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Recording Academy forms Black Music Collective

Staff and Wire Reports SANTA MONICA — The Recording Academy has announced the creation of a Black Music Collective aimed at “amplifying Black voices” within...

Jazz greats celebrate Parker’s centennial

Wave Staff Report LOS ANGELES — Aug. 28 would have been the 100th birthday of Charlie “Bird” Parker, one of the most legendary jazz musicians...

Baldwin Vista music journalist produces David Sanborn anthology

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer BALDWIN VISTA — There are music journalists, and then there’s A. Scott Galloway. Considered one of the industry’s premier music writers, Galloway’s...

West Adams cancels annual weekend jazz festival

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer WEST ADAMS — The West Adams Avenues Neighborhood Association has decided not to let the dreaded coronavirus stop them from socializing...

Actor Chadwick Boseman mourned by colleagues, fans

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Hollywood and the Black community are mourning the death of actor Chadwick Boseman, the charismatic star of “Black Panther”...

Leimert Park Jazz Festival will be virtual affair

By Darlene Donloe, Contributing Writer LEIMERT PARK — The Leimert Park Jazz Festival, forced to go virtual this year due to COVID-19, might look and feel...

Video pays tribute to Nipsey Hussle

Wave Staff Report “Product of the Ghetto,” a new video featuring the late hip hop legend, Nipsey Hussle, finally has been released after months of...

Tyler Perry to receive TV Academy’s Governors Award

Wave Wire Services NORTH HOLLYWOOD — The Television Academy has announced that entertainment industry icon Tyler Perry and the Perry Foundation will receive the 2020...

Head of foreign press group Lorenzo Soria dies

From City News Service LOS ANGELES — Lorenzo Soria, president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association that annually presents the Golden Globe Awards, has died...

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An uptick in LA’s COVID-19 cases may be the outcome of Labor Day outings

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer There’s been a recent uptick in L.A. County’s coronavirus cases over the past four days. Officials say this may reflect...

Attorney calls Dijon Kizzee’s killing ‘an execution’

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Dismissing the sheriff's department release of videos and information surrounding the Westmont shooting of Dijon Kizzee by two deputies...

No new developments reported in shooting of deputies

Wave Wire Services COMPTON — Sheriff’s department officials said there were no new developments in the search for the gunman who wounded two Los Angeles...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Janelle Monáe fights enslavement in ‘Antebellum’

By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer After a pandemic-delayed release, the racially charged thriller “Antebellum,” starring Janelle Monáe, is now here from Lionsgate and QC Entertainment— the...