Tag Archives: Los Angeles

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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36th Annual Watts Towers Day of Drum Festival Got Rhythm

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Watts, CA. – Watts-The sun shined brightly on Saturday, September 30th in wonderful Watts for the annual Day of the Drum Festival. This was the first of a two-part festivals presented by City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA), and Friends of Watts Towers Arts Center. Continue reading 36th Annual Watts Towers Day of Drum Festival Got Rhythm

6th Annual Power Festival Rocks South Los Angeles

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Los Angeles, CA. – Los Angeles-Community Coalition presented it’s annual Power Fest 2017, on Saturday, September 2nd. I can’t believe that it is already the 6th Annual. I remember the attending the first and second annual festival and the outstanding musical line-up that was featured. The 6th Annual Power Fest featured performances by Top Recording Artists, Special Guest speakers as well as talented, rising stars on the local music scene. Continue reading 6th Annual Power Festival Rocks South Los Angeles

It All Starts with a Conversation


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

“Therefore I command you, ‘You shall open wide your hand to your brother, to the needy and to the poor, in your land.'” – Deuteronomy 15:11

Los Angeles, CA. – It all starts with a conversation. To understand what that means you have to know what drives the two brothers and Oh Cheeky co-founders brothers Daniel & Sean Ali-Akbar. Everything they do in life is driven by their faith and relationship with Jesus Christ and a foundation built on their non-denominational faith. For Daniel & Sean a life of SERVICE, helping others, giving back to their community and those less fortunate is a way of life. They are extremely humble, selfless and motivated to make a difference in this world.  Continue reading It All Starts with a Conversation

A Los Angeles Superior Court Judge of Second Chances

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mitchell starts a running club on Skid Row and helps its members get a second chance at life
as they battle their addictions.

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

Celebrating the Beauty, Elegance and Legacy of Ebony Fashion Fair

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Los Angeles, Ca. – The Fashion Legacy Association for Industry Recognition (FLAIR, Inc.) presented a two-day fabulous fashion extravaganza, on Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22, 2017. The event showcased the works of emerging and prominent African American designers as well as a mentoring and scholarships to up-and-coming fashion students and designers. Continue reading Celebrating the Beauty, Elegance and Legacy of Ebony Fashion Fair

LA STYLE MAGAZINE – CHIC, ELEGANT AND SOPHISTICATED

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Los Angeles, CA. – LA Style Magazine held the first of a series of The MUSE Lifestyle Brunch. This elegant affair took place on Sunday, July 9, 2017, from 1:00PM-5:00PM.

The organizers couldn’t have picked a better venue than the Downtown Los Angeles Mercedes-Benz Dealership to host The MUSE Lifestyle Brunch. A Mercedes-Benz car exudes luxury and sophistication. Stop by if you are in the area, 1801 South Figueroa Street, 90015. Continue reading LA STYLE MAGAZINE – CHIC, ELEGANT AND SOPHISTICATED

RAWTOONS Clothing Brand Launch Party

New Clothing Brand RAWTOONS Launch Party in Los Angeles June 3, 2017 from 7 p.m. to 12 midnight.  Website: http://www.rawtoons.com

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Marathon Queen 100 Marathon’s Goal

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Endurance athlete Violeta Heisler shares her story of becoming a marathon runner and eventually setting a goal of completing 100 full marathons while balancing family, raising her daughters and working full time.  Violeta did make it to the start line of the Los Angeles Marathon at Dodger Stadium and did complete the marathon, accomplishing her goal of 100 full marathons.

Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup Los Angeles

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

Carson, CA. – The fourth and final leg of the UCI World Cup Series kicked off last night at the Velo Sports Center. The world’s top elite cyclists are in town to compete one last time over two days to qualify for the 2017 UCI Track Cycling World Championships to be held in Hong Kong on April 12-16. This is the last major competition before world’s and the first time since 2008 that Los Angeles as hosted a world cup event.  Continue reading Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup Los Angeles