A Rrose in a Prose, Books, Lit Events, Literature

Appearing for the first time at Rrose, it’s Emily Hunt!

Today at 2 p.m. we have so many good writers! And we’re even bringing on features you’ve need seen with us before–including the highly young but highly acclaimed poet and writer Emily Hunt! Emily Hunt is a writer, editor, and translator living in Los Angeles. Emily’s work can be found in Artillery Magazine, YAY LA, […]

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A Rrose in a Prose, Books, Fiction, Lit Events, Los Angeles, Performers, Poetry, Shows, Zines

August 16: A Rrose in a Prose, ZZyZx WriterZ, L.A. Zine Fest, Poetry Palooza @ Echo Park Rising: Just Good Enough

Think workshops, open mics, and other forms of collaborative art, all slated to happen right after our amazing features conclude, including a rare open mic. Be there at 2 p.m. to sign up!

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Albums, Bands, Garage Rock, Performers, Poetry, Songwriters, WORDS

WORDS “Earwig” Cassette Release Party w/ Guy Blakeslee, KERA, and Jessie Jones. April 19 at Pehrspace!

Instrumentally they’re a force in their own right–but when fronted by DM Collins (poet, TV star, and L.A. RECORD ne’er-do-well) they will scare you into forgetting everything you thought you knew about live music. And as an added treat, they’ll be accompanied by Stephen Kalinich, the only poet ever produced by Brian Wilson, and the unofficial 8th member of the Beach Boys, who wrote songs for such albums as Friends and 20/20.

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A Rrose in a Prose, The Pickle Factory

A Rrose in a Prose: The Morning After

The theme is “The Morning After…” which is why I used this photo of a USO show on Normandy Beach the day after D-Day!

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Bobb Bruno, Literature, Los Angeles, Poems, Poetry, Songwriters, The Beach Boys

Stephen Kalinich at A Rrose in a Prose – December 16

I first learned about Stephen Kalinich from a bootleg Brian Wilson CD that Bobb Bruno loaned to me years ago. I never imagined that the unknown man behind this strange, disembodied, beautiful voice would someday be a friend. This is a guy who writes poetry that feels like warm sunshine coming into your kitchen window […]

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Interviews, L.A. Record, Performers, Poetry

Stephen Kalinich interview

It was quite a joy to interview someone of his light, enthusiasm, and history. He’s a true American poet, and I love him to death.

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Fiction, Performers, Poetry

… and a wonderful time was had by all!

I gotta figure out next month’s lineup very soon–feel free to let me know anyone you think might fit the bill!

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Fiction

so excited for A Rrose Is a Rrose tomorrow!

A phantom razor blade, as big as the Jolly Green Giant, was chopping lines and pushing them against the sides of the sidewalk in front of him as he walked to school.

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Country Rock, Folk, Los Angeles, Songwriters

my review of the New L.A. Folk Fest at Zorthian Ranch is up.

Have you read the history of the Zorthian Ranch? It’s pretty fucking incredible, even by L.A./hippie standards. And this link doesn’t even get into the naked human statuary or Richard Feynman… Anyway, yes, I wrote a review of the marvelous time I had on Saturday, and sadly it’s not even fully inclusive, since so many […]

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