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Soderbergh's on hand for the 'German' screening, the Fray play the WIltern, Patrick Stewart narrates 'Arden,' Lion King is at the Pantages, more

FRI 10: Director Roger Michell, scribe Hanif Kureishi and thesp Jodie Whittaker discuss “Venus” after a Variety Screening Series unspooling, Academy of TV Arts and Sciences. Free, reservations required, 7:30 p.m.

The Wrens headline the Troubadour. $13-$15, 10:15 p.m.

SAT 11: Bob Baker Marionettes pull the strings for the opening of “Bob Baker’s Nutcracker!” with more than 100 different puppets, Bob Baker Marionette Theater. $12, 2:30 p.m.

Mombasa Party and the Royal Drummers of Burundi bring down Royce Hall. $25-$38, 8 p.m.

Edie Sedgwick speaks through her “Ciao! Manhattan” scribes and helmers John Palmer and David Weisman with audio tapes and rare footage, Hammer Museum. Free, 7 p.m.

Johnny Winter plays the Canyon Club. $25, 9 p.m.

SUN 12: Pushcart Prize winner Tobias Wolff, Chris Gorham, John Heard, Camryn Manheim and Johnny Simmons read Wolff’s work over brunch for WordTheatre, Aphrodisiac. $35, 11 a.m.

Steven Soderbergh‘s on hand when “The Good German” screens with “Casablanca,” Aero Theater. $7- $10, 6:30 p.m.

Los Angeles Master Chorale performs Rachmaninoff’s rarely heard cappella “All-Night Vigil,” Walt Disney Concert Hall. $19 – $129, 7 p.m.

MON 13: Philip Gourevitch, Paris Review editor, speaks with “Syriana” writer/director Stephen Gaghan for ALOUD at Central Library, Mark Taper Auditorium. Free, reservations required, 7 p.m.

TUES 14: Patrick Stewart narrates Strauss’ “Enoch Arden” with Emanuel Ax on piano. $21 – $45, 7 p.m.

Norman Lear and Phil Rosenthal talk about getting laughs, Museum of Television and Radio. $15, $25; 7 p.m.

WED 15: Women In Film Foundation screens Israeli-Palestinian docu “Encounter Point,” followed by a symposium with director Ronit Avni and Los Angeles’ Jewish and Muslim leaders, Laemmle Music Hall. Free, reservations required, 7:30 p.m.

The Fray with the Damnwells rock the Wiltern. $27.50, 8 p.m.

THURS 16: Disney musical “The Lion King” roars into the Pantages Theater. $10 – $127.50, 8 p.m. Through Jan. 7.

James Blunt and Starsailor play the House of Blues Sunset Strip. $40, 8 p.m.

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