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A Poetry Masquerade

The Poetry Salon, an LA-based organization offering poetry workshops and professional development for writers, will soon expand their poetry teachings with the publication of their first poetry handbook, Method and Mystery: A Research-Based Guide to Teaching Poetry, Plus Sixty Original Prompts to Take Your Students Deeper. The book launch will take place on Saturday, June …

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Writers and Readers Respond to Dismissal of ALOUD’s Director and Co-Director

In response to the LA Times’ August 29threport that Louise Steinman and Maureen Moore “are no longer with the ALOUD reading series at the LA Public Library,” a group of concerned community members have organized a petition in protest of this decision, delivered today to the Chair and the Board of the Library Foundation, as …

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'The Best Thing Since…' debuts April 10 at Angel City

#CultureFix and Mixed-RaceMixtape present The Best Thing Since… hip hop event series at Angel City Brewery. Created by and for up-and-coming Hip-Hop artists, enthusiasts, and new timers from all five elements, The Best Thing Since…Series is fostering community at the open mic, inspiring conversation by thought-provoking artists, and working up a sweat on the dance …

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San Pedro to Celebrate Charles Bukowski’s 95th Birthday

In 1978, Charles Bukowski moved to San Pedro with his wife to be, Linda, where he wrote prolifically, until his death in 1994. Bukowski wrote thousands of poems, hundreds of stories and six novels, Bukowski eventually published over forty-five books and various collections of his work chronicling his own personal experiences reflecting the gritty glamor …

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