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Relax from a Busy Work Week, Have a ‘Peace of Mind’ with some Jazz Music

Isom Green Jr.RIVERSIDE, CA- Jazz musician Isom Green Jr. will be performing live on Friday, May 2 at Mario’s Place located at 3646 Mission Inn Avenue in Downtown Riverside. Isom Green Jr. has a sound like no other. He has taken jazz to another level and is known for his silky, smooth sound and ability to transform a rhythm section making his musicians think outside of the box. Green’s latest project ‘Peace of Mind’, which has been on the top of the Jazz charts for months, is a reflection of his unique style and influences of many great musicians from the past and present that can be heard in his music. For more information on Isom Green Jr. visit www.isomgreenjr.com.

Come and enjoy contemporary jazz from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. There is no cover charge but there is a $10 per person minimum on items at the club. For more information on Mario’s Place call (951) 684-7755 or visit www. Mariosplace.com.

Thursday, May 1: King College Night

SAN BERNARDINO, CA- On Thursday, May 1 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. California GEAR UP in conjunction with King Middle School AVID program will be hosting a College Night .King Middle School is a recipient of the CA GEAR UP Grant where students had the opportunity to participate in a competition to earn a $2,000 ScholarShare trust award that can be used for college. Six King Middle School students won and the winners will be announced during the evening. For more information, email tawiah.finley@sbcusd.com.

“The American Nurse” Comes to San Bernardino: Friday, May 9

SAN BERNARDINO, CA- In honor of Nurses Week, the Global Nursing Program will be showing the new film “The American Nurse” in the ASU Fox Theater in San Bernardino on Friday, May 9 at 7 p.m.. Tickets are $8 at the door or online at www.gNp193.com. Doors open at 6 p.m.

 The American Nurse is a heart-warming documentary that gives a voice to nurses who are on the front lines of the biggest issues facing America: aging, war, poverty, prisons through the work and lives of five nurses. It is an examination of real people that will change how we think about nurses and how we wrestle with the challenges of healing America. The American Nurse is an important contribution to America’s ongoing conversation about what it means to care.

Professionals that see the documentary can earn 1.5 CE credits through an arrangement with www.nurse.com. A portion of the proceeds from The American Nurse Project have been earmarked to a new scholarship program under the auspices of the American Nurses Foundation.

The historic ASU Fox Theater was originally opened in 1929 and was the site for the West Coast premiere of the original “King Kong” film in 1933. Located at 374 West Court Street, the ASU Fox Theater is just a block from City Hall in downtown San Bernardino, across the street from the Bank of America.