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LIKE HOME: poetry in response to displacement 

September 6 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Free

Avenue 50 Studio presents
a reading celebrating the launch of the chapbook anthology

LIKE HOME: poetry in response to displacement 

part of the accoutrements: a public literary series and in conjunction with Avenue 50 Studio’s visual art group exhibition on displacement

Friday, September 6th 2019 | 7:00 pm
Free | Donations Accepted

Chapbooks will be available for sale and signing.
Light refreshments and appetizers will be served.

The chapbook features poems by:

Alejandra Argote, Alex Salazar, Andrea-Celeste Jimenez, Angelina Sáenz, Brenda Perez, Brent Armendinger, Chuka Susan Chesney, Dania Ayah Alkhouli, Dr. Donny Jackson, Felipe De La Rosa, Irene Sanchez, Julie Macias, Lisbeth Coiman, Luis Antonio Pichardo, Lynne Goldsmith, Megan Dorame, Raven Freebird, Sandra Esmeralda De Anda ,Saúl Narro, Sehba Sarwar, Stephen Williams, Tanya (Hyonhye) Ko Hong, Terry Wolverton, Vachine, and Yvonne M. Estrada. 

Reading for the evening will be:
Alejandra Argote
Andrea Jimenez
Angelina Sáenz
Brenda Perez
Chuka Susan Chesney
Dania Ayah Alkhouli
Dr. Donny Jackson
Felipe De La Rosa
Irene Sanchez
Julia Macias
Lisbeth Coiman
Luis Antonio Pichardo
Sehba Sarwar
Stephen Williams
Tanya (Hyonhye) Ko Hong
Terry Wolverton
Yvonne M. Estrada
and more!

plus open mic! 


We live in a world where nearly 1 person is forcibly displaced every two seconds. According to the UN Refugee Agency, 68.5 million people around the world have been forced from their home as a result of conflict or persecution, and 143 million people may soon become climate migrants.

In our own backyard consequences of gentrification, tenant injustice, increasing debt, and lack of affordable housing fuel the rate of homelessness. Over 60,000 people are experiencing homelessness in Los Ángeles alone, and a typical USAmerican moves over 11 times in their lifetime for social-economic reasons.

Join us on Friday, September 6th at 7pm to hear the voices of our community share their lived and learned experiences of displacement.


TRANSPORTATION: Parking is available behind the building, enter through the unpaved driveway.. Avenue 50 is also available via Metro Highland Park Station and Southwest Station stops, and by bus line 81 on Figueroa and Avenue 50. There is also street parking, though very limited.

ACCESSIBILITY: Space is accessible by wheelchair from the front entrance, bathroom has limited accessibility. Archways are narrow. Sound in the event space has some echoing. 


accoutrements: a public literary series is a project made possible with the generous support from California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit www.calhum.org for more information, and through a Local Impact grant from the California Arts Council. Visit http://www.arts.ca.gov/programs for more information.

  

 

Details

Date:
September 6
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Avenue 50 Studio
Email:
avenue50studio@gmail.com

Venue

Avenue 50 Studio
131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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