Empathy & Heroism Book Club at Central Library, LAPL – Teen’Scape Event
The Empathy &Heroism Book Club for teens will meet to discuss the book, All American Boys, by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely.
Where: Central Library, LAPL
Date: Monday the 24th
Time: 4 pm – 5 pm
Address: 630 W. 5th St., Los Angeles, CA 90071
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Chris Van Dusen & A Piglet Named Mercy! at Children’s Book World – Kids Event
Join us to meet author Chris Van Dusen and celebrate the joy of a new arrival in a reading and signing of A Piglet Named Mercy! This is a delightful origin story for the star of the enormously popular Mercy Watson Series (kids ages 3-8).
Where: Children’s Book World
Date: Tuesday the 2nd
Time: 4 pm
Address: 10580 ½ W. Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
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Eboo Patel: Author of the 2018 LMU Common Book at LMU
Join LMU students, faculty and staff as we welcome author, educator, and interfaith leader Eboo Patel to talk about his book Sacred Ground: Pluralism, Prejudice, and the Promise of America. This event is free and open to everyone in the LMU community.
Eboo Patel is a leading voice in the movement for interfaith cooperation and the Founder and President of Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC), a national nonprofit working to make interfaith cooperation a social norm. He is the author of: Acts of Faith, Sacred Ground, Interfaith Leadership, and Out of Many Faiths. Eboo served on President Obama’s Inaugural Faith Council and is an expert on the topic of religious pluralism. For over fifteen years he has worked on and with many organizations to help realize a future where religion is a bridge of cooperation rather than a barrier of division.
Where: Life Sciences Building Auditorium, Loyola Marymount University
Date: Monday the 18th
Time: 3 pm – 4:30 pm
Address: 1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045
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By Nancy Lynée Woo
On Monday, April 9, 2018, the poetry community said a sad yet fond farewell to one of the strongest poetry readings in Long Beach—Cadence Collective—and with it one of the biggest poetry hearts of our beloved city—G. Murray Thomas.
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