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EVENTS

‘Letters To Our City’ – Presented By Unheard LA

Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
The Crawford Family Forum 474 South Raymond Ave. Pasadena, CA 91105 Map and directions
Key image Photo: Louis Felix/KPCC


We invited some of our past Unheard LA storytellers to bring their own shows to our home base in Pasadena: the Crawford Family Forum. First up was educator, historian, and LA tour guide Mike “the PoeT” Sonksen and his brand-new show “Letters To Our City.” 

Los Angeles is a massive city with as many sides as there are people. We all belong to the city. The dialogue is a never-ending story:

Build the Bridge
lay down the bricks
fill in the ridges
stack the sticks
feed the fire
consider the cost
take it up higher
the city is ours!

"Letters To Our City" featured Angeleno wordsmiths from a variety of creative fields sharing their perspective on their corner of the city. Sonksen, a third-generation LA native, served as host and invited audiences to take a look at our city with a wider lens.

Featuring:
Lee Boek
Sara Borjas
Rocío Carlos
Natashia Deón
Daniel Hernandez
Armond Kinard
traci kato-kiriyama
Dante Mitchell
Monique Mitchell
Adrian Ramon
Luivette Resto
Terry Robinson
Esther Tseng

Click here for full storyteller bios and pics. 

Unheard LA logo“Letters To Our City” is presented by Unheard LA.

This event may include language and themes that may not be suitable for all ages. Please e-mail events@kpcc.org if you have any questions.

Southern California Public Radio (KPCC + LAist) is a non-advocacy, nonpartisan media organization, and this show is reflective of the range of voices, experiences, and perspectives of those involved.