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  • 44 Poetry Class: Poems of Protest
    Dec 03, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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    A generative workshop: you will walk away with poem seedlings inspired by powerful poets.
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  • Poetry & Music Jam
    Sun, Nov 20
    Sims Library of Poetry
    Nov 20, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Sims Library of Poetry, 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043
    Bring your poems, bring your instruments, share your story.
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  • Diosa X's Fiesta at the Sims Library
    Sun, Nov 20
    Sims Library of Poetry
    Nov 20, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Sims Library of Poetry, 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043
    Diosa X presents Fiesta at the Sims Library as part of the Hechizera: Sus Sultry Spells Book Tour
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  •  Pages on Stages: CLI's USC Chapter
    Sat, Nov 19
    Sims Library of Poetry
    Nov 19, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Sims Library of Poetry , 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043
    Join us for our monthly open mic: Pages on Stages, featuring CLI's USC Chapter!
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  • Humor in Poetry: Part 2
    Nov 19, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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    Diving deeper to see how poets use humor and then employ their techniques in our poems.
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  • Book Release: Dreaming in Mourning by Benin Lemus
    Sat, Nov 12
    Sims Library of Poetry
    Nov 12, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Sims Library of Poetry, 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043
    Join us for the book release event for Benin Lemus' forthcoming release, Dreaming in Mourning. Hybrid Event
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  • Little Black Poetry Book Release Screening / Author's Q & A
    Nov 12, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM PST
    Sims Library, 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043
    A screening of the features and reading from the Little Black Poetry Release, followed by an author's Q&A session, a book signing, and more.
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  • Performance Techniques for Poets
    Nov 12, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
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    Poets! Amp up your performance game in this free virtual workshop.
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  • The Bay to LA
    Fri, Nov 11
    Sims Library of Poetry
    Nov 11, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Sims Library of Poetry, 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043
    Join us Friday, November 11th, as we hear from some of our favorite writers.
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  • OpenHeart Spoken Word: Dia De Los Muertos
    Sun, Nov 06
    Sims Library of Poetry
    Nov 06, 7:00 PM
    Sims Library of Poetry, 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043
    Come join our Open Mic on Sunday, November 6th.
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  • Writing to Our Ancestors: Elegy Poems
    Nov 05, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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    We will listen to and discuss elegies then write our own.
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  • Giuliano Logos: World Poetry Slam Champion Tour
    Sat, Oct 29
    Sims Library of Poetry
    Oct 29, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Sims Library of Poetry, 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043
    Artist, Poetry Slam World Champion and musician will be performing at Sims Library of Poetry with an amazing lineup! Don't miss out. Open Mic after the reading.
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  • Poetry Reading - Lay Me Down by the Water
    Sun, Oct 23
    Sims Library of Poetry
    Oct 23, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Sims Library of Poetry, 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043
    Written by Makeen Yasar, come join for an evening of poetry to hear a reading of his first ever self-published chapbook.
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  • attuneMEnt by Jasmine Banks: World Stage Press Book Release
    Oct 22, 6:00 PM
    Sims Library of Poetry, 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043, USA
    Join us for the book release event for Jasmine Banks' forthcoming release, attuneMEnt.
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  • Poetic Anarchy
    Mon, Oct 17
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    Oct 17, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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    Trust your pen, find your voice and feel good about breaking the rules.
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  • Poetry & Music Jam
    Sun, Oct 16
    Sims Library of Poetry
    Oct 16, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Sims Library of Poetry, 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043
    Bring your poetry, bring your music, let's jam!
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  •  Pages on Stages: Poets of the Valley
    Sat, Oct 15
    Sims Library of Poetry
    Oct 15, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Sims Library of Poetry , 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043
    Join us for our monthly open mic: Pages on Stages, featuring our friends from the San Fernando Valley!
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  • Humor in Poetry: Part 1
    Oct 15, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
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    We'll look at how poets use humor and then employ their techniques in our poems.
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