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LANDMARK SURVIVES: Vision Theatre suffers damage in morning fire

By Kristina Dixon Contributing Writer LEIMERT PARK — A fire that damaged the Vision Theatre April 21 may actually turn out to be a blessing in disguise, an official said this week. James Burks, who works for the city Department of Cultural Affairs and is director of special projects for the theatre, said the fire Read More…

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‘FOR AND BY THE COMMUNITY:’ Destination Crenshaw project capitalizes on black culture

CRENSHAW — Ground was broken Feb. 29 for Destination Crenshaw, a $100 million open-air museum that will be constructed along a 1.3-mile stretch of Crenshaw Boulevard. “For the community, by the community,” was the underlying theme of the ceremony that took place at the future site of Sankofa Park, the entryway to Destination Crenshaw near Read More…