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Countdown: The Cold War Hit Parade

Musical Performance by Ross Altman
Date & Time: Saturday, August 9, 2014, 2:00 p.m.
Location: Allendale Branch Library
Address: 1130 S. Marengo Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91106
Information: (626) 744-7260 or visit pasadenapubliclibrary.net

"In a dark time, the eye begins to see." ~ from a poem by Theodore Roethke in the 1950s

African American news from Pasadena - Community - Ross Altman sings at Cold War eventIn conjunction with its series, "Critical Mass: The Culture of the Cold War," and on the 69th anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki, the Allendale Branch Library presents "Countdown: The Cold War Hit Parade," a musical performance by folk singer Ross Altman, on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at 1130 S. Marengo Ave., Pasadena. Light refreshments will be served.

Join Altman and the Allendale Branch for a journey of rediscovery with songs and stories from the late great Cold War – a chart-topping, heart-stopping one-man show of music to take to the fallout shelter. Altman's international set list will include songs by American dissidents Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs, Malvina Reynolds, Paul Robeson, The Weavers, and others; Russian dissident Alexander Galich; East German dissident Wolf Biermann; and poems by e.e. cummings and W.H. Auden.



Legends Remembered: Maya Angelou and Ruby Dee

Leimert Park Village Book Fair pays tribute to the best in African American Arts and Culture

Los Angeles, CA (July 28, 2014) - For almost a decade, the Leimert Park Village Book Fair has celebrated African American arts and culture and those talented individuals responsible for bringing the written word to life. In keeping with that tradition, the eighth annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair will give a tribute to poet Maya Angelou and actress Ruby Dee. The book fair, which takes place from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 9, at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, will also debut the first Annual Jessie Redmon Fauset Book Awards.



Woodcraft Rangers Honors Veteran NFL and ESPN Analyst Marcellus Wiley

- Woodcraft Rangers Alumni Marcellus Wiley recognized at Excellence Gala –

African American news from Pasadena - Community - Woodcraft Rangers and Marcellus WileyAfrican American news from Pasadena - Community - Marcellus Wiley and Woodcraft RangersLos Angeles, CA – On July 31st Woodcraft Rangers will present its Alumni Excellence Award to Marcellus Wiley, 10 year NFL-Veteran and Analyst for ESPN, during its Excellence Gala at the Japanese American Culture and Community Center. Wiley graduated from Columbia University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in sociology. Marcellus Wiley is a former All-Pro defensive end and is an NFL analyst for ESPN, and a cohost of Max & Marcellus on 710AM ESPN Radio Los Angeles featuring lively discussions on the day's top sports news and events. Marcellus Wiley, best known as a San Diego Charger in Southern California was a second round pick of the Buffalo Bills in the 1997 NFL Draft. He played for four teams throughout his NFL career. Wiley is also known for being named Walter Payton Man of the Year three times, recognizing his off the field community service.



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