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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

The Flip Side / La otra cada de la moneda

Thanks to all of you for the lovely messages and emails about last week’s story on the passing of Papa Willie. We’re glad it touched so many of you, just as Willie touched so many folks…

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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

Food Sovereignty Ride in South LA

Sunday, May 4 @ 11:30 AM (12 PM Departure) -- Expo Center Rose Garden by the USC Expo Line Station.

ALL are welcome to join! Learn about food safety, food sovereignty, gardening, and meet very, very cool people.…

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Added by Otto Khera on April 23, 2014 at 2:49pm — No Comments

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Added by STEVEN T. BLEDSOE on April 19, 2014 at 1:35pm — No Comments

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books this weekend at USC

Fourth year on the USC campus expected to draw more than 150,000 attendees

WHAT: The 19th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, the largest and most prestigious public literary event in the country.

Visit…

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Added by University Park Family on April 12, 2014 at 5:24pm — No Comments

South LA Kids Bike Festival - April 13 - 11a-2p at Foshay Learning Center

Come one! Come all! Foshay Learning Center this

Sunday, April 13, 2014 from 11a-2p

South LA Kids Bike Festival! Fun, Family, Food - FREE!…

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Added by Otto Khera on April 8, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

CicLAvia Feeder Ride on April 6 @ USC Expo Metro Station - Expo Park Side

Join us! All are welcome!

Added by Otto Khera on April 2, 2014 at 11:52am — No Comments

BIKE RIDE TO GRAND PARK - DOWNTOWN LA - SUNDAY MARCH 9 @ 11AM

Grand Park Bike Ride Downtown LA/Meet Up: Explore Downtown L.A. on a bike! USC Bicycle Coalition is hosting a group ride on Sunday, March 9th from Exposition Park to Grand Park in Downtown Los Angeles. 

The ride is open to all, and is a great chance to safely practice riding on the street with a large group. A small lunch will be provided, to be enjoyed at Grand Park. 

We roll out at 11am from the Expo…
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Added by Otto Khera on March 2, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Do you have a story for KPCC's new First Person series?

What does it take to lead a healthy life? How do we build a healthy community? We know we need good clinics and hospitals staffed by skilled professionals to keep us healthy and and treat us when we're not. But it takes a lot more than that. A healthy community has good schools, plentiful park space, healthy food options, minimal pollution, few or no gangs.

Sharing experiences is one way to build a healthier community.…

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Added by Ashley Alvarado on February 21, 2014 at 1:09pm — No Comments

ACTIVE STREETS LA -- MEET UP BIKE RIDE TO VERMONT SQUARE LIBRARY AND PARK

JOIN THE BIKING FUN ! THIS SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1 at 10 AM ... leaving Expo Park at USC Expo Station

Our Route: http://goo.gl/GT0IAi

Join us at 10 AM after the Foshay 5K to the…

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Added by Otto Khera on January 29, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

2nd Annual Foshay 5K Run/Walk as One Community! Join us on Feb. 1st, 2014.

Foshay 5K - Register now!

Foshay Learning Center, a local K-12 institution in the USC Family of Schools, is hosting the 2nd Annual Foshay 5K on the Historic Exposition Blvd to promote healthier living, bolster the bonds between USC and the…

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Added by Lisa Beebe on January 25, 2014 at 2:32pm — No Comments

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"Kinfolk are Our Village" by Women's Voices at Institute of Musical Arts

September 13, 2014 from 2pm to 4pm
We are very pleased to announce the start of our 5th Storytelling Season with the return of our very own WOMEN'S VOICES in another fantastic show, titled "Kinfolkare Our Village". Experience the rich heritage of the spoken word tradition with this ensemble group of storytellers who will present performances of original, personal stories they developed in their "Tell Me a Story" workshop.The women are gathering at the home one of their own, who has just returned from out of town where she…See More
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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!…See More
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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!…See More
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The Flip Side / La otra cada de la moneda

Thanks to all of you for the lovely messages and emails about last week’s story on the passing of Papa Willie. We’re glad it touched so many of you, just as Willie touched so many folks in our community. This week we want to share a GOOD NEWS story from the street, and it’s related to Willie.…See More
Aug 2
Cindy Marie Jenkins's blog post was featured

The Flip Side / La otra cada de la moneda

Thanks to all of you for the lovely messages and emails about last week’s story on the passing of Papa Willie. We’re glad it touched so many of you, just as Willie touched so many folks in our community. This week we want to share a GOOD NEWS story from the street, and it’s related to Willie.…See More
Aug 2

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