What to do in L.A. this week? Art Directors Guild Awards honors Steven Spielberg, Grammy-winning violinist Joshua Bell performs at the Walt Disney Conert Hall, "Brokeback Mountain" screens with Ang Lee and cast Q&A, more
FRI 2/10: Rob Zombie, the Wiltern, $38.50, April 24; Ben Lee, Silent Movie Theater, $18, March 8, on sale at noon.“Being John Malkovich” puppeteer Philip Huber designs the characters for the puppet rock-opera “Don’t Trust Anyone Over Thirty,” Hammer Museum. $20, $15 members, 8 p.m. SAT 2/11: Art Directors Guild Awards honors Steven Spielberg for outstanding achievement in cinematography, Beverly Hilton. $250, $175 for ADG and LATSE members, 6:30 p.m. “Capote” writers Dan Futterman and Gerald Clark honored at the USC Scripter Award black-tie gala; Henry Winkler emcees, Edward L. Doheny Memorial Library, USC. $500, 6:30 p.m. “Holiday,” directed by George Cukor, screens with Robert Trachtenberg’s “American Masters: On Cukor,” LACMA. $9, $6 members, 7:30 p.m. Flea plays live acoustic music to benefit the Silverlake Conservatory of Music’s scholarship program, Diane von Furstenberg store, 8407 Melrose Ave. $150, 8-11 p.m. McSweeney’s hosts “The World Explained,” a night of readings, comedy and slide-shows; Jon Brion plays, Redcat. $10, 8:30 p.m. SUN 2/12: Suzanne Tracht cooks prix-fixe Valentine’s Day brunch with entrees like lobster benedict and sirloin and eggs, followed by dessert, Jar. $35, 10 a.m. Joshua Bell, Grammy-winning violinist, plays Beethoven and Bartok, Walt Disney Conert Hall. $32-$82, 7:30 p.m. Jeff Tweedy, Wilco’s frontman, goes it alone, Henry Fonda Theater. $25, 8 p.m. MON 2/13: Tavis Smiley talks with historian John Hope Franklin about race, politics and the future of America, Central Library. Free, 7 p.m. “Brokeback Mountain” screens, followed by Q&A with Ang Lee, Larry McMurtry and cast, Aero Theater. $9, 7:30 p.m. TUES 2/14: John Lasseter and Jim Morris honored at the Visual Effects Society awards, the Hollywood Palladium. $300, $150 members, 6:30 p.m. Paul F. Tompkins and other comics judge the wit of comedians Jen Kirkman, Paul Morrissey and others, Upright Citizens Brigade. $5, 8:30 p.m. “Proof” and “Saw II” on DVD WED 2/15: Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho” screens as part of AFI’s 100 Years…100 Movie Quotes series, ArcLight Hollywood. $11, $10 members, 8 p.m. THURS 2/16: Andrea Bowers discusses her career as an L.A. mixed-media artist, Hammer Museum. Free, 7:30 p.m. Carl Reiner chats with “Seinfeld” writer Peter Mehlman as part of Writer’s Bloc speaker series, Skirball Cultural Center. $20, 7:30 p.m.
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