Quimby's is an independently-owned bookstore that sells independently-published and small press books, comics, zines, and ephemera. They favor the unusual, the aberrant, the saucy, and the lowbrow, and are host to entertaining literary events.
This event taxonomy is a Poets & Writers for a performance.
Avenue 50 Studio is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts presentation organization grounded in Latina/o culture, visual arts, and the Northeast Los Angeles Community, that seeks to bridge cultures through artistic expression, using content-driven art to educate and to stimulate intercultural understanding. They host two monthly readings, one offsite semi-monthly reading, and various workshops, talks, lectures, panel discussions, poetry series, and book launches.
Whistlestop Bookshop hosts signings, readings, concerts, parties, and similar opportunities. For regularly occurring events like downtown promotions, festivals, and my Fall Series of local history, check the What Goes Around, Comes Around page.
The Spoken Word Club of Laguna Woods is a place for writers, poets, playwrights, monologuists, and storytellers to read their work and develop new material. In our monthly meetings, members have an opportunity to read and hear others. There is a featured reader every month. Guests are welcomed to listen or read ($2 charge for guests per meeting). Light refreshments at the Redwoods Room in the Community Center on El Toro on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 1pm-3pm.
Explore the mystical path of Kabbalah during this evening of activations, featuring poetry and music by animals & giraffes, a pop-up experience by the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), and a choreographed, Museumwide performance by Izidora Leber LETHE whose exhibition "Peristyle" is currently on view. The performance will be accompanied by live audio description for audience members who are blind or have visual impairments.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Baltimore with poet and novelist Giannina Braschi who will read new work about the Latinx experience in the Trump era, as a sequel to her sardonic and theatrical work "United States of Banana". She is best known for the poetry epic “Empire of Dreams”, the Spanglish classic “Yo-Yo Boing!”, and the 911 dramatic novel “United States of Banana”.
Brain Candy is a free, curated live program of prose, music, poetry, and visual art.
Presented to you courtesy of the artists, Emerging Writers Network and Green Brain Comics
This month's artists:
Music - Fly Parade featuring Joe Gaber
Art - Linda Ward
Prose - Brad Felver
Poetry - David Hornibrook
12 Poets. One Winner. $500 on the line
Gary James Erwin, author of a new collection of short stories titled Trail Crossing Sixteen Counties, will read and give a book talk about his new work at Brillian Books of Traverse City, Michigan. For more information, please visit brilliant-books.net/event/meet-meet-author-gary-erwin
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