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Sat, Nov 18


Sims Library of Poetry + Zoom

Pages on Stages: East LA Chapter

Join us for our monthly open mic: Pages on Stages featuring the students from CLI's East LA Poetry Publishing Class

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 Pages on Stages: East LA Chapter
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Time & Location

Nov 18, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PST

Sims Library of Poetry + Zoom, 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043

About the Event

Save the date! 

November 18th at 6 pm PT 


La Rae Cantley

Clara Wagner

Honeybee Rose


Shirley Anderson Ilcken


Albert Alford


Diana Redman

Yaz Archer

hosted by Karo Ska

$6 pre-sale

$6 virtual

$10 at the door

All sales go towards supporting the library

We also have limited "pay what you can" tickets.

All SLP Donors get free admission.

About the Poets:

Originally from High Point, NC. Albert Alford's work consists from everything from Life, Truth, to Love. He's a writer, forward thinker, and poet, dedicated to conquering Myasthenia Gravis. Passionate about expressing himself through the art of writing. Join him on this journey of Creativity and Resilience. Follow him @Librappetite

Honeybee Rose is a returning poet with a unique voice that resonates with listeners through her evocative verses. Although she has been off the stage for several years, her passion for poetry never faded. With every poem, she dives into the intricacies of the human experience; weaving imagery, emotion, and memory into thought-provoking pieces. Her words illustrate vivid images of the heart, revealing both the beauty and struggle of living. As she makes her way back onto the stage, Honeybee Rose invites you on her poetic journey that explores the extraordinary within the ordinary, the many facets of love, and the complexity of human connection.

LaRae Cantley also known as L.A. Rae

Native Angeleno






Neighbor and Friend


Loves, Lives, Thrives, and Liberates with creative artistic expression every since she has known how to read and write.

Diana Redman is a former pro soccer player for the Israel National Team, who now works as a Clinical & Sport Psychologist in Los Angeles.  She uses poetry to honor and explore Jewish and Israeli voices of grief, loss, connection, and war.  She also works as a visual artist and her pieces can be seen at

Hope (She/Her) is a chicana writer born and raised in the San Fernando Valley. Hope graduated from California State University Northridge with a Bachelors in Creative Writing, she is currently a student of the Community Literature Initiative Poetry Publishing Class. A storyteller and a poet, Hope’s writing focuses on grief, mental health, and the connections that make us human. She is currently working on a collection of poetry and a novel for Young Adults, but for now she spends her days frosting cakes and rolling dough. For updates, follow them on instagram @c.z.hope13

Karo Ska (she/they) is a South Asian and Eastern European gender-fluid writer living on unceded Tongva land. Their writing focuses on identity, mental health, survivorship, and the intersections of trauma and politics. Anti-authoritarian and anti-capitalist, they find joy where they can. They are a teaching artist for Community Literature Initiative’s Poetry Publishing class, author of loving my salt-drenched bones (World Stage Press, 2022) and are currently working on a memoir. For updates, follow them on instagram @karoo_skaa or check out their website


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  • Pre-sale + Donation

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  • Virtual Admission

    The zoom link will be on your ticket and will be emailed to you. All proceeds go to support the Library and its programming.

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  • SLP Monthly Donors

    You Must Be Monthly Donors in order to get ticket. If attending virtually, Zoom link will be emailed to you.

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  • Pay What You Can

    All proceeds will go to Library and its programming.

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