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When We Reach the City: Ray Bradbury and the Future of Los Angeles

Date
May 22, 2016 @ 04PM
Time
May 22, 2016 @ 04PM - May 22, 2016 @ 06PM
Ray Bradbury on bike, image courtesy of The Atlantic

A Public Conversation co-hosted by David Kipen and Sam Weller

Sunday, May 22, 2016
Clifton’s Cafeteria
648 S Broadway, Los Angeles, California 90014
4:51 pm

In honor of L.A.’s Big Read of “Fahrenheit 451” this spring, Bradbury biographer Sam Weller and L.A. Times critic-at-large David Kipen of Libros Schmibros will host a conversation with special guests
exploring Bradbury’s life, work, and thinking about Los Angeles. Join us at Clifton’s Cafeteria, where Ray discovered the embryonic L.A. Science Fiction Society as a teenager and began to imagine the world — and the city — where we live.

Bring a book for L.A.’s daily Nine Minute Read at 4:51 pm, and stay for the conversation at 5:00 pm.

Let us know you are coming on the Facebook event.

 

Produced in partnership with the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs as a part of its 2016 Big Read Program in Los Angeles reading Fahrenheit 451. The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

Location

Clifton’s Cafeteria
648 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90014 United States
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