Sunday, December 21, 2014
Friday, December 19, 2014
Thursday, December 18, 2014
The Writer’s Underground Open Mic is hosted by Iris de Anda, author of Codeswitch: Fires From Mi Corazón.
Join Iris and poets and friends of El Sereno tonight for the last the writers underground open mic of 2014! Such a successful year of building community, sharing poetry & music, & expressing ourselves on the mic. Some people got up to share for the first time, others are veterans. We have no features because the feature is YOU. Stay tuned in 2015 as we continue in 2015 with a new logo & new energy.
WHEN: Today at 8PM (Third Thursdays)
WHAT: Poetry, music and any art your heart desires!
Friday, December 12, 2014
We have a lot to celebrate this month! Not only is it that happy time of year in which mankind is super humble, super loving, and comes back to simple humanity in the holiday season, but it's also a time of giving and living for the purpose of making life blissful for everyone you come in contact with! Ahh holiday bliss!
The LAPS is excited to host its 1st "official" Holiday Party this December 14th at the iconic beauty that is Beyond Baroque! We're going to have a huge celebration of giving, sharing our Arts, and enjoying some time with each other!
It's time for holiday cheer and beautiful art! Join the Los Angeles Poet Society and the SoapBox Poets for LAPS Holiday Party, plus celebration of 5 years of SoapBox Poets!
FREE ENTRY gets you some holiday cheer, poetry and music, & food! 2-4pm at Beyond Baroque!
Address: 681 Venice Blvd. Venice, CA
Join the "White Elephant" gift exchange and share your holiday poems. (not mandatory)
We are also accepting donations of:
- Cash which will be given to help support Beyond Baroque
- Unwrapped Toys which will be given to support the Tots of St. Joseph Center
- Non-Perishable Foods which will be given to support the Venice Beach Food Bank
- Gently used clothing, blankets which will be given to support the families of St. Joseph Center
Give forward, show your smiles and lend some love!
HAPPY HOLIDAYS from your Los Angeles Poet Society!
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Closing Art Reception - RAH Azul
Join us at Tia Chuchas for a night with RAH Azul as he takes us on a journey into the forgotten lives and ways of our ancestors. RAH Azul will use his paintings, Aztec dancing with danza groups Temachtia Quetzalcoatl, Axolotl, Xochiyaoyotl, song and poetry to share the stories of the beautiful Mexica (Aztec) culture. Bringing all the artistic elements together to explore the mythology and philosophy that was never written in the history books.
Mexica (Aztec) Dance by Temachtia Quetzalcoatl, Axolotl, and Xochiyaoyotl. All Danzantes (Aztec Dancers) are welcomed to join in the opening ceremony beginning at 5:00pm
Poetry by Poet Laureate Luis J. Rodriguez https://www.facebook.com/
Collaboration Performance with: Matthew Vibes
Art Work: RAH Azul https://www.facebook.com/
Saturday, December 6, 2014
Friday, December 5, 2014
This Sunday is Speakeasy Sunday with the
Los Angeles Poet Society!
Join us as we embark on a new show at a brand new location in North Hollywood/ Toluca Lake! All creative genres are welcome to perform a 7 minute set. All music will be Acoustic.
Featuring is The Metaphors with Juan Cardenas and Jessica Wilson. A collaboration of sound and words from the Flute of Juan Cardenas and the word sounds of Poet Jessica Wilson.
Check them out here: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Metaphors/1521104531475896
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
|The iconic Beyond Baroque in Venice, CA -- home to the creative arts of Los Angeles! |
Home to SoapBox Poets Open Mic each 2nd Sunday of the Month!
Everyone walked out a different person from Beyond Baroque today. This community literary and arts center, located at 681 Venice Blvd in Venice, California (www.beyondbaroque.org), holds several events every weekend such as today's SoapBox Poets Open Mic hosted by LAPS President, Jessica Wilson, where performers are free to bring their poems, short stories or simply "your words" and share them on the mic.
To catch the next SoapBox Poets Open Mic at Beyond Baroque, come in each 2nd Sunday, 2-4pm.