J.R. Jones and Alan K. Rode at the Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival, May 15, 2015 (video below)
FRIDAY, MAY 15, 1 PM
J.R. Jones in conversation with Alan K. Rode of the Film Noir Foundation, following a screening of On Dangerous Ground (1952) at the Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival. Book signing to follow.Camelot Theatres, 2300 E. Baristo Road in Palm Springs.
SATURDAY, MAY 16, 12:30 PM
J.R. Jones in conversation with Jacqueline Fitzgerald of Film Noir Blonde. Book signing to follow. Larry Edmunds Bookshop, 6644 Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, 323-463-3273. FREE
SUNDAY, MAY 31, noon
J.R. Jones introduces The Set-Up (1949), to be followed by a Q&A with Jones, Lisa Ryan (the actor's daughter), and Matthew Hoffman of Park Ridge Classic Film. Book signing to follow. Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Avenue in Chicago, 773-871-6604, $10.
SATURDAY, JUNE 6, 3 PM
J.R. Jones in conversation with Chicago Tribune movie critic Michael Philips as part of Printers Row Lit Fest, Sat 6/6, 3 PM, Jones College Prep, 700 S. State, printersrowlitfest.org.
SATURDAY, JUNE 27, 2 PM
J.R. Jones introduces a DVD screening of Anthony Mann's Men in War (1956), starring Robert Ryan and Aldo Ray. Red Lion Lincoln Square, 4749 N. Rockwell Street in Chicago, 773-654-1341.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
J.R. Jones in conversation with Alan K. Rode of the Film Noir Foundation as part of a Ryan double bill (House of Bamboo and The Racket) as part of Noir City: Chicago 7, Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport in Chicago, 773-871-6604.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, THROUGH SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6
J.R. Jones introduces select screenings in the six-film mini-retrospective "Robert Ryan: An Actor's Actor." Anthology Film Archives, 32 Second Avenue in New York City.