Turner Pictures prexy Dennis Miller speaks on “Movies Today: Where Have the Great Female Roles Gone?” at 11:30 a.m. today at the Regent Beverly Wilshire. Information: (310) 277-6200.

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“The Fugitive” director Andrew Davis and composer James Newton Howard address American Film Institute Third Decade Council members from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Sunset Marquis. Information: (213) 856-7633.

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A Madonna bustier and “Bob Roberts” campaign items are among memorabilia up for auction at the abortion rights benefit Choose to Laugh, Laugh to Choose, 7 p.m. Thursday at the Comedy Store. Information: (213) 651-0495.

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Howard Rosenberg of the L.A. Times moderates “How the Media Rewrites History, ” 7 p.m. Saturday at the Cal State Northridge campus theater. Panelists include producer Mark Carliner (“Stalin”), Michael Renov of the USC School of Cinema and Television, and docu writer/producer/editor Sylvia Morales (“Faith Even to the Fire”). Event is sponsored by school’s Radio, TV and Film Graduate Student Assn. Information: (818) 885-3192.

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The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation/Los Angeles hosts an evening of comedy at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Harmony Gold Auditorium, 7655 Sunset Blvd. Comics include Vanessa Kaufman, Brian Judd and Robin Tyler. Information: (213) 463-3632.

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Lyricist Hal David and composer Charles Fox debut a musical adaptation of “The Chosen” at a fundraiser for Israel’s Assaf Harofeh Medical Center. Event is at 5:30 p.m. Sunday at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Information: (310) 275 -2985.

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The eighth Big Brothers Bachelor Auction is skedded Feb. 10 at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Information: (213) 258-3333.

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