Conversations, Readings, Performances

[ALOUD] brings together today’s brightest cultural, scientific, and political luminaries with the curious minds of Los Angeles.

Wed, Jun 02, 7:00 PM [ALOUD]
Richard Russo

That Old Cape Magic

In conversation with Carolyn Kellogg,
LA Times Jacket Copy

Thu, Jun 03, 7:00 PM [ALOUD]
Advancing Urban Agriculture in L.A.

Returning to Basics
A Panel Discussion
Moderated by Mia Lehrer, landscape planner

w/Mud Baron, LAUSD School Garden Program; Glen Dake, Community Garden Council; Paula Daniels, Food Policy Task Force; Robert Gottlieb, Center for Food & Justice

Tue, Jun 08, 8:00 PM [ALOUD]
Co-presented with the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center
An Evening with John Waters

On Neurotic Happiness

In conversation with actress & author Carrie Fisher

$25 General Admission

Thu, Jun 10, 7:00 PM [ALOUD]
Timur & The Dime Museum

Operatic Vaudeville with a Bohemian Attitude

$7.00 Admission/Free to Library Associates

Tue, Jun 15, 7:00 PM [ALOUD]
John Ashbery's Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror

A Multi-media Reading for Six Voices

Directed by Jim Paul with technical direction by Beth Thielen

Readers: Joan Arnold, Tom Curwen, David Kipen, Jim Paul, Louise Steinman, Terry Wolverton

Thu, Jun 17, 7:00 PM [ALOUD]
James Workman

Heart of Dryness: How the Last Bushmen Can Help Us Endure the Coming Age of Permanent Drought

In conversation with Adán Ortega, Jr., co-founder of Water Conservation Partners Inc.

Tue, Jun 22, 7:00 PM [ALOUD]
Bill Boyarsky and Peter Jones

Inventing L.A.: The Chandlers and Their Times,   Conversation and Film Excerpts

Moderated by Patt Morrison, LAT columnist & radio host

Wed, Jun 23, 7:00 PM [ALOUD]
The Black Body

A Reading and Panel Discussion

With Nzingha Clarke, David Goldsmith, Peter J. Harris, Philip Littell, Jason Luckett, and Gail Wronsky

Moderated by Meri Nana-Ama Danquah, editor

Mon, Jun 28, 8:00 PM [ALOUD]
Co-presented with the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
An Evening with Christopher HitchensCANCELLED*

In conversation with Steve Wasserman,
former editor, LA Times Book Review

For personal reasons, Christopher Hitchens has been forced to cancel his trip to LA. Please accept our apologies and Christopher’s regrets for the inconvenience. He was very much looking forward to this engagement.

Tue, Jun 29, 7:00 PM [ALOUD]
Ayelet Waldman

Bad Mother: A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, Minor Calamities, and Occasional Moments of Grace

In Conversation with novelist Susan Straight

Wed, Jun 30, 7:00 PM [ALOUD]
Newer Poets XV

A Poetry Reading

With Erika Ayon, David Eadington, Dina Hardy, Georgia Jones-Davis, Russell Salamon, and Mike Sonksen

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