What to check out this week? "Hunchback of Notre Dame" performs as a multimedia rock opera, the Flaming Lips perform on the Xingolati groove cruise, Spike Lee signs "That's My Story and I'm Sticking to It," more
FRI 10/14: Gen Art Fresh Faces in Fashion show kicks off Fashion Week, Barker Hanger. $40-$100 for nonmembers, $30-$90 for members, 7-11 p.m.
“The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” performed as a multimedia rock opera, Ford Amphitheater. $37.50, 8 p.m.
Screamfest L.A. opens with “Cruel World” starring Edward Furlong, with party to follow, Loews Universal Cinemas. $37.40, 7:30 p.m.
Dar Williams sings smart folk, El Rey Theater. $23.50, 8 p.m.
The Flaming Lips, G. Love & Special Sauce and more perform on the Xingolati groove cruise to Ensenada, Long Beach Cruise Terminal. $599-$2,299, noon. Through Mon.
SAT 10/15: Zelda Fitzgerald’s paintings, Frederick R. Weisman Museum, Pepperdine University. Free, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Cut Cute Couture sample sale has sweaters, tees, handbags and bath goods, 188 W. 2nd St. Free, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Babyface, Wiltern Theater, $48.50-$83.50, Nov. 25, on sale at noon
Rare Picasso lithographs on display, Galerie Michael. Free, 6:30 p.m. Through Nov. 11
“Let’s Get Lost” screens with Bruce Weber Q&A, ArcLight Hollywood. $14, 7:30 p.m.
Auction of works by contemporary Latino artists, Museum of Latin American Art. $100 (refundable with purchase), 8-10 p.m.
Luis Rodriguez discusses “Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A.,” Skylight Books. Free, 5 p.m.
SUN 10/16: Tim Street-Porter discusses and signs “Los Angeles,” a book of photographs with introduction by Diane Keaton, Walt Disney Concert Hall. Free, noon-2 p.m.
Aimee Mann, L.A.’s fave chanteuse, with Teitur, UCLA’s Royce Hall. $22-$40, 7 p.m.
MON 10/17: Geffen Playhouse celebrates its facelift with a grand reopening. Geffen Playhouse. $250, 7:30 p.m.
Jay Leno, Ray Marano, George Lopez joke around to benefit YMCA youth programs, Tim Allen emcees, Hollywood Improv. $500, 6 p.m.
TUES 10/18: Iron & Wine and Calexico play from their collaborative EP, “Lays in the Reigns,” Wiltern Theater. $23.50, 7 p.m.
“Festival,” a doc about the Newport Folk Festival in the ’60s featuring Bob Dylan, Joan Baez and others, on DVD
“The Great American Baseball Box,” a history of baseball’s greatest moments, on CD and DVD
Gregory Maguire discusses “Son of a Witch,” the sequel to “Wicked,” Vroman’s Bookstore. Free, 7 p.m.
WED 10/19: Spike Lee signs “That’s My Story and I’m Sticking to It,” Book Soup. Free (ticket required), 7 p.m.
Hollywood Film Festival opens with “Fierce People” starring Diane Lane, ArcLight Hollywood. 8 p.m.
THURS 10/20: “The Phantom of the Opera” with Lon Chaney screens silently, Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. $5, 8 p.m.
James Ellroy and Bruce Wagner readings by Ellroy, Wagner and Dana Delany, Hammer Museum. Free. 7 p.m.