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Beethoven Billy Bragg Ninth Concert

By T. Conboy, published on Jul 2, 2009

... Ninth’s spirit of international connection the concert will feature an eclectic array of multicultural groups who will perform their versions of different parts of the symphony. Performers include: Banda Philharmonica - a 30 piece Oaxacan Brass Ensemble, made of young men and women from Los Angeles; jazz singer Dwight Trible –vocalist with the Pharoah Sanders Quartet; critically-acclaimed Bluegrass vocalist Susie Glaze – “…an important voice on the California bluegrass scene” (Bluegrass Unlimited); Kerrville Folk Festival’s 2009 New Folk Winner,... (more)

Tags: los angeles, jazz, california, music, japan, santa monica

Ash Grove Summer Intra-national Event, July 12th

By T. Conboy, published on Jul 1, 2009

...teenage wizards with poetry from the sonnets of Shakespeare to hip-hop, Conjunto Los Pochos and Richard Montoya of Culture Clash. Tickets are $40 per person. For information: (310) 391-5794 or AshGroveMusic.com. Ticket requests and/or donations can also be mailed to: Ash Grove, Box 661--037, Los AngelesCA 90066.

The fundraiser is one of a series of community events that has been held at various cultural centers around Los Angeles since the November election and billed as “Beyond November – Party with a Purpose” - bringing together an assortment of artists, advocacy ... (more)

Tags: los angeles, hip-hop, hollywood, santa monica, obama

How To Appreciate The King Of Pop: Michael Jackson

By Andreas Klamm, published on Jun 27, 2009

... web communities such as Twitter , Facebook and other international services have reach their technical limits.

The King Of Pop has suffered from a cardiac arrest on June 25, on 12.21 p.m. And has been officially pronounced dead at 2.26 p.m. on June 25, 2009 in the city of Los Angeles in the United States of Ameirca (U.S.A.).

Physicians have tried for about one hour at the Ronald Reagan Hospital with the UCLA Medical Center to save the life of the Pop icon and The King of Pop, Michael Jackson. While these physicians and nurses sometimes are able to... (more)

Tags: los angeles, facebook, music, flickr

MJ And The Rat

By tmoya, published on Jun 27, 2009

In 1972 my mom took me to the Orphium Theatre, on Broadway, in downtown Los Angeles.  In those days the Orphium played first-run movies with Spanish subtitles, this allowed mom and me to enjoy the same movie.

 On this particular outing to the Orphium, the movie was Ben; the story of a young boy, named David, who befriends Ben, a dark colored rat. Ben leads a horde of pissed off rats – pissed because the last human they trusted tried to incinerate their furry butts. Somehow Ben finds it in his rat heart to make nice with this goofy kid, the unpopular kid, the kid that gets picked on (I... (more)

Tags: los angeles, movies, michael jackson, mj and the rat

June Contributor Of The Month - Morgana

By Digidave, published on Jun 25, 2009

...to the universe in a more solemn light.' My question is how does a good person live under circumstances that are not good?What is your background? Can you give us a brief bio/history of your life? I believe I was born and raised in the best of times in the best of worlds. That being 1950's Los Angeles, California - Suburbia with Benefits. I was raised with Catholic school upbringing by upper-middle class parents. They were Roosevelt admirers (his compassion), Truman haters (Those Two Bombs he ordered dropped), then moderate Eisenhower conservatives (Cold War Pacifists), then President... (more)

Tags: los angeles, san francisco, california, music, education, sex, traffic, broowaha, reno, mexico

Eve Of Juneteenth Brings Jubilant Jazz

By Kim, published on Jun 23, 2009

...announcement there was joy bubbling in the hearts and souls of those that were bringing the news.

One hundred and forty-four years later, the Elliot Caine Quintet embarks on an exulting mission brought to an enthusiastic crowd at the Original Farmer's Market on 3rd,in Los Angeles, CA. June 18, 2009.

The pronouncement was freeing, buoyant, affecting, infectious leaving me... in raptures.

I think the rest of the audience can attest to the same.

The quintet consisted of the following accomplished musicians:

... (more)

Tags: los angeles, jazz, music, fashion

Model Jasmine Joi: Relax And Have Fun

By Gary Schwind, published on Jun 19, 2009

Jasmine Joi is a model from Los Angeles. Via phone, she discussed her favorite kinds of modeling, getting comfortable in front of a camera, and her work with Starlett.tv.

What do you model?

I'm an independent model. I do my website thing. I don't really model for anybody or an agency.

What's your favorite kind of modeling?

Swimwear, lingerie. glamour modeling.

What would you say is the best modeling job you've had so far?

It was around November. I flew to Orlando. I did a complete photo shoot, me and a few other girls. I did some HD video footage. It... (more)

Tags: los angeles, photography, business

A Shout Of Jazz At Playboy

By Kim, published on Jun 16, 2009

The annual Playboy Jazz Festival took place on June 13 and 14th at the Hollywood Bowl, in Los Angeles, CA. The line-up on both days ranged in style from Contemporary to Reggae while diversity abounded.

Clouds couldn't keep the crowds away that Sunday afternoon as a number of extraordinary musicians took to the stage.

A Quincy Jones discovery - Alfredo Rodriquez - an incredible Pianist and his ensemble shared many tunes with a Latin tinge on Jazz favorites. His style was flourishing and invigorating despite the constant chatter as he utilized the upright Piano to his own advantage.

... (more)

Tags: los angeles, jazz, hollywood, music, fashion

Lakers Deserve Win. L. A. Doesn't

By D. E. Carson, published on Jun 15, 2009

What is it about the Lakers winning the NBA championship that makes the people of L.A. into a bunch of stupid morons?

This time, the Lakers weren’t even in the same time zone as Los Angeles and their win caused the people of Los Angeles to O.D. on stupid. Why is it that you can’t get more than two or three hundred Angelinos together without having it turn into a full-on riot? Is it because the there’s too much crap in the air that they can’t breathe and so they have to set everything on fire and make it worse?

In 2000, the Lakers... (more)

Tags: los angeles, nfl, nba, police

An Essential Rhythm Excursion...

By Kim, published on Jun 10, 2009

A show presentedwith Clayton/Hamilton candid configuration. The Clayton/Hamilton Trio exposed all the essence of Jazz for a sold out crowd of passionate followers, May 24, 2009 at the celebrated "Jazz at the A Frame" in Los Angeles, CA.

John Clayton - Bass - the ultimate on bowing, strumming, plucking, and serenading with his fingers.

Gerald Clayton - Piano expounding on all 88 keys...too many arpeggios and soulful changes to count.

The musicians played a few old time Jazz favorites and some choice gems from... (more)

Tags: los angeles, jazz, music

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