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Bo Leibowitz Dead at 74

Alan "Bo" Leibowitz, host of KCRW's "Strictly Jazz," passed away this morning after a long illness. He was 74.

KCRW announced his death on their Facebook page. "His legacy and influence in the LA jazz community is profound," the post station stated, adding that they would share more information about Leibowitz's life and contributions in the coming days.

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Superintendent Jeffery Denies Knowledge of Racist Statements

Superintendent and President of Santa Monica College (SMC), Dr. Kathryn E. Jeffery has denied knowledge of racist statements allegedly made by administrators during a meeting of senior staff. At the most recent Board of Trustees meeting, which took place on Tuesday, May 7, Chair Margaret R. Quiñones-Perez stated that a source close to her heard a member of senior management make racist statements at a recent Senior Staff meeting.

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The Play's the Thing: SMC Presents "Shakespeare in Love"

On the far side of a darkened stage, William Shakespeare sits hunched over his desk, quill in hand, as he struggles to write what would one day would become one of his most famous sonnets. "Shall I compare thee to — to — a mummer's play?" Shakespeare says before being joined onstage by his fellow playwright, Christopher Marlowe, who suggests, "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?"

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Plans for a Café at the CMD Hit a Snag

The room sits empty and bleak in the middle of a vibrant campus. The walls are stripped bare. The floor is unfinished. In the far corner of the room, a lone volleyball lies abandoned. The space was supposed to house a café for students, faculty, and staff. Instead, the empty grayness stands in sharp contrast to the bright yellows, oranges, and greens that make up Santa Monica College's (SMC) newest campus, the Center for Media and Design (CMD).

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