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L.A. DIGEST: Family of performers to give concert

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Southwest College will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a concert featuring the Washingtons, a family of world-renown performers, at 8 p.m. April 22 in the Little Theatre on the Southwest College campus, 1600 W. Imperial Highway. Performances will include: jazz from Kamasi Washington and Rickey Washington (father and son), Read More…

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Ballet Theatre promotes black dancer to top spot

NEW YORK — American dancer Misty Copeland, a cultural phenomenon outside the dance world, has been promoted to the highest rank of the American Ballet Theatre, becoming the first African-American female principal dancer in the company’s 75-year history. The American Ballet Theatre announced the news June 30 among several other promotions at one of the Read More…