July 13, 2001
Beyond Baroque Literary/Arts Center's second annual World Beyond Poetry Festival continues today and Saturday. The events are free. Today's poetry readings begin at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. at the Japanese American Cultural and Community center in downtown L.A. Saturday's readings are at 4, 6 and 7:30 p.m. at Self Help Graphics & Art in East L.A. Information: (310) 822-3006.
May 18, 2001
Michael Ondaatje, author of "The English Patient," upon which the Oscar-winning movie of the same name was based, will be joined by poet Eleni Sikelianos in a public reading tonight at Beyond Baroque Literary/Arts Center in Venice. Admission to the 7:30 p.m. event is $7; $5 for seniors and children. Information: (310) 822-3006.
May 23, 1997
Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center in Venice will host two benefit readings Saturday at 8 and 10 p.m. featuring a group of actors including Dennis Hopper, Anjelica Huston and Tim Roth. The event at 681 Venice Blvd. will benefit Beyond Baroque's workshop, archival and outreach activities. A minimum donation of $25 is requested. Information: (213) 782-9095.
March 1, 2007 |
AT 6 foot 7, Charles Olson (1910-70) was literally and figuratively a behemoth of American poetry. Although he was deeply rooted in the land and sea around Gloucester, Mass., his work went on to influence writers all over the country, most obviously the Beats, the avant-garde poets of North Carolina's Black Mountain College, the aesthetes of the New York School and the Language poets of 1970s San Francisco.
November 10, 1997
The California Arts Council has approved 16 1997-98 California Challenge Program grants totaling $672,500. Among the organizations receiving the grants, which are given to groups with budgets of at least $100,000, are public radio station KCRW-FM ($70,000), Pasadena's Armory Center for the Arts ($27,500), the Museum of Jurassic Technology ($25,000) and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco ($25,000).
July 20, 1990
The Los Angeles Coalition for Freedom of Expression is holding two benefit programs this weekend as part of its Festival of Freedom. Proceeds from the events will go toward the group's efforts on behalf of unrestricted National Endowment for the Arts funding. Tickets for both events are $10. "Obscene . . .