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  • Scrappy Degnan Boulevard has been the heart of black arts, culture, and conversation for 25 years. But with the likely departure of the World Stage , its future looks uncertain. ...
  • For the last twenty years, the scene in Leimert Park Village has been ... that black neighborhoods were in the spotlight, when the world , not just L.A., was paying attention to the frustrations and thwarted ... life begun by the World Stage around the corner on Degnan . The day life improved too, as the sounds of jazz filled the park ...
  • ... poetry. See the Departures Leimert Park section for more history of the neighborhood along with my previous poem and ... notices to all the businesses along the east side of Degnan Boulevard. The new owners are hiding behind a management company and ...
  • ... over Los Angeles gathered in Leimert Park to fight for the survival of the internationally renowned performance gallery, The ... the Crenshaw corridor. But celebrations came to an abrupt end as reports surfaced that properties along Degnan Boulevard were ...
  • The World Stage has captivated and inspired artists, musicians and poets for 25 years. On this day it also captivated a young woman with a camera. ...
  • The closing of a longstanding gathering place for the black community marks a bittersweet new beginning for Leimert ... in his shop. Fugate is right, of course: in the end , every enterprise is a business, and businesses either thrive or they ...
  • It was time for the students to re-frame their thinking and explore how they can ... {"additionalClasses":""}] Joy photographs the art of Degnan Boulevard: [scald=45148:kl_image_original_context] ... Anbiya applies her photo skills to explore the World Stage : [scald=45152:kl_image_original_context] ...
  • ... This past May was the moment many people had been waiting for . After a two-year-long fight by activists to bring a Metro rail stop ... symbolism, its artistic, literary and cultural scene along Degnan Boulevard a potent microcosm of the black presence across Los ...
  • ... steep, rugged hill. But people come from miles around for the challenge of climbing this veritable Aztec pyramid with a 360-degree ... you're in the Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area. The path dead-ends at La Cienega Boulevard for now. The Baldwin Hills ...
  • ... thousands, of poets have shared their work in Leimert for going on four decades now. This week L.A. Letters features eight literary ... as a poet, writer, and community activist. At the end of the essay a few other writers will be mentioned as well as a few ...

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