This week L.A. Letters highlights a new book and recent events that celebrate life and death in Los Angeles.
Music and poetry have been the ultimate mediums for expressing the wide range of human emotions since the dawn of man.
For African American History Month, L.A. Letters features two important books that expand, as well as question, the canon of 20th Century African-American Poetry.
This week L.A. Letters salutes the talented musicians that reflect the shifting range of California seasons.
It's been two decades since three friends came together while attending UCLA.
California, and Los Angeles specifically, has always been considered a laboratory of the future.
Huell Howser was an emissary for "The Gospel of Beauty" as preached by poet Vachel Lindsay.
Sing forevermore for the late piano prodigy from Venice.