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Sunday, April 20

Renaissance Pleasure Faire!

Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area

15501 E. Arrow Highway., Irwindale, CA

10:00am

It’s time for the days of old, when knights (and their ladies) were bold – in other words, it’s the Renaissance Pleasure Faire!  The Master of the Revels at this Faire in Port Deptford has searched for many fine things for young subjects to do. Those of fewer summers shall have opportunity to create beautiful crafts, have great fun with games & rides, be entertained with fabulous stage shows, and be knighted by the King at the children’s knighting ceremony!

 

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Easter Brunch Splendor at Tres by Jose Andres

Tres by José Andrés

465 South La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA

11:00am to 4:00pm

You're invited! Join us on Sunday, April 20th for a decadent brunch that serves comfort food with a twist! Our decadent spread includes caviar, cured meats, roasted rack of lamb, duck confit hash with eggs (included with the SLS experience), Cava mimosas, and Bellini’s made from fresh-squeezed tangerines.
Hours – 11am-4pm
$52 Adult – Easter Brunch
$62 Adult – Easter Brunch + SLS Experience
$26 Kids Easter Brunch
View Easter Brunch Menu
Tax and gratuity not included. Parties of 8 or more please call 323.330.8028 for reservations.

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Easter Brunch at the Racetrack

Santa Anita Park

285 West Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007

12:00pm

If you’re looking for a different way to spend Easter, why not do it at Santa Anita Racetrack…Brunch, Champagne and Ponies!

Santa Anita’s Turf Terrace is still accepting reservations for Easter Sunday…Guests have two options:

$60 2014 Easter Brunch at Santa Anita Park’s Turf Terrace–Easter Sunday Brunch includes a glass of champagne with a selection of dishes from Omelets, Egg Dishes, Salads and Dessert! Check out the Menu here: Santa Anita 2014 Easter Brunch  

Or

$100 Bottomless Veuve Clicquot Champagne Sunday Brunch at Santa Anita Park’s Turf Terrace–This Sunday Brunch features an all-inclusive experience from valet to bottomless Veuve, to brunch, to racing. Brunch runs from 12p-2:30p and includes Happy Hour Premium Cocktails and a number of delicious dishes like their Smoked Salmon Platter, Steak & Eggs, Caramel Pecan Bread Pudding and more!

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Monday, April 21

Tuesday, April 22

Red Hen Press Reading at the Armory

Armory Center for the Arts

145 N. Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103

7:00pm

Red Hen Press invites you to join us at the Armory Center for the Arts, whose mission is to build on the power of art to transform lives and communities through creating, teaching and presenting the arts. The Armory Center for the Arts has been at the forefront of art education in southern California for more than 60 years. Past readers include Ron Koertge, the recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and California Arts Council, whose work has been honored by the American Library Association and has received two PEN awards, Douglas Kearney, whose The Black Automaton (Fence Books, 2009) was a finalist for the PEN Center USA Award in 2010, and Brendan Constantine, poet-in-residence at the Windward School in West Los Angeles and 2002 nomination by the Poetry Super Highway for Poet Laureate of the state of California.

This event will feature:

Gary Geddes has written and edited more than forty books of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, drama, criticism, translation, and anthologies, and won a dozen national and international literary awards, including the Commonwealth Poetry Prize (Americas Region), the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence, and the Gabriela Mistral Prize from Chile, which was awarded simultaneously to Octavio Paz, Vaclav Havel, Ernesto Cardenal, Rafael Alberti, and Mario Benedetti. When not serving as Distinguished Professor at Western Washington University or Visiting Writer at the University of Missouri–St. Louis, he resides on Thetis Island, British Columbia.

Rex Wilder’s poems have appeared in publications such as Poetry, The New Republic, The Yale Review, and The Times Literary Supplement. He is the author of Waking Bodies, which takes “the tired English of everyday use” and brings it “back to us refreshed and full of its original surprise,” according to Billy Collins. Wilder is editing an anthology called There and Back, featuring original boomerangs from a diverse range of poets around the world. He is the Chief Creative Strategist for Advertising for Humanity, a marketing firm specializing in charities and community foundations. He lives in Brentwood, California.

Cecilia Woloch is the author of five collections of poems, most recently Carpathia, from BOA Editions Ltd. She is the recipient of an NEA Fellowship and is currently a lecturer in the creative writing program at the University of Southern California, as well as the founding director of The Paris Poetry Workshop. She spends a part of each year traveling, and in recent years has divided her time between Los Angeles, California; Atlanta, Georgia; Shepherdsville, Kentucky; Paris, France; and a small village in the Carpathian mountains of southeastern Poland.

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Wednesday, April 23

Mehfil Massive: South Asian Religions Remixed Through Poetry and Music

University Park Campus Bovard Auditorium (ADM)

3551 Trousdale Parkways, Los Angeles, 90089

12:30pm to 2:30pm

Legendary South Asian musicians and poets will come together to celebrate and investigate the rich diversity of South Asian spiritual influences. From ghazals set to music and sung throughout the M...

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