ALOUD Water Panel Sketch and Thanks

June 7, 2012 § 2 Comments

Sketch of L.A. Central Library’s ALOUD panel on Western Waters: Kathleen Dean Moore, Craig Childs, and William Deverell (click to enlarge – apologies where my sketch doesn’t necessarily get a spot-on likeness.)

I had a good time at last night’s ALOUD program The Elemental West: Reflections on Moving Water featuring Kathleen Dean Moore, Craig Childs and William Deverell. I previewed the event in detail here. The speakers were excellent; I could feel their visceral connections to landscape and waters. There was a compelling balance between the discomfort/fear that climate change is wreaking awful changes on earth’s lands and waters, and the comfort/love of being in and connecting with those places. The three had visited the Los Angeles River earlier in the day and expressed a mix of hope and sadness about its present state and its envisioned futures.  « Read the rest of this entry »


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