What to check out this week in Los Angeles? City of the Angels Film Fest opens with "Annie Hall," Vintage fashion expo sells clothes from 1850 to 1980, Gloria Estefan signs her 'Adventures' book in person, and more
Al Pacino honored at American Cinematheque’s annual gala benefit, Beverly Hilton Hotel. $500-$25,000, 6:30 p.m.
Linda Besemer’s contemporary paintings on display, Angles Gallery. Free, 7 p.m.
John Riggi, (“The Comeback”), Mike Schur (“The Office”) and others tackle the question: Says Who?, Skirball Cultural Center. $15, 8 p.m.
SAT 10/22: Vintage fashion expo sells clothes from 1850 to 1980, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. $20, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Through Sun.
Tour the graves of industry’s dearly departed, Hollywood Forever Cemetary. $13, 10 a.m.- noon.
Transform into Hollywood creatures and monsters with the help of make-up artists, the Hollywood Museum. $40 for tour, makeup and photo, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Gamer festival, IGN Live, has the latest games, live tournaments and superstar game developers, Anaheim Convention Center. $15 in advance, $25 at the door, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Daniel Lanois and Tortoise play, Avalon. $23.50, 8 p.m.
MON 10/24: Sublime tribute with Ozomatli, Fishbone, Sublime members and more to benefit MusiCares, Henry Fonda Theatre. $35, 7:30 p.m.
Negativland closes out a two-night at the El ReyTheatre. $23.50, 8 p.m.
The East Village Opera Company rocks opera classics, Knitting Factory. $15, 8 p.m.
TUES 10/25: “Droidmaker: George Lucas and the Digital Revolution” by Michael Rubin published
“The Wizard of Oz” and “Herbie Fully Loaded” on DVD
WED 10/26: Funnymen Jay Mohr, Jeffrey Ross, Paul Rodriguez, etc. joke around to benefit the Singita Animal Sanctuary, Scottish Rite Theater. $50-$250, 7:30 p.m.
Imogen Heap plays dreamy alt-rock, Hotel Café. $15, 9 p.m.
THURS 10/27: Gloria Estefan signs “The Magically Mysterious Adventures of Noelle the Bulldog,” Vroman’s Bookstore. Free, 6 p.m.
New Orleans benefit concert with the Neville Brothers, Kermit and others, House of Blues, Sunset Strip. $50, 7 p.m.
John Cale with the Tiger Lillies host a night of avant-garde music, UCLA’s Royce Hall. $22-$40, 8 p.m.