I’m floating in that deliciously nebulous zone of the duo world where adrenaline and fatigue mesh together in a non-descriptiveness that confuses time zones, languages, and sense of direction. I […]
T.S. Eliot dubbed April the “cruelest month,” but for poetry enthusiasts today, we consider April the happiest month—an entire month to celebrate poetry and its vital place in our culture. […]
The Supreme Court has been at the top of the headlines this week. What exactly goes on inside those high-minded heads? Check out this video with Justice Stephen Breyer when […]
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 […]
LAist helped us get the word out about our “Rocket’s Red Glare” program with Edgar Arceneaux (director of the Watts House Project), Douglas Kearney (poet-performer), and Darrell Alejandro Holnes (Poetry […]
“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. […]
ALOUD director Louise Steinman talks about the creative side of curating: Civic Discourse: [ALOUD] at the Los Angeles Public Library | Library as Incubator Project.
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.