The October and November meetings of Poetry Plus are cancelled due to Halloween and Thanksgiving. Uncle Ruthie Buell's next session will be held on Thursday, December 26, 2019, with special guest Luis J. Rodriguez, ex-poet laureate of Los Angeles. This is sure to be a very enlightening and exciting meeting.
In the meantime, Happy Holidays and keep writing your wonderful poems!
What: 25th anniversary screening of "The Last Klezmer: Leopold Kozlowski - His Life and Music"
When: Nov. 3 at 1 pm
Where: the Laemmle Ahrya Fine Arts in Beverly Hills
Leopold survived the Holocaust with music as one of his main weapons. What has changed and not changed in Poland vis-vis Polish Jewish relations in Poland today since director Yale Strom made this film in 1994? Yale Strom will be present for Q & A afterwards as well as to play a few of the klezmer tunes he learned from Leopold.