Tag Archives: Family

The Taste of Soul-Soulful Sounds on “The Shaw”

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By Ricky Richardson | Guest Contributor

Los Angeles, CA. – A crowd estimated at around 300,000 assembled up and down Crenshaw Blvd. (The Shaw), for the 12th Annual Taste of Soul Family Music, Saturday, October 21, 2017. With respect to the Doobie Brothers, “Taking it to the Streets,” Taste of Soul took place on Crenshaw Blvd. Between Stocker Blvd on the South and Rodeo Road to the North, in Los Angeles.

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Voices from Leimert Park Redux

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By Ricky Richardson | Guest Contributor

Los Angeles, CA. – Several hundred people gathering in Leimert Park Village in front of the iconic Vision Theater, Saturday, October 14, 2017. The diverse crowd gathered on this beautiful day in Southern California to celebrate the first book launch from TSEHAI’s imprint, the Harriet Tubman Press: Voices from Leimert Park Redux: a Los Angeles Poetry Anthology.

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Lawndale Blues and Jazz Music Festival

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By Ricky Richardson | Guest Contributor

Lawndale, CA – Angelenos are very familiar with the local news program Good Day L. A. I want to give a shout out to the City of Lawndale with respect to this popular program. I t was a good day in Lawndale, as the city presented its fifth annual Lawndale Blues and Jazz Music Festival, Saturday, September 23, 2017. Continue reading Lawndale Blues and Jazz Music Festival

13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don’t Do

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By Rudi Lopez, M.A. | rudi.benhtv@gmail.com

Los Angeles, CA. – I’m a father of an 11 year old boy, and parenthood is new to me. When my son was born, I was filled with many happy emotions and joy, and also some anxiety about whether I am capable of being a good parent. I grew up in a dysfunctional home and my parents did their best to raise me with the skills that they had.  Continue reading 13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don’t Do

The Yoga Expo Debuts in Los Angeles

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By Rudi Lopez, M.A. | rudi.benhtv@gmail.com

Los Angeles, CA. – Social media and technology dominate our lives. Stress and anxiety levels are rising due to many external demands from career, divisive political campaign, uncertainty over the economy, cultural and society issues and others.  Continue reading The Yoga Expo Debuts in Los Angeles

A Fight Against Cancer

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By Rudi Lopez, M.A. | rudi.benhtv@gmail.com

West Des Moines, IA. – As a parent of a 10 year old boy, I tend to be over protective at times, worry about his safety and health, and at times assume that my child is fragile or not capable of handling adversity. Continue reading A Fight Against Cancer

REVIEW: Ingenuity and Collaboration Brings Beautiful Music of Recycled Orchestra of Cateura

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By Rudi Lopez, M.A., Editor-in-Chief (rudi.benhtv@gmail.com)

Los Angeles, CA. The Recycled Orchestra of Cateura and entourage arrived at LAX on Sunday for a week long busy schedule of events that included special screenings at the Museum of Tolerance, Laemmle Music Hall; a live morning performance at a local high school and media interviews before the premiere opening September 23, 2016 at Laemmle’s Monica Film Center in Santa Monica and Laemmle’s Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena.

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Award Winning Documentary Landfill Harmonic Opens Los Angeles Sept. 23rd

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By Rudi Lopez, M.A., Editor-in-Chief (rudi.benhtv@gmail.com)

Los Angeles, CA. Following an impressive festival run and successful NYC theatrical opening, award-winning documentary LANDFILL HARMONIC, directed by Brad Allgood and Graham Townsley, opens in Los Angeles Sept. 23rd.  

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