14 Below – 1348 14th St., Santa Monica. (310)451-5040. Or go to 14below.com
Amoeba Music – 6400 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood. (323)245-6400
Bigfoot Lodge – 3172 Los Feliz Blvd., LA. (323)662-9227.
The Canyon Club – 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. (818) 879-5016.
The Echo – 1822 Sunset Blvd., Echo Park. (213) 413-8200. www.attheecho.com
Harvelle’s Blues Club – 1432 Fourth St., Santa Monica (310)395-1676, www.harvelles.com
The House of Blues – 8430 Sunset Blvd., W. Hollywood. (323) 848-5100.
The Jazz Bakery – 3233 Helms Ave., Culver City. (310) 271-9039.
The Knitting Factory – 7021 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. (323)463-0204.
The Malibu Inn – 22969 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu (310) 456-6060
McCabes – 3101 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. (310) 828-4403 www.mccabes.com.
The Roxy – 9009 Sunset Blvd., W. Hollywood. (310)276-2222.
Rusty’s Surf Ranch– Every other Thursday: Women Who Cook. Wednesdays: Planet 80’s. 256 Santa Monica Pier (310)393-PIER.
Tangier – 2138 Hillhurst Ave., Los Feliz. (323) 666-8666.
Temple Bar –1026 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica (310)393-6611.
The Troubadour – 9081 Santa Monica Blvd., W. Hollywood. (310)276-6168.
The Vic – 2640 Main St., Santa Monica. (888) For-Jazz (367-5299, www.thevicforjazz.com (reservations required).
Westside Coffeehouses and Other Spaces
Anastasia’s Asylum – 1028 Wilshire, Santa Monica. (310)394-7113
Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center – FREE Workshops & Readings. This week: (See readings) Ongoing: Monday Night Fiction, 8pm, with Jason Mahanes. Tuesday Night Creative Non-Fiction, 8pm, led by Todd Jackson. 2nd & 4th Tuesdays: Emerging Writers Workshop, 8pm, led by Tuan Nguyen. Wed Night Poetry, 8pm, led by Venice Beat Philomene Long – “The West Coast’s longest running, free workshop and a legendary gathering of poets.” 1st & 3rd Thursdays Poetry Workshop, 8pm, Led by Leilani Squire. Thursday Alt.Screenplay, 8pm. Moderated by Peter Coogan. Saturday Afternoon Poetry, 1pm, with Bob Foster. 681 Venice Blvd., Venice. (310)822-3006, www.beyondbaroque.org
Duttons Books Brentwood & Beverly Hills – Critically acclaimed readings and events. This week in Brentwood: Thu, 5/12, 7pm: David Lincoln signs Mobility Lounge. Fri, 5/13, 7pm: Barbara Schroeder and Carrie Wiatt sign The Diet for Teenagers Only. Sun, 5/15, 2pm: Jacqueline Berger signs Things That Burn. Tue, 5/17, 7pm: Robert Littell signs Legends. Wed, 5/18, 7pm: Dan Koeppel signs To See Every Bird on Earth. This week in Beverly Hills: Thu, 5/12, 7pm: Stephen Citron signs Noel and Cole: The Sophisticates. Fri, 5/13, 7pm: Goldie Hawn signs A Lotus Grows in the Mud. A “candid and insightful book, Goldie invites us to join her in a look back at the people, places, and events that have touched her. . . her go-go dancing years in New York in the sixties . . . success on TV’s Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In . . . movie stardom [and] her relationship with her family.” Sat, 5/14, 11am: Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver sign Summer School! What Genius Thought That Up? “Summer school are two words in the English language that Hank Zipzer doesn’t want to learn. But there’s no getting out of this one for Hank — summer school, here he comes!” Sat, 5/14, 11am: Donald Hall signs The Best Day The Worst Day: Life With Jane Kenyon. Wed, 5/18, 11am – 12:30pm: Judith Palarz Book Group. This month the group discusses The Shoes of the Fisherman by Morris L. West. 11975 San Vicente Blvd., Brentwood, (310) 476-6263 or www.duttonsbrentwood.com. Duttons Beverly Hills – 447 N. Canon Drive.
The Talking Stick Coffee Lounge – 1630 Ocean Park Blvd., Santa Monica. (310) 450-6052. Thu, 4/14, 7:30pm:
Village Books – This week: Thu, 5/12, 7:30pm: Mary Lee Malcolm signs Silent Lies. Sat, 5/14, 2pm: Art Authors! Art the Plays: The Emerging Artist’s Guide to Making a Living by Adele Slaughter and Jeff Kober. Breaking Through the Clutter: Business Solutions for Women, Artists and Entrepreneurs by Judith Luther Wilder. National Directory of Art Internships by Warren Christensen and Ron Clawges. Sun, 5/15, 5:30 – 7:30pm: Village Books Bookclub with Kathy Jackson discusses Gilead by Marilyn Robinson.
1049 Swarthmore Ave., Pacific Palisades, (310) 454-4063, www.pp90272.com/books.