2017-02/19 From Harlem Renaissance to Hip Hop: A Celebration of Black History Month–Poem-Making with Jim Moreno

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Jim Moreno counts his 8 years with the Langston Hughes Poetry Circle (LHPC) at Malcolm X Library as some of the most meaningful literary times of his life.  As the result of that visibility he was able to know local poets the  likes of Eusi and Tchaiko Kwayana, Jihmye Collins, Sharon Elise, RegE Gaines, Ant Black, Rudy Francisco, Theresa F., Gill Sotu and others.       Moreno was able to assist the LHPC to bring Amiri Baraka to San Diego twice for readings.  At...

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2017-02/12 Second Sunday Author Series at Women’s Museum: Elizabeth St. John

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Second Sunday Author Series: Women’s Voices, Women’s Stories A Collaboration of the Women’s Museum of California and San Diego Writers, Ink 4:30-5:30 pm at the Women’s Museum, Barracks 16, Liberty Station, $5.00 This month we welcome Elizabeth St. John, author of The Lady of the Tower, to the museum. Orphaned Lucy St. John, described as “the most beautiful of all,” defies English society by carving her own path through the decadent Stuart...

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2017-02/14 Gratitude and Writing with Kristen Fogle

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Little is known about Saint Valentine. Valentine’s Day, however, has been synonymous with love since the 18th century. But, whereas February 14 has traditionally been associated with romantic love, singles (and couples) have started to honor self-love on the day as well. Join Kristen for a workshop that celebrates both. We will make gratitude boxes to remind ourselves of those things we cherish and explore love in our lives using several writing exercises and...

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2017-03/26 The Secrets to Story Structure and How to Finally Write Your Book with Elise Sax

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Learn the basics of how to craft a story into a novel. You will learn the rules that all storytellers follow (even if they don’t know it). Using storyboards and other outlining techniques, participants will get a head-start on their projects. With new understanding, you will never get lost in your story again, and completing your book will be easier. Elise Sax is the national bestselling author of 18 novels. She writes funny mysteries and romance and was first...

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2017-02/12 Artist Reception with Patrick McMahon

Posted by on Jan 19, 2017 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 2017-02/12 Artist Reception with Patrick McMahon

Sun Feb 12 2pm-4pm Artist Reception with Patrick McMahon Join us for a reception featuring our show’s artist Patrick McMahon. A Solo Show featuring the photography of Patrick McMahon January 6 – April 2 As an artist, Patrick McMahon’s primary medium is photography. With his diverse background in art, writing, music, and engineering, he is able to approach creative expression from a range of viewpoints. His photo work has been exhibited nationally for over...

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