Join us for our first pasta making class at MADE by Millworks! On Thursday, January 18th from 6-8pm, we will be teaching you the art of hand rolled orecchiettes. Translated as, “little ears,” for their shape, this variety is the perfect addition to any family meal plan. Bring a friend, an apron, and a libation to share. Book your spot today as classes fill up fast!
More info and tickets here
If you like The Moth, This American Life, Snap Judgement, Serial …or just love authentic storytelling, this is the place for you. Always free to attend, always an open mic story telling slot at the end for you to tell one of your stories and always a full bar … to get you loosened up and hydrated. Table seating and standing room. All ages.
January’s event is guest curated by Steven Deeble.
Musical entertainment before the talks will be provided by Lili De La Mora.
Featured speakers include:
Steven Deeble, on researching and writing his historical detective thriller, ‘Persistence of Vision’, available at MADE.
Nancy Lynée Woo will talk about creating the Long Beach Literary Arts Center.
Lili De La Mora, walking the audience through her songwriting process.
Raindog, who will talk about how he created Lummox Press and has continued to publishing poetry for over 23 years.
Steven Deeble is an award-winning writer, filmmaker, and multi-media artist. He is a Long Beach native.
He published his first novel, ‘Persistence of Vision’, in 2017.
Nancy Lynée Woo is a poet, freelance writer, editor, blogger, and community organizer. She was selected as a PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Fellow for 2015. Nancy started and currently manages a social justice-focused literary press, Lucid Moose Lit. She is a co-founder of Long Beach Literary Arts Center and a lead
organizer for FORTHE Media. She holds a degree in Sociology from UC Santa Cruz, and lives in Long Beach, California.
Lili De La Mora is a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who has performed in various combinations with Long Beach musicians for two decades. Her bands have included Side Car and current project, Miniature Houses. Lili also DJs and recently performed as a member of the Greater California Christmas Choir.
Lili’s music can be heard on YouTube, Spotify, and other websites.
Raindog took his name from an album by Tom Waits. He won the first Charles Bukowski Poetry Contest. He founded Lummox Press 23 years ago. Since then he has published poetry by a wide variety of local poets in his Little Red Book series, as well as full-sized volumes featuring collections by the likes of the late Scott
Wannberg. He has published six editions of the Lummox Poetry Journal, an annual glossy magazine-format collection of poetry and short prose from around the world. Raindog will talk about how he created Lummox Press and has continued to publish poetry for over 23 years.
Lummox Press on the WWW: Lummox Press
DTLB UNFILTERED Photo Exhibition moves to MADE by Millworks on January 8, and will be open to the public beginning January 9. A Fan Favorite Reception will be hosted on January 13 from 7–9 p.m. The exhibition closes to the public on January 28.
Please vote for your Fan Favorite photo between 12/9 and 1/5 by visiting this site and clicking on the photo of your choice to process your vote. The Fan Favorite winner will be announced at the evening show on Saturday, January 13.
This is a free event open to the public.
MADE by Millworks is located at 240 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802.
Come join us, on December 29 from 7 pm to 10 pm, to see this rock and roll art and photography show out with a bang. Live music from 16 Again will put this party into high gear. Be sure to bring those gift cards and Christmas cash Grandma sent you because we’ll still have gig posters, merch, photo prints and paintings for sale. Not to mention, the artists will be hanging out and if you want to book a photo shoot, or commission a painting now’s the time to hit them up in person!
Free admission and all ages and all are welcome. Plenty of parking and places to eat and grab a drink before or after the party so make it your Friday night plans….or you can sit on the 405 on a Friday night, totally up to you. 😉
16 again plays at 9 pm
See you on the 29th!!!!!