Words & Ideas
Compiled by Grace Krilanovich.
Georgia Jones-Davis and Hilda Weiss: The poets will read and sign their respective new collections, "Blue Poodle" and "Optimism About Trees." Diesel Bookstore, 225 26th St., L.A. 3 p.m. Free. (310) 576-9960.
Paul Mazursky and Sam Wasson: The subject and the author of "Paul on Mazursky" will present and sign the new book about the film director's work. Every Picture Tells A Story, 1333 Montana Ave., Santa Monica. 6:30 p.m. Free. (310) 451-2700.