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BEYOND BAROQUE celebrates 50 YEARS in 2018

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CELEBRATING JAMES BALDWIN
HERE AND NOW AT SKIRBALL

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2018, 2:00 PM



The Skirball and LA’s oldest literary arts organization, Beyond Baroque—celebrating its fiftieth anniversary—present an afternoon of readings and discussion focused on the life, contributions, and legacy of writer-activist James Baldwin. Acclaimed actor, producer, and political activist Alfre Woodard hosts the program, which includes remarks by LA poet laureate Robin Coste Lewis and performances of Baldwin’s work by actor Jussie Smollet (Empire).

Books featuring Baldwin’s work available for purchase. A reception follows the program.



$15 General
$12 Members
$8 Full-Time Students


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November 11 - December 10


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About Beyond baroque

Founded in 1968, Beyond Baroque is based out of the original City Hall building in Venice, California...

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IN MEMORIAM
ANNETTE GEISLER