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3rd annual Always Running Book Festival - Schedule of Events

Always Running Book Festival 

June 2, 2024, 1pm

Schedule of Events

Red Carpet: Chica de Luz/ Jocelyn

Book Giveaways to first 37 guests!


Welcome from LA Poet Society

Opening Blessing from AJOLOTE Danza Mexica

Poetry from:  William Gonzalez, Tiny , Soul Stuf, Jesse Bliss

Keynote Speaker: Mayra Zaragoza, MSW, founder of the Young Warriors


Storytime with Luis J. Rodriguez, “It Doesn’t Have to be This Way”

Poetry from: Mauricio Moreno, Jessica M. Wilson, Chino Contreras, Franceli Chapman Varela

Music from Casp3r


1 on 1 interview with Freddy Negrete and Luis J. Rodriguez, moderated by Jessica M. Wilson with Q+A

Reading from Luis J. Rodriguez

Reading from Freddy Negrete


Poetry from: Juan Cardenas, Lupe Montiel, Lili of the Valley

Performance of the Always Running Play

Poetry from: VOTH, Viva Padilla, Brown Berets


Acknowledgments and closing 

Shopping/ Networking/ Photos/ Interviews


Breakdown and clear out event

Direct message on Instagram @losangelespoetsociety


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