FRI 1/13: Bustamante’s antique show hosts 90 dealers peddling 18th-, 19th- and 20th-century art nouveau and deco finds, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. $7, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Through Sun.
“The Birth of the American Cartoon,” a film about the silent era’s influential cartoons, screens at LACMA. $9, $6 members, 7:30 p.m.
SAT 1/14: David Gilmour, Kodak Theater, $64-$154, April 19, on sale at noon
The Nomadic Museum, constructed out of 152 steel containers, houses “Ashes and Snow,” a collection of 100 photographs depicting humans and animals by Gregory Colbert, Santa Monica Pier. $15, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Through May 14
Viggo Mortensen photographs and Georg Gudni paintings on display, with both artists signing art books and limited-edition multiples, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica. Free, 1-4 p.m.
Gary Sinise discusses his film career as part of the American Film Renaissance, Mann’s Chinese 6 Theater. $10, 2:30 p.m.
Penfolds Icon Black Tie Gala honors Hugh Jackman and Olivia Newton-John as part of Australia Week, Hollywood Palladium. $300 for single seats, $1,200 for a table of four, 6:30 p.m.
SUN 1/15: Ed Ruscha, Ed Moses, Barry McGee and other artists’ work auctioned to benefit rebuilding efforts in New Orleans, with cocktail party, Blum and Poe. Free, 2-6:30 p.m.
David Foster Wallace reads from his upcoming short story collection, “Consider the Lobster,” Hammer Museum. Free, 6 p.m.
MON 1/16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
TUES 1/17: Lynn Redgrave and Terence Rigby in “The Importance of Being Earnest,” Ahmansohn Theater. $35-$65, 8 p.m. Through March 5
Daniel Lanois continues his monthlong residency at Spaceland. $10, 9 p.m.
“Lord of War,” “Two for the Money” and “Junebug” on DVD
WED 1/18: Business journalist Stuart Varney discusses the highs and lows of the new global economy as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series, Pasadena Civic Auditorium. $198 for four speakers, 8 p.m.
THURS 1/19: Sundance Film Fest begins in Park City, Utah. $10 for individual tickets, $2,500 for second-week festival pass, 9 a.m. Through Jan. 29
Quentin Tarantino, Lucy Liu and others at the Asian Excellence Awards, hosted by Kelly Hu and Bobby Lee, Wiltern Theater. $55-$125, 7 p.m.
“Coachella” premieres with performances by Radiohead, Bjork, Oasis and others, Orpheum Theater. $10, 8 p.m.