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Judy Wexler’s Jazz Infused Summer of Love

By Melina Paris, Music Columnist Culturally and politically, today has much in common with the Summer of Love 1967. The scent of rebellion was thick as the crowds of demonstrators that filled the streets. The music of that time, from the likes of Richie Havens, Paul Simon, Carole King a

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My Father’s BBQ is Where Alabama Meets Texas

By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor and Mick Haven, Cuisine and Restaurant Writer, Photo by Kelvin Brown It’s September, but it still feels like summer. On a recent Sunday evening, I had a hankering for some barbecue. So I went to My Father’s Barbecue on the corner of University Dr

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The Denial of Racism in America

By John Gray, San Pedro resident and retired probation officer Black Africans were first brought to North America in 1619 as indentured servants who were able to eventually purchase their freedom. Circa 1690, they were asking where their freedom went. Somehow, someway, they were conscri

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The Spazmatics Comes to the Grand Annex Sept. 23 and more

Sept. 23 The Spazmatics SoCal's favorite 80s band performs songs like Devo's Whip It, A-ha's Take on Me and other period classics including Tainted Love, Blister in the Sun, Rebel Yell and Jesse's Girl. Complete with way cool dance moves that capture the vibe of the era

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National Day of Remembrance For Murdered Victims

In 2007 United States Congress designated September 25 as the National Day of Remembrance for Murdered Victims. Los Angeles County Homicide Victim organizations are uniting to hold a three day event from the Streets to the Beach in remembrance of all murdered victims. Starting on Friday

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Memories Made at the New Blues Festival

The New Blues Fest in Long Beach ended on Sept. 4, but the memories of the electrifying performances and my talks with famous blues artists still lingers.