WeHo Reads: Noir

The City of West Hollywood celebrates National Literacy Month in September 2014 by launching a new, free literary-based community event WeHo Reads: Noir and a month of free Saturday programming for adults and children at West Hollywood Library and Park.

Classic Noir 2:00p Matinee Film Series:  Saturday, September 6 – Double Indemnity  Saturday, September 13 – The Big Sleep  Saturday, September 20 – Mildred Pierce  A Day of Noir:  Saturday, September 27, 1:00p – 7:00p Come join us as we explore the noir of past, present, and future through panels, book signings, readings, theater, music, surprises, and a special sunset screening in the park of Who Framed Roger Rabbit! 

WeHo Reads: Day of Noir Schedule
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All events are free, however, please RSVP for "CLASSIC NOIR FILM SERIES" events here

You can find the WeHo Reads Bibliography here: WeHo Reads Bibliography 

Mark your calendars & stay tuned for more announcements about our programs, community partners, and guest artists! Day of Noir Highlights include:

  • Retro slideshow talk by Charles Phoenix
  • Author Panels organized by Lambda Literary Foundation, Sisters in Crime Los Angeles, and WRITE CLUB Los Angeles
  • An exhibit of Film Noir posters 
  • Food trucks by Dogtown Dogs and A Rockin Ice- Hawaiian Shaved Ice
  • Theatrical performances by WordTheatre and Rogue Artists Ensemble
  • Music of the era from Dale Fielder Music and Jet Set Quintet


For any questions related to WeHo Reads, please contact Andrew Campbell at acampbell@weho.org or Mike Che at mche@weho.org

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