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  1. talkingnow ⋅

    Fantastic article:
    ” The faces of our city form the Technicolor quilt of the multicultural mosaic. Billy Burgos, a painter and poet from Leimert Park, has started a series of portrait paintings of poets from different Los Angeles neighborhoods. Using acrylic and soft pastel on canvas, he’s completed 12 portraits, thus far including poets from Venice, Mar Vista, Koreatown, Silverlake and Leimert Park. Titled “Faces of Poetry,” the series was first displayed in Venice at Beyond Baroque Spring 2012, and is now on display at the World Stage in Leimert Park. ..” Check it out

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