Congratulations to Local Poet Wanda Coleman on National Award

Mar 29, 2012

Wanda Coleman, who is coming to ALOUD on Thursday, April 12, has just been honored by the Poetry Society of America. Congratulations to one of L.A.’s brightest voices! Announcing the 2012 Shelley Memorial Award, Wanda Coleman – Poetry Society of America. Reserve your free ticket for Wanda Coleman at ALOUD on Thursday, April 12.   […]

The Simple Truth: Philip Levine Speaks about Life, Libraries, and Poetry

Mar 13, 2012

“I’m learning about the power of poetry,” said Philip Levine about his time thus far as the 18th U.S. Poet Laureate, a position he was elected to earlier this fall. So what has changed for the poet whose career has spanned over 60 years? “Twenty-five years ago it was 30-35 people,” Levine estimated a typical […]

Mining the Vaults: Shepard Fairey

Feb 16, 2012

Check out this video from our archives…Shepard Fairey at the Los Angeles Public Library. Shepard Fairey: MAYDAY: the Politics of Street Art from ALOUDla on Vimeo.

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