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The Power of Photography

By Joy Bennett

October 27, 2013 | 1:28 pm

Exhibits at the Annenberg Space for Photography

Last Wednesday afternoon we attended the Media Preview of the spectacular new exhibit at the Annenberg Space for Photography.  ‘The... read on

  • The Magiker is Magic!

    By Joy Bennett

    October 23, 2013 | 5:24 pm

    Author Charles Dennis (left) and cast of the reading of The Magiker,
    October 22, 2013, Sportsmen's Lodge, Studio City, CA, photo by Joy Bennett

    Yesterday I attended a wonderful book reading of The Magiker, a new novel by Charles Dennis.  This is the latest novel from this... read on

  • Beverly Hills Literary Escape

    By Joy Bennett

    October 22, 2013 | 6:36 am

    Author Michael Cunningham (center left) at Beverly Hills Literary Escape, Beverly Hils, CA, October 19, 2013, photo by Joy Bennett

    Last weekend I had one of the most pleasurable literary experiences ever.  I was invited to cover the Beverly Hills Literary Escape, put on by... read on

  • A Night to Remember:  PEN Awards Dinner

    By Joy Bennett

    October 16, 2013 | 11:37 am

    Governor Jerry Brown Photo by Joy Bennett

    Monday night I went to one of the most exciting events this writer has ever covered.  It was the PEN Center USA’s Literary Awards Festival held at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA on October 14, 2013.  PEN Center USA’S... read on

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  • Ojai Studio Artists Tour 2013

    By Joy Bennett

    October 12, 2013 | 1:28 am

    This weekend, October 12 and 13, there's a terrific event going on in Ojai: the Ojai Studio Artists Tour 2013.  They sent me the brochure, the quality of the artwork looks just outstanding, and Ojai is such a beautiful area!  If you're free on this weekend, do check it out. ... read on

  • MALCOLM LEE TALKS!

    By Joy Bennett

    October 6, 2013 | 12:58 pm

    Writer/Director Malcolm Lee and Festival Director Tanya Kersey at the Hollywood Black Film Festival,
    October 3, 2013, Los Angeles, CA, photo by Joy Bennett

    I am currently attending the excellent Hollywood Black Film Festival in Los Angeles, which is outstanding.  The festival... read on

  • CARMEN

    By Joy Bennett

    October 2, 2013 | 4:05 pm

    Placido Domingo and cast of Carmen, Los Angeles Music Center September 29, 2013, photos by Joy Bennett

    If you only see one opera in your life, let it be Carmen.  I am not personally a huge opera fan, yet I was beguiled by this opera originally from the Otto Preminger 1954 film... read on

  • Los Angeles Zoo

    By Joy Bennett

    October 2, 2013 | 12:42 am

    Handler and parrot at Los Angeles Zoo, September 28, 2013

    Last Saturday a neighbor friend and I were happy to attend the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association's (GLAZA's) Sunset Safari event.  We were treated to a visit of the zoo and saw lots of animals, had dinner, and there... read on

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Joy Bennett lives in Santa Monica, California and is the author of Under a Quarter Moon, a poetry and short story collection; and a novel called Cruise.  She has also been...

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