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Bilingual Baby Rock

Zimmer Children's Museum

6505 Wilshire Blvd., #100 Los Angeles, CA 90048, Los Angeles, CA 90048

1:15pm to 2:00pm

Tuesdays at 1:15 p.m. at the Zimmer Children's Museum
Ages crawlers – 24 months, $10 drop-in in addition to paid museum admission.
Are you ready to rock?! Join the Zimmer's very own resident rockstar Luis for a rockin' great time! Your little ones will bounce to rock anthems, strengthen vocals on the mic, style up with some shades and more! A great mix of art, music & movement with a bilingual rockstar edge!

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Red Hen Press at the Annenberg Community Beach House

Annenberg Community Beach House

415 Pacific Coast Hwy, Santa Monica, CA CA

6:30pm to 8:00pm

Come on out to Red Hen Press’s second great event at the Annenberg Beach House this summer! The reading will feature:

Garrett Hongo attended Pomona University and the University of Michigan. He received his MFA in English from the University of California at Irvine.
His collections of poetry include Coral Road: Poems (Alfred A. Knopf, 2011); The River of Heaven (1988), which was the Lamont Poetry Selection of The Academy of American Poets and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and Yellow Light (1982). He is also the author of Volcano: A Memoir of Hawai’i (1995), and he has edited Songs My Mother Taught Me: Stories, Plays and Memoir by Wakako Yamauchi (1994) and The Open Boat: Poems from Asian America (1993).
He is currently Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Oregon at Eugene, where he directed the Program in Creative Writing from 1989 to 1993.

David Mason is the Poet Laureate of Colorado. His books of poems include The Buried Houses, The Country I Remember, and Arrivals. His verse novel, Ludlow, won the Colorado Book Award in 2007, and was named Best Book of Contemporary Poetry of the year by the Contemporary Poetry Review. It was also featured on the PBS NewsHour. Mason is the author of an essay collection, The Poetry of Life and the Life of Poetry, and a memoir, News from the Village, which appeared in 2010. A new collection of essays, Two Minds of a Western Poet, followed in 2011. Mason has also written the libretti for composer Lori Laitman’s opera of The Scarlet Letter, her operatic adaptation of Ludlow, and her oratorio, Vedem. A former Fulbright fellow to Greece, he lives in Colorado and Oregon and teaches at Colorado College.

Andrea Scarpino received an MFA in Creative Writing from The Ohio State University. She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and published in numerous journals, including The Cincinnati Review, Connecticut Review, Los Angeles Review, PANK, and Prairie Schooner. Her first full length collection is Once, Then (Red Hen Press, 2014). She is the author of the chapbook The Grove Behind (Finishing Line Press, 2009), is a faculty member with Union Institute and University’s Cohort Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Studies, and is a weekly contributor for the blog Planet of the Blind. She lives in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

Moderator: Alice Quinn is Executive Director of the Poetry Society of America and an adjunct professor at Columbia University’s graduate School of the Arts. She was poetry editor at The New Yorker from 1987-2007 and at Alfred A. Knopf, Publishers, from 1976-1986, and she is the editor of Edgar Allan Poe & The Juke-Box: Uncollected Poems, Drafts, and Fragments by Elizabeth Bishop. Her articles on and interviews with writers, poets, and artists have appeared in Artforum, the Canadian National Post, The Forward, Poetry Ireland, The New Yorker, and The New Yorker Online, and she is currently at work editing the journals and notebooks of Elizabeth Bishop.

You can find more information about the event here: http://redhen.org/events/rhp-at-the-annenberg-beach-house/

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Wednesday, July 30

Family Jam Session

Zimmer Children's Museum

6505 Wilshire Blvd., #100 Los Angeles, CA 90048, Los Angeles, CA 90048

9:30am to 10:00am

Exclusively for little ones under 2 only!
We're closing out every month during VIB (very important babies) Hour at the Zimmer with a family jam session! Bring your baby and your guitar (or other instrument of choice) and join Zimmer resident rock star Luis during VIB hour for a jammin' good time! Instruments for babies provided.

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