Los Angeles Literature Events 6/29/20 – 7/05/20

Most Events Are Online/Virtual DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

101824415_2938018659584926_7961281379935715328_oDig Deeper Virtual Storytime via South Pasadena Library Online – Kids Event

Our Children’s Librarians read stories, share finger-plays, songs and flannel-board stories, weekly through July 27th. Each week’s event will be available for viewing starting at 10:30 am Monday, and will be available to view through Thursday of that week. For more information about the Summer Reading Program, visit the library website.

Where: South Pasadena Library Online (see event site)

Date: Monday the 29th

Time: 10:30 am – 11 am

Address: Online event

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/697708884358392/

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Los Angeles Literature Events 6/15/20 – 6/21/20

Most Events Are Online/Virtual DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

20200614_154528Free Online Writing Class for All Ages with Writer Eric Kaplan

Join us for a free online writing event with writer Eric Kalan (Futurama, Big Bang Theory, etc.) for a “Learn to Write” class online. When this six-week class ends you will know how to tell a story and write a short script. It’s free to download and free to join.

Where: Online

Date: Monday the 15th

Time: 3 pm – 4 pm

Address: ZOOM

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1223428574716573/

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Los Angeles Literature Events 5/18/20 – 5/24/20

NOTE: All Events Are Online/Virtual DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

Lucy+SmithLucy Smith & The Dirt, Reading & Q&A on Facebook Live Online

Join us for a Facebook Live online event with author Lucy Smith for a reading and Q&A of her memoir The Dirt: An illustrated, 100% Uncensored Memoir of a Girl with Mental Illness.

Where: Facebook Live Online

Date: Monday the 18th

Time: 1 pm – 1:30 pm

Address: Facebook Live

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/678273102965759

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Los Angeles Literature Events 5/11/20 – 5/17/20

NOTE: All Events Are Online/Vritual DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

FB_IMG_1589165147428Roots: Family History Project with VSU Bruins

The Roots; Family History Project is for those who want to share their Vietnamese and/or Southeast Asian-American stories or the stories of their parents, family or friends. You must fill out an interest form available online and a journalist will contact you to follow up.

Where: Online-Virtual event

Date: Monday the 11th & Tuesday the 12th         

Time: 12 am – 12 am

Address: Online/Virtual event (see website link for information)

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/2522207648097351/  

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Los Angeles Literature Events 5/04/20 – 5/10/20

FB_IMG_1588623618732All Events Are Online/Vritual DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

The Stay at Home and Read a Book Ball: Safer at Home Edition

Although the original event date has passed, you may still participate—any time you choose. Select a book and get lost in the pages, and support the library’s fundraising efforts by donating what you would have spent on an evening’s entertainment.. Then share what you’re reading on Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter.

This event will continue weekly through the quarantine period.

Where: Library Foundation of Los Angeles (LFLA) Online Event

Date: Monday the 4th

Time: 9 am – 9 pm

Address: FACEBOOK

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/515180569168972/

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Breathe. Write. Share. Virtual Poetry Workshop.

By Brian Dunlap

FB_IMG_1585517681958During this time of social distancing, many writers in the L.Á. literary community are holding virtual events from workshops to open mics to readings and book clubs in an effort to keep us all connected to each other and our humansess. Below is one such event, hosted by Long Beach poet Nancy Lynée Woo. Continue reading

Los Angeles Literature Events 3/09/20 – 3/15/20

82769291_2423069571278714_8827620525997031424_nAtelier Manferdini & Portraits and Landscapes at SCI-Arc College & University

Join us for the Los Angeles launch of Portraits and Landscapes. The monograph collects the work created by Atelier Manferdini during the last six years of design activity. The projects are divided into two large families of explorations, Landscapes and Portraits.

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

Where:  SCI-Arc College and University

Date: Monday the 9th

Time: 6 pm – 7:30 pm

Address: 960 E. 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA 90013

Website: http://www.facebook.com//events/497164191219425

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Los Angeles Literature Events 3/02/20 – 3/08/20

downloadChristine Carter & The New Adolescence at Polytechnic School, Pasadena

Adults in the Poly community and in the greater L.A. area are invited to hear highly acclaimed speaker, sociologist, and author Christine Carter, Ph.D., who will discuss her book, The New Adolescence: Raising Happy and Successful Teens in an Age of Anxiety and Distraction.

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

Where:  Polytechnic School

Date: Monday the 2nd

Time: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Address: 1030 E. California Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106

Website: http://www.facebook.com//events/519993178641291

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Los Angeles Literature Events 2/24/20 – 3/01/20

download (1)Father Gregory Boyle at Cal State University Los Angeles

Activist priest Father Greg Boyle will discuss his latest book, Barking at the Choir: The Power of Radical Kinship. A book signing will follow the discussion. The Mind Matters Champion Award recipients will be announced during the event.

Where:  CSULA, Golden Eagle Ballrooms

Date: Monday the 24th

Time: 3 pm – 4:30 pm

Address: 5151 State University Dr., Los Angeles, CA 91711

Website: http://www.calstatela.edu/event/mind-matters-speaker-series-rev-gregory-j-boyle

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Los Angeles Literature Events 2/17/20 – 2/23/20

82958066_786278111841632_2859062984808857600_oVi Khi Nao Reading at Pitzer College

Author Vi Khi Nao is the author of four poetry collections: Human Tetris (11:11 Press, 2019), Sheep Machine (Black Sun Lit, 2018), Umbilical Hospital (Press 1913, 2017), The Old Philosopher (winner of the Nightboat Prize for 2014), the short story collection, A Brief Alphabet of Torture (2016) and the novel Fish in Exile (2016), She was the Fall 2019 fellow at the Black Mountain Institute.

Where:  Pitzer College, Broad Center Performance Space

Date: Monday the 17th

Time: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Address:  1050 N. Mills Ave., Claremont, CA 91711

Website: http://www.facebook.com/event/503535153700504

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