• True Stories: Tales from Herstory

    True Stories

    Tales from Herstory

    Friday, March 6, 8:00 pm

    $20 General; $10 Members and Full-Time Students

    In celebration of Women's History Month, actor, writer, and artistic director Lizzy Ross hosts a night of engaging storytelling by a lineup of powerhouse women, including Oscar-nominated actress, author, and podcaster Quinn Cummings; retired US Army Lt. Col and writer Terre Fallon-Lindeth; bestselling author and graphic novelist Cecil Castellucci; writer-performer and Wild Wild Christian author Simone McAlonen; NAACP Theatre Award–nominated actress Angela Bullock; and additional artists TBA.

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  • Colum McCann Apeirogon: A Novel

    Colum McCann in Conversation with David Ulin

    Apeirogon: A Novel

    Tuesday, March 10, 7:30 pm

    $38 + fee (includes ticket plus one book); $20 + fee (includes ticket only)

    Writers Bloc Presents at the Skirball! Apeirogon, the latest novel by National Book Award winner Colum McCann, takes inspiration from the unlikely friendship between two fathers who have lost their daughters to violence: seventh-generation Israeli Rami Elhanan and former Palestinian resistance fighter Bassam Aramin. Bound by grief, the men develop a profound connection built on their shared history and desire for peace. Listen as McCann discusses this epic work with Elhanan and Aramin, as well as author and former Los Angeles Times book critic David Ulin.

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  • Ilya Kaminsky and Dunya Mikhail

    An Evening with Ilya Kaminsky and Dunya Mikhail

    Two Poets on Exile, War, and Love

    Wednesday, March 25, 7:30 pm

    $15 General; $10 Members and Full-Time Students

    Experience the work of two esteemed poets who view writing as a means of rescuing the human spirit from the ruins of war and authoritarianism. Ukrainian-born writer Ilya Kaminsky reads from his urgent parable Deaf Republic, which questions a society’s collective silence in the face of atrocities. Dunya Mikhail shares some of the spellbinding works she has penned since fleeing Iraq, which envision a future beyond violence. Afterward, listen as these distinguished poets converse with author and literary curator Louise Steinman.

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