“Azucar en polvo” by Nina Rota and Ellen Krout-Hasegawa

Ellen Krout-Hasegawa is a writer, gender-queer Angeleno, sometime artist, and lifelong flaneur.  For over 15 years, she wrote for the LA Weeklyon books, theater, music and good times.  She currently is a former member of the post-Fluxus Yoko Ono tribute band, The Ohno(!)s.


Nina Rota is a writer and filmmaker. Her writing can be found in Witness Magazine, Red Fez, and Diverse Voices Quarterly, among others. Her short films have appeared in Getty Museum’s Pacific Standard Time project and Anthology Film Archives. She appears in LA Woman, a documentary about women artists. She is currently working on a book of essays titled Walls Crumble Before Me.


Nina Rota Reading “Funeral Blues” by W.H. Auden

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