11th Annual Lummis Day Festival
Coming June 3rd, 4th, 5th 2016
Occidental College - Southwest Museum - Avenue 50 & York Boulevard - Sycamore Grove Park
We look forward to seeing you the first weekend in June, 2016 for the 11th annual Lummis Day Festival.
The 11th annual Lummis Day Festival is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs and The Los Angeles County Arts Commission. Concert is sponsored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis.
Lummis Day celebrates the arts, history and ethnic diversity of Northeast Los Angeles through educational and cultural events and an annual festival that draws the community together for a shared experience while providing a platform for cooperation among people of all ages and backgrounds.
"Get Rich Quick!" Free Poetry Workshop on Saturday, May 28
2016 Lummis Day Library-Viva Poetry Series Concludes with Suzanne Lummis' Free Poetry Workshop at the Eagle Rock public library branch
On Saturday, May 28, the Eagle Rock public library branch will be the site of the “Get Rich Quick!" poetry workshop, which will assist poets of all experience levels in producing work that stands out among the many submissions that are received by editors and publishers of journals, magazines and books. The session will be led by Suzanne Lummis, who will guide writers to enrich their poetry with imagery, sensations, and details.
The workshop takes place from 3:00pm-5:00pm at the Eagle Rock library branch, 5027 Caspar Avenue.
Suzanne Lummis' most recent book, Open 24 Hours, received the 2013 Blue Lynx Poetry Prize. Her poetry has appeared in The New Yorker, Ploughshares, The Hudson Review, The Antioch Review, in the anthology, California Poetry from the Gold Rush to the Present, and the notable Knopf anthologies, Poems of the American West and Monster Verse: Poems Human and Inhuman. She received Beyond Baroque’s George Drury Smith Outstanding Achievement in Poetry Award and the UCLA Extension Writers' Program Outstanding Instructor Award.
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