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Ciclavia comes to our neighborhood tomorrow - MLK Blvd. Closed to Cars Open to Bikes

One of the greatest community events to hit LA - Ciclavia - comes to South LA, Expo Park and University Park Sunday.

Ciclavia (pronounce it as you like) closes major streets to cars and opens them to walkers, bikers, strollers, unicyclists and the like. Click here for all the details.

This is a slideshow of my trip from Leimert Park to the 2011 Ciclavia that spanned from Boyle Heights to East…

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Added by University Park Family on December 6, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

We offer Free Resume workshops to Community members and parents with children in the USC Family of Schools, Neighborhood Academic Initiative (NAI), Kid Watch, and other USC programs. Please visit us …

We offer Free Resume workshops to Community members and parents with children in the USC Family of Schools, Neighborhood Academic Initiative (NAI), Kid Watch, and other USC programs.

Please visit us at our new location within the Gateway building on Figueroa, between Jefferson and 32nd St. to schedule an appointment. Also available for drop in assistance, weekly on Tuesdays at 7pm-8pm.

Please note, to better assist you, before you arrive:

To update a current resume, email the… Continue

Added by USC Community Computing Center on November 5, 2014 at 12:26am — No Comments

Dia De Los Muertos celebration in University Park

Added by University Park Family on October 17, 2014 at 11:06am — No Comments

Game day street closures meeting y en espanol

Coliseum street closure

City Councilmember Curren Price and the University of Southern California invite you to an informational meeting of the proposed street closures for the remaining 2014 USC home football games.

Date: October 15th, 2014

Time: 6:00 – 8:00…

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Added by University Park Family on October 3, 2014 at 2:39pm — No Comments

Hoover Union Triangle Plaza meeting tonight!

GILBERT A. CEDILLO COUNCILMEMBER, FIRST DISTRICT

Invites you to a

Community Meeting

Your Opinion Counts!

Come Share Your Priorities for the Proposed Improvements to the Union-Hoover Traffic Triangle

Share with us your opinion on:

-Transit Shelters/seating

-Lighting

-Outdoor performance…

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Added by University Park Family on September 30, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

...live performances!

http://www.facebook.com/billy.j.bluez



.. Billy%20Jones%20Bluez

"...he has a voice that will enchant you. ...his songs are dripping with sexuality.…

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Added by billy jones bluez on September 20, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Hoover Union Triangle Plaza meeting

Let's discuss the “Island of Lights” project for the Hoover Union Triangle.



Meet the Artist: Sheila Klein



Friday, September 19, 2014 4-6 PM

The Velaslavasay Panorama Exhibition Hall at the Union Theater

1122 West 24th Street



Please RSVP to indiejean@att.net

The Hoover-Union Triangle itself was formed by the intersection of the original Spanish Pueblo de Los Angeles street-grid crossing at a diagonal with the later Anglo-surveyed street-grid of…

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Added by University Park Family on September 11, 2014 at 9:19am — No Comments

Welcome Sayda Trujillo to our Teatro del Pueblo (Theatre of the Neighborhood) Team!

Sayda Trujillo came on board for Teatro del Pueblo, working with our community members on their ensemble process and acting techniques. We are also pleased to announce that Sayda will join our After Cool Teaching Artist team this fall!…

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Added by Cindy Marie Jenkins on August 13, 2014 at 9:09am — No Comments

Welcome Sayda Trujillo to our Teatro del Pueblo (Theatre of the Neighborhood) Team!

Sayda Trujillo came on board for Teatro del Pueblo, working with our community members on their ensemble process and acting techniques. We are also pleased to announce that Sayda will join our …

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Added by Cindy Marie Jenkins on August 13, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

The Flip Side / La otra cada de la moneda

Thanks to all of you for the lovely messages and emails about …

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Added by Cindy Marie Jenkins on August 1, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Discussion: Proposed street closures for USC football games

City Councilmember Curren Price and the University of Southern California invite you to an informational meeting of the proposed street closures for the 2014 USC home football game schedule

Date: July 30th, 2014

Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Location: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Boardroom

Parking: Enter Exposition Park at 39th/Figueroa St to park,

walk through Gate 33 of Coliseum to enter boardroom.

For more information call:…

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Added by University Park Family on July 29, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Of the Landed Gentry / De la Aristocracia Terratenientepor

Of the Landed Gentry

 by Jay McAdams

News travels fast on the streets. The coroner hadn’t even arrived yet when a sobbing neighborhood drunk stumbled into our lobby Monday to tell us that Papa Willie had died. “Show me”, I said, needing more proof. He led…

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Added by Cindy Marie Jenkins on July 24, 2014 at 11:36am — No Comments

Los Angeles Summer of Learning comes to the University Park Area

Mayor Eric Garcetti, in partnership with Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy, JPMorgan Chase & Co., The California Endowment, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, have launched of the Los Angeles Summer of Learning program, a citywide initiative to keep youth engaged…

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Added by Susan von Seggern on July 21, 2014 at 1:54pm — No Comments

Meet the neighborhood prosecutor tonight and get things done

     Community Coalition (8101 S Vermont Ave) will be hosting a meeting to introduce the new neighborhood prosecutors assigned to…
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Added by University Park Family on June 4, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

LAUSD District 1 Candidate Forum at the CAAM Tuesday May 20

 LAUSD District 1 Candidate Forum at the California African American Museum on Tuesday May 20

Hear from candidates running for the School Board District 1 seat of the Los Angeles Unified School District. Invited candidates include: Genethia Hudley-Hayes, Alex Johnson, Rachel C. Johnson, Omarosa O. Manigault, Hattie B. McFrazier, George McKenna, and Sherlett Hendy Newbill.



Tuesday, May 20, 2014

5:30 p.m.



California African American Museum

600 State Drive,…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on May 19, 2014 at 2:56pm — No Comments

Don't Miss the USC NAI Theater Workshop Production of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing @ Foshay

May 23, 2014 @ 6:00pm -and-

May 24, 2014 @ 6:00pm



Foshay Performing Arts Theater

3751 S. Harvard Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90018

323-373-2700



Tickets are $8.00 at the door.



Plot Summary:

This
 story 
takes 
place 
in 
Messina, 
Italy
 at 
the 
palace 
of 
Governor 
Leonato. 
Leonato
 has 
one
 daughter 
who 
is 
named 
Hero. 
He 
is 
also
 raising 
Beatrice, 
his 
niece.
 These 
two 
young 
ladies 
are
 the 
main
 female 
characters 
in 
the… Continue

Added by Lisa Beebe on April 25, 2014 at 11:07pm — No Comments

Spring into Health Fair Saturday April 26 at MLK Park

Spring into Health This free Health, Fitness and Family Fun Festival will be held on Saturday, April 26, 10am-2pm at Marting Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 3916 S. Western Ave.

Community Health Fair: Free dental and health screenings, diabetes, HIV, blood pressure…

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Added by University Park Family on April 25, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments

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55th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the Music Center

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The Emmy® Award-winning 55th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration – your L.A. tradition! Music ensembles, choirs and dance companies from the many neighborhoods and cultures of the region celebrate the season during this free, three-hour holiday show that is perfect for the whole family. And, for the first time, this beloved program will be broadcast on PBS SoCaL, the PBS station for Greater Los Angeles. New to the show this year are the all female, Latin Grammy-nominated music group Trio…See More
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55th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the Music Center

December 24, 2014 from 3pm to 6pm
The Emmy® Award-winning 55th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration – your L.A. tradition! Music ensembles, choirs and dance companies from the many neighborhoods and cultures of the region celebrate the season during this free, three-hour holiday show that is perfect for the whole family. And, for the first time, this beloved program will be broadcast on PBS SoCaL, the PBS station for Greater Los Angeles. New to the show this year are the all female, Latin Grammy-nominated music group Trio…See More
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55th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the Music Center

December 24, 2014 from 3pm to 6pm
The Emmy® Award-winning 55th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration – your L.A. tradition! Music ensembles, choirs and dance companies from the many neighborhoods and cultures of the region celebrate the season during this free, three-hour holiday show that is perfect for the whole family. And, for the first time, this beloved program will be broadcast on PBS SoCaL, the PBS station for Greater Los Angeles. New to the show this year are the all female, Latin Grammy-nominated music group Trio…See More
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La Vispera at 24th STreet Theatre

December 6, 2014 at 3pm to December 14, 2014 at 3pm
24th STreet Theatre’s Teatro del Pueblo (“Theater of the Village”) returns in 2014 with the world premiere of La Víspera (“The Eve”), another warm, funny and unique holiday play about love and sacrifice created from stories shared by members of the local immigrant community during workshops with professional theater artists. Written by Victor Vazquez, co-directed by Jesús Castaños-Chima and Sayda Trujillo, and supported by The James Irvine Foundation Exploring Engagement Fund, La Víspera gets…See More
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Ciclavia comes to our neighborhood tomorrow - MLK Blvd. Closed to Cars Open to Bikes

One of the greatest community events to hit LA - Ciclavia - comes to South LA, Expo Park and University Park Sunday.Ciclavia (pronounce it as you like) closes major streets to cars and opens them to walkers, bikers, strollers, unicyclists and the like. Click here for all the details.This is a slideshow of my trip from Leimert Park to the 2011 Ciclavia that spanned from Boyle Heights to East Hollywood. You…See More
Dec 6

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