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  • ... contemporary Asian American poets by previewing two events on Asian American Poetry. ... pioneering Asian American poets from the first part of the 20th Century. This week L.A. Letters spotlights several contemporary ... next generation Asian American poets and writers in 2012 . She is currently a doctoral candidate at UC Berkeley and a Kundiman ...
  • ... and Mexican American labor, the Valley's image of "whiteness" would not have been possible. ... small plot division of the land that would make future suburbanization possible and profitable, but also aimed at blunting ... Japanese and Mexican workers, with a smattering of African American residents. Civil society grew alongside these ...
  • What is the future of Leimert Park, the hub of African-American arts and culture? What is the future of Leimert ...
  • The burgeoning tide of Los Angeles literature grows bigger every year. Behold the lore ... released at the end of 2011, but I read them in early 2012 . The following book list mixes fiction, nonfiction, poetry, urban ... {"additionalClasses":""}]   JOHNNY FUTURE by Steve Abee MP Publishing Abee's novel is a kinetic post beat ...
  • ... frustration, and anger that was triggered by the killing of Trayvon Martin and the George Zimmerman verdict. ... in elevating youth voices in meaningful ways. Street Literature is the result of young folks coming together to share the ... RYSE's own Summer Jam, and a variety of other local events . ...
  • 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. ...
  • ... a lifelong quest to collect the history and cultural works of African-Americans . At just 9 years old, a little girl named Mayme ... there sits a pair of artistic renderings of the future Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum, also painted by Avery Clayton. ...
  • Screenings this week look back at the histories of art and music, or, from the past, imagine the future ... [scald=27241:kl_image_original_context ... at the same time. Sunday, August 21 Can Machine Projects events get any better? Seriously! This week, the space invites you to Mind ...
  • Weekender highlights art events taking place across Southern California. ... Architecture[scald=38297:kl_image_original_context]View of the 'Eero Saarinen: A Reputation for Innovation' exhibit. | Photo: ... Jones: The Video at MOCA Pacific Design CenterNovember 3, 2012 to February 24, 2013Multi-disciplinary artist Ben Jones employs a full ...
  • ... -- promote transportation policies that encourage less use of fossil fuels.These same governments are also the beneficiaries of the ... paradox pointed out by RAND's Martin Wachs in, The Future of Transportation, Finance: A New Generation of User Fees. ...

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