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2015 San Pedro Prep Softball Preview -

Friday, May 1, 2015

Art Preview: ‘Non-Native’ by Ingrid Dietrich -

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

San Pedro Prep Baseball 2015 Preview -

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Recapping The Final Gaffey Street Community Workshop -

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Tiffany Torres Bears Down For Success At POLA High -

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

San Pedro Fish Market Launches Scholarship Contest -

Thursday, January 15, 2015

San Pedro’s Rita Fiorenza Is A Basketball Revelation -

Thursday, January 15, 2015

‘No Lane Reductions’ As Gaffey Street Redevelopment Plans Move Forward -

Friday, January 9, 2015

San Pedro Prep Sports 2014 Fall Review -

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

LAPD Harbor Division and Philie B’s Pizza To Host Charity Events This Weekend -

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

San Pedro Holiday Parade Returns Sunday with a Twist -

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Winter Wonderland Comes To The Waterfront -

Monday, December 1, 2014

One-Way Streets May Come to Downtown San Pedro -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

San Pedro’s Two Newest Volleyball Skyscrapers: Allison Kittell & Tracy Folchi -

Monday, November 10, 2014

San Pedro and POLA Prep Girls Cross-Country Preview: Running For More Glory -

Thursday, November 6, 2014

International Craft Beer Festival Comes to Crafted This Weekend -

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Second Workshop for Urban Greening Project Receives Warm Reception from Community -

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Construction of Mixed-Use Apartment Complex on Gaffey Could Begin Next Spring -

Thursday, September 25, 2014

UPDATE: Blaze Inside Port of L.A. in Wilmington Nearly Contained; Air Quality Deemed ‘Safe’ -

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

San Pedro High Football Off To Another Strong Start -

Monday, September 22, 2014

Breast Cancer Event ‘What A Pair’ Needs Artists

The Soroptimist International Los Angeles Harbor will present the 6th annual ‘What a Pair,’ event to raise funds for women and girls in the Harbor community who are fighting breast cancer.

The event, themed “Means of Support,” will be held at the Croatian Cultural Center, 510 W. Seventh Street in San Pedro, on Friday, March 28 at 6 p.m., invites the creative community to construct or submit work to represent a vision of this year’s theme.

“We want to give under-served women in the Harbor Area easier access to mammography services for early detection, as well as support through their fight against Breast Cancer.”

Soroptimist International of LA Harbor, a group of local activists committed to a world where women and girls together achieve their individual and collective potential, realize aspirations and have an equal voice in creating strong, peaceful communities worldwide, conceived the event as a way to raise “funding and awareness of breast cancer.”

“We want to give under-served women in the Harbor Area easier access to mammography services for early detection, as well as support through their fight against Breast Cancer,” the group’s spokeswoman said.

According to BreastCancer.org, nearly 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime. In addition, in 2013, an estimated 233,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer were expected to be diagnosed in women in the United States.

The event, held at the Croatian Culture Center, will include a live model who will be sketched by local artists whose work will then be auctioned off during the evening, as well as a vast display of various works of art by local artists that will also be auctioned off during the event.

One of the biggest hits in years past has been the exhibit of distinctive bras, each created by a local artist and all had their own unique touch, some vibrant, others humorous, some moving and all beautiful.

The Soroptimist International LA Harbor is calling on all local artists to get involved in the event and they said there are two ways to participate, the first being Decorated Bras, and the second, Photographs, and as a thank you, one admission ticket will be included for each submission.

For Decorated Bras, an artist can “create something fun, beautiful or quirky on a plain off­-the-rack bra for display and auction at the unique event.”

According to a press release, the bras can be an “assemblage or sculpture.”

“Let your creativity shine for breast cancer and get your friends, neighbors or local business to sponsor your creation,” the release stated.

Decorated Bra entries are due no later than January 30, to allow time to be photographed for the event program. There will be two “sneak peeks” on First Thursday, February 6 and March 6 at fINdings Art Center, 470 W. Sixth Street.

The second way to participate is through photographs. This year, SILAH wants to expand artist involvement by including photography which specifically addresses the theme — Means of Support.

“This does not require or preclude the use of the feminine form; however the organizers hope the art displayed will be reflective of our working Harbor community,” an event statement said.

All photograph submissions must be available for sale with the photographers setting the price. If the work is sold, there will be a 50/50 split between the artist and the charity. Up to three photographs will be considered.

Those interested in submitting photographs can email all images for submission, along with the application to: silaharbor@gmail.com, by February 21.

If a submission is accepted, the photographers will be notified and asked to bring the framed photos to: Bringelson Jewelers, 461 W. Sixth Street, Suite 104, by February 25, to be included in the second “sneak peek” at the March 2014 First Thursday ArtWalk.

For tickets, entry forms, and sponsor info, visit ‘What A Pair’  or please contact: Marta Valladolid at (310) 832-5482 or marta@whatapairsanpedro.org.

 

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