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

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

March 24, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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


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