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C to the Izzay, T to the...
Sure, Waldie might be writing about this...
And Aubry Kaplan about this...
But nobody else in the KCET Local extended family has a scoop like this -- exclusive details regarding the name of a cat.
And not just any cat, but HOVI, the rescue cat who resides at the downtown L.A. live/work h.q. of The Prometheus Institute, an upstart libertarian tank.
HOVI is named for Shawn Carter, a.k.a. Jay-Z, a.k.a HOVA. The feline's guardian is Rand J. Getlin, the hype man for the P.I.
P.I. founder Matt Harrison is a Jay fan, too. Page 135 of Harrison's new book quotes the legend's joint, "Renegade." Why? Harrison explains on the previous page:
"I hope these examples can giver the reader a better appreciation of the ways that rappers, despite the popular view otherwise, can actually produce social technological evolution. In an effort to bridge the linguistic gap between standard English and the vernacular of hip-hop culture, I have tried to include translations of relevant terms or subjects in footnotes, in order to help all readers appreciate the poetic value of hip-hop."
Footnote terms include: "pop toasters" and "dropped roadsters," and "knocked up."
Give your brain a break with the peaceful sounds of Low Leaf's harp as they inundate the interior of the historical Perry House in L.A.'s Heritage Square Museum.
Two assistant U.S. attorneys will serve as District Election Officers for the Central District of California for this year's general election.
The Watts Towers Day of the Drum and Simon Rodia Jazz Festivals have been bringing together cultures for generations.
When we feel lonely, a simple call from someone who cares can truly help. For artists, Kristy Edmunds is that kindred spirit. For her, kindness can manifest in the care artists put into performances or the help we can give by comissioning work.
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