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Thursday, August 6

JazzPOP: Ross Hammond’s Humanity Suite

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024


"Hammond's opus is a remarkable effort ... it'll remind you why you started loving jazz in the first place." – Michael Roberts, Jazziz Magazine

"A monumental stew of improvisation and emotional force from guitarist Hammond and band..." – George Grella, The Brooklyn Rail

Guitarist/bandleader Ross Hammond has been at the center of the Sacramento jazz scene for more than a decade, playing infectious music that combines dreamy rock-inflected grooves with expansive free jazz escapades. His acclaimed Humanity Suite, inspired by the work of artist Kara Walker, features a sextet of heavyweight California improvisers.

Ross Hammond – guitar
Vinny Golia – winds
Catherine Sikora – tenor saxophone
Clifford Childers – trombone
Kerry Kashiwagi – acoustic bass
Dax Compise – drums

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Friday, August 7

Nike Basketball 3ON3 Tournament

Microsoft Sqaure

800 W. Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, 90015

9:00am to 5:00pm

The pros may bring the heat to STAPLES Center but you can take your own skills to the outdoor courts on the streets of Downtown LA and L.A. LIVE on August 7-9 at the 7th annual Nike Basketball 3ON3 Tournament presented by NBC4 Southern California. With over 1,500 teams, 5,000 players and 40,000 spectators, California’s largest 3 on 3 basketball tournament is home to all every kind of “baller” there is: short, tall, college standout, recreational league champion, intramural player, gym rat, AAU or YMCA participant. Even if you haven't touched a ball in years, we still want you to play. Nike Basketball 3ON3 Tournament is double-elimination style, with teams guaranteed to play at least 3 games. In addition to competitive game play, the three-day weekend also features fun activities for players AND spectators alike, including: - ESPNLA All-Star Celebrity Game - Nike Slam Dunk Contest - Free Fan Fest With Over 20 Interactive Vendors - Live Entertainment & Dance Performances - Basketball-Themed Activities & Giveaways Deadline to register is August 3, 2015. For more information and to register your team today, visit www.nike3on3.com.

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Paper Mart Parking Lot Sale

Paper Mart Parking Lot

2164 N Batavia St, Orange, CA, 92865

9:00am to 1:00pm

Paper Mart, a national leader in gift and packaging supplies, brings their best-selling products to the parking lot for their largest sale of the year! Paper Mart will be offering everything from gift boxes and gift bags, to containers, ribbons and countless patterns of gift wrap. Everything must go, so get there early to take advantage of these amazing discounts at Paper Mart!

August 7, 2015 | 9 am to 4 pm
August 8, 2015 | 9 am to 1 pm

Paper Mart
2164 N Batavia St
Orange, CA 92865

For more information, visit www.papermart.com

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