“Celebrating James Baldwin—Here and Now” – at the Skirball in Feb

Celebrating James Baldwin—Here and Now

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.
Celebrating James Baldwin—Here and Now

Skirball Cultural Center

2701 N Sepulveda Blvd,
Los Angeles, California 90049
Sunday, 11 February 2018


ADMISSION: $15 General

$12 Members

$8 Full-Time Students

More information here.



Pauline Adamek

Pauline Adamek is a Los Angeles-based arts enthusiast with twenty-five years' experience covering International Film Festivals and reviewing new Theatre, Film and Restaurants.


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