Monday, January 26, 2015

Spanish Creative Writing Workshop starts Wednesday Jan. 28!

New Creative Writing workshops en Español at Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural & Bookstore, led by the Los Angeles Poet Society's Director of Spanish Literature, Alejandro Molina, MFA! Sign up today! $20 donation for 9 classes! 
Starting each Wednesday from 6-7:30pm. 

More info? Message us or email

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

A New Bilingual Youth Poetry Workshop starting January 31!

Los Angeles Poet Society teams up with California Poets in the Schools to bring a new bilingual youth poetry workshop at Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural!

LAPS' Vice President and Director of Music Collaboration, Juan Cardenas, will lead this free workshop to youth ages: 13-18 years old!

Would you like to register? Please email: 

Go to for the complete Winter Program!

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Behind the Scenes at Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural

Los Angeles Poet Laureate and co-founder of Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural & Bookstore Luis J. Rodriguez is pictures here during the taping of an upcoming KCET special. LA Poet Society was there to capture the behind the scenes moment.

For more information on Tia Chucha's Open Mic, Noches de Canto y Poesia, In The Words of Womyn and other programs, don't hesitate to come to Sylmar and support this center that is changing the lives in the East San Fernando Valley communities like Sylmar, San Fernando, Pacoima, Arleta and other communities.

Tia Chucha's is located at: 13197 Gladstone Ave, Unit A, Sylmar, CA  91342
Visit their website:

Starting 2015 on a High Note at Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural

Tia Chucha’s had the pleasure of having the young future leaders fill all the seats in the house for their first 2015 Open Mic hosted by Jeffery Martin. It was a night of laughter, tears, song and selfies. These young warriors from YMI (Young Men's Initiative) are on the road to becoming leaders that will be saving lives in their community of Cutler-Orosi and beyond. Everything is possible through the power of words!

Monday, January 5, 2015

Blog Talk Radio Strikes Back!

Happy New Year 2015!!!
The year has officially begun with a bang and we at Los Angeles Poet Society are thrilled to announce a new Blog Talk Radio show dedicated to poets, musicians, performers and other talented folks that have a special message to deliver. We call this new show The LAPS Radio Palette! Our artists' palette will showcase the beautiful diverse talents of the creatives of Los Angeles!

The weekly series, conducted by our very own Director of Outreach, Victor Sotomayor, will feature one artist at a time. Let the new year ring, with an interview with poetess, writer, musician and personal friend Magdalena Murillo Delgado! 

If you'd like to have a listen here's the link: 

The beauty of it all is that BTR episodes (archived) can be played anytime at your own leisure so you can sit back, close your eyes and push the play button to enjoy beautiful poetry, music, comedy, art, theater, you name it.

Los Angeles Poet Society is making a splash in 2015 already so let's keep the momentum going!

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Speakeasy Sunday tonight, 8pm!

Happy New Year, let 2015 bring lots of love and prosperity!
Tonight, Los Angeles Poet Society hosts Speakeasy Sunday from 8-10pm at Catcher In The Rye Bar.
We are raffling off some fun effects including a book we  by Allen Ginsberg!
$1 donations per ticket go towards the LAPS 1st Feature Chapbook!
Plus, we will announce a NEW CONTEST!
Woohoo! See you soon!