Jack Jones Literary Arts at  Lit Crawl LA  2017
9:00 PM21:00

Jack Jones Literary Arts at Lit Crawl LA 2017

Join Jack Jones Literary Arts at Lit Crawl L.A. Poets Allison Conner, Shauna Barbosa (Cape Verdean Blues), Ashaki M. Jackson (Language Lesson), and Natalie J Graham (Begin With a Failed Body) will read varied selections from their work that focus on the segregation of southern California, the cruel beauty of the deep south, murdered black children, surveillance, domestic violence and what it means to be black, female, alive, determined, bruised. Come for the mourning, leave with the joy! Lilliam Rivera, author of the buzzed-about The Education of Margot Sanchez and a 2017 Los Angeles Times Face to Watch, to host. DJ Peter Woods to spin. #lalitcrawl

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Beach=Culture: Writ Large Press Panel: "Money"
6:30 PM18:30

Beach=Culture: Writ Large Press Panel: "Money"

Tonight's discussion is part of a trio of August panels titled Values Statement (other panels 8/15 "Community" and 8/29 "Politics") here at the Beach House. 

8/1: A discussion on the economy of art from various perspectives. Panelists include an arts educator, a public relations professional focusing on the arts, an editor at state funded school, and individual artists as well as artists who are part of a collective. Bring your perspective and join in the conversation!

Writ Large Press convenes local authors, thinkers and organizers to investigate the value of art in society and motivate action around art and current issues. These conversations form a hinge point during the Press’#90x90LA series, a summerlong undertaking with events in Downtown LA, South Central, and the Westside taking place July through September. All who are interested in literature, arts and culture, and community-building are invited to attend. 

Tickets are free but space is limited and reservations are required. Arrive by 15 min before start time to retain your reservation. Late seating, even for reservation-holders, is not guaranteed. To adjust or cancel your reservation for this event, email culture@smgov.net. We appreciate your keeping in touch!

Getting Here: The Beach House is located at 415 Pacific Coast Highway, Santa Monica, CA 90402 on the west side of Pacific Coast Highway. Enter off PCH at the Beach House Way traffic light.

Parking: The parking rate is Apr - Oct: $12/day or $3/hour; Nov - Mar: $8/day or $3/hour, payable at the park and pay machines in three areas of the ACBH parking lot. Credit cards or exact change only. Handicapped placards and Senior Beach Permits are accepted. For other parking info and lot hours, please check the website for details.

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An Evening with Claudia Rankine in conversation with Kima Jones
6:00 PM18:00

An Evening with Claudia Rankine in conversation with Kima Jones

The festival takes place at Harvard Westlake Upper School 3700 Coldwater Canyon Ave Studio City, CA 91604. The event is free and open to all Los Angeles-area students; complimentary transportation is available for public and charter school groups. To RSVP, arrange for transportation, or get more detailed directions to the festival, please email poetry@hw.com.

Full website at: http://widerthanthesky.org/evening/

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