At the New-York Historical Society: “WWII & NYC” explores the impact of the war on the metropolis, which played a critical role in the national war effort, and how the city was forever changed.
Visit the site to access more images as well as lectures, films and behind-the-scenes stories. The exhibition runs through May 27, 2013.
Noir fest journeys east: NOIR CITY returns to Washington DC on Saturday. The festival kicks off with a three-film celebration of Humphrey Bogart’s multifaceted noir career: Richard Brooks’ “Deadline U.S.A.” (1952) John Huston’s “Key Largo” (1948), and Delmer Daves’ “Dark Passage” (1947). Attendees will also have the rare chance to see Elliott Nugent’s “The Great Gatsby” (1949), starring Alan Ladd, as well as Jerry Hopper’s “Naked Alibi” (1954) starring Gloria Grahame and Sterling Hayden. The fest runs from Oct. 20 through Nov. 1.
Santa Monica hosts a vintage fashion expo: On Saturday, Oct. 20, and Sunday, Oct. 21, more than 95 dealers from across the country will be selling vintage clothing and accessories for men and women. The event is held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, 1855 Main St.
Waves lithograph by John Philip Falter/Library of Congress