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Blackbird Towers Over Pan African Film Festival Closing Night Gala
Los Angeles- The arrival of PAFF Closing Night Gala is a signal that our plane is making its final approach to the airport, our ship is heading to its final port and/or the train is heading down the stretch to the station. These are metaphors for our 12 day global journey through the Diaspora by way of cinema.
The 22nd Annual Pan African Film and Arts Festival Closing Night Gala official featured film were Blackbird, based on a novel by Larry Duplechan, directed by Patrik-Ian Polk.
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22nd Annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival
Los Angeles- All roads lead to the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza and adjacent RAVE Theatres. This destination serves as the launch pad for a global journey through various countries: Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Brazil, Belgium, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Italy, Jamaica, Kenya, Morocco, Netherlands, Nigeria, South Africa, and last but not least, the United States.
This visual journey through cinema has global appeal that will open the minds of audiences, and transport them to lands far away and back home again… without enduring... (more)
Lennon Bus’ Imagine Party with Sheila E
Anaheim- The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus (Lennon bus) made a return trip to the 2014 NAMM Show on January 22nd-26th, at the Anaheim Convention Center. The Lennon Bus was stationed in a new highly visible location on the centralized Grand Plaza next to the NAMM GoPro Stage.
The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus is a non-profit 501(c) (3) state-of-the-art mobile audio and HD video recording and production facility. In its seventeenth year, the bus is equipped with the very newest technology and gear. The Bus continues to be dedicated to... (more)
The 2014 She Rocks Awards
Anaheim- The 2nd Annual She Rocks Awards was held on Friday, January 24, 2014. This fantastic event was held at the Anaheim Marriott Hotel Grand Ballroom E, during NAMM 2014.
I was once again fortunate to attend this event. I arrive at the location to find a capacity crowd in attendance with the overflow crowd standing at the side and back of the room. The event consisted of people from the music industry, sponsors, and media and family members of the awards recipients.
Unfortunately, I missed the opening set by The Command Sisters. Laura B. Whitmore,... (more)
SCAQMD's Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Public Forum
Hawthorne-The third weekend in January is looked upon with great anticipation. This is when Americans all across the country commemorates the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.-The Drum Major for Justice, with programs leading up to the official holiday on Monday, January 20, 2014.
A capacity multi-cultural, multi ethnic crowd gathered inside the Hawthorne Memorial Center on Saturday, January 18, to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. The program entitled "A Martin Luther King, Jr.... (more)
Grand Park Ushered in 2014 in Grand Style
Los Angeles- Los Angeles County Officials, Urban Planners and other stakeholders have made Downtown Los Angeles a fun, exciting area to live, work and play. Thanks to officials at Grand Park, we can now add party to the mix. More than twenty thousand revelers celebrated New Years Eve during the inaugural Grand Park New Year's Eve Celebration.
Tuesday, December 31st (for those who didn't know) was a spectacular night to be in Grand Park. The celebration featured many interactive events geared toward the entire family. There was... (more)
Jim Belushi Entertains Veterans for the Holidays
Los Angeles- I'm sure that you have probably noticed that the start of the Holiday season is upon us. This is a season of the year that sparkles with the sights, sounds and contagious smiles. For 21 years the Veterans' Holiday Celebration organizers, led by Berry Gershenson, ushered in the season for thousands of veterans and active duty military and their families. This wonderful celebration was held on Sunday, December 8, 2013, on the grounds of the Veterans Administration.
Several thousands veterans (4,000 plus) and... (more)
Bernard Parks' 8th District-Winter Wonderland and Toy Giveaway
Los Angeles-Councilmember Bernard C. Parks, 8th District presented the annual Winter Wonderland and Toy Giveaway, Saturday, December 14th, 2013. This event was held from 10:00AM-1:00PM. This popular event was held at the Sears Auto Center Lower Level Parking. The location was transformed into a magical Winter Wonderland on a bright, beautiful, sunny Southern California Day.
Hundreds of children and their parents steadily streamed into the area to pick up a toy, enjoy photos with Santa, ride a tube down a bank... (more)
Hawthorne's Mayor Elect Chris Brown Swearing-in Ceremony
Hawthorne-History was made in the City of Hawthorne last month. Citizens elected it's first African American Mayor. Mayor Elect Chris Brown (at age 32) is also the youngest mayor ever elected in the City of Hawthorne.
Thursday, December 5th, Hawthorne Mayor Elect Chris Brown held a public, honorary swearing in ceremony, at the Hawthorne Memorial Center, 3910 West El Segundo Blvd.
The center was beautifully decorated with patriotic red, white and blue ballons, accentuated with some seasonal poinsettas. Several... (more)
Dancing in the Streets at Taste of Soul
Los Angeles-Bakewell Media presented the 8th Annual Taste of Soul, Saturday, October 19, 2013. The festival returned to historic Leimert Park Village on “The Shaw” as Crenshaw Boulevard is affectionately named.
Ladies and Gentleman, boys and girls, don’t let the calendar fool you. The outdoor festival season continues in high gear with our summer like weather two weeks into the Autumn/Fall season.
There was something for everyone during this eagerly anticipated annual celebration of all things soulful of the African American community.... (more)