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Tue, Jul 29, 7:15 PM [ALOUD]
It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens
danah boyd

In conversation with Henry Jenkins, Professor of Communication, Journalism, and Cinematic Arts, USC

Sat, Jul 26, 8:00 PM [ALOUD]
Machinations in the Library
Art Interventions with Machine Project Artists

Installations and Performances
With Joel Fox, Jibade-Khalil Huffman, Jeepneys, Jmy James Kidd and Tara ONeil

Thu, Jul 24, 7:30 PM
Lost & Found at the Movies: LA on Film
Featuring Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan and film historian Marc Wanamaker

with series curator John Nein, Senior Programmer, Sundance Film Festival

Fri, Jul 18, 7:30 PM
The Writer's Cut: Featuring Eric Overmyer
In conversation with Alex Cohen, co-host of KPCC's "Take Two"


Thu, Jul 17, 7:15 PM [ALOUD]
The Interior Circuit: A Mexico City Chronicle
Francisco Goldman

In conversation with Rubén Martínez, Fletcher Jones Chair in Literature & Writing, Loyola Marymount University

Thu, Jul 10, 7:15 PM [ALOUD]
Not Uniquely Human: The Astonishing Connection Between Human and Animal Health
Laurel Braitman, Kathryn Bowers and Dr. Barbara Natterson-Horowitz

In conversation with Sanden Totten, Science Reporter for KPCC

Mon, Jun 30, 7:30 PM
Lost & Found at the Movies: All That Glitters
Featuring filmmaker Miguel Arteta (Cedar Rapids, The Good Girl, Chuck & Buck, Star Maps)

with series curator John Nein, Senior Programmer, Sundance Film Festival

Sat, Jun 28, 4:00 PM [ALOUD]
Co-presented with ONE Archives Foundation
Dear ONE: Love & Longing in Mid-Century Queer America
A Dramatic Reading adapted and directed by Zsa Zsa Gershick

Performed by Dalila Ali Rajah, Zsa Zsa Gershick, Hunter Lee Hughes, Paul Jacek, and Beverly Mickins

Q&A with Letters to ONE editor Craig M. Loftin, Zsa Zsa Gershick and Joseph Hawkins, Director of ONE Archives at t

Thu, Jun 26, 7:15 PM [ALOUD]
How I Turned into the Writer I Am Not
Geoff Dyer

In conversation with Howard A. Rodman, Professor of Screenwriting, USC School of Cinematic Arts

Mon, Jun 23, 7:15 PM [ALOUD]
Co-presented with WordTheatre
Denis Johnson and The Starlight on Idaho
Adapted and directed by Darrell Larson, produced by Cedering FoxQ&A with Denis Johnson

Performed by Christina Avila, Ryan Bathe, David Call, John Heard, Jan Munroe, Angela Payton, Jeff Perry, Jason Ritter and Brenda Strong

Wed, Jun 18, 7:15 PM [ALOUD]
Love: Three Perspectives—Two Novels and a Psychoanalyst
Michelle Huneven and Mona Simpson

In conversation with psychoanalyst Christopher Bollas

Tue, Jun 10, 7:15 PM [ALOUD]
Moving, Speaking, Watching: Talk and Dance Performance
Wendy Perron, Simone Forti and Victoria Marks


Sat, Jun 07, 9:00 AM
The Library Store On Wheels
Sat, May 03, 9:00 AM The Library Store On Wheels at Melrose Trading Post at Taft Charter High from 9am - 5pmat Melrose Trading Post at Taft Charter High from 9am - 3pm