Yippee!! The Yuppets Are Back!

Yippee!! The Yuppets Are Back!In TNN’S August 2010 issue we featured Gary Jones and his amazing  Blackstreet USA Puppet Theatre. His theatre was a mainstay on Washington Boulevard until one day the name “Yuppets” disappeared off the green awning.  Puppeteerfounder Gary Jones had worked and lived in the Washington corridor for 27 years, until…

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Chalk Repertory Theatre Brings Lady Windermere to the Clark

Chalk Repertory Theatre Brings Lady Windermere to the Clark Mid-city Longwood/Highlands resident and theatre director Larissa Kokernot is helping bring her passion for theatre a little closer to home.  Kokernot is one of the founding members of Chalk Repertory Theatre, a Los Angeles based, site-specific theatre company that is redefining the idea of the traveling acting troupe.  With…

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Low Cost or Free Workshops for Kids

Can you imagine sharing your sage advice and experience in response to your kid’s misbehavior and she looks at you and says “A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.” Or perhaps you have just chastised him for some reckless behavior and…

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Established in August of 2008 by writerartist Dianne V. Lawrence, The Neighborhood News covers the events, people, history, politics and historic architecture of communities throughout the Mid-City and West Adams area in Los Angeles Council District 10.

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