Los Angeles Literature Events 7/24/17 –7/30/17

ACLB_logo_color_blkKeeping Your Family’s Stories at Long Beach Arts Council

As part of our Incite/Insight Series, author liz gonzalez will give a presentation on Keeping Your Family’s Stories, Keeping Your Own, based on her what she’s learned from her own research and personal history and turning her stories into creative works. She will also share resources she has found, and examples of their use in different genres and in multimedia.

Where: Uptown Business District

Date: Monday the 24th

Time: 6 pm – 7:30 pm

Address: 6082 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach, CA 90805

Website:   http://www.lizgonzalez.com/pages/appearances.html

Play Reading Festival at Boston Court  

As part of our 13th Annual New Play Reading Festival, join us for a Playwright’s Panel Discussion on Writing the Unusual: Representing the Known World in Unusual Ways. Our playwrights will discuss the relationship between realism and performance in their own work, and there will be an audience Q&A.

Where: Boston Court

Date: Monday the 24th

Time: 7 pm

Address: 70 North Mentor Ave., Pasadena, CA 91105

Website:   http://www.bostoncourt.com/events/347/playwrights-panel-discussion

Book Talk at Huntington Museum

Join us for the presentation of Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation, by Damian Duffy and illustrator John Jennings, based on the acclaimed science fiction novel, Kindred by Octavia Butler. This adaptation gives fresh form to Butler’s powerful tale of slavery, time travel, and the inexorable pull of the past.

The current exhibit “Octavia Butler: Telling My Stories” will be open to lecture attendees prior to the program.

Where: Huntington Museum, Rothenberg Hall

Date: Monday the 24th

Time: 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Address: 1151 Oxford Rd., San Marino, CA 90037

Website:   http://www.huntington.org/WebAssets/Templates/calendar.aspx?id=24076

90X90: Drunken Masters: TV Theme

Join us as three writers read/perform short excerpts from a work-in-progress in front of a panel of three established writers in the field who provide on-the-spot feedback. The only catch is that these master writers have been plied with drink or PG indulgence of their choosing. A laid-back, entertaining (and sometimes riotous) reading!

Event is curated by Chiwan Choi & Judeth Oden Choi.

Where: Wolf & Crane Bar

Date: Monday the 24th

Time: 8 pm

Address: 366 E. 2nd St., Los Angeles, CA 90012

Website:   http://90x90la.com/drunken-masters-tvm-724-8pm/

Shopsin Memoir at Chevaliers’ Bookstore

Join us to hear author/illustrator extraordinaire Tamara Shopsin, who cooks and lives life as inimitably as she writes, launch the L.A. debut of her newest memoir, Arbitrary Stupid Goal, all out of the beloved Greenwich Village eatery, Shopsin’s, founded by her father. This story of her bohemian 1970s childhood is filled with illustrations, photographs and graphics, and is told in a sly, hilarious and endearing narrative.

Where: Chevalier’s Bookstore

Date: Tuesday the 25th

Time: 7 pm – 9 pm

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

Website:   http://www.chevaliersbooks.com/2017/06/19/author-illustrator-extraordinaire-tamara-shopsin-launches-the-l-a-debut-of-her-newest-memoir-arbitrary-stupid-goal/

Claire Cameron, with Edan Lepucki, at Vroman’s Bookstore  

 

Join us to hear Claire Cameron with author Edan Lepucki, discuss and sign The Last Neanderthal. From the author of The Bear, comes the enthralling story of two women separated by millennia, but linked in an epic journey that will transform them both. Linked across the ages by the shared experience of motherhood, both stories examine the taboo corners of women’s lives, and what it means to be human.

Where: Vroman’s Bookstore

Date: Tuesday the 18th

Time: 7 pm

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

Websitehttp://www.vromansbookstore.com/event/claire-cameron-edan-lepucki-discusses-and-signs-last-neanderthalv

Four L.A. Poets at ALOUD Reading Series

Please join us for an evening of bold poetry focusing on the topic: Resist, Disrupt, Transgress: Four Poets, with:

Chiwan Choi is the author of three collections of poetry, The Flood, Abductions, and The Yellow House. He is also a partner in Writ Large Press.

Natalie J. Graham is the author of Begin with a Failed Body, which won the 2016 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. She is an assistant professor of African American Studies at FCSU Fullerton.

Ashaki M. Jackson is the author of two chapter-length collections: Language Lesson and Surveillance. She is a social psychologist and founder of Women Who Submit.

TK Le has two chapbooks, A Roof & Some Refuge and The Labor of Longing. Her work focusses on family, war trauma and memory.

These local poets from diverse backgrounds come together to explore their common experiences of loss through time and history. Navigating losses of home, of life, and of identity, they will read from their uncompromising work that perseveres and searches for ways to rise up and recover.

Where: Mark Taper Auditorium, Central Library

Date: Tuesday the 25th

Time: 7:15 pm (stand-by seating at 7 pm)

Address: 630 West 5th St., Los Angeles, CA 90071

Website:  http://www.pagesabookstore.com/event/lisa-manterfield-author-event-0

90X90: un::fade::able Reading at Art Share LA

 

Like its predecessor, The Requiem for Sandra Bland, un::fade::able is an effort to keep Sandra Bland’s voice and legacy alive through education, music and poetry, all revolving around topics of the safety of black lives the criminal justice system, and police brutality. F. Douglas Brown, assisted by a team of educators, community organizers, poets and musicians, continues this effort in her name.

Event curated by F. Douglas Brown

Where: Art Share LA

Date: Tuesday the 25th

Time: 7:30 pm

Address: 801 East 4th Pl., Los Angeles, CA 90013

Websitehttp://90x90la.com/unfadeable-readingtu-725-730pm/

Kaahmed at Redondo Poets Event

 

Redondo Beach Poets welcomes featured poet Kaahmed, and also offers its weekly Open Mic at Coffee Cartel.

Where: Coffee Cartel

Date: Tuesday the 25th

Time: 8 pm

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

Websitehttp://www.facebook.com/RedondoPoets/

Cartooning at the Torrance Library

 

Learn how to draw classic cartoons with Dave Boatman in this free program. Registration is required to guarantee your space. For more information or to register, please call the Reference Department at 310-616-5959.

Where: Torrance Library

Date: Wednesday the 26th

Time: 7 pm

Address: 3301 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503

Website: http://www.torranceca.gov/events/webevent.plx?cmd=showevent;set=1;token=guest.68aef772fb4a05da362296b1709f6908;eventID=155978

David MacNeal at Vroman’s Bookstore

 

Join us to hear David MacNeal discuss and sign Bugged: The Insects Who Rule the World and the People Obsessed with Them, about how insects have been shaping or world for over 400 million years. There are over 1.4 billion bugs for every human on the planet, and the author takes us on a journey to explore our relationship with these mini-monsters.

Where: Vroman’s Bookstore

Date: Wednesday the 26th

Time: 7 pm

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

Websitehttp://www.vromansbookstore.com/event/david-macneal-discusses-and-signs-bugged-insects-who-rule-world-and-people-obsessed-them

Eugene Lim, with Janice Lee, at Skylight Bookstore

 

Join us to hear Eugene Lim, in discussion with Janice Lee, Harold Abromowitz, and Karen An-Hwei Lee, read and sign Dear Cyborgs, a novel about the friendship between two young Asian American boys in a small, Midwestern town who bond over their outcast status and love of comic books. This story weaves together the tale of a friendship and its dissolution with provocative and lively meditations on creativity and political dissent.

Where: Skylight Bookstore

Date: Wednesday the 26th

Time: 7:30 pm

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

Websitehttp://www.skylightbooks.com/event/eugene-lim-reads-his-new-novel-dear-cyborgs-janice-lee-harold-abramowitz-and-karen-hwei-lee

90×90: Little Tokyo Cultural Spine #2 at Various Little Tokyo Sites

Celebrate! Activate! Investigate!

In this four-part series that takes us through Little Tokyo streets and venues, we will explore what is called the “Cultural Spine” of the neighborhood.

Curated and produced by traci akemi-kiriyama, LTSC  SLT

Where: Various Little Tokyo Streets & Venues

Date: Wednesday the 26th

Time: 8 pm

Address: Various Locations, Little Tokyo, CA

Website:   http://90x90la.com/little-tokyo-cultural-spine-2w-726-8pm/

Paul Vidich & Richard Lange at Book Soup

Join us to hear authors Paul Vidich and Richard Lange, who will discuss and sign their respective new titles: The Good Assassin and The Smack. Vidich follows up his acclaimed debut spy thriller with a suspenseful tale of Cold War espionage set in 1950s Cuba, as foreign powes compete to influence the outcome of a revolution. Lange has written a thriller that will ratchet up your tensions while it also breaks your heart, as and unlikely duo, down on their luck, take a huge risk to change their fortunes.

Where: Book Soup

Date: Thursday the 27th

Time: 7 pm

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

Websitehttp://www.booksoup.com/event/paul-vidich-and-richard-lange-discuss-and-sign-their-respective-new-titles-good-assassin-and

James Ziskin, with Tammy Kaehler, at Vroman’s Bookstore

Join us as James Ziskind, in conversation with Tammy Kaehler (Kiss the Bricks), discusses and signs Cast the First Stone: An Ellie Stone Mystery. Tony Eberle has scored his first role in a Hollywood movie, but Tony has vanished and the producer is found murdered. Ellie is on the story, but there are some real movie stars with reputations to protect.

Where: Vroman’s Bookstore

Date: Thursday the 27th

Time: 7 pm

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

Websitehttp://www.vromansbookstore.com/event/james-ziskin-conversation-tammy-kaehler-discusses-and-signs-cast-first-stone-ellie-stone

Crime Novelists at Chevalier’s Bookstore

Join us to hear top-tier crime novelists Christopher Farnsworth and Glen Erik Hamilton, in conversation about their new novels, respectively, Flashmob and Every Day Above Ground. Both thrillers feature return protagonists whose global adventures hunting sown clever killers take them through the torques of contemporary pop-culture and land them in ethical dilemmas. Talk, Q&A, followed by signing.

Where: Chevalier’s Bookstore

Date: Thursday the 27th

Time: 7 pm

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

Websitehttp://chevaliersbooks.com/2017/06/19/top-tier-crime-novelists-christopher-farnsworthflashmob-and-glen-erik-hamiltonevery-day-above-ground-in-conversation-about-their-new-novels-qatalk-and-signing/

Immigration Challenges at ALOUD Series

Join us to hear Ali Noorani, in conversation with journalist Pilar Marrero, discuss the challenges of American immigration and Noorani’s timely new book, There Goes the Neighborhood: How Communities Overcome Prejudice and Meet the Challenge of American Immigration. Marrero is a journalist and the author of Killing the American Dream, a chronicle of U.S. immigration policy mishaps.

Where: Mark Taper Auditorium, Central Library

Date: Thursday the 27th

Time: 7:15 pm (stand-by seating at 7 pm)

Address: 630 5th St., Los Angeles, CA 90071

Websitehttp://lfla.org/event/challenges-american-immigration/

Joy Ride Book Talk at Huntington Museum

Join us to hear architect David Martin discuss his book, Joy Ride: An Architect’s Journey to Mexico’s Ancient and Colonial Places. This journal of the author’s travels is filled with sketches, photographs, and observations, and offers fresh insights into Mexico’s history and culture.

Where: Huntington Museum, Rothenberg Hall

Date: Thursday the 27th

Time: 7:30 pm

Address: 1151 Oxford Rd., San Marino, CA 91108

Websitehttp://www.huntington.org/WebAssets/Templates/calendardetail.aspx?id=23969

Tamara Shopsin at Vroman’s Bookstore

Join us as Tamara Shopsin, who cooks and lives life as inimitably as she writes, launches the L.A. debut of her newest memoir, Arbitrary Stupid Goal, which she mined out of the beloved Greenwich Village eatery, Shopsin’s, founded by her father. This story of her bohemian 1970s childhood is filled with illustrations, photographs and graphics, and is told in a sly, hilarious and endearing narrative.

Where: Skylight Bookstore

Date: Thursday the 27th

Time: 7:30 pm

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

Websitehttp://www.vromansbookstore.com/event/tamara-shopsin-discusses-her-graphic-memoir-arbitrary-stupid-goal

90X90: KTOWN ’92 at Biergarten

Join us for a screening of Grace Lee’s documentary KTOWN’92, followed by a discussion around the film and the history of LA leading up to the uprising and how the city was shaped by it in the years to come.

Curated by Elaine Cha

Where: Biergarten

Date: Thursday the 27th                 

Time: 8 pm

Address: 206 N. Western Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90004

Website: http://90x90la.com/ktown92-727-8pm /

Richard Lange at Skylight Bookstore  

 

Join us to hear Richard Lange read from his new book, The Smack, the story of a con man down on his luck who crosses paths with a sweet hooker who’s tired of the streets, and they try for one last score. Complications ensue!

Where:  Skylight Bookstore

Date: Thursday the 20th

Time: 7:30 pm

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

Websitehttp://www.skylightbooks.com/event/richard-lange-reads-his-new-novel-smack

Lee Matthew Goldberg at Book Soup       

 

Join us to hear Lee Matthew Goldberg discuss and sign The Mentor, a twisty, nail-biting thriller that explores how the love of words can lead to a deadly obsession with the fate of those connected and hanging in the balance.

Where:  Book Soup

Date: Friday the 28th

Time: 7:30 pm

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

Websitehttp://www.booksoup.com/event/lee-matthew-goldberg-discusses-and-signs-mentor             

90×90: Dryland Literary Journal Release Party

Dryland, A Literary Journal form South Central celebrates a Reading and Issue 7 Release Party. South Central poets joining us include:

Maritza Ocampo

Nikolai Garcia

Angel Avila

Erika Ayon

Daniel Morales Leon

Daniel Perez (Inglewood)

Michael Anthony Reyes

Ingrid Calderon

Event hosted by publisher and editor Anna Urena.

Where: Cielo galleries/studios

Date: Friday the 28th

Time: 7 pm

Address: 3201 Maple Ave, Los Angeles, California 90011

Website:   http://90x90la.com/dryland-lit-a-literary-journal-from-south-centralf-728-7pm/

Jenny D. Williams, with Lian Dolan, at Vroman’s Bookstore

 

Set against the backdrop of ivory smuggling and civil war in Uganda and the DR Congo, Jenny D. Williams’ debut novel, The Atlas of Forgotten Places, is a story of two women from different worlds, bound in a quest to save their loved ones. the author received a grant from the Elizabeth George Foundation to do research in the DR Congo for this novel. Her fiction, nonfiction, poetry and illustrations have appeared in The Sun, Ethical Traveler and elsewhere.

Where: Vroman’s Bookstore

Date: Friday the 28th

Time: 7 pm – 9 pm

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

Websitehttp://www.vromansbookstore.com/event/jenny-williams-lian-dolan-discusses-and-signs-atlas-forgotten-places

Las Lunas Locas Open Mic & Poetry Reading in Long Beach

 

Join us as Las Lunas Locas present: Breaking the Chains, to honor Isabella Chong and her vision to eradicate divides.

Seven fierce Lunas will enchant you with their magic:

Alexandria Marie, Carina Reyes, Ess DeVoe, Kay Garcia, Mariella Sanchez, MujerAgua Luna, and Peggy Dobreer.

Where: CACtTUS/Creative Arts Coalition to Transform Urban Space

Date: Friday the 28th

Time: 7 pm – 9 pm

Address: 326 Elm Ave., Long Beach, CA 9082

Websitehttp://www.facebook.com/events/1950200978570968/?acontext=%7B”ref”%3A”2″%2C”ref_dashboard_filter”%3A”upcoming”%2C”action_history”%3A”[%7B%5C”surface%5C”%3A%5C”dashboard%5C”%2C%5C”mechanism%5C”%3A%5C”main_list%5C”%2C%5C”extra_data%5C”%3A[]%7D]”%7D

The Last Book Review at the Last Bookstore 

Please join us for The Last Book Review with Evan Mainard, when authors, comedians, musicians and more come together to tell funny, true stories and one witty book review. See website for details.

Where: The Last Bookstore

Date: Friday the 28th

Time: 8 pm

Address:  453 S. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90013

Websitehttp://lastbookstorela.com/#events

Sisters in Crime at the Henderson Library

Please join us for Sisters in Crime talk about the mystery writing process, including how ideas originate, how characters are created, and techniques for researching settings.

Where: Henderson Branch Library, Torrance

Date: Saturday the 29th

Time: 11 am

Address:  4805 Emerald St., Torrance, CA 90503

Websitehttp://http://www.torranceca.gov/events/webevent.plx?cmd=showevent;token=guest.76868202d369800f6b694d3b0c06f022;eventID=154036

Play Reading at Boston Court

Please join us for our 13th Annual New Play Reading Festival to hear Cricket Woman Mother Earth (or) A Nasty Comeuppance, by Tiffany Antone. This is a play about crickets, politics, sex, unemployment, and …oh yeah, the end of the world.

Where: Boston Court

Date: Saturday the 29th

Time: 11:30 am

Address:  70 North Mentor Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101

Websitehttp://www.bostoncourt.com/events/348/cricket-woman-mother-earth-or-a-nasty-comeuppance

Indigenous Literature Conference at Central Library

Please join us for our 2nd Annual Indigenous Literature Conference. The first day will be dedicated to the indigenous literature from Oaxaca. The second day will be broader in scope.

Where: Mark Taper Auditorium, Central Library, LAPL

Date: Saturday the 29th

Time: 12 pm – 4 pm

Address:  630 West 5th St., Los Angeles, CA 90071

Websitehttp://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/2nd-annual-indigenous-literature-conference

Erica Silverman at Children’s Book World–Children’s Events

Please join to celebrate Erica Silverman and her latest offering in the chapter book series Lana’s World. In Let’s Go the Moon, for ages 3-7, Lana rockets into space and gets her whole family to blast off with her.

Where: Children’s Book World

Date: Saturday the 29th

Time: 10:30 am

Address:  10580 ½ West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064

Websitehttp://www.childrensbookworld.com/Calendar/calendar.htm

Poetry Slam 2 at Children’s Book World

Please join us for our POETRY Slam 2—Rise Up and Perform Your Poem, for ages 7-10 and ages 11-14, with author Hope Anita Smith, where every young poet has a voice. Each poet will be given three minutes to recite or rap a poem or lyric they’ve written, on the theme of citizenship, civic responsibility, standing up for your rights, and what it means to be an American. Winners will receive CBW gift certificates. See site for details!

Where: Children’s Book World

Date: Saturday the 29th

Time: 2 pm

Address:  10580 ½ West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064

Websitehttp://www.childrensbookworld.com/Calendar/calendar.htm

Play Reading at Boston Court

Please join us for our 13th Annual New Play Reading Festival to hear Night Dust Journey, by Mickey Birnbaum. This is a play which wonders about what place global communities and the American dream might have in an irradiated, unstable, post-truth world.

Where: Boston Court

Date: Saturday the 29th

Time: 3 pm

Address:  70 North Mentor Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101

Websitehttp://www.bostoncourt.com/events/349/night-dust-journey

Spectrum Poetry Performance at Santa Catalina Library

Join us to hear featured poets The Inner Three: CaLokie, Don Kingfisher Campbell and Marvin Louis Dorsey, plus an Open Reading.

Where: Santa Catalina Library, Pasadena

Date: Saturday the 29th

Time: 3 pm – 5 pm

Address: 999 E. Washington Blvd., Pasadena, CA  91104

Website: http://saturdayafternoonpoetry.blogspot.com/

Christine Pelisek, with Deborah Vankin at Skylight

Join us to hear author Christine Pelisek, with Deborah Vankin, discuss her book, The Grim Sleeper: The Lost Women of South Central. This is the story about how a serial killer could roam free for two decades, in part due to society’s lack of concern for his chosen victims, and captures a long, bumpy road to justice.

Where: Skylight Bookstore

Date: Saturday the 29th

Time: 5 pm

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

Website: http://www.skylightbooks.com/event/christine-pelisek-discusses-her-book-grim-sleeper-deborah-vankin

90X90: Soul Together at Cielo Galleries/Studios

 

Please join us for a salon of color. A day to celebrate the myriad ways we express ourselves through the arts.

Featuring poetry by:

TK Le

Rocio Carlos

Matt Sedillo

Rebecca Gonzales

Gia Scott Heron

With live musical performances by:

Brand B (live electronics)

Restlust (experimental/noise set)

Mahi Gato (rock)

The Tissues (punk)

Curated by Air 11 Gallery

Where: Cielo Galleries/ Studios

Date: Saturday the 29th

Time: 8 pm

Address: 3201 Maple Ave., Los Angeles, CA  90011

Website: http://90x90la.com/soul-togethersa-729-8pm/    

826LA at the Hammer Museum

Join us in a program for ages 7-12, for Show, Don’t Tell, to explore how images and words combine to tell a complete story. Create characters for adventurous situations, and illustrate your own books. Wilson Swain navigates the world with pencils and illustration board. Ashlyn Anstee makes things, including story boards and picture books.

Where: Hammer Museum

Date: Sunday the 30th

Time: 11 am – 1 pm

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

Website: http://hammer.ucla.edu/programs-events/2017/07/826lahammer-show-dont-tell/

Julia Bricklin at the Autry

Join us for a reading of America’s Best Female Sharpshooter: The Rise and Fall of Lillian Francis Smith, by Julia Bricklin, a story about the woman who was Annie Oakley’s chief rival, a star before she reached her teens, and her reinvention as “Princess Wenona,” a forged Indian persona that shielded her tumultuous private life.

RSVP at website.

Where: Autry Museum of the American West

 

Date: Sunday the 30th

Time: 11 am

Address:   4700 Western Heritage Way, Griffith Park, CA

Website: http://theautry.org/events/lectures-and-workshops/america’s-best-female-sharpshooter-rise-and-fall-lillian-frances-smith

Michelle Latiolais at Book Soup

 

Join us for a conversation with Michelle Latiolais about her novel, She, our July pick for Soup of the Month! A nameless fifteen-year-old runs away to Los Angeles, seeking life beyond her evangelical upbringing, and her journey takes her in and around the lives of Angelinos from all walks of life. Her odd encounters cast into relief the eccentricities and everyday trials faced by this collection of lost souls, an unflinching portrait of loss and the search for identity.

Where: Book Soup

Date: Sunday the 30th

Time: 12 pm

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

Website: http://www.booksoup.com/event/michelle-latiolais-conversation-her-novel-she-our-july-pick-soup-month a

Salon at Grand Central Market

 

Join us for LAVA Sunday Salon and take a time travel trip to old Los Angeles as poet Gordon Pattison presents an illustrated talk about the development of the lost downtown neighborhoods of Bunker Hill and Crown Hill, with a focus on the Second Street Cable Car and its route, including Angel’s Flight.

Event hosted by Kim Cooper and Richard Schave.

Event followed by a walking tour.

See website for details and reservations.

Where: Grand Central Market Basement

Date: Sunday the 30th

Time: 2 pm – 5 pm

Address: 317 South Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90071

Website: http://lavatransforms.org

Local Authors at Vroman’s Bookstore

Join us to hear Brad Lemack discuss and sign The New Business of Acting: How to Build a Career in a Changing Landscape, and Deborah Nelson discuss and sign The Last Portrait: A Psalm for Monique.

Where: Vroman’s Bookstore

Date: Sunday the 30th

Time: 4 pm

Address: 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA  91104

Website: http://www.vromansbookstore.com/event/vroman%E2%80%99s-bookstore-local-author-day-introducing-brad-lemack-and-deborah-nelson

Angels’ Flight Literary Salon at Clifton’s Republic

 

Join us for Angle’s Flight Literary West Salon with Julia Fierro and Anthony Breznican at Clifton’s Republic.

Julia Fierro is the author of the novels The Gypsy Moth Summer and Cutting Teeth. She also founded the Sackett Street Writers Workshop in 2002, a creative home to more than 3, 500 writers in NYC, Los Angeles and online.

Anthony Breznican currently lives in Los Angeles and is a senior writer for Entertainment Weekly. Brutal Youth is his first novel.

Come early to enjoy the Jazz Sunday Brunch or stay late to hear sultry retro vocals. Following the reading, authors will be available for book signing. Please join us afterward in the Redwood Room for drinking/dining/bonding until 8 pm.

Where: Clifton’s Republic Ballroom

Date: Sunday the 30th

Time: 4 pm – 6 pm

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

Website: http://www.facebook.com/events/1899892683626635/?acontext=%7B”source”%3A5%2C”page_id_source”%3A598398350229391%2C”action_history”%3A[%7B”surface”%3A”page”%2C”mechanism”%3A”main_list”%2C”extra_data”%3A”%7B%5C”page_id%5C”%3A598398350229391%2C%5C”tour_id%5C”%3Anull%7D”%7D]%2C”has_source”%3Atrue%7D

Aditi Khorana at Skylight Bookstore

Join us to hear Aditi Khorana in conversation and reading her book, The Library of Fates. In her second book, Khorana offers a feminist historical fantasy set in fictional ancient India, about a louche misogynistic dictator overthrowing a tiny, idyllic kingdom and the women who must wrench it back from him. This romantic coming-of-age tale is steeped in Indian folklore.

Where: Skylight Bookstore

Date: Sunday the 30th

Time: 5 pm

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

Website: http://www.skylightbooks.com/event/aditi-khorana-reads-her-new-novel-library-fates

90X90: What Began in the Fires at Grand Performances

Our 90X90 community invites you to remember a moment of struggle, consciousness and resistance through personal testimonies, on the 25th anniversary of an event that changed people and politics. Members of the Korean-American community look at Sa I Gu (4/29), and the ’92 L.A. uprising, telling their stories through prose and poetry.

Event curated by Chiwan Choi, and produced by Writ Large Press and Grand Performances.

Where: Cielo Galleries/Studios

Date: Sunday the 30th

Time: 8 pm

Address: 350 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90071

Websitehttp://90x90la.com/what-began-in-the-firessu-730-8pm/

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