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LOS ANGELES BOOKS Calendar
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08/21/2018
PEN PRESENTS REPORTING ACROSS BORDERS

6000 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, 90038 4243540438 - $10-$15 - Journalists John Carlos Frey, Massoud Hayoun, and Jenni Monet will join moderator Kat Chow (NPR’s Code Switch) in conversation on today’s politicized headlines—including the Dakota Access Pipeline ....

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08/21/2018
RED HEN PRESS: M SIMON, EK HEALY, DC MODEROW AND MORE

415 Pacific Coast Hwy, Santa Monica, 90402 - Free - Red Hen Press presents a reading with Maurya Simon, Eloise Klein Healy, Debbie Clarke Moderow and Amber Flora Thomas, with dance by Sheetal Gandhi. ....

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08/25/2018
NICK THORBURN LAUNCH PARTY FOR PENGUINS AT SOAP PLANT + WACKO

4633 Hollywood Blvd (323) 663-0122 - Free - PENGUINS: Nick Thorburn Signing Party
Saturday 25 August
7 --- 10P
Soap Plant Wacko: Purveyor of Post-Pop Culture
La Luz De Jesus Gallery ///// Please join SOAP PLANT + WACKO, LA LUZ DE JESUS GALLERY ....


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08/25/2018
LEIMERT PARK VILLAGE BOOK FAIR

3650 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90008 - 0 - 12th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair
Saturday, August 25, 2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza
3650 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90008
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08/29/2018
PEN AMERICA LOS ANGELES BOOK CLUB

108 W 2nd St, #101, Los Angeles, 90012 - FREE - PEN America and The Edison hope to see you at our August Book Club to discuss How to Survive a Summer by Nick White. Free and open to all, both PEN America Members and non-Members. Specialty cocktail ....

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09/08/2018
COOL KIDS READ

20700 South Avalon Boulevard 3103666629 - Free - We are dedicated to making reading fun with our COOL KIDS READ event scheduled on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 5 pm - 7 pm. The event will feature a costume contest of children's favorite book ch ....

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09/08/2018
WORLD OF THE WEASEL STORYTIME AT FLINTRIDGE BOOKSTORE

1010 Foothill Boulevard 818-790-0717 - FREE - Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse hosts monthly storytimes (for ages 2+) with guest children’s book writers and illustrators. On Saturday, September 8, at 10:30 AM, the bookstore welcomes Salvo Lav ....

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09/08/2018
SONYA SONES AUTHOR TALK & BOOK SIGNING

10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd.Los Angeles, CA 90064 310-559-2665 - free - Sonya Sones Author Talk & Book Signing
Saturday, September 8
5:00 p.m., Ages 14 and up (mature subject matter, not appropriate for young children)
Please join acclaimed young adult author Sonya Sones ....


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09/08/2018
HELENA KU RHEE & COLLEEN KONG-SAVAGE AUTHOR & ILLUSTRATOR TALK & BOOK SIGNING

10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90064 310-559-2665 - free - Helena Ku Rhee & Colleen Kong-Savage Author & Illustrator Talk & Book Signing
Saturday, September 8
2:30 p.m., Ages 5 – 8
Join author Helena Ku Rhee and illustrator Colleen Kong-Savage for a fun cha ....


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09/14/2018
MEGAN MCDONALD JUDY MOODY TEA PARTY & BOOK SIGNING

10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd.Los Angeles, CA 90064 310-559-2665 - free - Megan McDonald Judy Moody Tea Party & Book Signing
Friday, September 14
4:00 p.m., ages 6 – 10
You are most cordially invited to a Judy Moody tea party! Join author Megan McDonald to hear about the ....


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09/15/2018
JAMIE LEE CURTIS READING & BOOK SIGNING

10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd.Los Angeles, CA 90064 310-559-2665 - free - Jamie Lee Curtis Reading & Book Signing
Saturday, September 15
10:30 a.m., Ages 4 – 8
Join author and actress Jamie Lee Curtis for a fun-filled reading of her delightful new book, Me, Myselfie & I: ....


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09/15/2018
KPFK SPEAKER SERIES: CHRIS HEDGES

3300 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90010 - $25.00 - Come hear from one of the most sought-after speakers of our time! Chris Hedges will be speaking about his new book, America: The Farewell Tour, where he argues that neither political party, now captu ....

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09/16/2018
PMCA: EXPLORING CALIFORNIA

490 East Union Street - free! - Join PMCA, Red Hen Press, and notable African American writers for a reading of contemporary poetry and prose in conjunction with Grafton Tyler Brown: Exploring California. Join us afterwards for a r ....

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09/21/2018
FLINTRIDGE BOOKS: AN EVENING OF LITERATURE & FICTION

1010 Foothill Blvd - free! - Featuring three distinct fiction writers Bradley Bazzle, Bryan Hurt, and Mia Alvar, join Red Hen and Flintridge Books on September 21st to hear excerpts from their latest books! FREE ADMISSION. ....

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09/22/2018
JAMIE LEE CURTIS READING & BOOK SIGNING

10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90064 310-559-2665 - free - Jamie Lee Curtis Reading & Book Signing
Saturday, September 22
10:30 a.m., Ages 4 – 8
Join author and actress Jamie Lee Curtis for a fun-filled reading of her delightful new book, Me, Myselfie & I: ....


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09/22/2018
LORRI HORN AUTHOR TALK & BOOK LAUNCH

10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd.Los Angeles, CA 90064 310-559-2665 - free - Lorri Horn Author Talk & Book Launch
Saturday, September 22
2:30 p.m., Ages 8 – 12
Lorri Horn’s very funny new book, Dewey Fairchild, Teacher Problem Solver, is the follow-up to Dewey Fairchild, Pa ....


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09/25/2018
RED HEN PRESS EVENT AT ANNENBERG BEACH HOUSE

415 Pacific Coast Hwy, Santa Monica, 90402 - Free - Red Hen Press presents Bradley Bazzle, Cai Emmons, Tammy Lynne Stoner, Brittany Ackerman, and Ryka Aoki for an evening of poetry at the Annenberg Community Beach House, starting at 6:30 PM. The event ....

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09/26/2018
SHANNON & DEAN HALE & LEUYEN PHAM AUTHOR & ILLUSTRATOR TALK & BOOK SIGNING

10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd.Los Angeles, CA 90064 310-559-2665 - free - Shannon & Dean Hale & LeUyen Pham Author & Illustrator Talk & Book Signing
Wednesday, September 26
4:00 p.m., Ages 5 – 8
Come for a fun-filled time with the creators of the best-selling Princess in ....


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09/29/2018
DAVID SHANNON STORYTIME & BOOK SIGNING

10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd.Los Angeles, CA 90064 310-559-2665 - free - David Shannon Storytime & Book Signing
Saturday, September 29
10:30 a.m., Ages 3 – 7
Come meet author David Shannon and hear him share his exhilarating new book, Grow Up, David! Little-brother antic ....


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BEYOND BAROQUE LITERARY ARTS CENTER

681 Venice Boulevard, Venice, 90291 310-822-3006 - A literary arts center specializing in Los Angeles based poetry. They offer free writing workshops year round. The book store is open on Fridays from 11am to 6pm. They also offer books for sale onlin More ....

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NORTH HOLLYWOOD AMELIA EARHART BRANCH LIBRARY

5211 Tujunga Avenue North Hollywood, CA 91601 - Amelia Earhart , a resident of North Hollywood, disappeared in 1937 attempting an around-the-world flight. A statue, made of steel and fiberglass by local sculptor Ernest Shelton, was placed in the N More ....

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LOS ANGELES CENTRAL LIBRARY

630 W. Fifth Street, Los Angeles 90071 Use Pershing Square or 7th St. Red Line Metro stations (213) 228-7000 - - From the Pershing Square Metro Station walk up 5th Street to the Central Library. This is the main library of the Los Angeles Public Library system and houses more than two million books. There are a ....

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