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NAJEE’S NOTES: Long Beach Jazz Festival coming Aug. 10-12

By Najee Ali Contributing Writer It’s back, South L.A. Mark your calendars for the 31st annual Long Beach Jazz Festival on Aug. 10–12. This jazz festival is an annual pilgrimage for thousands of South L.A. residents like myself. Rainbow Productions LLC, under the leadership of Kimberly and Oz Benoit, have been responsible for putting on Read More…

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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: With new album, Bootsy Collins plans two appearances

Funkateer William “Bootsy” Collins is making a couple of rare West Coast appearances in support of his new album, “Word Wide Funk” on the Mascot Label. Up first for the legendary bassist is “The Bootsy Collins Players Ball Hi-On-Heels House Party and Video Shoot,” Jan. 28 at OHM Nightclub in Hollywood. The affair, produced by Read More…

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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Celebrities list their Tasty Clips Faves for 2017

As we close the door on 2017, it is time for our annual FAVES edition. Here’s a compendium of those things that most gave us joy in this year of the eclipse! MOVIES: “Get Out,” “Split,” “Logan,” “Wind River,” “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End,” “3 Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” “Roman J. Israel,” “Ingrid Read More…