The OutBook Book Club is supported by The Palm Springs Cultural Center and the Palm Springs Public Library. Selections are chosen by group members and highlight a mix of new LGBTQ+ releases and influential classics.
OutBook meets on the first Wednesday of the month in the upstairs VIP room at the Palm Springs Cultural Center, unless otherwise noted, from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. The book discussion starts at 7:00 p.m. (from 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. is a social mixer). For questions and information about the OutBook Book Club, please email book club coordinator Hubertus Zegers at firstname.lastname@example.org
OutBook OutLoud is a speakers series connected to OutBook providing opportunities to engage with LGBTQ+ authors nationwide. If you’re an author and/or know someone who might be a great speaker—please contact Hubertus Zegers at email@example.com.
2022 / 2023 Season
December 7, 2022: The Magician by Colm Tóibín
January 4, 2023: The Velvet Rage: Overcoming the Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man’s World (2nd Edition) by Alan Downs (Community Room at Mizell Center)
February 1, 2023: The Prophets by Robert Jones, Jr. (Community Room at Mizell Center)
March 1, 2023: Frida in America: The Creative Awakening of a Great Artist by Celia Stahr
April 5, 2023: The Kingdom of Sand by Andrew Holleran
May 3, 2023: The Perfume Thief by Timothy Schaffert
June 7, 2023: Perpetual West by Mersha Maren
July 5, 2023: Young Mungo by Douglas Stuart
August 2, 2023: Palimpsest: A Memoir by Gore Vidal
August 24, 2023 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm – FREE museum admission from 5:00 – 8:00 pm. Free Thursday Nights are first come first served, no reservations required.
July 20, 2023 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm – VillageFest takes place in downtown Palm Springs on Palm Canyon Drive every Thursday night. The street is closed to vehicular traffic and is transformed into a festive, pedestrian street fair. The perimeter of the event consists of Indian Canyon Drive to the east and Belardo Road to the west. Vendor booths are set up on […]
January 29, 2023 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm – You’re invited to Soulful Sundays at the Palm Springs Cultural Center- featuring Keisha D. Keisha is a local staple at the heart of the live music scene in Palm Springs. She has had the pleasure of performing for National Conventions in both the Southern Baptist and Evangelical Free conferences for many years. Keisha has graced […]
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