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Capacity Crowd For The Sherry Pruitt Benefit Concert

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Nov 2, 2008

Capacity Crowd at Sherry Pruitt Benefit Concert

Los Angeles-The historic William Grant Still Arts Center was the location for the Southern California Community of Blues Musicians presents Healing Blues Benefit Concert for Blues Singer Sherry Pruitt, Saturday, November 1, 2008. This event was held on an overcast day that featured intermittent sprinkles throughout the day. Sherry Pruitt aka- Sistah Sherry is a much loved powerful singer in the local and international blues community. Her powerful vocals have been heard on TV and film including Heaven’s Fall and Fox TV’s... (more)

Tags: los angeles, california, music

Healing Blues Benefit Concert For Blues Singer Sherry Pruitt

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Oct 30, 2008

Healing Blues Benefit Concert for Blues Singer Sherry Pruitt

Los Angeles-A Healing Blues Benefit Concert will be held for blues singer Sherry Pruitt on Saturday, November 1, 2008 from 12:00 noon-5:00PM at the William Grant Still Art Center in Los Angeles. The benefit will be hosted by vocalist Barbara Morrison, comedian Garret Morris and KPFK’s Blues Power show host Bobbee Zeno. A much loved powerful singer, Pruitt suffered a stroke recently and is currently in rehab. A suggested $20 donation is requested and proceeds from the benefit will help with her medical expenses.... (more)

Tags: los angeles, california

Smooth Grooves At "taste Of Soul"

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Oct 22, 2008

Smooth Grooves at “Taste of Soul”

Los Angeles-The organizers of the 3rd Annual Taste of Soul couldn’t have picked a better day for this annual smorgasbord of music, food, family, friends and fun. The Taste of Soul was held on October 18, it was a beautiful day with cool weather coupled with a gentle breeze that hovered over “The Shaw.” It was all good in the hood as people were partying within the law; up and down The Shaw.

The Los Angeles Sentinel newspaper and 94.7 The Wave smooth jazz radio station hosted the 3rd Annual Taste of Soul presented... (more)

Tags: los angeles, miami, jazz, california, music, restaurant, obama

The Bar On Wednesdays - The Best Rock N Roll In Los Angeles

By buddyhead, published on Oct 11, 2008

Travis Keller (from buddyhead.com fame) is now DJing The Bar, (AKA “The Bronson Bar”) 5851 Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90028 Phone: 323.468-9154, every Wednesday with a gaggle of his rock n' roll friends. Expect to see faces like Jesse Hughes (singer of Eagles of Death Metal) and Jeordie "Twiggy" White (bass player for Marilyn Manson, Nine Inch Nails, Unkle and even a couple Oasis tunes) DJing with Travis pretty much every week Expect to hear rock n' roll songs by bands such as The Stone Roses, CCR, The Verve, Sly and the Family Stone, Oasis, Funkadelic, Primal Scream, Bob Dylan, Pulp, Led... (more)

Tags: los angeles

Sluiced In Mingus Musicality...

By Kim, published on Oct 10, 2008

The city of San Pedro and Los Angeles County was immersed in Jubilee, Social Consciousness, and Pleasure on Saturday, October 4th at The Warner Grand Theatre.

A 14 - piece jazz orchestra, "The Mingus Big Band is led by wonderful conductor Conrad Herwig, who plays Trombone. They performed a marvelous array of pieces that presented profound respect to one of the most inspiring and innovative musicians of the century, Charles Mingus.

The group of diverse musicians consisted of the following individuals:

Trumpets - Lew Soloff, Greg Gisbert, and Sean Jones

Saxophones... (more)

Tags: los angeles, new york, jazz, music

Signs

By Glenn T, published on Oct 8, 2008

...this propagation. I, of course, don’t and, in fact, think we could use a few more.

Listen, don’t take me wrong. I went to seven years of college (including law school), and the fact that I have trouble deciphering some of the residential parking signs on Los Angeles side streets is an absolute travesty. We need additional posted parking restrictions like we need another Bush presidency in eight years (wait, will Jenna be old enough?). But, I have come up with some additional signs that, I think you’ll agree, should be posted immediately:

... (more)

Tags: los angeles, restaurant, traffic

Can The Dodgers Dodge The Cover Curse?

By Ed Attanasio, published on Oct 8, 2008

...Why couldn’t they have put the Bosox or the Rays on their cover! This is the worst thing that could ever possibly happen.

This is an interesting article that appeared yesterday on the Sports Network:

An old rivalry will be renewed when the Philadelphia Phillies and Los Angeles Dodgers square off on Thursday in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series at Citizens Bank Park.

These teams have met in this round on three other occasions, but this will be their first playoff meeting since the Wheeze Kids Phils defeated the Dodgers, 3-1, to advance to... (more)

Tags: los angeles

Groovin' To Your Health At Jazz At Drew

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Oct 6, 2008

Groovin’ To Your Health at Jazz At Drew

Los Angeles-The weather forecast for the past weekend, October 4-5, 2008 called for scattered showers. That didn’t dampen the spirit of the people in attendance. The weather forecast strengthened their resolve to attend the 18th Annual Jazz At Drew Legacy Music Series, Cultural Marketplace and Health Pavilion. This was apparent due to the fact that this was the final outdoor music festival for the year. The theme for this year’s festival was “Building Cultural Bridges Through Music: Highlighting the Healing Art of Medicine... (more)

Tags: los angeles, jazz, medicine, music, obama

October's Featured Contributor - Bill Friday

By Digidave, published on Oct 6, 2008

...that Fool Waha interview with you

What artist (musician, author, painter etc) inspires you?

I’ve been planning. And seriously, I’m developing a TV pilot. So what if nobody in Hollywood knows me. With 5,611 independent production companies in Greater Los Angeles, anything’s possible.

Jean-Michel Basquiat. Particularly Boy and Dog and later Ten Punching Bags (with Warhol). His unintentional example of expression through graffiti should be used as motivation in the world of Citizen Journalism. By taking a hated symbol of expression, ... (more)

Tags: baseball, los angeles, manhattan, journalism, citizen journalism, san francisco, movie, hollywood, tarantino, broowaha, marina del rey

Tragedy In Malibu

By J.D. Howard, published on Oct 4, 2008

...song was found dead at her Malibu home earlyFriday morning. L.A. County Sheriffs Investigators say it was a scene of unprecedented carnage and bloodshed. Detective Buddy Williams of the Freak Accident Division was horrified by what he found. At a three o’clock news conference Downtown Los Angeles today, an obviously shaken Williams was quoted as saying: “I’ve been investigating Freak Accidents for twenty five years but nothing could have prepared me for what I saw.” Detective Buddy goes on to say, “From the evidence at the scene we were able to piece together... (more)

Tags: los angeles, police, sex

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