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.
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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.
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Plans to turn Jordan Downs into a 119-acre mixed-income urban village has been declined twice.
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Coiled Serpent evokes the city's checkered past in hopes of protecting it
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El Sereno entrenches in historic roots and tightly-knit community to resist unsolicited change.
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The history of City Lights Publisher and Bookstore is shaped by the serendipitous meetings between writers and decades of touchstone publications that have made this institution one of California's most significant cultural landmarks.
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The unexpected sale of Keiro, Boyle Heights' last remaining retirement home for Japanese American elders, has riled many community members up in battle to conserve a cultural treasure.