Beats & Rhymes: A Tale of L.A. Literature | KCET
Beats & Rhymes: A Tale of L.A. Literature
L.A. Letters is a weekly column that celebrates bright moments in literary Los Angeles, alternating each week between written and spoken word.
"L.A. Authors" is a poem I wrote to honor as many L.A. Authors as I could. Initially inspired by Mike Davis, Norman Klein, Lionel Rolfe and Joan Didion, the poem eventually grew to include references to films like Blade Runner, the Laurel Canyon singer-songwriter era, the Doors and early '90s Hip Hop.
Top photo: The Last Bookstore by Flickr user reidab used under a Creative Commons license.
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After the screening, KCET Cinema Series host Pete Hammond sat down with editor Joel Cox and Supervising Sound Editor Alan Murray.
For the last 30 years, El Nopal Press has intentionally been a studio where artists can experiment with printmaking. Some of the most provocative artistic pieces and innovations have come from the studio’s collaborations with women.
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