poetry


Reflections: How Does It Feel? (Long Beach)

Reflections: How Does It Feel? (Long Beach)

Join us for Reflections: How Does it Feel?, an intimate afternoon of poetry, storytelling, music and dance performances at the Billie Jean King Main Library in Long Beach, where we will explore our emotional connection to the River, nature and each other. Reflections...
Reflections: How Does It Feel? (Studio City)

Reflections: How Does It Feel? (Studio City)

In celebration of the summer solstice, join us for our next River Session on June 22nd! This mini arts festival will take place along the LA River, on the greenway by the Richard Lillard Outdoor Classroom- an amphitheater surrounded by rewilded native landscaping. It...
2024 Youth Poet Laureate Finals Ceremony

2024 Youth Poet Laureate Finals Ceremony

Please join us for the 2024 Youth Poet Laureate Finals Ceremony, presented by the Long Beach Public Library. This free event is open to the public and will be held at the Edison Theater (213 E Broadway) downtown on Thursday, May 9, from 6-7:30 pm. The presentation...
Open Mic LB at Partake

Open Mic LB at Partake

This event occurs every 2nd and 4th Friday. Join us at Partake Collective for a night of music, poetry, comedy, and more. Whether you’re a seasoned performer or just looking to share your talents, this is the place for you! Our stage is open to all, so come...
Positive Shifts

Positive Shifts

You’re invited to a Day of Building Resiliency, Expanding Community, and Embracing Art! FEATURING: 🎭 Interactive Performances 🎨 Art Installations 🎧 Audio Walking Tours 🏬 Showcasing Local Small Businesses 📜 Poetry 🎶 Live Music 🤝 Community Engagement 🌌 Augmented...
¡Seamos Seguros!–a “LA Transit” workshop

¡Seamos Seguros!–a “LA Transit” workshop

¡Seamos Seguros! (una clase de poesía de “LA Transit”) *note: this session will be conducted exclusively in Spanish DSTL Arts los invita a unirse a esta clase que se dará a cabo exclusivamente en español. Se puede cultivar una sensación de bienestar y...
Call of the Wild: Youth Poet Laureate Reading

Call of the Wild: Youth Poet Laureate Reading

Come out to Casita Bookstore for a poetry reading about ecology through the eyes of our Youth Poet Laureate and Ambassadors. Featuring readings by: Youth Poet Laureate Claire Beeli Youth Poet Ambassadors: Sofia Uribe Kieran Lundy Matilda Iem Helena Donato-Sapp Hosted...
River Session #3 | MILE 0: San Pedro

River Session #3 | MILE 0: San Pedro

Join us for River Session #3, Mile 0: San Pedro/Angels Gate, as we explore San Pedro alongside poet and Creative Corps collaborator Nancy Lynée Woo and Long Beach Community Theater Artistic Director Ann Wellman. Our meeting point is the iconic Korean Friendship Bell,...
OPEN MIC NIGHT

OPEN MIC NIGHT

Musicians & Poets! Come on down to the Grand Annex on the second Thursday of each month for Open Mic Night! To perform: Sign up at 6:30 PM. The first 12 sign-ups are guaranteed to perform, with additional artists as time allows. Plan to do 2 songs/poems (limit...