Los Angeles Literature Events 5/01/17 –5/07/17

The Big Read Finale at North Hollywood Regional Library

downloadIn our last branch library meeting to celebrate The Big Read this year, join us to read a poem by Emily Dickinson. Actors, poetry lovers, students, and children are invited to join us and participate.

Where: North Hollywood Regional Library, LAPL

Date: Monday the 1st

Time: 3 pm

Address: 5211 Tujunga Ave., North Hollywood, CA 91601

Website:   http://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/read-emily-dickinson-poem

 I Love My Love at Book Soup

Reyna Biddy presents and signs her poignant debut poetry collection, I Love My Love, which tells the story of Reyna’s childhood, her parents’ toxic relationship, and how, against all odds, she learned to love herself.

Where: Book Soup

Date: Monday the 1st              

Time: 7 pm

Address: 8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069

Website: http://www.booksoup.com/event/reyna-biddy-presents-and-signs-i-love-my-love

Evening Book Club, The Idiot Discussion, at Pages Bookstore

Our Evening Book Club Discussion will feature The Idiot, by Elif Bautman. GQ calls this portrait of the artist as a young woman, a novel about not just discovering oneself but inventing oneself, “easily the funniest book I’ve read this year.” Selin, the daughter of Turkish immigrants, arrives for her freshman year at Harvard, and must come to grips with the ineffable and exhilarating confusion of first love, along with the growing consciousness that she is doomed to become a writer.

Where: Pages Bookstore

Date: Monday the 1st              

Time: 8 pm

Address: 904 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Website: http://www.pagesabookstore.com/event/evening-book-club-discussion

The Big Read, Emily Dickinson, at Eagle Rock Library

 

Join us for the NEA Big Read Program, when our May Poetry Readings will give you a FREE book of poems by Emily Dickinson, while supplies last. Books will be provided the first two sessions, and participants then select a date for a poetry reading on your favorite theme. See website for details.

Where: Eagle Rock Branch Library

Date: Tuesday the 2nd

Time: 4 pm

Address: 5027 Caspar Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90041

Website: http://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/read-poem-get-free-book

Mothers and Other Strangers at Chevalier’s Bookstore  

Debut novelist Gina Sorell, launches her outstanding gothic journey Mothers and Other Strangers, in which she offers a compelling portrayal of a daughter’s discovery of who her mother really was, before they met. Sorrell’s riveting story of a woman’s quest to understand her recently deceased mother, a glamorous, cruel narcissist, who left her child an inheritance of debts and mysteries, takes us from Toronto to the U.S. to South Africa.

Where: Chevalier’s Bookstore

Date: Tuesday the 2nd

Time: 7 pm

Address: 126 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004

Website:  http://chevaliersbooks.com/2017/04/02/debut-novelist-gina-sorell-launches-her-outstanding-gothic-journey-mothers-and-other-strangers/

Scott Westerfeld at Vroman’s Bookstore

Please join us to hear Scott Westerfeld read and discuss his book Spill Zone. Three years ago an event destroyed the small city of Poughkeepsie, forever changing reality within its borders. Uncanny manifestations and lethal dangers now await anyone who enters the Spill Zone. The Spill claimed Addison’s parents and scarred her little sister, Lexa, who hasn’t spoken since. Addison provides for Lexa by photographing the Zone’s twisted attractions on illicit midnight rides. Art collectors pay top dollar for these bizarre images. Then, an eccentric collector makes a million-dollar offer to convince Addison to venture further than she ever dared before.

Where: Vroman’s Bookstore

Date: Tuesday the 2nd

Time: 7 pm

Address: 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91101

Websitehttp://www.vromansbookstore.com/event/scott-westerfeld-discusses-and-signs-spill-zone

Brian McGreevy, with Grace Parra, at Skylight Bookstore

Join us to hear Brian McGreevy read from his novel The Lights, with Grace Parra. The Lights navigates the self-destruction and hopeful redemption of a writer who relocates to Austin, Texas for an MFA program, and gets involved with a younger MFA student with dreams of Hollywood screenwriting. Grappling with mental illness, alcoholism, and her own difficult behavior, she learns the only person she cannot outrun is herself.

Where: Skylight Bookstore

Date: Tuesday the 2nd

Time: 7:30 pm

Address: 1818 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA  90027

Website: http://www.skylightbooks.com/event/brian-mcgreevy-reads-his-novel-lights-grace-parra

Redondo Poets & Open Mic at Coffee Cartel

Redondo Poets hosts a poetry reading every Tuesday at 8 pm at Coffee Cartel in Redondo Beach, CA. There is always an Open Mic reading and this week’s feature is Noah Blaustein.

Where: Coffee Cartel, Redondo Beach

Date: Tuesday the 2nd

Time: 8 pm

Address: 1820 S. Catalina Ave., Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Websitehttp://www.facebook.com/pg/RedondoPoets/about/?ref=page_internal

Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney at Flintridge Books 

 

Join us to hear author Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney read and discuss her novel, The Nest. This book is currently ranked #2 on the LA Times top selling paperbacks listing.

Where: Flintridge Books

Date: Wednesday the 3rd

Time: 1 pm

Address: 1010 Foothill Blvd., La Canada, CA 91104

Websitehttp://www.flintridgebooks.com

Kim Turrisi at Vroman’s Bookstore

 

Please join us to hear Kim Turrisi, with Marlene King, discuss and sing Just a Normal Tuesday, a day that will shatter sixteen-year-old Kai’s life forever. When Kai opens a letter from her older sister, Jen, who lives nearby, it begins, “If you are reading this, I am already gone. Jen has committed suicide.” This book offers a roadmap for anyone touched by loss and anyone looking for hope in a broken world.

Where: Vroman’s Bookstore

Date: Wednesday the 3rd

Time: 6:30 pm

Address: 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91101

Website: http://www.vromansbookstore.com/event/kim-turrisimarlene-king-discusses-and-signs-just-normal-tuesday

Abbie Waxman at Chevalier’s Bookstore

Join us to hear Abbie Waxman discuss and sign her irreverent debut, The Garden of Small Beginnings, a witty novel about a young widow. Hailed for its humor, spot-on characterizations and dialog, this is a glowing, funny read which grew out of her daydreams about what it would take to untangle two lives so intertwined.

Where: Chevalier’s Bookstore

Date: Wednesday the 3rd   

Time: 7 pm

Address: 126 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004

Websitehttp://chevaliersbooks.com/2017/04/02/oh-oh-oh-abbi-waxman-launches-her-irreverent-debut-novel-the-garden-of-small-beginnings/

Zachary Mason at Skylight Bookstore

Join us to hear Zachary Mason read from his newest book Void Star, a beautifully written, fugue-like novel of AIs, memory, violence, and mortality. Vivid, tumultuous, and propulsive, this book is Mason’s mind-bending follow-up to his bestselling debut, The Lost Books of the Odyssey.

Where: Skylight Bookstore

Date: Wednesday the 3rd                

Time: 7:30 pm

Address: 1818 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90027

Websitehttp://www.skylightbooks.com/event/zachary-mason-reads-his-newest-book-void-star

Star Wars Book Launch at Santa Monica Main Library

Celebrate Star Wars Reads month by joining the authors of Star Wars: The Visual Encyclopedia for kid-friendly trivia, discussion and special giveaways.

Free tickets are available starting at 2 pm, for kids, teen, and parents.

Where: Santa Monica Main Library, Children’s Activity Room

Date: Thursday the 4th               

Time: 3:45 pm

Address: 601 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90402

Website: http://calendar.smgov.net/library/eventsignup.asp?ID=23625

All Lit Up Authors at Chevalier’s Bookstore

 

Join us to hear poet Judy Kronenfeld launch Bird Flying Through the Banquet, with poet Michelle Bitting, author Nina Savelle-Rocklin and musician Bliss Bowen.

Judy Kronenfeld involks and searches for her swiftly receding first-generation past with love, terror, realism and humor in Bird Flying Through the Banquet, her fourth collection of poetry.

Michelle Bitting’s latest collection is The Couple Who Fell to Earth, one of Kirkus Review’s best books of 2016. Her poems are widely published and included in numerous anthologies.

Dr. Nina Savelle-Rocklin is a psychoanalyst, author, speaker and expert in weight, food and body issues. Her book Food for Thought, on the understanding and treatment of eating disorders, was published in December.

Bliss Bowen is a singer-songwriter, writer, editor, picture-maker, cook, and gardener who lives in Sierra Madre, and is working on her album Ghost Trees.

Where: Chevalier’s Bookstore

Date: Thursday the 4th

Time: 7 pm

Address: 126 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004

Website: http://chevaliersbooks.com/2017/04/02/illuminate-may-with-all-lit-up-poet-judy-kronenfeld-launches-bird-flying-through-the-banquet-joined-by-poet-michelle-bitting-author-nina-savelle-rocklin-and-musician-bliss-bowen/

Red Hen Press at Vroman’s Bookstore

Join us to hear two authors:

Lisa C. Kruegar discuss and sign her fourth collection of poems, Run Away to the Yard. She is a clinical psychologist, and she has also published a series of interactive journals related to psychology and creativity.

William Trowbridge is the author of seven full poetry collections and four chapbooks, most recently Vanishing Point (2017). A former Poet Laureate of Missouri (2012-2016) he teaches in the University of Nebraska at Omaha Low-Residency MFA Writing Program.

Where: Vroman’s Bookstore

Date: Thursday the 4th

Time: 7 pm

Address: 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91101

Website: http://www.vromansbookstore.com/event/red-hen-press-night-featuring-lisa-c-krueger-and-william-trowbridge

Doree Shafir, with Jade Chang, at Skylight Bookstore

Join us for a discussion with authors Doree Shafir and Jade Chang, who will discuss Shafir’s novel Startup. This book is a hilarious, smart debut novel set in the heart of New York City’s tech industry, where 36 is considered past your prime and a pole-dancing workshop is an acceptable Thursday evening activity with your co-workers. A veteran online journalist, Shafir has written a sharply observed novel about the difficulties of real-life connections in our hyper-connected world.

Where: Skylight Bookstore

Date: Thursday the 4th                   

Time: 7:30 pm

Address: 1818 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90027

Website: http://www.skylightbooks.com/event/doree-shafrir-reads-her-novel-startup-jade-chang

Kathy Shorr on Gun Violence at Book Soup

Please join us to hear Kathy Shorr, discuss and sign Shot: 101 Survivors of Gun violence in America. The increasing ubiquity of gun violence has become so much the norm that it has started to produce a numbing effect, and feelings of helplessness. Shot is about people who have been shot and survived the experience. It portrays 101 survivors, ages 8 to 80, from all races and many ethnicities, who are representatives of survivor-hood, and which allows us to explore a dialogue about gun violence and how we are all vulnerable.

Where: Book Soup

Date: Friday the 5th

Time: 7 pm

Address: 1818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069

Website: http://www.booksoup.com/event/kathy-shorr-discusses-and-signs-shot-101-survivors-gun-violence-america

Truth to Power at Beyond Baroque

Join us for Blas Falconer, William Luvass, Kim Nicolini, Teresa Mei Chuc, William Pitt Root, Abel Sala, and Pamela Uschuk read from this 358-page powerhouse collection of 117 writers addressing racism, homophobia, sexism, xenophobia, the assault on the environment, greed, and political corruption.

Where: Beyond Baroque

Date: Friday the 5th                   

Time: 8 pm

Address: 681 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, CA 90291

Website: http://calendar.smgov.net/library/eventsignup.asp?ID=23475

Oki Sogumi at Poetic Research Bureau

Join us to hear author Oki Sugumi, a writer of poetry, science fiction and fiction, and the author of the forthcoming The Gooey, and Underglazy, among others. She is a kdrama fan currently living in Philly.

Where: Poetic Research Bureau

Date: Friday the 5th

Time: 8 pm (doors open at 7:30 pm)

Address: 961 Chung King Rd., Chinatown, Los Angeles, CA 90027

Website: http://www.poeticresearch.com

Kamau Bell, with Roxane Gay, at Largo at the Coronet

Join us to hear author W. Kamau Bell, with Roxane Gay, talk about his book, The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell: Tales of a 6’4”, African American, Heterosexual, Cisgender, Left=Leaning, Asthmatic,  Black and Proud Blerd, Mama’s Boy, Dad, and Stand-up Comedian. You may also know Bell from his new critically-acclaimed hit show on CNN, United Shades of America.

Roxane Gay is the author of An Untamed State, Bad Feminist, Difficult Woman, and Hunger: A Memoir of My Body. She is also the author of World of Wakanda for Marvel.

Note: This is a Ticketed event: $40, which includes a copy of the book. See site for details.

Where: Largo at the Coronet; off-site by co-sponsor Skylight Books

Date: Friday the 5th                   

Time: 8:30 pm

Address: 366 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048

Website: http://www.skylightbooks.com/event/skylight-books-and-largo-present-w-kamau-bell-his-book-awkward-thoughts-w-kamau-bell-roxane

Pipe & Thimble Bookstore Opening in Lomita, CA  

Join us for the grand opening of the Pipe & Thimble Book Store! Our store will be filled with amazing books by talented indie authors from around the globe. Local authors will be available for a “meet and greet” and to sign their purchased books. Ribbon cutting at 11 am. Sign up for upcoming classes and events.

Where: Pipe & Thimble Publishing and Bookstore

Date: Saturday the 6th              

Time: 11 am – 4 pm

Address: 24830 Narbonne Ave., Lomita, CA 900717

Website: http://losangeles.eventful.com/events/grand-opening-pipe-thimble-bookstore-/E0-001-101746447-1 or   www.facebook.com/events/690787994436568/

Greyson Bryan at Fairview Branch, Santa Monica Library

Join us to hear an author talk by Greyson Bryan, who went from being a graduate of Harvard Law to being a well-respected author of business and legal thrillers. Learn more about the writing process, while gleaning inspiration from Bryan’s transition from lawyer to writer. A book sale and signing will follow the reading and talk.

Where: Fairview Branch, SMPL

Date: Saturday the 6th                   

Time: 2 pm

Address: 2101 Ocean Park Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405

Website: http://calendar.smgov.net/library/eventsignup.asp?ID=23546

Eileen Ireland at Beyond Baroque

Join us to see and hear legendary Venice West poet Eileen Ireland give a rare reading from her luminous body of work.

Where: Beyond Baroque

Date: Saturday the 6th

Time: 4 pm

Address: 681 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, CA 90291

Website: http://beyondbaroque.org/calendar.html

Otis MFA Readings at Skylight Books

Otis College of Art and Design presents students from its MFA Creative Writing class of 2017, who will read their work: George Fekaris, Esther S. Lee, Regis Peeples, Krystle May Statler, Kevin Thomas, and Justin Wilson.

Where: Skylight Bookstore

Date: Saturday the 6th               

Time: 5 pm

Address: 1818 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90027

Website: http://www.skylightbooks.com/event/otis-college-graduate-writing-students-read-their-work-1

Eve Porinchack at Pages Bookstore

Join us to hear Eve Porinchack discuss and sign One Cut, about real stories, real teens, and real crimes. A backyard brawl turned media circus filled with gang accusations turns a small, quiet town upside down in this second book in the new Simon True series.

Where: Pages Bookstore

Date: Saturday the 6th

Time: 6 pm

Address: 904 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Websitehttp://www.pagesabookstore.com/event/eve-porinchack-event

Exposition Review’s 2017 Launch at Chevalier’s Bookstore

Join us for Exposition Review’s 2017 launch party, a multi-genre literary journal hub for Southern California. Reader-contributors will include: Gwen Goodkin, Arthur Keng, Robert Kerbeck, Konstantin Kulakov, Alessandra Castellanos, Maryann Aita, Jack Liskin, Christina Craigo, Melanie Kachadoorian, MK Punky, Lena Ford, and Vivian Enriquez. With past and forthcoming contributors such as David Ulin, Aimee Bender and Janet Fitch in attendance, this will be a bright event.

Where: Chevalier’s Bookstore

Date: Saturday the 6th

Time: 7 pm

Address: 126 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004

Website: http://chevaliersbooks.com/2017/04/02/exposition-reviews-2017-issue-launch-party-featuring-a-brilliant-line-up-of-los-angeles-literary-lights/

SOUL Together Salon at Avenue 50 Studio

Join us for SOUL Together, a collective response to the lack of exhibit space for people for color in Los Angeles. While suffocating under the extreme weight and sheer abundance of white artistry, artists of color have been creating dynamic and engaging work that disposes of stereotypes and decimates gatekeepers and the boxes they reside in. We hope to address these issues by providing a safe and professional gallery space for artists of color to build within and around.

Features for this evening:

POETRY:

Billy Burgos is a graphic designer/illustrator/poet originally from Belize, Central America. He grew up in the Leimert Park area of Los Angeles, where he still resides. He is an active member of the Anansi Writer’s Workshop and a mainstay in the local poetry scene.

Sara Borjas is a Fresno poet. Her interests include space and time, memory aromatics, cocktails as poems, tiny prints and oldiez. She currently lectures in the Department of Creative Writing at UC Riverside and lives in Los Angeles.

Douglas Brown, the 2013 Cave Canem Poetry Prize recipient for Zero to Three, holds a Master’s degree from San Francisco State University, and is a Cave Canem and a Kundiman fellow. He teaches English at Loyola High School in Los Angeles.

LIVE MUSIC:

Bizzart is a futuristic Hispanic rapper who continues to push limits in the underground music scene.

NVSBL GVNG is a raw mix of hip hop, trap and punk, an underground super group destined to be around for a long time.

AnA Saldana is a singer/songwriter, producer, and activist for immigrant rights and Mother Earth. She has affectionately coined Neo Soul Ranchera.

Earth Arrow is an Afro-Cuban hip hop-based band focusing on reviving ancient African and indigenous rhythms and dance. A pioneer of indigenous blues sounds, they incorporate modern hip hop and jazz sabor.

ART EHIBIT:

Donovan Vim Crony– Artist/Director

Lp /Ekill Ross– Artist/Designer

DIALOG:

Art Code Collective showcases artwork by established and emerging artists who push the envelope of socially conscious art.

Love Donation: $5 / 21+

Where: Avenue 50 Studio

Date: Saturday the 6th                 

Time: 8 pm

Address: 131 N. Avenue 50, Highland Park, CA 90042

Website: http://www.facebook.com/events/272463923212442/

826 LA: No Lab Coats Required at the Hammer Museum

Enter The Poetry Laboratory to experiment and interact with elements that engage all five senses: sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell. Participants will leave the workshop with a new poem and tools to jumpstart future writing! Led by Brandon Jordan Brown, a poet in Los Angeles who has received awards and fellowships from Orison Books, The Sun, and PEN center USA.

Recommended for ages 8-13.

Where: Hammer Museum

Date: Sunday the 7th

Time: 11 am – 1 pm

Address: 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024

Websitehttp://hammer.ucla.edu/programs-events/2017/05/826lahammer-no-lab-coats-required/

Baggage Review at Beyond Baroque

The Baggage Review presents a collision of music and words as the all-improvisational band Baggage plays host to a revolving cast of bands. Singers and songwriters will not only play songs, but also read their poetry and lyrics, and otherwise incorporate spoken word into their music performance.

$5 donation requested, but no one turned away for lack of funds.

Where: Beyond Baroque

Date: Sunday the 7th               

Time: 2 pm

Address: 681 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, CA 90291

Website: http://beyondbaroque.org/calendar.html

Wide Awake Poets, Part II at the Skirball Cultural Center

Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, the Los Angeles Poetry Festival, and the Skirball Cultural Center co-present a lively afternoon of readings centered around the celebrated anthology Wide Awake: Poets of Los Angeles and Beyond, plus a special reading by acclaimed guest poet Stephen Dobyns (Winter’s Journey, Black Dog, Red Dog).

Award-winning stage actor Alan Mandell and contributors Laurel Ann Bogen, Mehnaz Sahibzada, and Conney Williams will present poems from the collection.

Hosted by Wide Awake editor Suzanne Lummis.

Check website for details.

Where: Skirball Cultural Center

Date: Sunday the 7th               

Time: 2 pm

Address: 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049

Website: http://www.skirball.org/programs/words-and-ideas/wide-awake-part-ii

Dani Shapiro at Diesel Bookstore, Brentwood

Join us to welcome back Dani Shapiro, to discuss her latest memoir, Hourglass. This is an inquiry into how marriage is transformed by time–abraided, strengthened, and shaped in miraculous and sometimes terrifying ways by accident and experience. What are the forces that shape our most elemental bonds? How do we wrest beauty from imperfection, find grace in the ordinary, desire what we have rather than what we lack?

Where: Diesel Bookstore

Date: Sunday the 7th               

Time: 3 pm

Address: 225 26th St., Santa Monica, CA 90402

Website: http://www.dieselbookstore.com/event/dani-shapiro-discusses-and-signs-hourglass

Nancy Boyarsy and The Swap at Book Soup

Join us to hear Nancy Boyarsky discuss and sign The Swap, about a woman named Nicole who arranges a summer-long swap of her Los Angeles condo for a London couple’s house, only to have things not turn out as expected. The Londoners fail to arrive in L.A. and appear to be missing. Then people begin following Nicole and making threats, demanding information she doesn’t have. Then the confrontations turn deadly. She must either solve the case or become the next victim.

Where: Book Soup

Date: Sunday the 7th               

Time: 3 pm

Address: 8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069

Website: http://www.booksoup.com/event/nancy-boyarsky-discusses-and-signs-swap

Angel’s Flight Literary West Salon at Clifton’s Republic

The Angel’s Flight Literary West Salon will host Meredith Maran and Daisy Tong, authors of The New Old Me (Blue Rider Press, 2017). Maran is the author of this book, who fled to L.A. when her long, seemingly blissful same-sex marriage ended suddenly and excruciatingly. Tong is the illustrator of this book, a painter who fled to L.A. when her long, seemingly blissful same-sex marriage ended suddenly and excruciatingly. Meredith and Daisy met two years ago, talked endlessly about it, and produced this book.

Special guest readings by David Francis, Abigail Ulman and Seth Fischer will follow the program.

Where: Clifton’s Republic

Date: Sunday the 7th                

Time: 4 pm – 6 pm

Address: 648 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90014

Website: http://www.facebook.com/events/107387263124361

Griffith Park Storytelling Series at the Old Zoo Ruins

Join us for a reading at the Griffith Park Old Zoo Ruins, featuring five brilliant local writers:

Patty Yumi Cottrell was born in Korea, and lives and works in Los Angeles. She is the author of Sorry to Disrupt the Peace.

Debbie Graber is the author of Kevin Kramer Starts on Monday, which made Steve Carell laugh out loud for the first time in 15 years.

Meg Howrey is the author of The Wanderers, a brilliantly inventive novel about three astronauts training for the first-ever Mars mission.

Ashley Hope Perez is the author of three award-winning books for young adults, her most recent being Out of Darkness.

Margaret Wappler writes about arts and pop culture, and her debut novel, Neon Green, came out in 2016.

Where: Griffith Park’s Old Zoo Ruins (follow the signs from Merry-Go-Round, Lot #2)

Date: Sunday the 7th                

Time: 5 pm – 7 pm

Address: Merry-Go-Round Lot #2, Los Angeles Old Zoo Ruins, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027

Website: http://www.facebook.com/events/399248920461550/

First Sunday Open Reading at Beyond Baroque

Join us for our monthly First Sunday Open Reading, hosted by Steve Goldman. Sign-ups begin at 4:45 pm. There is a five minute limit per reader. Held in the Scott Wannberg bookstore and poetry lounge.

Where: Beyond Baroque

Date: Sunday the 7th               

Time: 5 pm

Address: 681 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, CA 90291

Website: http://beyondbaroque.org/calendar.html

Sunday Jump Reading Series at Kapistahan Grill

Join us for the Sunday Jump: Action Power Initiative (API) and Open Mic held at Kapistahan Grill for Asian Pacific Heritage Month.

Features include: G. Yamazawa, Emcee/Spoken Word Artist; Hatefas, Writer/Poet; Leo Xia, Singer/Songwriter; Usolospher, Poet; FllAm Creative; Community Spotlight; MikeRawk, Guest DJ.

Open Mic sign-ups at 4:45 pm. Kitchen last call at 3:30 pm.

Where: Kapistahan Grill (Luzon Plaza parking is FREE)

Date: Sunday the 7th               

Time: 5 pm – 7 pm

Address: 1925 Temple St., Los Angeles, CA 90026

Website: http://www.facebook.com/events/463934363940107/?acontext=%7B”ref”%3A”44″%2C”unit_ref”%3A”related_events”%2C”action_history”%3A”[%7B%5C”surface%5C”%3A%5C”dashboard%5C”%2C%5C”mechanism%5C”%3A%5C”calendar_tab%5C”%7D%2C%7B%5C”surface%5C”%3A%5C”permalink%5C”%2C%5C”mechanism%5C”%3A%5C”RHC%5C”%2C%5C”extra_data%5C”%3A[]%7D]”%7D

 

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