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Big Sunday Needs Books!

Big Sunday Needs Books!

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

  This coming Sunday, September 18th, the Big Sunday organization, which matches volunteers and donations with people and organizations who need them, will be holding its 4th Annual Books ‘N Brunch event at its Melrose Ave. headquarters.  From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., volunteers will enjoy a bagel and pastry buffet while counting, sorting, and packing thousands […]

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An Urbanism Reading List for Los Angeles

An Urbanism Reading List for Los Angeles

| September 6, 2016 | 2 Comments

urbanism noun ur·ban·ism \ˈər-bə-ˌni-zəm\ Definitions- Merriam-Webster online dictionary: 1: the characteristic way of life of city dwellers 2a : the study of the physical needs of urban societies   b : city planning 3: urbanization Wikipedia: Urbanism is the study of the characteristic ways of interaction of inhabitants of towns and cities (urban areas) with the […]

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Free Ice Cream Event Kicks Off Fun Summer Reading

Free Ice Cream Event Kicks Off Fun Summer Reading

| May 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chase Campen and Chevalier’s Books are joining forces to kick off fun summer reading with a co-sponsored free ice cream event on Friday, June 10th (which is, not coincidentally, the last day of school for many of our local students). From 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at 1st Street and Larchmont Boulevard, kids can bring a copy of […]

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An Evening with Phillip Lopate and Gregory Pardlo at Chevalier’s Books

An Evening with Phillip Lopate and Gregory Pardlo at Chevalier’s Books

| March 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sponsored Post Please join Chevalier’s Books on Thursday, March 31 at 7:00 p.m. as they host the celebrated essayist, poet, novelist, film critic and anthologist, Phillip Lopate, and the 2015 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Poetry, Gregory Pardlo. Phillip Lopate was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1943, and received a BA from Columbia in 1964, and a doctorate from the Union Graduate School in 1979.  He has […]

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New York Times Op-Ed Columnist Frank Bruni to Speak at The Willows Community School

New York Times Op-Ed Columnist Frank Bruni to Speak at The Willows Community School

| February 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sponsored Post   The Willows Community School proudly presents an evening with Frank Bruni, New York Times Op-Ed Columnist, bestselling author, and frequent MSNBC and CNN commentator, on Thursday, March 17, at 7:00 p.m.  Mr. Bruni’s talk, “Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania” will be followed by a Q […]

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Chevalier’s Books is “All Lit Up” for Night of the Amazing Aimee/Amys

Chevalier’s Books is “All Lit Up” for Night of the Amazing Aimee/Amys

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sponsored Post    It’s time for another installment of Chevalier’s Books‘ monthly Literary Series, recently christened “All Lit Up.” This month Chevalier’s has a fantastic lineup of writers for you, and all of them happen to be named Aimee/Amy. Join Chevalier’s on Thursday, February 4th, at 7:00 p.m., to hear the artistic stylings of Aimee Bender, Amy Gerstler, […]

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