Posts Tagged: los angeles

Drawing Close to the Void: Talking with Patty Yumi Cottrell

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Patty Yumi Cottrell discusses her debut novel, Sorry to Disrupt the Peace, how she accesses "the enraptured state" to write, and dreaming as an art form. ...more

Notable Los Angeles: 11/13–11/19

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week! ...more

Notable Los Angeles: 11/6–11/12

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week! ...more

Notable Los Angeles: 10/23–10/29

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week! ...more

Notable Los Angeles: 10/16–10/22

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week! ...more

Wanted/Needed/Loved: Zola Jesus’s Natural World

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About a year ago, I ended up returning to the land where I grew up and building a house here. ...more

Notable Los Angeles: 10/9–10/15

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week! ...more

Notable Los Angeles: 10/2–10/8

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week! ...more

Notable Los Angeles: 9/25–10/1

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Literary events and readings this week in and around L.A.! ...more

Notable Los Angeles: 9/18–9/24

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week! ...more

Notable Los Angeles: 9/11–9/17

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week! ...more

Sound & Vision: Brandon Stosuy

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Allyson McCabe talks with music journalist, editor, and curator Brandon Stosuy about his path to music journalism, how the industry has changed, and what he's working on now. ...more

Spaces of Exception vs. Spaces of Redemption: The Films of Ana Lily Amirpour

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Diasporic communities live inside a host nation, but they also live with difference. ...more

Notable Los Angeles: 8/21–8/27

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week! ...more

Notable Los Angeles: 8/14–8/20

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Monday 8/14: WRITE CLUB Los Angeles Chapter 66: Strange Magick. Featuring readings by Yasamin Safarzadeh, Anahita Safarzadeh, Justin Welborn, Raven Mystere, Marc Rigaud, and Vincent Lacey. Hosted by Paula Killen, Justin Wellborn, and Jeff Dorchen. 7 p.m. at The Bootleg Theater.

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Notable Los Angeles: 8/7–8/13

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Monday 8/7: Editor Anne Margaret Daniel discusses and signs F. Scott Fitzgerald’s I’d Die For You: And Other Lost Stories. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Rhys Bowen discusses and signs On Her Majesty’s Frightfully Secret Service. 7 p.m.

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Your Patriotism Isn’t Love, It’s Blindness

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Love of country, some argue. With their boots firmly planted in my chest as I struggle to protest. No, that is not love, but blindness. ...more

Notable Los Angeles: 7/31–8/6

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Monday 7/31: Barnard Women in Entertainment’s Reading and Conversation with Sheila Nevins for her new book You Don’t Look Your Age… and Other Fairy Tales. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

ALOUD presents Moving the Center: African Literature in African Languages.

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Swinging Modern Sounds #82: Joni Mitchell’s Court and Spark: A Symposium

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...yet she did what she did, and in the process made the most successful album of her career. ...more

Notable Los Angeles: 7/17–7/23

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Monday 7/17: Jesus Ramirez-Valles discusses and signs Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

90×90 presents: Wirecutter. Celebrate the release of PAPERS with poets Bridgette Bianca, Amanda Wang, and Rebecca Lee, and artist Ana Chaidez.

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Notable Los Angeles: 7/10–7/16

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Monday 7/10: Write Club L.A. presents Chapter 65: The Kids Are Alright. Featuring readings by Sofia Carianna, Spencer Towne, Rebeka Barrera, Annette Barrera, Christian Perfas, and Jacorey Palmer. Hosted by Paula Killen and Justin Wellborn, with Jeff Dorchen. $10–$20/pay what you can.

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Notable Los Angeles: 7/3–7/9

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Wednesday 7/5: Literary Pachanga presents Jesus Tevino, Alicia Gaspar de Alba, and Christine Granados. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Thursday 7/6: William Daniels discusses and signs There I Go Again: How I Came to Be Mr. Feeny, John Adams, Dr.

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A Funny Inevitability: In Conversation with Siel Ju

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Siel Ju discusses her debut novel-in-stories, Cake Time, the difference between our online selves and real-life selves, and who she hopes will read her work. ...more

Ambiguity as a Daily Experience: Talking with Jess Arndt

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Jess Arndt discusses her debut story collection Large Animals, accepting love from other people, human bodies, and fear of the written word. ...more

Notable Los Angeles: 6/5–6/11

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Monday 6/5: Keith Kurlander discusses and signs Look Like This at 56. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Lauren Eggert-Crowe celebrates the release of her new chapbook, Bitches of the Drought. 8 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.

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Notable Los Angeles: 5/29–6/4

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Monday 5/29: Happy Memorial Day! Take a moment to remember those who served and are no longer with us.

Jonathan Gould, with Tom Vickers, discusses and signs Otis Redding: An Unfinished Life. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

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Notable Los Angeles: 5/22–5/28

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Monday 5/22: CB Lee and Sarah Kuhn join together for a reading, signing, and panel discussion. 3:30 p.m. at Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library.

Laini Giles discusses and signs The It Girl and Me: A Novel of Clara Bow. 7 p.m.

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