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        SPECIAL ITEMS----Too Late to Print:


A Reading & Call for Change

Wednesday, October 14, 6pm PDT, free via Zoom, register at Beyond Baroque or here.

Powerful voices in poetry from across the country, together with a celebrated elder statesman of the L.A. stage, come together to draw attention to the environmental crisis facing us. Readers include Kingsley-Tufts Award-winner Patricia Smith; Texas Poet Laureate Emmy Pérez; Marsha Hawk Poetry Prize-winner Lynne Thompson; Ovation Award-winning actor Alan Mandell; and the hosts of the program, COLA Fellow Suzanne Lummis and Director of the Literary Southwest Jim Natal. Presented by Beyond Baroque and The Los Angeles Poetry Festival, with community partner Poetry Flash.

On November 3rd, vote for survival—for ourselves, the land, the sea, and the planet. 

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