Calendar of event listings

FRI 8/31


Director Ed Begley pays tribute to Cesar Chavez and Ruben Salazar with the staging of “Cesar & Ruben,” NoHo Arts Center. $25-$35, 8:00 pm. Through Sept. 9.

Charmaine Clamor jazzes up Catalina Bar & Grill along with Linda Hopkins, Michael Konik, Crescendo and Mr. Z. $20, 8:30 p.m.


The Actors’ Gang portrays “Gulliver’s Travels” through puppets, songs and theater in an Adam Walsh-helmed staging starring Keythe Farley, Ivy Substation Theater. $25,  8 p.m. Through Sept. 8.

Cinecon 43’s Classic Film Festival screens silent and early sound feature films, Egyptian Theater. $85-$150, 6 p.m. Through Monday.


Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams compete for the US Open championship title, Flushing Meadows. $36 – $365, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Through Sept. 9.

Battles and Deerhunter play the South Street Seaport’s final outdoor show. Free, 6:00 p.m.

SAT 9/1


Jonathan Edelhuber expresses “An Industrial Evolution and Other Short Stories” through paintings, Carmichael Gallery of Contemporary Art. 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Through Sept. 14.


Bette Davis and Joan Crawford-starrer “What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?” unspools, Hollywood Forever Cemetery. $10, 8:30 p.m.

Long Beach celebrates its Annual Blues Festival with live jazz, California State University. $45 – $75. 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Through Saturday.


Andree Markoe Caldwell lectures the Met on “The Splendor of Italian Baroque Paintings.” Free, 3:00 p.m.


SUN 9/2


The Getty showcases Jean-Baptiste Oudry’s restored paintings, including his famed Rhinoceros and Lion. Free, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.


David Newman conducts “The Big Picture: The Films of Paramount Pictures,” celebrating music from studio faves like “Sunset Blvd.” and “The Godfather” along with screenings of selected movie clips, Hollywood Bowl. $7-$147, 7:30 p.m.


Beatallica combines ’60s British invasion with ’90s headbanger style, Highline Ballroom. $5.98, 8:00 p.m.

The New York Burlesque Festival bestows their “Golden Pasties” on the year’s best performers, Comix. $25, 7:00 p.m.

MON 9/3


New Earth hosts an open forum featuring music, comedy, dance and poetry, Rockotitlan Cafe. Free, 8 p.m.


Pianist Stuart Oderman gives live accompaniment to Rene Clair’s “The Italian Straw Hat,” MoMA. $10, 6:00 p.m.

Broadway’s Linda Lavin sings during a two-day Birdland set. $35, 7:00 p.m. Through Tuesday.

Fringe fest hit “Walmartopia” opens, Minetta Lane Theater. $45-$65, 8:00 p.m.

TUE 9/4


TV’s outstanding costumes and designs, including this year’s Emmy-nommed designers, display for the 2nd Annual Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design Exhibition, Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. Free, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Through Sept. 29.


Ari Gold plays tracks from his R&B/dance album “Transport Systems,” Joe’s Pub. $18 advance, $20 door, 9:30 p.m.

The “Guitar Hero II” party invades Pianos. $8, 10:00 p.m.

WED 9/5


Soul crooner Stevie Wonder shows he’s still got it, Greek Theater.  $45-$125, 8 p.m.

Gene Kelly and Jean Hagen sing their way onto the big screen when “Singin’ in the Rain” unspools, ArcLight Cinemas.  $11, 8 p.m.

L.A. Shorts Festival kicks off its 11th year by honoring helmer James Toback, AMC Burbank 16. $25-$275, 7:30 p.m. Through Sept. 17.


Helmer Ronald Bronstein discusses “Frownland” after its IFC Center unspooling. $11, 7:30 p.m.

Michael Palin and Lorne Michaels talk, 92nd St. Y. $26, 8:00 p.m.

THU 9/6


The Frames rock Henry Fonda Theater. $16, 8:00 p.m.

Charlie Huston lectures on “The Art and Business of Writing Novels and Comics,” Borders Books in Westwood. Free, 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.


Ian McKellen stars when the Royal Shakespeare Company opens “King Lear,” BAM. $30-$90, 7:30 p.m.

Larry David chats with Susie Essman for 92nd St. Y. $35, 8:00 p.m.

The Y’all Stars open the 4th annual Brooklyn Country Music Festival, Buttermilk. Free, 8:00 p.m. Through Sept. 8.

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