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6 April – Horace’s birthday … and just a little over
> 10 years since his passing.
> 6 April – Release of the latest issue (#34) of the music
> magazine “Waxpoetics”, which features a 10-page article
> on Horace and the Arkestra. Many pictures included.
> Then several events ….
> 12 April, 8pm – Extraordinary vocalist Dwight Trible’s
> annual Easter celebration at the Jazz Bakery in Culver City.
> 17 April, 8:30pm – at the World Stage – World Stage
> Stories featuring an interview with Alphonse Mouzon
> 19 April, 3pm – Benefit for ailing, great
> L.A./Arkestra/jazz (etc., etc.) pianist Nate Morgan at the
> Hollywood Studio Bar and Grill, 6122 Sunset, at Gower,
> across from CBS.
> 19 April, 7pm – at the Center for the Arts in Eagle
> Rock, 2225 Colorado Blvd. In Eagle Rock. Open Gate Theatre
> has started a new series called Flicked – showing old
> silent movies with new LIVE music. This month’s flick is
> “Metropolis” with improvisational music by Bill Casale,
> Alex Cline, Jeff Gauthier, Will Salmon & GE Stinson.
> 26 April, 8pm – at The Jazz Bakery Horace Tapscott
> Tribute concert by the Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra and the
> Great Voice of UGMAA. With the return of Ark bandleaders in
> the 1970s – Jesse Sharps and Fuasi Abdul-Khaliq – should
> be an amazing concert. More details will be provided in a
> subsequent e-mail.
> NEXT MONTH!!!
> May 7-10 in Berlin Germany - Leimert Park: The Story of a
> Village in South Central Los Angeles is showing at the XXIV
> Black International Cinema!
> 23 May, 1pm - Many of you know Zan Zetina as the Director
> of Photography on Leimert Park documentary. But she is also
> a wonderful dancer and is now working with The Repertory
> Dance Theatre of Los Angeles ( www.therdtola.org )
> They are having a Praise Dance Fundraiser on May 23, 2009
> with the goal of raising $1000 to support their youth
> When: May 23, 2009
> Time: 1PM - 3PM
> Location: Christ the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 3303
> W. Vernon Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90035
> If you cannot attend, you can still make a donation! Just
> go to their website www.therdtola.org .