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Two Events for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Two Events for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

This week L.A. Letters spotlights several contemporary Asian American poets by previewing two events on Asian American Poetry.
Poetry Los Angeles: Four Books for National Poetry Month

Poetry Los Angeles: Four Books for National Poetry Month

For the final week of National Poetry Month, L.A. Letters spotlights four books pushing the poetic envelope.
City of Poets: Four Poetry Titles from L.A. to San Francisco

City of Poets: Four Poetry Titles from L.A. to San Francisco

This week L.A. Letters spotlights four recent poetry books with connections to San Francisco, the Beat Generation, and Surrealism.
A Coffee Company Called 5th Street Dick's

A Coffee Company Called 5th Street Dick's

Founded in 1992, 5th St. Dick's was known for the coffee and late night jazz sessions, and the spirit of it's proprietor Richard Fulton.
News and Venues for National Poetry Month 2014, Part Two

News and Venues for National Poetry Month 2014, Part Two

This week L.A. Letters picks up where last week's column left off, with a long list of special events, venues, and announcements related to National Poetry Month.
Pioneers of Artistic Revolution: Making Art and Space in Southeast Los Angeles

Pioneers of Artistic Revolution: Making Art and Space in Southeast Los Angeles

One thing not as easily seen in South East L.A. cities like Bell, Bell Gardens, Cudahy, Huntington Park, Maywood, and South Gate is that they are brimming with artists.