What's there to do in L.A. this week? Diane Brown cooks Moroccan meals at Chefs, Inc., Modest Mouse tix go on sale, Esa-Pekka Salonen pays homage to Frank Gehry at Disney Hall, Lawrence Fishburne starrer 'Without Walls' previews at Mark Taper Forum, more
FRI 5/26: Diane Brown teaches how to cook Moroccan fare, Chefs, Inc., West L.A., $85, 7 p.m.
“Quality of Life” screens, Q&A with director Benjamin Morgan follows, Laemmle’s Fairfax 3. $9.50, 7:30 p.m.
Elefant brings its ’80s-inspired new wave to the Wiltern. $20, 8 p.m.
Percussionist Robin DiMaggio and friends on stage, Vibrato, Bel Air. Free for diners, $20 min. for those at the bar, 9 p.m.
SAT 5/27: Keith Sonnier exhibits a half mile of neon and argon sculpture, Ace Gallery, Beverly Hills. Free, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Through July 31.
Modest Mouse, Santa Barbara Bowl, Aug. 6, $29, on sale 11 a.m.
The Doors’ John Densmore at the Topanga Days Country Fair, Topanga Community House. $15, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Through Mon.
War and Tierra share the stage, Greek Theater. $30- $60.50, 7 p.m.
SUN 5/28: Tour artists’ studios with Venice Art Walk Day, Westminster School, Venice. $50, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
“A Taste of Honey” and “The L-Shaped Room” double feature screens, the Egyptian Theater. $9, 6:30 p.m.
MON 5/29: Guitarist Bill Frisell and his quartet begin a three-night stint at Largo. $15, 8 p.m.
TUES 5/30: Ben Ehrenreich discusses and signs “The Suitors,” his debut novel based loosely on Homer’s “Odyssey,” Vroman’s Bookstore. Free, 7 p.m.
“Bermuda Avenue Triangle,” starring Lainie Kazan (“My Big Fat Greek Wedding”) begins previews, Brentwood Theater. $22-$62, 7:30 p.m.
Kinky Friedman’s “Cowboy Logic: the Wit and Wisdom of Kinky Friedman (and Some of His Friends)” publishes today
WED 5/31: Woody Allen’s “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * but Were Afraid to Ask” screens, Aero. $9, 7:30 p.m.
Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts “Wing on Wing,” his homage to Frank Gehry’s downtown architecture, Walt Disney Concert Hall. $37- $129, 8 p.m.
THURS 6/1: David Macaulay discusses his career creating architectural books, Central Library. Free, 7 p.m.
“Without Walls,” starring Laurence Fishburne, begins previews, Mark Taper Forum. $20-$55, 8 p.m.