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FRI 7/27

— LOS ANGELES —

Lynyrd Skynyrd and Shooter Jennings play the Greek Theater. $35 – $65, 7:30 p.m.

Gladys Knight and Wayne Brady bring a little bit of Vegas to the Hollywood Bowl with showgirls, fireworks and Sammy Davis Jr. songs. $7 – $147, 8:30 p.m.

— NEW YORK —

Julie Brown brings her live music, comedy and video show “Smell the Glamour” to Joe’s Pub. $25, 9:30 p.m.

“Fright Night,” “Circuits Maximus” and “LivingVoom” play for Scanners: The 2007 New York Video Festival, Walter Reade Theater. $11, 6:30 p.m. Through July 29.


SAT 7/28

— LOS ANGELES —

“The African Queen” and “Love Among the Ruins” double feature. $9, 7:30 p.m.

Ellen Geer directs a Theatricum Botanicum staging of Bram Stoker’s “Dracula.” $20 – $25, 8 p.m. Through September 29.

— NEW YORK —

“My First Time” opens, New World Stages. $25 – $99, 8 p.m.


SUN 7/29

— LOS ANGELES —

Sam Wood’s “For Whom the Bell Tolls” unspools in tribute to art director William Cameron Menzies for an Art Directors Hall of Fame screening, Egyptian Theater. $10, 5:30 p.m.

— NEW YORK —

Jerry Schatzberg discusses his 1970 directorial debut, “Puzzle of a Downfall Child,” after a screening for the Museum of the Moving Image’s “Uneasy Riders: American Film in the Nixon Years 1970–1974” series. $10, 3 p.m.


MON 7/30

— LOS ANGELES —

James Rollins discusses and autographs his latest “The Judas Strain,” Vroman’s Bookstore. Free, 7 p.m.

Oliver Stone’s “Born on the Fourth of July” screens for the Academy’s “Great to be Nominated” series, Samuel Goldwyn Theater. $3 – $5, 7:30 p.m.

— NEW YORK —

“Rosemary’s Baby” kicks off the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s “Summer Chills: Four by Roman Polanski” series which also screens the helmer’s “The Fearless Vampire Killers,” “Repulsion” and “The Tenant,” Walter Reade Theater. $11, 6:15 p.m. Through Aug. 1.

“All the King’s Men” unspools for HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival, Bryant Park. Free, 5 p.m.


TUE 7/31

— LOS ANGELES —

Luc Delahaye talks over his new exhibit “Recent History: Photographs by Luc Delahaye” with Philip Gefter, Getty Center’s Harold M. Williams Auditorium. Free, reservations required, 7 p.m. Through Nov. 25.

Godsmack rocks the Wiltern. $39.50, 8 p.m.

— NEW YORK —

Commentator Rob Kapilow leads the St. Lawrence String Quartet in Beethoven’s Grosse Fuge, Op. 133 for his “What Makes It Great?” program during the Mostly Mozart Festival, Walter Reade Theater. $30, 7:30 p.m.

Chris Cornell plays a two-night gig with supporting act Juliette and the Licks, Beacon Theater. $40- $70, 8 p.m.

Michael Buble serenades Radio City Music Hall while promoting his third studio album, “Call Me Irresponsible.” $59.50 – $129.50, 8 p.m. Through Aug. 2.


WED 8/1

— LOS ANGELES —

Gustavo Arellano and Sam Quinones present and sign “¡Ask a Mexican!,” Book Soup. Free, 7 p.m.

— NEW YORK —

The Police reunite and rock Madison Square Garden. $54.50 – $254.50, 8 p.m. Aug. 3 and Oct. 31 also.

“Election Day” opens, Second Stage Theater. $40, 7 p.m.

Forty years after the release of his Bob Dylan documentary, “Dont Look Back,” helmer DA Pennebaker talks after the preem of “65 Revisited,” a new doc about the musician created from unseen footage, IFC Center. $11, 7:30 p.m.


THU 8/2

— LOS ANGELES —

ESPN’s X Games rides into L.A., Staples and Home Depot Centers. $5 – $110, 10 a.m. Through Sunday.

Gore Vidal speaks when Michael Tilson Thomas leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic and baritone Thomas Hampson in music from Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland and George Gershwin, Hollywood Bowl. $1 – $122, 8 p.m.

South African trumpeter, bandleader, composer and lyricist Hugh Masekelagives a sunset concert to Skirball Cultural Center. Free, reservations required, 8 p.m.

— NEW YORK —

Pulse Ensemble Theater’s production of “The Tempest” debuts for the annual Harlem Summer Shakespeare, Riverbank State Park. Free, 8 p.m. Through Aug. 26.

Eric Roberson and Chrisette Michele croon for the BAM Rhythm & Blues Festival, MetroTech. Free, 12 p.m.

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