Howard Hewett Rocks St. Andrews Jazz Festival

Howard Hewett Rocks St. Andrews Jazz Festival

Los Angeles-Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson, Southwest Neighborhood Council and Empowerment Congress Southwest Area presented the St. Andrews Jazz Festival at the St. Andrews Recreation Center.
This popular summer time festival was held on Sunday, July 2nd, 2017, during an extended 4th of July weekend for some people. This is the Second jazz festival under the wonderful leadership of Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson, 8th District.

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Hungarian Cosmetic Industry Mogul, Ida Gál-Csiszár, Celebrates Make-up Launch & Announces New Book Penned by Hollywood Film Director

Hungarian Cosmetic Industry Mogul, Ida Gál-Csiszár, Celebrates Make-up Launch & Announces New Book Penned by Hollywood Film Director

In June 2017, Gállány Cosmetics celebrated their launch with make-up artist, Billy B., at The London West Hollywood. In a vibrant collaboration between two icons – industry legend Ida Gál-Csiszár, the master chemist and Billy B., the celebrity makeup artist who has created some of the most memorable looks for the biggest stars – Gállány Cosmetics and Billy B. have teamed to launch an Essentials Face & Eye Palette.

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Hollywood Carnival 2017, A Celebration Of The Cultures & Traditions of The USA

Saturday June 24th, 2017, The Los Angeles Culture Festival™ (LACF) and Hollywood Carnival presented the Annual Los Angeles Culture Festival™ featuring colorful costumes, dances, food, arts & crafts, and music from around the world. As always Hollywood Boulevard was transformed into a parade of colors and festivities, vendors and spectators who annually make this a summer pilgrimage.

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Marking Ramadan in the Era of Trump

Marking Ramadan in the Era of Trump

Ramadan begins May 27 this year. For Muslims around the world, the 30-day period is marked by anywhere from 14 to 16 hours of fasting, during which the throat gets parched and the stomach complains as adherents seek to strengthen their acquaintance with the Divine.

But for the more than 3 million Muslims in America, Ramadan this year will be different in one particular way: We will be thinking more deeply about the fate of our country and its direction.

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Applying for Citizenship: I Should Have Done It Sooner

Applying for Citizenship: I Should Have Done It Sooner

I’ve always thought of myself as hardworking. Every time I do something, I try to do it the best I possibly can – including being a mother to my three beautiful children. But as a single mother living in Lima, Peru, providing food, clothes and opportunities for my kids to learn and grow was a daily challenge. No matter how hard I worked, I just couldn’t make ends meet. For so long, I wanted nothing more than a chance to give them a better life than they had in Lima.

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