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What's there to do in L.A. this week? Learnaboutwine.com hosts a tasting of sparkling wine and oysters, Billy Crystal portrays the people who influenced his life in "700 Sundays," "Manderlay" with Danny Glover and Willem Dafoe screens, more

FRI 1/6: L.A. Auto Show brings out this season’s big guns by Maserati and Ferrari, as well as concept cars, Los Angeles Convention Center. $10, 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Through Jan. 15.

Learnaboutwine.com hosts a tasting of sparkling wine and oysters, Maple Drive. $40, 7-9 p.m.

Peter Shelton’s first U.S. showing of his 188-part fiberglass installation “godspipes” opens, L.A. Louvre. Free, 7-9 p.m.

Billy Crystal portrays the people who influenced his life in “700 Sundays,” Wilshire Theater. $35-$95 (previews), $40-$95 (starting Jan. 12), 8 p.m. Through Feb. 18.

SAT 1/7: Jake Gyllenhaal, Shirley MacLaine and others honored at the Palm Springs Film Fest’s Black Tie Awards, Palm Springs Convention Center. $300-$15,000, 7 p.m.

Flickering Image Festival screens 10 winning shorts, Mark Goodson Auditorium, the American Film Institute. $2, 7 p.m.

SUN 1/8: “Spellbound” and spoof “High Anxiety” double feature, Egyptian Theater. $9, $6 members, 6 p.m.

MON 1/9: Frank Lloyd Wright’s collection of Japanese woodblock prints, last day, Norton Simon Museum. $8, noon-6 p.m.

TUES 1/10: Sumner Redstone discusses Viacom and the industry with Variety Editor-in-Chief Peter Bart, Museum of Television & Radio. $15, $12 members, 7 p.m.

Jesse Kellerman (son of novelists Faye and Jonathan) signs “Sunstroke,” his foray into mystery, Vroman’s Bookstore. Free, 7 p.m.

Short films by Sofia Coppola, Miranda July and others as part of the one-day Focus on Female Directors, Egyptian Theater. $9, 7:30 p.m.

We Are Scientists’ “Love and Squalor,” Morningwood’s self titled album and “Tony Bennett Sings for Lovers” on CD

“The Constant Gardener,” “Hustle & Flow” and “Red Eye” on DVD

WED 1/11: “Tupac: Resurrection” screens with “Xiara’s Song” to open part two of the Contemporary Documentaries series, James Bridge Theater, UCLA. Free, 7:30 p.m. Through March 15.

“Top Girls” recorded as part of L.A. Theater Works, Skirball Cultural Center. $39 and $45, 8 p.m. Through Jan. 15.

THURS 1/12: Elia Kazan deconstructed by Time magazine film critic Richard Schickel and USC film prof Leo Braudy, Central Library. Free, 7 p.m.

“Manderlay” with Danny Glover and Willem Dafoe screens, LACMA. $9, $6 members, 7:30 p.m.

Annie Korzen, former “Seinfeld” writer, opens her latest one-woman show, “Straight From the Mouth,” Acme Comedy Theater. $25, 8 p.m.

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