Wren T. Brown Co-Founder of the Ebony Repertory Theatre

Wren T. Brown Co-Founder of the Ebony Repertory Theatre The first thing you notice when you meet Wren T. Brown is his gorgeous deep, full voice and the way he uses it to shape words and thoughts in a courtly and beautifully cultured manner.   So it comes as no surprise to discover his family history has deep roots in…

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Blaire Baron Larsen & The Los Angeles Drama Club

Blaire Baron Larsen & The Los Angeles Drama Club All The World's A Stage and All The Children Merely Players “Away! Thou’rt poison to my blood.” “Thou art like a toad; ugly and venomous.” Visit the multipurpose room of the Baldwin Hills Library any Friday afternoon and you will undoubtedly hear youngsters ages 7 to 14 hurling such insults at one another.…

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Papa Christo Talks Shop

Papa Christo Talks Shop Adorning the walls of the popular Papa Cristo’s Greek Restaurant are pictures from the 1948 grand opening of what was then just a simple Greek market. Sam Chrys opened C & K Importing Company,with the intention of bringing the foods and wines of Greece to Los Angeles. In 1968,…

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Running A Medical Marijuana Collective

Running A Medical Marijuana Collective Interview with Daniel Sung, Director of LA Wonderland Caregivers A Little Background: In November of 1996, California voters passed the Compassionate Use Act of 1996 or Proposition 215 with 55.6% of the vote. It allowed patients to use marijuana to alleviate the symptoms of a variety of ailments from cancer and Aids…

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Interview with Laura Meyers

Interview with Laura Meyers               If you have participated in our community in any meaningful way then you probably know Laura Meyers. Noted for her prodigious knowledge of all things related to local development, Laura is recognized as a fair and steady voice at meetings she attends or chairs,…

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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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