Civic Ceremony for Proclamation of April 2017 as Literature and Poetry Month in Los Angeles - Department of Cultural Affairs Civic Ceremony for Proclamation of April 2017 as Literature and Poetry Month in Los Angeles - Department of Cultural Affairs

Loading Events
  • This event has passed.

Civic Ceremony for Proclamation of April 2017 as Literature and Poetry Month in Los Angeles

Date
March 24
Time
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Site
http://www.neabigread.org/books/dickinson/
The Poetry of Emily Dickenson - By Gresham College via Flickr

Join the Los Angeles City Council at an official Proclamation Ceremony in recognition of Literature and Poetry through DCA’s 2017 Big Read Program in Los Angeles. This civic event highlights the power and place of the written word and its ability to kindle conversation and ignite imagination.
The event will be followed by a reception and a program, featuring poetry by students of St. Bernard High School and other special guests. This event will inspire with its celebration of words and language.

Join students, schools, and cultural partners as the Los Angeles City Council and other elected officials recognize DCA’s Big Read Program in LA sponsored by the NEA Big Read.

Free and Open to the Public

For more information, please call 213.202.5567

Location

Los Angeles City Hall
200 North Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
323.733.8233

Upcoming Events

October 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017
The Poetry of Emily Dickenson - By Gresham College via Flickr

Media Arts Program for Young People and Student Film Screenings

SONY PICTURES MEDIA ARTS PROGRAM October 2016 to June 2017 Students from all over Los Angeles participate in this media arts program. Students will read The Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson and create original short films, which will be screened at the culminating event. This 30-week, tuition-free media arts program, held after-school twice a week, is for middle school students aged 10 to 14. Students learn drawing and painting techniques and how to draw from a model, animate, put together…

February 26 - July 9
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Resnick Pavilion
,
5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA United States
+ Google Map
$3 - $65

The Inner Eye: Vision and Transcendence in African Arts

The Inner Eye: Vision and Transcendence in African Arts features 100 outstanding sculptures and textiles that explore how the arts and their visual regimes enable transitions from one stage of life to the next and from one state of being to another. Works reflect culturally specific notions visually and celebrate artists as agents of insight and transformation. ——————————- Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday: 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

March 26 - July 30
Fowler Museum at UCLA
,
W. Sunset Blvd. and Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA United States
+ Google Map
Free

African-Print Fashion Now! A Story of Taste, Globalization, and Style

African-Print Fashion Now! A Story of Taste, Globalization, and Style will feature the dynamic and diverse dress traditions of African-print cloth—the boldly patterned and brightly colored textiles popular across Africa—and their increasing connections to the international fashion and contemporary art worlds. This exhibition and accompanying programs will build awareness of African art and culture, and the central role print cloth has played in the expression of African identity since the 19th century. The Fowler Museum is uniquely situated to provide…

April 8 - August 7
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Garden
,
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA United States
+ Google Map
Varies - Check Website

Octavia E. Butler: Telling My Stories

The first exhibition to examine the life and work of celebrated author Octavia E. Butler (1947-2006) since her archive came to The Huntington in 2008, Octavia E. Butler: Telling My Stories, features approximately 100 items–from her very first short stories, written at age 12, to book contracts, extensive drafts, and correspondence. Together they shed light on the writer’s early years and influences, as well as explore specific themes that repeatedly commanded her attention. The first science fiction writer to receive…

April 23 - July 2
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until July 2, 2017
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery
,
4800 Hollywood Boulevard,
Los Angeles, 90027
+ Google Map

COLA20

This landmark exhibition celebrates the first twenty years of C.O.L.A., recognizing the achievements of 271 design, literary, performing, and visual master artists and artist-duos who represent the creative legacy of Los Angeles COLA 20 memorializes this extraordinary assembly of creativity by bringing together past C.O.L.A. fellows for dialogues about the great attributes of living and working in LA, special tributes to eleven former C.O.L.A. fellows who are now deceased, a literary lounge that will include literature from all literary fellows,…


BE IN THE LOOP!

Receive notes about art, culture, and creativity in LA!