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One DY Summer Music and Cultural Heritage Experience August 7

. . . Presented in Collaboration with the Fred Jefferson Memorial Foster Family Agency and the Los Angeles County Urban Youth Enrichment Program

Inglewood, CA – On Thursday, August 7, 2014, The Fred Jefferson Memorial Foster Family Agency and The Los Angeles County Urban Youth Enrichment will collaborate to present a one day Summer Music and Cultural Heritage Experience for 100 community youth ages 12 – 17.

This highly anticipated opportunity will be hosted at the A-MAN, Inc. STEM International Science and Conference Center in Inglewood, CA.

With morning workshops and a luncheon keynote by Dr. Lance Williams, the day will also feature a jam session with Bernard "Pretty" Purdie, Grammy Award Winning Renowned drummer; Marcus Coleman, Executive Director, Inland Conservatory for the Performing Arts School; Ultra5ound, electric group, Maia; Brenda Countz, jazz vocalist; Chelsea J, ACT-SO Gold Medalist vocalist and cultural heritage; and personal development presentations by Lisa and Len Caine, Juanita Palacios-Sims, Eleanor M. Oliver. The organization's joint goal is to encourage a "back to school" jumpstart for community youth to increase their levels of confidence, self-esteem, cultural and global awareness and civic responsibility.

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Public Invited to Rotating Public Art Dedication

African American news from Pasadena - Arts - Rotating art exhibitPasadena, CA — The public is invited to join Pasadena Vice Mayor Jacque Robinson for a brief ceremony dedicating the second phase of the City's popular Rotating Public Art Exhibition Program. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m., Friday, August 1, 2014 in the raised island at the northwest corner of West Washington Boulevard and Glen Avenue.

This is the second set of art installations for the City's Rotating Public Art Exhibition Program that began in 2012. The program places artwork in each City Council district, often in neighborhoods to stimulate discussion and enhance the environment for our residents.

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