Seeking the Soul of L.A. on Its Streets: Paintings and Stories by J. Michael Walker
Walker sees angels everywhere, the divine in the ordinary, saints in survivors."
- Sandra Cisneros, Author of The House on Mango Street and Caramelo
Upcoming Events/ News


Upcoming Events
4
April
2010
7-9am
J Michael Walker makes an appearance on CBS Sunday Morning, painting and drawing, and discussing his project All the Saints of the City of the Angels, with interviewer/reporter Martha Teichner, on Easter Sunday. Approximately 7am local.
30
 March
2010
1pm
J Michael Walker makes a presentation on All the Saints of the City of the Angels, to students of the Religious Studies Dept., Mt. St. Mary's College, near Downtown Los Angeles
Recent Events
4 December
2009
9-10pm
J Michael Walker interviewed by Mayra Gonzalaez, on La Tertulia, Radio Red AM,
 programa de radio literario, del Grupo Radio Centro, Guadalajara, 700am.  
2-3 December
2009
J Michael Walker participated in Ecos de la FIL, a program in which Spanish-speaking authors visit Guadlalajara-area schools, to speak about the work and homeland.
1 December2009, 5:30pm
J Michael Walker presented at the Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL), as part of the "Los Angeles Narrative Non-Fiction" program, with fellow Angeleno writers Ruben Martinez, Luis Rodriguez and Richard Raynor. Information here.




Video portrait of J Michael Walker and his All the Saints of the City of the Angels installation, at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles, CA by Becca Ma, 11/08.

Past Events
28 January 2009
Listen for an hour-long interview and reading with J Michael Walker on KPFK Radio's Poet's Cafe, hosted by Lois P Jones
25 October
2008
J Michael Walker presents All the Saints of the City of the Angels at the annual Los Angeles as Subject Archives Bazaar, USC, Los Angeles
5 October 2008
All the Saints extended to Sunday, October 5, Autry National Center's Museum of the American West, Los Angeles
Friday, 29 August 2008
Listen for a report on All the Saints and
J Michael Walker on NPR's
Saturday,
20 Sept.
J Michael Walker gives a private tour of All the Saints at the Autry, for OzoHeads!
1 July
J Michael Walker was interviewed on Channel 52, Telemundo's nightly news broadcast, "En Contexto"
26 July
J Michael Walker gave a reading from All the Saints at the South Pasadena Public Library
22 June
J Michael Walker gave a presentation at the Imagining Los Angeles Conference, Barnsdall Art Park Theatre
20 June
J Michael Walker hosted Mayfield School's major donors for a private tour of All the Saints at the Autry Museum
 May 30
J. Michael Walker welcomed the members of Los Angeles as Subject for a personal tour of the exhibition.
25 May
J. Michael Walker presented his book at St. Agatha Church, Los Angeles
May 17
J. Michael Walker welcomed the community of Dolores Mission, in Boyle Heights, East L.A., as they came to bless the community altar in the exhibition.
May 10
3rd All the Saints Bus Tour of L.A.
J. Michael Walker, author of "All the Saints of the City of the Angels," gave a guided tour of the saints streets of Los Angeles, on Mexican Mother's Day. Besides visiting St. Louis Street and Hollenbeck Park, in East L.A., and St. vincent court in Downtown, we spent a good while at Mama's Hot Tamales, in MacArthur Park, where we met with day laborers, troubadours, public artists, and people revitalizing the area. Sold out.
Saturday, April 26 and  
Sunday April 27
J. Michael Walker, author of All the Saints of the City of the Angels, signed his book at Heyday Books' booth, as part of the 13th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.
April 20
J Michael Walker signed his book,
All the Saints of the City of the Angels.
Holy Family Bookstore, 1519 Fremont Ave., South Pasadena 91030
April 12
2nd All the Saints Guided Bus Tour of L.A.
J. Michael Walker gave a guided tour of the saint streets of the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles: We visited San Miguel Street, the subject of the large triptych in the exhibit, and spent time at Rancho Los Encinos State Park; in connection with the Autry National Center's Museum of the American West.
April 4
J. Michael Walker, presentation and signing copies of his book, All the Saints of the City of the Angels.
Village Books, 1049 Swarthmore Ave., Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
March 31
J. Michael Walker interviewed by Molly Barnes on "Art News", KCSN Roots Radio, 88.5fm.
March 22
Lecture and Tour of the “All the Saints of the City of the Angels” Exhibition with
Artist-Author J. Michael Walker.
Autry National Center's Museum of the American West.
Mar 15
Official Publication Date:
All the Saints of the City of the Angels: Seeking the Soul of L.A. on Its Street
Heyday Books,
ISBN: 978-1-59714-075-1.
Friday,
Mar 14
Fiesta: All the Saints Northen California book launch in SF's Mission District

Live Latin music; “All the Saints" photo-booth; snacks, sangría, and book signing. Info page HERE.
March 12,
Lecture (“Spiritual Geography: When Saints Talk Back”) and book signing.
University of San Francisco
Mar 08,
10am-3pm
First All the Saints Guided Bus Tour of L.A., led by J Michael Walker
Mar 06,
7pm
First Author Reading and Signing,
Book Soup,
8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood CA
Feb 29,
10am-4pm
All the Saints of the City of the Angels opened to the public:
Museum of the American West, Autry National Center, LA. Check here for visitor information.
Feb 28,
6:30-9:30pm
Members' Reception for All the Saints of the City of the Angels,
Museum of the American West, Autry National Center, L.A. Check here for more information.
This event is sold-out. Sorry!
Jan 15

Billboards for the Autry Museum's "All the Saints" show up around L.A.

Vine Street between Sunset and Selma in Hollywood, 01-08-08.  Photo:  Henry Chavez.
Locations:
1. Foothill Boulevard, east of San Gabriel
2. Venice Boulevard, at Bagley east of Hughes
3. Sepulveda Boulevard, south of Santa Monica
4. Vine Street, between Sunset and Selma, in Hollywood




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