Notable Los Angeles: 6/29–7/5
Monday 6/29: Alexandra Petri discusses and signs A Field Guide to Awkward Silences. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Jay Rubin discusses and signs The Sun Gods. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Tuesday 6/30: Join the Los Angeles Public Library in celebrating pride month with readings by Los Angeles area writers, artists and activists Veronica Reyes, Kyle Sawyer, Melissa Chadburn, and Seth Fischer. 6 p.m. at the Arroyo Seco Branch Library.
The Women Group’s monthly poetry reading. 6:30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Alliance Francaise de Pasadena presents Carolyn Campbell, George Stoll, and Lea Endres discussing and signing City Secrets Paris: The Essential Insider’s Guide. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Jason Squire Fluck reads from his debut novel Jon Fixx. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Wednesday 7/1: Charles Kaiser discusses and signs The Cost of Courage. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Thursday 7/2: When was the last time you volunteered for 826LA? That long, huh? You should fix that.
Friday 7/3: Johanna DeBiase presents and signs Mama & the Hungry Hole, with Linda Michel-Cassidy. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Caroline Zancan discusses and signs Local Girls. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Johanna Debiase, Linda Michel-Cassidy, and Carolyn Martone will be reading from their works. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Saturday 7/4: Happy Independence Day! Did you know that AAA California offers a FREE Tipsy Tow service for up to seven miles? You don’t even have to be a AAA member. Just call 1-800-400-4222. Celebrate responsibly.
The Magna Carta at 800: The Birth of Liberty. Featuring Jill Fenimore, April Halprin Wayland, and more, this multimedia event features a mixture of reading, singing, and visual displays of the Magna Carta, the Declaration of Independence, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the March on Washington. Hosted by Ross Altman. 4 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $4.
Sunday 7/5: First Sunday Open Reading. This month’s feature: Joshua Heburn. Hosted by Steve Goldman. Five-minute limit. Sign-ups begin at 4:45 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. Suggested donation $5.