Sunday Reads: Le Boeuf twins reunite at Kuumbwa, changing attitudes on sexual violence & our news quiz
The ‘Hush’ homecoming of Santa Cruz’s jazz twin forces Pascal and Remy Le Boeuf
Remy and Pascal Le Boeuf have each carved out an impressive career as a composer, instrumentalist, band leader and teacher, including 2023 Grammy nominations for each. They reunite Thursday at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center, a favorite haunt since their formative years. Wallace Baine sets the scene.
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Male leaders: We need you to help us imagine a world without sexual violence; join us Wednesday
Longtime activist and former “meat dress” wearer Ann J. Simonton wants to see attitudes about sexual violence change in her lifetime. A survivor of male sexual violence since the age of 14, she believes it’s possible. “In my lifetime, I’ve seen the unlikely turnaround of public action and opinion around the use of tobacco,” she writes in a Community Voices opinion piece, noting, “humans are obviously capable of dramatic social change.” She invites the community to a Wednesday discussion hosted by the City of Santa Cruz’s Commission for the Prevention of Violence Against Women. Read her op-ed here.
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Test your newsy knowledge with this week’s Lookout news quiz
How closely do you follow Santa Cruz County goings-on? Our 10-question quiz based on stories from Lookout correspondents and contributors puts you to the test. Click here to see how you fare.
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