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FRI 7/20


Baritone Nmon Ford joins the Pasadena Pops Orchestra in “Water, Water Everywhere” featuring Leonard Bernstein’s “On the Waterfront,” Johann Strauss Jr.’s “On the Beautiful Danube” and Tobias Picker’s “Old and Lost Rivers,” Descanso Gardens. $20 – $85, 7:30 p.m. Through Sunday.

“The Philadelphia Story” and “Morning Glory” double feature to kick off “The Late, Great Kate: A Centennial Tribute to Katharine Hepburn,” a month-long series of Hepburn’s films. $9, 7:30 p.m. Through Aug. 21.

British import Jamie Cullum and the Los Angeles Philharmonic serenade the Hollywood Bowl. $7 – $147, 8:30 p.m. Through Saturday.


Widespread Panic plays a two-day Radio City Music Hall gig. $50, 8 p.m.

Musicians Donald Sosin and Joanna Seaton perform a score for D.W. Griffith’s silent pic “Way Down East,” Walter Reade Theater. $20, 7 p.m.

“Reno 911!” thesp Carlos Alazraqui amuses during two-night Comix stint. $15, 8 p.m.

SAT 7/21


The Los Angeles Free Clinic holds its 10th annual Extravaganza for the Senses benefit featuring wine tasting, treats from Angelini Osteria, La Boheme, SusieCakes and the Chocolate Traveler along with DJ Scott Silva and silent auctions, 20th Century Fox lot. $100 – $200, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.


Alyssa Graham performs from her latest album “Echo,” Joe’s Pub. $15, 7:30 p.m.

SUN 7/22


Snow Patrol and Hot Hot Heat rock the Greek Theater. $40, 7:30 p.m. Through Monday.


Norman Mailer answers questions after his 1987 pic “Tough Guys Don’t Dance” screens for the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Film Comment Selects series. Mailer’s “Maidstone” unspools after discussion, Walter Reade Theater. $35, 4:30 p.m.

Lil Wayne raps for the Beacon Theater. $50 – $95, 7 p.m.

MON 7/23


Blake Lewis, Gina Glockson, Jordin Sparks and the American Idols Tour hits Staples Center. $42.50 – $72.50, 7 p.m.

Patti Austin and Jack Sheldon play to benefit the Young Musicians Foundation, Geffen Playhouse. $60 – $150, 8 p.m.


“The Sting” thesps Robert Redford and Paul Newman return to the big screen when pic unspools for HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival, Bryant Park. Free, 5 p.m.

Kenneth Jones and Gerald Stockstill’s concert “Christmas in July: Misfit Kids’ Letters to Old St. Nick,” a collection of holiday-themed theater songs, debuts to benefit Artists Striving to End Poverty, the Players Theater. $20 pledge, 7:30 p.m.

TUE 7/24


Midnight Blue Jazz Band, Gypsy Guitar, Inca Peruvian Ensemble and others play Latin and Jazz Nightof the Los Angeles Zoo’s Music in the Zoo. $16 adults, $10 children, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Michael Tucker autographs his “Living a Foreign Language: A Memoir of Food, Wine and Love in Italy,” Dutton’s Brentwood Books. Free, 7 p.m.


The White Stripes rock Madison Square Garden. $39.50 – $49.50, 8 p.m.

Helmer Jem Cohen talks after a screening of his latest doc “Building a Broken Mousetrap,” IFC Center. $11, 7:30 p.m.

WED 7/25


Ellen Sussman presents and signs “Bad Girls,” an anthology of true stories from woman writers celebrating their acts of defiance, Book Soup. Free, 7 p.m.

Gregory Peck starrer “Roman Holiday” unspools for AFI’s “100 Years…100 Stars,” ArcLight Cinema. $11, 8 p.m.


“33 to Nothing” opens, the Wild Project. $45, 8 p.m.

Comediennes including Carolyn Castiglia, Robin Gelfenbein and Leighann Lord perform for Ladies Who Laugh: The New York Women In Communications Foundation Comedy Fundraiser to help young women enter the world of communications, Studio 8H at Rockefeller Center. Tickets start at $30, 6 p.m.

THU 7/26


Los Angeles-based artist Matthew Monahan‘s figurative and abstract sculptures and drawing receive their public reception, MOCA Grand Avenue. Free, 5 – 8 p.m. Through Oct. 29.

Doors drummer John Densmore and jazz composer Art Ellis give their new band Tribaljazz a Skirball Cultural Center Sunset Concert outing. Free, 8 p.m.


James Cotton Blues Band and the Carolina Chocolate Drops croon for the BAM Rhythm & Blues Festival, MetroTech. Free. 12 p.m.

Xavier Rudd and Serena Ryder play the Highline Ballroom. $18 – $20, 8 p.m.

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