Every year during the last week of September, the American Library Association and libraries everywhere celebrate Banned Books Week. Banned Books Week promotes freedom of expression, freedom of access to information, and the freedom to read.
While there are currently 24 (and counting!) films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the majority of these feature original writing, with the Marvel characters we know and love in new and exciting plots.
With Los Angeles County cases of Covid-19 falling and vaccination rates going up, life is slowly resuming a sense of normalcy. Restaurants are allowing indoor dining service, movie theaters are reopening and we’re all ready to breathe a sigh of relief.
Happy Pride Month! Observed each June to honor the Stonewall Uprising, LGBTQIA Pride Month is a celebration of the LGBTQIA community, their contributions to our history and culture, and their continued fight for equality and visibility.
May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month during which we celebrate the achievements and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans to the history and culture of the United States.
This month marks the 180th anniversary of the publication of Edgar Allan Poe’s short story “Murders in the Rue Morgue.” Widely recognized as the first modern detective story and the progenitor of the fictional detective character, “Murders in the Rue Morgue” is also considered the first locked room mystery
Celebrated nationwide every February, African American History Month looks to honor African American heritage, history, culture and identity.
Happy New Year! Was there ever a year more happily left in the dust? As we say goodbye to a universally tragic and trying year, we may be looking ahead with some trepidation. Will 2021 bring us the respite we so desperately need?