By Ivan Salinas
FROM: The Daily Sundial
Every Tuesday evening Luis Antonio Pichardo hosts the Conchas y Café workshop at the Chicano Resource Center in East Los Angeles, open for adults interested in developing skills through the arts. During a recent meeting, the evening workshop began with discussing a quote by German playwright Bertolt Brecht: “In times of disorder, of organized confusion, of inhumane humanity, nothing should appear natural.” The group shared their thoughts casually like friends having breakfast with conchas and coffee, but the gossip was focused on their experience living in “times of disorder.”
Continue reading “Social Justice Through Art”
Conchas y Cafe Zine Workshop at Vernon – Leon H. Washington Jr. Memorial Branch Library, LAPL
Join us to participate in DSTL Arts’ 10-week creative writing class, Conchas y Café, offered in English and Spanish for adults of all ages.
Participants learn new techniques in poetry, storytelling, and zine-making and also have the opportunity to publish and present their work in a quarterly anthology of writing produced through the program. A public reading and party celebrate the culmination of each series.
Where: Vernon – Leon H. Washington Jr. Memorial Branch Library
Date: Monday the 26th
Time: 6 pm – 7:30 pm
Address: 4504 S. Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90011
Continue reading “Los Angeles Literature Events 8/26/19 – 9/01/19”
Winter Author Series & YA Author Aditi Khorana at Memorial Branch Library, LAPL – Teen Event
Join our Winter Author Series to hear YA author Aditi Khorana discuss her latest novel, The Library of Fates, a romantic coming-of-age fantasy tale steeped in Indian folklore. All interested teens (6th – 12th graders) are welcome, and refreshments are provided. Lucky winners will receive a free copy of her book.
Where: Memorial Branch Library, LAPL
Date: Monday the 7th
Time: 4 pm – 5 pm
Address: 4625 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90019
Continue reading “Los Angeles Literature Events 1/07/19 –1/13/19”
Conchas y Café Zine: Adult Creative Writing Workshop at Baldwin Hills Branch Library – Adults & Seniors Event
Please join us for Conchas y Café, a program offered by the nonprofit, DSTL Arts, a 10-week creative writing class, offered in English and Spanish for adults of all ages Participants learn new techniques in poetry, storytelling, and zine-making throughout the 10-week series, and also have the opportunity to publish and present their work in the Conchas y Café Zine, a quarterly anthology of writing produced through this program. A public reading and release party celebrates the culmination of each series
Where: Baldwin Hills Branch Library, LAPL
Date: Monday the 13th
Time: 1 pm – 2:30 pm
Address: 2906 La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90016
Continue reading “Los Angeles Literature Events 8/13/18 –8/19/18”
Conchas y Café at Baldwin Hills Branch Library, LAPL
Please join us for our weekly series as we create finished works of poetry and writing for “zines.” Coffee and sweet breads will be served.
Where: Baldwin Hills Branch Library, Meeting Room A
Date: Monday the 22nd
Time: 1 pm
Address: 904 Manhattan Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90016
Continue reading “Los Angeles Literature Events 1/22/18 –1/28/18”