Another June 16, another Bloomsday. Are you ready?
James Joyce fans know June 16 was the day Leopold Bloom walked the streets of Dublin, Ireland, in "Ulysses." The famous modernist novel has gone from being the object of obscenity charges in 1933 to being celebrated around the world. Here's how you can participate:
In Los Angeles, the Hammer Museum holds its sixth annual Bloomsday celebration. Actors read, musicians play Irish tunes, and Guinness is served up in the courtyard. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. and is free; parking is $3.