A long history of arts and activism at The Paramount Ballroom precedes the work of the Boyle Heights Arts Conservatory. Historically, it has been a source of arts and culture in a neighborhood marked by demographic change and fight against displacement.
Protests break out in Egypt with thousands demand president’s resignation; Trump approves deployment of troops to support Saudi Arabia; meanwhile, Yemen’s Houthi rebels offer truce to Saudi Arabia over attacks.
An Israeli election with no clear winner; Iran warns of all-out war over Saudi attack accusations; Ben Ali, Tunisia’s deposed president, dies in exile; and Canada’s prime minister apologizes again over brown face photos.
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