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What I See Around Me – Intergenerational Poetry Workshop

Date
May 08, 2018 @ 04PM
Time
May 08, 2018 @ 04PM - May 08, 2018 @ 06PM
Cost
$10
Site
cfaer.org/poetry

Join Jessica M. Wilson in a six-session intergenerational poetry workshop exploring observation, memory and speaking your truth. This workshop will bring teens, adults, and seniors together in a conversation around placemaking and identity. Open to new and seasoned poets, this workshop is an opportunity to study poems, participate in critique, generate new work, and build community.

Jessica is a poet born in East Los Angeles. On top of her own prolific poetry practice, Jessica teaches with California Poets in the Schools and is the founder of the Los Angeles Poet Society.

When: Tuesdays from 4:00pm – 6:00pm
April 17 through May 22, 2018

Workshop Dates: April 17, April 24, May 1, May 8, May 15, May 22

Where:
Center for the Arts Eagle Rock
2225 Colorado Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90041

Cost: $10 drop in, $60 for 6 workshops

Questions?
Call 323-561-3044 x221
Email frankie@cfaer.org

To reserve your spot, please complete registration and payment at the link below:

cfaer.org/poetry

Location

Center for the Arts Eagle Rock
2225 Colorado Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90041 United States
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Phone:
3235613044
Website:
ww.cfaer.org

Organizer

Center for the Arts Eagle Rock
Phone:
323-561-3044 x222
Email:
info@cfaer.org
Website:
www.eaglerockmusicfestival.org

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