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  • For the second year in a row, Otis will be hosting the Community Works Institute - Summer West. This is a five day professional development program for K-16 teachers focused on place based education, service learning and sustainability. There is a discounted rate for Otis faculty, staff, students and alumni to participate. Contact the Artists Community Teaching program for more info: act@otis.edu

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  • I Know What You Did This Summer is a series of bi-weekly gatherings in the Bolsky Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design organized around informal slideshow presentations by curators, artists, writers and producers in the Los Angeles area. Taking the form of a personal travelogue, presenters will share places, experiences, and encounters during summer travel near and far. I Know What You Did This Summer is an occasion to enjoy drinks and conversation among friends, colleagues and our community.

    July 7: Anna Sew Hoy / Jesse Stecklow

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Eric Priestley, For Keeps

 

The story is broken off into bits and pieces until the only thing anybody ever remembers about the thing is that it did exist, that it posessed power and real magic. These secrets become a lost myth from the lips of Griots to the blood of warriors. And the physical thing one day becomes only a myth.

 

One of the original members of the Watts Writer’s workshop, Eric Priestley is the author of works of fiction, poetry, and non-fiction, among them the novel Raw Dog (1985), the poetry collection In Eagle’s Beak (1988), and the account of the 1965 Watts Riots Flame and Smoke (1974). He has also written several screenplays, including Amazing Grace, about the Neville Brothers. Priestley has taught literature at CSULA, CSUN, UCLA, UCSD, and Antioch, and is now teaching English at Xuchang University in China.


  • ISBN: 978-0-979-6177-4-4
  • Price: $12.95
  • Published 2009
  • 264 pages

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