ELYRIA — On March 17, the Elyria Police Department Narcotics and Neighborhood Impact Unit with the assistance of the Elyria Police Detective Bureau and Elyria Police Special Response Team kicked off a spring round-up which targeted Narcotics Dealers in the City of Elyria.
The Narcotics and Impact Unit closed 15 open drug cases while adding an additional 6 new drug related cases that resulted in 21 arrests over a four-day period.
Detectives seized 160 Grams of Cocaine, 30 Grams of Heroin, 270 Grams of Marijuana, 220 Unit Doses of Oxycodone and Opana Pain Medication and 9 Unit Doses of Ecstasy/MDMA.
The Unit also seized $14,503 in cash, 4 handguns, a 2002 Dodge Durango and 2002 Acura MDX.
To see a list of those who were arrested, click here: WKYC.com
Article Courtesy of WKYC Channel 3 News
Picture Courtesy of the Elyria Police Department and WKYC Channel 3 News
2. St. Louis Blues, 1929 RKO/Sack Amusements FREE Screening (one of several shorts), Feb. 26th, 7:30pm, Rock Hall - This sixteen-minute short film shot in Astoria, Queens, New York City, is blues singer Bessie Smith’s only screen role. In it, she plays a long-suffering wife of an uncaring gambler. Co-produced by W.C. Handy, author of the title song, the film also features Isabelle Washington (sister of actress Fredi Washington) who plays the “other woman.” Pianist James P. Johnson and the Hall Johnson Choir accompanied Smith and added to the overwhelming pathos of her singing, making this dramatized interpretation of the blues a true film classic.
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4. Listen Up The Lives of Quincy Jones
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6. Cabin In The Sky
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Best of Rock Hall Jazz on Film Exhibit [PHOTOS]
JAMMIN’ JAZZIN’ and JIVIN’: JAZZ ON FILM
Exhibition of classic film posters now at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
In 1927, the success of Warner Bros.’ The Jazz Singer, the ﬁrst so-called “all-talkie feature,” launched not only the “sound era,” but also initiated a three decade period during which some of the greatest names in jazz music – Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong and Benny Goodman – appeared on ﬁlm.
After major ﬁlm studios began exploiting the popularity of jazz, both black and white independent ﬁlm producers began the production of black cast ﬁlms, intended for distribution to theaters catering to black audiences. However, due to the method of distribution, the ﬁlms themselves have often become lost over time and, in these cases, the paper promotional materials are the only evidence we have of their production and release.
Concern for detail, often striking use of color, stylized presentation of the ﬁlm’s content, and use (or avoidance) of the racial and ethnic stereotypes of the period make these posters worthy of our critical study, appraisal and appreciation.
Three nights of film screenings will take place at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland this month, in celebration of Black History Month. FREE with a reservation. Visit www.rockhall.com to RSVP.