Come down to 18th & Vine. Enjoy the History of Jazz not just during Black History Month.


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All That Jazz: Essential Jazz Recordings:- Take The “A” Train- Duke Ellington Orchestra.

Written by Billy Strayhorn this became a signature song for Duke Ellington and his orchestra. Strayhorn had written the song after being offered a job with Ellington- they would have a great musical partnership until Strayhorn’s death in 1967.  Written in 1939- Strayhorn had left his native Pittsburgh for New York City to meet with Ellington. Ellington had given him directions on how to find his house by subway– the directions began with “Take The A- Train.”

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#BlackPanther2 RELEASE DATE REVEALED! [Details]

It’s good to see the Black Panthers as a positive force

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Are you ready!? The DATE of the sequel to 2018’s blockbuster ‘Black Panther’ has been revealed! We spoke about this earlier this summer, but as we approach the end of the decade..this epic event begs to be revisited!

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RDP Tuesday: intent.

It is amazing. My intent isn’t to treat using a falsehood. Having a Christian doesn’t seem yo solve ways of the world. If the real me gets out, I’ll be more than loved. Sharing myself is no longer east or different. Not like magic.

Hello and happy Tuesday! My prompt today is intent.

What story or poem or photograph brings us your  intent? Link to today’s post and then look at other people’s interpretation. Have a wonderful Tuesday.

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Diversity is Beautiful — MARKED MINISTRY

(Photo by Maylin Rowe) Diversity is Beautiful By Kyle Jane Heskett I was sitting in a coffee shop just the other day near downtown Culver City. Looking around I noticed all different kinds of people. Asian, Hispanic, African American, Eastern European, short, tall, big and small. I thought, “This is a beautiful picture.” Living in […]

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