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Avenue 50 Studio

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.

Laguna Woods Village

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Thea Iberall

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.

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Night at the Jewseum: Kabbalah Funhouse

09/19/2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

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.

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Contemporary Jewish Museum
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

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Contemporary Jewish Museum

Hispanic Heritage Month: Giannina Braschi @ Towson

09/24/2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction

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”.  

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Towson University
8000 York Road LA 4310
Baltimore, MD 21252

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Professor Anne Ashbaugh

Brain Candy

09/16/2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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

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Green Brain Comics
13936 Michigan Ave. 13936 Michigan Ave
Dearborn, MI 48214

The Half Stack Poetry Slam

09/14/2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

12 Poets. One Winner. $500 on the line

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Aretha's Jazz Cafe
350 Madison 350 Madison
Detroit, MI 48226

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Joel Fluent Greene

Reading for Trail Crossing Sixteen Counties

11/02/2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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

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Brilliant Books
118 E Front St
Traverse City, MI 49684

Sneak Peek Trivia Giveaway

09/22/2019 - 11:00am

Are you an expert in Young Adult fiction? Test your knowledge with challenging trivia to win prizes including early, not-yet published YA novels and festival swag.

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Brooklyn Book Festival
250 Joralemon St Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge
Brooklyn, NY 11201


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