West Hollywood to mark World AIDS Day


By Juliet Bennett Rylah

Contributing Writer

WEST HOLLYWOOD  — The city will observe World AIDS Day Dec. 1 with several free community events.

An outdoor art installation of HIV/AIDS posters and images from the ONE Archives Foundation will be on view through Dec. 31 on construction fencing at West Hollywood Park and at the corner of Robertson and Santa Monica boulevards.

The Paul Andrew Starke Warrior Awards will occur over Zoom on Dec. 1 at 7 p.m., featuring outstanding employees and volunteers from organizations that provide HIV/AIDS and/or substance abuse prevention services.

Public art exhibit

comes to Hollywood 

HOLLYWOOD — “Spectrum,” a new public artwork from artist Maggie West and fabricators SparkleMasters, will be revealed at Netflix’s future campus at the “on Vine” development in Hollywood on Dec. 1. The public can watch the unveiling through a free virtual event beginning at 10 a.m. Register to attend at kilroyartreveal.com.

WeHo to offer

virtual concert

WEST HOLLYWOOD — The city of West Hollywood’s next WeHo Sounds virtual concert is on Dec. 4 at 6 p.m.

The event features R&B singer-songwriter Astyn Turr, a Pasadena-based musician who recently appeared as a background vocalist on Leslie Odom’s acclaimed album “Mr. View.”

The concert can be seen at weho.org/wehosounds.

Cookie decorating

contest to be held

WEST HOLLYWOOD — The city’s Recreation Services Division is holding a cookie cottage decorating contest. Participants will assemble, frost and bedazzle a cookie house for a chance to win a prize. Participants can pick up their cookie cottage from the Plummer Park Community Center on Dec. 3, then submit a photo of your fully decorated creation by Dec. 10. The winner will be announced on Dec. 13. Registration is $15 online.