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Get your tickets now for Urban Hikes: Forgotten L.A. with Mike the Poet and explore unexplored cultural and architectural parts of Los Angeles, along with walking poem performances by Mike the Poet.

Echo Park: Sunday, July 18 at 11:00 am
First 10 hikers to purchase a ticket will receive a free copy of The Madonnas of Echo Park by Brando Skyhorse. Hikes last an hour and a half.
Three-Tour Package | General Ticket | Student Ticket | A+D Members FREE

MacArthur Park: Sunday, August 1 at 11:00 am
Featuring: A tour of the MacArthur Park Bandshell, hosted by the Levitt Pavillion and an inside peek at the Park Plaza Hotel. Hikes last an hour and a half.
General Ticket | Student Ticket | A+D Member FREE

LA River, Confluence Park: Sunday, August 8 at 11:00 am
Special Guest: Mia Lehrer, Landscape Architect for the Los Angeles River Revitalization Master Plan. Hikes last an hour and a half.
General Ticket | Student Ticket | A+D Member FREE

Tickets are $30 for the three-tour package, and $15 general price per tour general price per tour ($5 for students). Architecture and Design members are FREE (email info@aplusd.org to RSVP). They request you purchase tickets by the Friday before each hikes.

Here’s the full info from the event organizers:

Los Angeles poet and native Mike Sonksen, aka ‘Mike The Poet’, performs his poems live and loud while providing a cultural, historical, and architectural tour exploring the forgotten and hidden gems in our City of Angels.

Mike is widely acclaimed for his live performances, contributions to international publications and legendary city tours with A+D Museum, Red Line and The Museum of Neon Art. Poet, journalist, historian, tour guide, and teacher, Mike is published in Citybeat, O.C. Weekly, New Angeles, L.A. Weekly & many others. A third generation L.A. native, Mike graduated from UCLA in 1997. His book I AM ALIVE IN LOS ANGELES! has been added to the curriculum of several universities and receives rave reviews.

Email the event organizers with questions at info@aplusd.org or call 323.932.9393