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Oh, the places Kyle Clark will go in his brand-new Hyundai Kona
December 6, 2018
Thanks to Hyundai and Taste of Soul 2018, Kyle-Kyson Clark is one step closer to becoming the“modernday Dr. Seuss.” The 26-year-old Florida native and children’s book author is the 2018 winner of the 2nd annual Hyundai and Taste of Soul giveaway. Clark was selected out of over 100 video submissions. The requirement was a short video clip of contestants telling Hyundai how they make LA a better place. ... read more »
Bill Duke: 40 Years On Screen & Behind The Camera
November 22, 2018
Many aspiring actors move to Los Angeles in hopes to find success. Some of them imagine themselves on red carpets, while others envision receiving their own Hollywood Walk Of Fame star. What happens when that illusion breaks and you have no idea what you should do? That’s the question legendary actor Bill Duke answered in his new book “Bill Duke: 40 Years On Screen and Behind The Camera.” ... read more »
PBS SoCal KOCE September Community Event
August 17, 2018
PBS SoCal and The Last Bookstore invite you to celebrate the nation’s 100 most-loved novels. Inspired by the PBS series The Great American Read, the evening will feature discussions with local authors, exclusive clips from the series, and a special performance by Improv Theatre’s hilarious “Jane Austen Unscripted.” ... read more »
One-on-One with Author Tomi Adeyemi
July 5, 2018
Tomi Adeyemi's "Children of Blood at Bone" is set in the magical land of Orïsha and is told through the eyes of a young woman named Zélie who goes on a quest to restore magic to her people.
Strolling the wide streets of Harlem, I chatted with Adeyemi and this is what she has to say about what inspired Zélie's world and why she hopes that young girls, all over the world will read her book and connect with the spirit of the story. It’s almost a safe bet to say that her wish will come true, since along with the critical accolades for the debut novel, Adeyemi also landed a three-book and three-movie deal with an all-Black cast of characters. Impressive.
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