Kirk Douglas is done with writing. The rakish screen legend with the famously dimpled chin made that abundantly clear on a recent afternoon at his Beverly Hills home, a few days before the release of his poetry collection “Life Could Be Verse: Reflections on Love, Loss, and What Really Matters.”
Orange County is some of the best poets in the country including Pushcart Prize nominees, artists, professors and more.
In the Southland, where entertainment is overly commercialized, these poets intimately entertain in a personal way.
Whether you possess fleetly fingers on an instrument or wield a pugilistic pen, there is a performance platform in LA with your name on it. Here are some unique stages that welcome amateur entertainers.
You can join the celebration of poetry and its important function in society by attending one of the many events scheduled throughout Los Angeles this month.
From concerts to plays and festivals to poetry readings, Shakespeare is alive and well in Orange County.
Here are a few competitions calling for original art work to be submitted this weekend and through the month of November.
Since April became National Poetry Month in 1996, the Academy of American Poets has worked to celebrate and recognize up-and-coming, seasoned and past poets. L.A. knows how to live it up for the art of the written word. Browse the best venues to hear late, great and budding poetic brilliance here.
Tommy Hawkins, a former Laker who is currently a radio and television broadcaster, visited the KCAL 9 studios Friday to talk about his new book of poetry.
The stirring notes of classical opera were heard inside the walls of an unusual venue on Friday.