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Get Your Lit On: The Week in Bookish LA
Michael Pollan and Barry Glassner discuss In Defense of Food 7pm @ Central Library
Cindy Pierce and Edie Thys Morgan presents Finding the Doorbell 7pm @ Book Soup
Traci Slatton presents Immortal 6:30pm @ Metropolis Books
Joe McGinniss and special guest Bret Easton Ellis present The Delivery Man 7pm @ Book Soup
Terri Cheney discusses and signs Manic: A Memoir 7pm @ Vroman's
Gary Goldberg presents Sit, Ubu, Sit 7pm @ Dutton's
Edie Thys Morgan & Cindy Pierce sign Finding the Doorbell 7:30pm @ Village Books
Jo Barrett signs This is How it Happened (Not a Love Story) 7:30pm @ Barnes & Noble, The Grove
Dagoberto Gilb presents The Flowers 7:30pm @ Skylight Books
Amy Hempel presents The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel 7pm @ Diesel
Tom Epperson presents and signs The Kind One 7pm @ Book Soup
Dagoberto Gilb and Marisela Norte discuss The Flowers 7pm @ Central Library
James McBride discusses and signs Song Yet Sung 7pm @ Vroman's
Ingrid Hoffmann signs Simply Delicioso 7pm @ Borders, Pasadena
Abby Banks presents Punk House: Interiors in Anarchy 7:30pm @ Family
Clayton Eshelman reads from The Complete Poetry, Cesar Vallejo 7pm @ Hammer Museum
John Rechy presents About My Life and the Kep Woman 7pm @ Dutton's
Susanne Daniels & Cynthia Littleton discuss and sign Season Finale 7pm @ Vroman's
Reza Aslan discusses her graphic novel and screens the film of Persepolis 7:30pm @ Harmony Gold Theater
Suzanne Lummis presents Spirit of Southern California Poetry Series 7:30pm @ Beyond Baroque
No events on Sunday as you mentally prepare for President's Day.
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Donald Trump was a fading TV presence when the WGA strike put a dent in network schedules.
Pickets are being held outside at movie and TV studios across the city
For some critics, this feels less like a momentous departure and more like a footnote.
Disneyland's famous "Fantasmic!" show came to a sudden end when its 45-foot animatronic dragon — Maleficent — burst into flames.
Leads Ali Wong and Steven Yeun issue a joint statement along with show creator Lee Sung Jin.
Every two years, Desert X presents site-specific outdoor installations throughout the Coachella Valley. Two Los Angeles artists have new work on display.