Attention LA and lovers of free speech, poetry, art, and music dwelling within a radius covering Santa Barbara down to Riverside!
The Henry Miller Library and its literary journal Ping Pong is bringing our omnivorous appetite for all things art 341 south miles (via I-5 South the 101) for a we’d like to call “Speech is Not Free! 50th Anniversary: Tropic of Cancer Obscenity Trial”!!!
It’s kicking off TOMORROW! Here’s what’s in store:
Friday, November 7 @ 7 – 10PM: Ping Pong kicks things off with readings from its latest installment plus writers who will read or display a piece of banned work that effected them in a transformative way. At Coagula Curatorial Gallery, 974 Chung King Rd. in LA. FREE.
Saturday, November 8 @ 3 – 5PM: HML Director Magnus Torén, talks about “Cancer,” its influence on the censorship laws in the US, and where we are today in regards to the silencing of voices. At Coagula Curatorial Gallery, 974 Chung King Rd., in LA. FREE.
Sunday, November 9 @ 3pm – 5pm: Benefit Concert for the HMMLat McCabes Guitar Shop, 3101 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, featuring Paz Lenchantin (Pixies & Entrance Band), Kevin Morby, Jonathan Wilson, Emmett Kelley (Cairo Gang), Deradoorian, Christian Wargo (Fleet Foxes), Pearl Charles & Lauren Barth, plus more TBA.
Read more here and do tell all your friends south of Morro Bay!!!