December 1, 2020 The Newspaper Serving LGBT Los Angeles

What’s Happening? September 8 – 17

Visualizing Language: Oaxaca in L.A.

WHEN: September 16 – January 31, 2018

WHERE: Los Angeles Public Library, Main Branch

WHAT: A celebration of Oaxacan art and culture, presented by the Library Foundation of Los Angeles in conjunction with the Getty.

WHY: Explore the art, culture, and history of L.A.’s Oaxacan community.

Sumarr V

WHEN: September 10, 3 P.M.

WHERE: The Pop Hop, 5002 York Blvd.

WHAT: The last installment of the summer reading series, featuring music by Elephants with Guns and readings by local authors Gerald Maa, Henry Hoke, and Sheila McMullin.

WHY: Say goodbye to the summer with a cultural bang.

Femmes 4 Silk Flowers

WHEN: September 14, 7 P.M.

WHERE: The Pop Hop, 5002 York Blvd.

WHAT: A reading to celebrate Meghan Lamb’s “Silk Flowers,” hosted by the queer online magazine Yes Femmes.

WHY: Enjoy readings from Nikki Darling, Vickie Vertiz, and more.

Los Angeles Anime Film Festival

WHEN: September 15 – 17

WHERE: Regal L.A. LIVE, 1000 W. Olympic Blvd.

WHAT: A three-day showcase of some of the best anime film offerings from 2017 and beyond.

WHY: Get your Miyazaki on!

NewFilmmakers Los Angeles Film Festival

WHEN: September 16, 4 P.M.

WHERE: Linwood Dunn Theater, 1313 Vine St.

WHAT: A lineup of some of the best shorts, features, and international films from new voices across the globe.

WHY: One of the shorts heavily features a Donald Trump piñata getting the snot kicked out of it. Now that’s catharsis!

The Indigo Girls

WHEN: September 12, 7:30 P.M.

WHERE: The Theater at Ace Hotel DTLA.

WHAT: The gals in plaid are back in town to play some new songs and reprise some old favorites.

WHY: INDIGO. GIRLS.

If It’s Not Funny It’s Art

WHEN: September 15, 7:30 P.M.

WHERE: Skylight Books

WHAT: Internet comic and author Demetri Martin reads from his newest opus.

WHY: Learn how to explore “ meaning of art, life, death, ennui and the elegant fart joke.”

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