Erica Blumfield

826LA student Katherine and Jimmy Kimmel at the annual "Tell Me a Story" fundraiser; this year's edition is on Wednesday.; Credit: Farhad Parsa

826LA’s "Tell Me a Story" Benefit Supports Programs for Young Writers

This year’s fundraising event for tutoring and publishing nonprofit 826LA, “Tell Me a Story: Untold Stories of Los Angeles,” will feature Jimmy Kimmel, Xosha Roquemore, Danny Trejo, Reggie Watts, Benjamin Booker and L.A. Poet Laureate Robin Coste Lewis. Proceeds will benefit needed programs for students and young writers....
Christopher Brune-Horan

Bada Bing Bada Boom: Say Anything, As Long As It’s True

In Los Angeles, there is a growing community of brave, honest, hilarious, tragic and inspiring autobiographical storytellers. At Bada Bing Bada Boom: True Stories Told for Cash, performers can tell their own personal stories, their way, and winners can go home with $100....
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