LA Theatre Works, 2/28/21 at 10:00 pm, The Ruby Sunrise by Rinne Groff, Starring Elizabeth Moss, Henry Winkler and Jason Ritter. Hailed by The Boston Globe as “a gem,” The Ruby Sunrise begins when a 1920s tomboy feverishly works to develop her latest invention—a little something called “television.” Twenty-five years later, her daughter will stop at nothing to bring her mother’s incredible story to life during TV’s Golden Age. But will it get the truth it deserves? “A finely tuned portrait of television’s early days. [Groff] has managed to skillfully blend past and present.” — Providence Journal
Posted by Donna Walker at Thursday, February 25th, 2021
Sat Feb 27 10:00 AM KPFK Black History Month Tribute to Black Classical Music Composers with Host Earl Ofari Hutchinson. Black History Month special will spotlight four of the Greatest African-American Composers, William Grant Still, and others. Their works and influence on classical music were inspiring and transformative.
Posted by Ali Lexa at Wednesday, February 24th, 2021
The first, from California State Auditor Elaine Howle, doesn’t mince words: “The state will fall short of meeting the 2030 goal” of a 40% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from 1990 levels “unless emissions reductions occur at a faster pace.” The audit, which found that transportation emissions have actually increased since 2013, rebuked the California Air Resources Board for overstating the impact of its emissions-reduction programs
Posted by Emily Hoeven at Wednesday, February 24th, 2021
Part of the existing narrative of Pacoima is violence. Over a six-month period in 2019, there were 165 violent crimes compared to 103 in Northridge or 66 in Sherman Oaks. The perception of violence is so normalized for Pacoima that it barely gets reported.
Posted by Betsy Foldes Meiman at Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021
Tune in Wed. 2/24 (2-3 pm) for a special LIVING BLACK HISTORY edition of the Lawyers Guild Radio Show on KPFK ~ We'll talk with early Black Panther Party member Hank Jones; USC Law Prof. & Racial Justice Scholar Jody Armour, and NLG Movement Lawyer/ BPP Criminal Defense Attorney Carol Smith. With co-hosts Jim Lafferty & Maria Hall.
Posted by Ali Lexa at Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021
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