Poetry

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Best Local Poets In Orange County

Orange County is some of the best poets in the country including Pushcart Prize nominees, artists, professors and more.

11/25/2013

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Best Local Poets In Los Angeles

In the Southland, where entertainment is overly commercialized, these poets intimately entertain in a personal way.

11/18/2013

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Best Amateur Nights In Los Angeles

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.

CBS Los Angeles–05/16/2013

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Best Poetry Events In Los Angeles

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.

CBS Los Angeles–04/01/2013

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Where To Enjoy Shakespeare In OC

From concerts to plays and festivals to poetry readings, Shakespeare is alive and well in Orange County.

CBS Los Angeles–03/11/2013

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Best Upcoming Art Competitions In Los Angeles

Here are a few competitions calling for original art work to be submitted this weekend and through the month of November.

CBS Los Angeles–09/10/2012

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Celebrate National Poetry Month At The Best Spoken Word Venues In Los Angeles

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.

02/27/2012

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Former Laker Tommy Hawkins Writes ‘Poetry For The People’

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/16/2011

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Opera Singers Hit High Notes With LA Juvenile Hall-Inspired Poetry

The stirring notes of classical opera were heard inside the walls of an unusual venue on Friday.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/11/2011

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