November 27, 2011
Compiled by Grace Krilanovich SUNDAY Glenda Bailey: The editor of Harper's Bazaar will discuss and sign "Harper's Bazaar: Greatest Hits. " Book Soup, 8818 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 4 p.m. Free. (310) 659-3110. Gerald Nicosia: The author of "One and Only: The Untold Story of On the Road" will discuss and sign his new biography of Beat paramour Lu Anne Henderson, the 15-year-old girl who went on the road with Kerouac and Cassady. Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice.
November 22, 2011
MOVIES This Is Where We Take Our Stand This documentary chronicles three days in March 2008, on the fifth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, when 250 veterans and active-duty soldiers gathered in Washington, D.C., to share their personal experiences and protest the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. A Q&A with the filmmakers will follow the screening. Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. 7 p.m. Free. (310) 443-7000. hammer.ucla.edu MUSIC Katy Perry Perry's music is a prompt to PG-13 behavior but with a deep wink at the ways having fun is often a performance.
November 20, 2011
Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Sam Brower : The author of "Prophet's Prey: My Seven-Year Investigation into Warren Jeffs and the Fundamentalist Church of Latter-Day Saints" will discuss and sign his new book. Center for Inquiry, 4773 Hollywood Blvd., L.A. 11 a.m. $8. (323) 666-9797. Ace Frehley : The KISS guitarist will present and sign his new memoir, "No Regrets. " Book Soup, 8818 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 4 p.m. Free.
November 14, 2011
Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Demons Group Reading : Editor John Skipp will be joined by contributors to the new anthology, "Demons: Encounters with the Devil and His Minions, Fallen Angels and the Possessed": Laura Bahr, Cody Goodfellow, R.C. Matheson, Zak Jarvis and Mercedes M. Tardley. Dark Delicacies, 4213 W. Burbank Blvd., Burbank. 2 p.m. Free. (818) 556-6660. Five Points Reading Series : Authors Travis Diehl, Alex Kitnick and Rachel Kushner will read their work.