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MLY Gallery April 12, 2014 at 07:14 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 14, 2014 Malibu LumberRead MoreYar d Gallery is pleased to Present: PERCEPTUAL NATURE Los Angeles Art Association Art Exhibit Malibu, CA – In conjunction with the Los Angeles Art Association, 501c3 non-profit artist organization (LAAA.org), The Malibu Lumber Yard Gallery (MLY GALLERY.com), and artist & curator Seda Saar, are proud to present a group exhibition: “Perceptual Nature “ in Malibu, CA, at the Malibu Lumber Yard Gallery from April 19th to May11th. The opening reception will be on Saturday, April 19th from 6- 8 pm at the gallery. Private viewing 5-6 pm. Special live performance by artist Yana Clark: 7:00pm. The artworks in this exhibition explore aesthetic engagement with perceptions of nature, space and sensory experiences. The LAAA artists featured in Perceptual Nature include Kelly Berg, Yana Clark, Gabor Ekecs, Brigit Faustmann, Caroline Jones, Flora Kao, Kim - Kimbro, Barbara Kolo, Rebecca Hamm, Andrew Pasquella, Richard Slechta, Michael Wood. The exhibition will explore actual and perceptual nature, process and change, and arrested time and sequence - drawing connections across a variety of mediums: Photography, Painting, and Sculpture, as well as installation, performance and video. All the works on display heighten our perceptual experience of the world and the objects in it by destabilizing conceptions of nature, space and our experience through distinct and often subtle means. The Malibu Lumber Yard Gallery is a nature inspired, eco-conscious art and design gallery located in the center of the prime-shopping destination in Malibu, CA. Perceptual Nature will run from April 19th through May 11th. Address: MLY Gallery | 3939 Cross Creek Road, D130 Malibu, CA 90265 Web: www.mlygallery.com www.laaa.org Press Contact: Seda Saar | 310. 317 1918 info@mlygallery.com
beisenherman April 11, 2014 at 07:59 PM
Parents need to provide for their children and instill that getting an education and speaking andRead Morewr iting English is the number one job of their children. Being a poor family is no excuse and neither is coming from another country! Go to a $1.00 store to purchase school supplies or better yet get them when they are on sale for far less. Parents need to feed their children at home, pack a bag lunch or sign up for the free/low cost meal programs. They need to have a conversation with their child that eating is important. By the way, I see what is served at schools and there are some good choices. As far as LAUSD is concerned I can't say Superintendent Deasy is unless but I can say many good practical ideas fall on his selective hearing deficits. I would also add he is paid far too much overall for what he does not do. The Leadership of UTLA suffers from the same selective hearing deficits as well. In addition to that they are stuck in a do nothing but the same old passive rut mode. LAUSD and UTLA could be changed for the BEST but it would mean things would have to change. The bottom line is very few like change because it means getting out of an entitled comfort zone for far too many.
Status Quo April 12, 2014 at 04:56 PM
My deepest condolences to those close and who survive the loss of students, chaperones, drivers and Read MoreHumboldt State program director who died in the terrible collision on I-5 of a bus and FedEx double-rig. My prayers go with them and trust the lost, are in the arms of God.
Jheri Heetland April 16, 2014 at 01:50 AM
I have quite a few comments on our school system. I have a granddaughter at Beckford CharterRead Morefo r Enrich Studies, in Northridge. We have been at this school for 4 years and I volunteer my time almost 24/7 for the school. I have worked on the PTA board, been a room parent each year. I also do all the photo coping for the school, laminating, help in the classroom and where else I am needed. I also went to be on the budget committee that was to over see the monies that is suppose to be distributed to the schools. Before I could even hear what was to be said we were to remember that monies first priority was to the foster care kids, handicap kids and non-English speaking kids/low income. If were not willing to follow these rules than we not elect our self to run for this committee. I am very disturbed by this. I was raised in the public system and was raised with nothing, very low income. But since I am a grandmother raising her grandchild, I am vary involved in our school. I can not tell you how much even our school in one of the better neighborhoods does with out and how much I have contributed from my pocket to help give our students a good education. I see how much our teachers put out of their pockets so that they can give their students a good education. I also, see that even thought we a school in a better neighborhood, we have many students that have learning disorders, we also have foster kids in our school that are need of one on one help to catch up with the students in their class. We also have families that parents have lost their jobs and can barely make it. I feel that the saying the title one schools who have the most student on a free lunch program get the most budget money is not the answer to where the larger part of the budget should be distributed. Lunch money is one thing, but money for an education should be equally divided among all schools. Elementary schools are in need of having an aid in their classroom for at least, kindergarten, first, second and third grades everyday for at lease 4 hours. We have students that really have problems comprehending. I see so many kids coming into the kindergarten that can not even write their own name, color, know their colors, letters, etc. This is a real problem in all school. However, we do have the ones that are more than ready, but some parents just don't prepare their children as they should be. I believe the whole system needs to be revamped.
Carl Petersen III April 01, 2014 at 09:38 PM
In his new blog, Mark seems to think that Brad Sherman has trouble counting. Some quick researchRead Moresho ws that isn't true. Mark deleted the correction: ___________________________________________________ Carl Petersen III April 1, 2014 at 03:27 pm Feeling a little petty today Mark? You seem to be the one having trouble with the counting as there were five town hall meetings: ___________________________________________________ From http://northridge.patch.com/groups/announcements/p/congressman-sherman-holds-five-town-hall-meetings_6054ff93 ___________________________________________________ (1) "Monday March 17th, Sherman held a meeting to discuss issues facing senior citizens at the Fountainview Jewish Home." (2)(3)(4) "Three of the town hall meetings were held at Valley high schools with a focus on issues related to students and younger citizens... El Camino Real Charter High School in Woodland Hills, the Valley Academy of Arts and Sciences in Granada Hills, and Harvard-Westlake School in Studio City." ___________________________________________________ Then there is the one that you wrote about in your blog ( http://northridge.patch.com/groups/mark-reeds-opinion/p/3-question-to-ask-brad-sherman-at-his-campaign--townhall-this-sunday ): ___________________________________________________ (5) "30th US Congressional District Town Hall Meeting: 3-23-14 at Birmingham High School 2pm - 3:30pm "
Carl Petersen III April 02, 2014 at 03:19 PM
Mark Reed needs to remain petty. His Tea-Party Republican ideas will never fly with the ValleyRead Moreelect orate so he has to make sure that this is not a campaign about actual issues.
Shripathi Kamath April 07, 2014 at 04:32 PM
I cannot vote for him since he is not in my district, but just for the material he'd generate, Mark Read Moredeserves our vote.
wmark April 04, 2014 at 07:35 PM
Thank you for providing this forum to have a serious discussion about a very important issue. TheRead Moref irst thing that people need to understand about The Tea Party is that there is no single Tea Party organization. The Tea Party is a grass roots movement of ordinary Americans from all walks of life. There are a variety of organizations that are working towards similar goals. You asked for links, so here are just a few: http://www.teapartypatriots.org/ ; http://www.teaparty.org/ ; http://www.teaparty-platform.com/ ; http://www.teaparty911.com/index.htm I have seen absolutely NO evidence that any of the nationally prominent “Tea Party” organizations espouse racist ideals. In fact, they are demonstrably color blind. Are there some racist people that also happen to identify with The Tea Party? Sure. Pick any political organization in our society and you will lots of racists. That fact does NOT support the implication that these organizations support or condone racism. Arguably, Tea Party organizations are much more inclusive than the NAACP, the Congressional Black Caucus, La Raza or any of the left-leaning organizations that are devoted solely to the advancement of one group of people over another using skin color or ethnic origins as the basis for inclusion. To become a "bonafide" participant or beneficiary of any of the aforementioned organizations, you have to have black skin or be of Hispanic heritage. How is defining ANYONE’s membership in a political group based solely on their skin color or ethnic origins not the very definition of racism? Imagine the media reaction if an organization emerged tomorrow entitled “National Association for the Advancement of White People”. To claim that Tea Party organizations promote racism, you have to ignore the people of color that are either leaders within various Tea Party entities or solidly support Tea Party ideals. Just Google any of the following prominent Americans and you will find each of them to be staunch conservatives that proudly support core Tea Party values and ALSO just happen to be black: Herman Cain, Allen West, Lloyd Marcus, William Owens, Deneen Borelli, David Webb, Charles Lollar, Dr. Ben Carson, Mia Love, Larry Elder, Mike Hill, Thomas Sowell, Elbert Gulliory, Walter Williams and Mike Hill. And, of course, prominent Hispanics such as Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio openly support the Tea Party and are very widely admired by Tea Party enthusiasts. Those that would argue that Tea Party supporters don’t like Hispanics or distain immigrants just because of their ethnic background are just delusional. In examining the stated “core beliefs” posted at http://www.teaparty.org/ (listed below), I find NO evidence of racism. In fact, all of these core beliefs are inherently color blind: 1. Illegal aliens are here illegally. 2. Pro-domestic employment is indispensable. 3. A strong military is essential. 4. Special interests must be eliminated. 5. Gun ownership is sacred. 6. Government must be downsized. 7. The national budget must be balanced. 8. Deficit spending must end. 9. Bailout and stimulus plans are illegal. 10. Reducing personal income taxes is a must. 11. Reducing business income taxes is mandatory. 12. Political offices must be available to average citizens. 13. Intrusive government must be stopped. 14. English as our core language is required. 15. Traditional family values are encouraged. The left leaning elements of our political spectrum needs for Tea Party supporters to be labeled racist so that they can demonize and marginalize them when it comes time to select our next set of leaders at the polls. That is the real reason this narrative is being echoed so loudly across the main stream media and throughout social media.
Fortified- AKA Carlos Danger April 04, 2014 at 07:58 PM
wmark, Thanks for your information. Just in case you didn't know, the actual story, and manyRead Morecomment s are at the blue lettered link up top. This is fine as well. I am going to finish up following claims from those that think the Tea party is racist. If you are able to read it and follow up I would appreciate it. Thanks
Linda Coburn April 08, 2014 at 01:19 PM
My mother (75) has been attending Sage for awhile now and she just loves it! She then teaches usRead Morewha t she learned so it's good for the whole family.
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