Los Angeles Literature Events: 8/24/20 – 8/30/20

Los Angeles Literature Events: 8/24/20 – 8/30/20

Most Events Are Online/Virtual DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

116742783_2715181558712186_4661525944619345215_nTeens Speak Up Against Injustice: The Assignment via American Jewish University Online Event

Join us on Zoom to heat how a chance meeting in a bookstore propelled author Liza Wiemer to write her book, The Assignment, which explores how two teens found the courage to speak up against antisemitism and hatred.

NOTE: See site for details and ticket information.

Where: American Jewish University – Online event

Date: Monday the 24th

Time: 4 pm – 4:45 pm

Address: Online event (see site)

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/398268867839936

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Los Angeles Literature Events 8/10/20 – 8/16/20

Los Angeles Literature Events 8/10/20 – 8/16/20

Los Angeles Literature Events 8/10/20 – 8/16/20

Most Events Are Online/Virtual DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

 

413U81vYhYL._SX327_BO1,204,203,200_Julian E. Zelizer & Burning Down the House at Book Soup – Crowdcast Online Event

Join author Julian E. Zelizer, in conversation with David Cross, to discuss his new non-fiction book, Burning Down the House: Newt Gingrich, the Fall of a Speaker, and the Rise of the New Republican Party.

When Donald Trump was elected president in 2016, President Obama observed that Trump “is not an outlier; he is a culmination, a logical conclusion of the rhetoric and tactics of the Republican Party.” In this book the author pinpoints the moment when our country was set on a path to bitterly partisan and ruthless politics: an era ignited by Newt Gingrich and his allies in 1989. This is the story of how they created a new normal in Washington D.C.

NOTE: Details and ticket information available at website.

Where: Book Soup – Crowdcast Online Event

Date: Monday the 10th

Time: 6 pm

Address: Crowdcast Live

Website: https://booksoup.com/event/julian-e-zelizer-conversation-david-cross-discusses-burning-down-house-newt-gingrich

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Los Angeles Literature Events 2/03/20 – 2/09/20

51rtU9SpehL._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_Tommy Davidson & Living Color: What’s Funny About Me at Barnes and Noble, The Grove at Farmers Market

Join us at Barnes and Noble, The Grove to hear actor and stand-up comic Tommy Davidson present and sign his book What’s Funny About Me, a revealing memoir about this 1990 start in the award-winning TV show In Living Color, a pioneering sketch comedy show. It featured a multi-racial cast of actors and dancers who spoke to an underrepresented new generation created by Hip Hop Nation.

NOTE: This is a wrist band event so check website for details.

Where: Barnes and Noble, The Grove at Farmers Market

Date: Monday the 3rd

Time: 7 pm                                   

Address: 189 The Grove Drive, Suite K 30, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/528361937889844/   or http://stores.barnesandnoble.com/event/9780062100856-0

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Los Angeles Literature Events 1/20/19 – 1/26/20

51w7QH3qEmL._SX367_BO1,204,203,200_Wild Cards Kids Book Release Party at Westin Bonaventure Hotel

Join Hope and Wade King for a night of fun, food, and entertainment to celebrate the launch of their all-new book, Wild Card Kids and relive your child with carnival-inspired fun and games  The celebration follows the first day of the Get Your Teach on Los Angeles conference, but you do not need to be a conference attendee to join the party..

NOTE: This is a ticketed event so check website for details.

Where:  Western Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, Plaza Pool Deck

Date: Monday the 20th

Time: 6 pm – 10 pm

Address:  404 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90071

Website:  https://www.facebook.com/events/782294382220609

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Los Angeles Literature Events 1/06/19 – 1/12/20

download #2Docent Tour of Central Library at Downtown LA Central Library

Visit Los Angeles Public Library’s historic Central Library. Enjoy the art and architecture of the 1926 Bertram Goodhue Building with its distinctive sphinxes and rooftop pyramid. Wander through the 1993 Tom Bradley Wing, designed by architect Norman Pfeiffer, and gaze at the 8–story atrium with its whimsical chandeliers. Learn about the library’s comprehensive collections. All tours are FREE. Start the year by getting to know your LAPL central library!

Where: Central Library, LAPL

Date: Monday the 6th

Time: 12:30 pm                            

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

Website: https://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/docent-tours-central-library

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Los Angeles Literature Events 11/04/19 – 11/10/19

KieseLaymonKiese Laymon & “What’s Good: Reckoning with the Horror” at The Athanaeum, Claremont McKenna College

Author and comparative literature scholar Kiese Laymon will discuss “What’s Good: Reckoning with the Horror of One of Our Most Overused Words” and will also discuss and sign his book, Heavy.

The author and his presentation will explore the unspoken traumas and joys embedded in the word “good” in his home, region, and in the nation.

Where: The Athanaeum, Claremont McKenna College

Date: Monday the 4th

Time: 5:30 pm                              

Address: 385 E. 8th St., Claremont, CA 91711

Website: https://www.clarmeontmckenna.edu/mmca

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