Mike Sonksen | KCET
Equally a scholar and performer, Mike Sonksen, also known as Mike the Poet, is a 3rd-generation L.A. native acclaimed for published essays, poetry performances and mentoring teen writers. Mike teaches at Woodbury University.
Post date: 2017-09-13T17:00:00-07:00
Rising property values, no rent controls, Metro's expansion and the arrival of the Rams all contribute to the area's complex gentrification issues.
Post date: 2017-01-20T19:34:50-08:00
Powerful writing can ignite passion and a vision of the future in times of turmoil. Mike Sonksen finds encouragement in great works of the past and hope in the young voices who have taken up the cause of resistance.
Post date: 2016-12-09T10:46:48-08:00
In 2017, Mayor Garcetti and the L.A. Department of Cultural Affairs will be announcing our city’s next official Poet Laureate. Dating back over a century, there is an illustrious poetic tradition in L.A., which the Poet Laureate is expected to propagate.
Post date: 2016-04-23T07:22:05-07:00
Plans to turn Jordan Downs into a 119-acre mixed-income urban village has been declined twice.
Post date: 2016-04-01T12:53:47-07:00
Coiled Serpent evokes the city's checkered past in hopes of protecting it
Post date: 2016-02-29T15:47:21-08:00
El Sereno entrenches in historic roots and tightly-knit community to resist unsolicited change.