 'new' World STAGE Art, Education and Performance Gallery w/ JW Master of Ceremonies - Jeffrey Winston, Jazz Historian-Philanthropist Image may contain: 1 person

4321 Degnan Blvd. · Los Angeles (Leimert Park Village) 90008 · (323) 293-2451 · http://www.theworldstage.org/

August 2017: Schedule -

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The Billy Jones Story: ...the times and travels of an american bluesman.

Posted by billy jones bluez on July 31, 2017 at 6:43pm 0 Comments

The Billy Jones Story:
...the times and travels of an american bluesman.
 
As we release our NEW cd:
Funky Blues & Southern Soul - volume 1…
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(UPDATE) AL WILLIAMS / HENRY FRANKLIN Quartet · DwighTrible Presents @ STAGE · Sat., Jul. 29th 9PM

Posted by Jo- Koo on July 30, 2017 at 10:22pm 1 Comment

Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director of The 'new' World STAGE "Summer" Jazz Concert Series ~

The Jazz Society entrepreneur 

& The Skipper team-up as Co-Band Leaders "Two So(u)LA-Cali Jazz icons" - Image result for Al Williams & Henry Franklin        Image result for henry franklin, bassist    

                   Al Williams - drums                                        …

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DwighTrible Presents: The 'new' World STAGE "Summer Jazz Series" Ad-Card Schedule

Posted by Jo- Koo on July 22, 2017 at 7:00am 9 Comments

 "LOl" - Mekala Session (personal copy w/ hand numbered correction)  Additional Updates (below) No automatic alt text available.

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SHANA TUCKER "Woman's Work" DEBUT · DwighTrible Presents: @ STAGE Fri., Jul. 21st 9PM

Posted by Jo- Koo on July 21, 2017 at 9:30am 1 Comment

Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director of The 'new' World STAGE "Summer Concert Series" ~

" Brace yoself, 4 her 'Eclectic Music Tapestry'. Come experience herstory, ChamberSoul™ So(u)LA-SoCali. " -…

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PROPHECY: BILLY CHILDS & PAUL CALDERON "Music-Poetry Collaboration" · DwighTrible Presents: @ Stage Fri., Jul. 14th 9PM

Posted by Jo- Koo on July 15, 2017 at 2:14am 2 Comments

Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director of The 'new' World STAGE "Summer" Jazz Concert Series ~

"Share a unique evening of Jazz-funk-fusion and Spoken Word with Prophecy." - BC, Three-time Grammy Award-winner "Consummate!" -  

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Help the Billy Jones Band make Music Videos!!

Posted by billy jones bluez on July 13, 2017 at 2:23pm 0 Comments

Help The Billy Jones Band make Music Videos for their NEW cd! ...please donate to our KickStarter fund.
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JOSHUA WHITE Trio DwighTrible Presents: @ The World Stage Sat., Jul. 8th 9PM

Posted by Jo- Koo on July 8, 2017 at 11:44pm 0 Comments

Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director of The 'new' World STAGE "Summer Jazz Concert Series" ~ "The best young Jazz pianist, genius, Monk reincarnated - music séance? Come To: The STAGE U decide." -  O-!

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 Joshua White, Band Leader - piano

 Dean Hulett -…

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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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SABINE Trio feat. Ian Martin - bass and John Stuart - drums @ STAGE · Fri., Aug. 18th 9PM [TONIGHT] at The 'new' World STAGE non-profit 501(c)(3) Art, Education and Performance Gallery "The heart of L.A.'s African-American cultural community." - L.A. Times

August 18, 2017 at 9pm to August 19, 2017 at 12am
Born Yelena Koshelevskaya aka Sabine Pothier aka Sabine (pic. above 'n below).  "At the legendary World Stage in Leimert Park: Please, join us for a great evening of music: selections from Joe Henderson, Thelonious Monk, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, old and brand new originals from my upcoming album…See More
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Jo- Koo commented on Jo- Koo's event SABINE Trio feat. Ian Martin - bass and John Stuart - drums @ STAGE · Fri., Aug. 18th 9PM
"Weekly Best Bet 4 Live Jazz In L.A. What’s Hot in So(u)LA Friday 8/18 – Pianist Sabine Pothier is at The World Stage in South L.A.. "
Aug 14
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La Razon Bindada at 24th Street Theatre

September 9, 2017 at 3pm to October 15, 2017 at 3pm
This sublimely witty and provocative play, written and directed by Argentine playwright Arístides Vargas, was triply inspired by the classic novel “El Quixote” by Cervantes, “The Truth About Sancho Panza” by Franz Kafka, and testimonies from Chicho Vargas and other political prisoners held in Rawson Prison during Argentina’s “Dirty War” of the 1970s. Jesus Castaños Chima and Tony Durán reprise their roles as political prisoners who are allowed to interact with one another for one hour a week —…See More
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The 'new' World STAGE "Summer" Jazz Concert Series · DwighTrible Presents: Sept. 2017 Schedule at The 'new' World Stage non-profit 501 (c)(3) Art, Education and Performance Gallery "The heart of L.A.'s African-American cultural community." - L.A. Times

August 10, 2017 at 9pm to October 1, 2017 at 12am
Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director @ STAGE -+ w/ JW MC Jeffrey Winston, Master of Ceremony, Jazz Historian, Philanthropist ~.September 2017 (just added*).Fri.,   1st  - CHARLES OWENS Quartet*Sat.,  2nd - LIZ WHITTED DAWSONFri.,   8th  - BOBBY PIERCESat.,  9th  - TIFFANY AUSTINFri.,  15th  - RICKEY WOODARDSat., 16th  - …See More
Aug 13
Jo- Koo commented on Jo- Koo's blog post "Summer" Jazz Concert Series · DwighTrible Presents @ The World STAGE · Aug. '17 · "Virtuoso" Scotty Barnhart / Cornell Fauler "Benefit" [This Weekend]
"THE SCOTTY BARNHART (Quintet) draws from a repertoire of original compositions as well as the masterworks of Coltrane, Porter, Monk, and Ellington as found in the Great American Song Book. The music program is interspersed with anecdotes from…"
Aug 11
Jo- Koo posted an event

The 'new' World STAGE "Summer" Jazz Concert Series · DwighTrible Presents: Sept. 2017 Schedule at The 'new' World Stage non-profit Art, Education and Performance Gallery "The heart of L.A.'s African-American cultural community." - L.A. Times

August 10, 2017 at 9pm to October 1, 2017 at 12am
Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director @ STAGE -+ w/ JW MC Jeffrey Winston, Master of Ceremony, Jazz Historian, Philanthropist ~.September 2017 (just added*).Fri.,   1st  - CHARLES OWENS Quartet*Sat.,  2nd - LIZ WHITTED DAWSONFri.,   8th  - BOBBY PIERCESat.,  9th  - TIFFANY AUSTINFri.,  15th  - RICKEY WOODARDSat., 16th  - …See More
Aug 10
Jo- Koo posted an event

Sabine Trio feat. Ian Martin - bass & John Stuart - drums @ STAGE · Fri., Aug. 18th 9PM at The 'new' World STAGE 4321 Degnan Bl. (rear entrance & public parking)

August 18, 2017 at 9pm to August 19, 2017 at 12am
Born Yelena Koshelevskaya aka Sabine Pothier aka Sabine (pic. above 'n below).  "At the legendary World Stage in Leimert Park: Please, join us for a great evening of music: selections from Joe Henderson, Thelonious Monk, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, old and brand new originals from my upcoming album…See More
Aug 7
Jo- Koo commented on Jo- Koo's blog post "Summer" Jazz Concert Series · DwighTrible Presents @ The World STAGE · Aug. '17
"" 'La-La Land'  Lady & Gentleman"  L.A. – Weekly Best Gig Picks What's Hot – The World Stage Friday 8/4 – Bassist Nedra Wheeler Saturday 8/5 – Pianist Harold…"
Aug 3

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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

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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.

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Councilman Bernard Parks
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County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas.

North Area Neighborhood Development Council website and blog.

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