Get a Life: Event listings calendar


FRI 7/6

— LOS ANGELES —

“The Honeymoon Killers” unspools, Hammer Museum Courtyard. Free, 8:30 p.m.

— NEW YORK —

Antonio Pietrangeli’s 1965 pic “I Knew Her So Well” kicks off BAM’s Signore & Signore: Leading Ladies of Italian Cinema series, BAM Rose Cinemas $11, 2 p.m. Through July 29.

Brazilian vocalist and guitarist Ze Renato plays Joe’s Pub. $20, 7:30 p.m.


SAT 7/7

— LOS ANGELES —

“Jamestown at 400: Natives and Newcomers in Early Virginia” explores the role of the colony in the development of the nation, Huntington Library‘s West Hall. $15, 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Through Jan. 14.

Glen Wexler’s surreal photography exhibition, “The Secret Life of Cows,” receives its opening reception, Track 16 Gallery. Free, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Through Aug. 4.

Chicago and America play the Greek Theater. $37.50 – $82.50, 8 p.m.

— NEW YORK —

Tom Ridgely directs Waterwell’s “The/King/Operetta” opening, Barrow Street Theater. $25, 9:30 p.m. Through Aug. 11.

Hip-hop, tap and jazz dancers, DJs and a 30-piece orchestra perform together in “Jump,” Radio City Music Hall. $79.50, 8 p.m.


SUN 7/8

— LOS ANGELES —

Charlie Chaplin’s silent “The Kid” receives live musical accompaniment for an Aero Theater family matinee. $5 children under 10, $9 adults, 3 p.m.

— NEW YORK —

Jenna Esposito pays tribute to the music of Rosemary Clooney during her Metropolitan Room performance. $20, 7 p.m.


MON 7/9

— LOS ANGELES —

“A Room with a View” screens, Samuel Goldwyn Theater. $5, 7:30 p.m.

— NEW YORK —

Winter Miller’s play “In Darfur,” an account of three intertwined lives at a camp for internally displaced persons in Darfur, debuts for the Public Theater’s In the Park series. Joanna Settle directs with post-show discussion following, Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Free, 8 p.m.

Audrey Hepburn starrer “Wait Until Dark” screens for HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival, Bryant Park. Free, 5 p.m.

Bob Weir and his band RatDog and Keller Williams play Central Park SummerStage. $45, 6 p.m.


TUES 7/10

— LOS ANGELES —

Zimbabwe’s Masanga Marimba Ensemble, Japanese Taiko Drummers, Kenny’s Steel Drum Band and children’s folk band the SqueeGees are just a few of the World Music Night acts lined up for Music in the Zoo, Los Angeles Zoo. $10 children, $16 adults, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

— NEW YORK —

Don Cheadle discusses his latest pic “Talk to Me” after a preview screening, Walter Reade Theater. $30, 7 p.m.

Roller-disco musical “Xanadu” opens at Broadway’s Helen Hayes Theater. $51.25-$111.25, 7 p.m.

Robert Wilson directs “Fables de La Fontaine” for Lincoln Center’s three week dance, theater, music and opera festival, Gerald W. Lynch Theater. $85, 7:30 p.m. Through July 29


WED 7/11

— LOS ANGELES —

Queen Latifah serenades the Hollywood Bowl. $ 6 – $93, 8 p.m.

Frank Capra’s “Mr. Deeds Goes to Town” unspools for AFI’s 100 Years …100 Stars, ArcLight Cinema. $11, 8 p.m.

Josh Radnor stars in Neil Simon’s “Biloxi Blues” for L.A. Theater Works’ recording series, Skirball Cultural Center. $39- $46, 8 p.m. Through Sunday.

— NEW YORK —

“Voices in Conflict,” a play about the war in Iraq created by high school students, comes to the Vineyard Theater. Free, reservations required, 7 p.m. Through July 13.


THURS 7/12

— LOS ANGELES —

Rachel Hunter joins Dr. Sheri Speede for IDA-Africa’s “Born to be Wild” with cocktails, hor d’oeveres, silent and live auctions and live music to raise funds for Cameroon’s Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Center, the Bernheim Estate. $75 – $85, 7 p.m. – 11 p.m.

“Big Fish” author Daniel Wallace discusses his latest, “Mr. Sebastian and the Negro Magician,” with Erika Schickel for Aloud at Central Library, Mark Taper Auditorium. Free, reservations required, 7 p.m.

Los Angeles Children’s Chorus gives Peter Ash and Donald Sturrock’s opera “Keepers of the Night” its world premiere, Alex Theater. $20 – $60, 7:30 p.m. Through Sunday.

American Ballet Theater brings both a mixed repertory program and “Othello” to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. $25 – $115, 7:30 p.m. Through Sunday.

— NEW YORK —

“King of New York” thesp Paul Calderon talks at a special screening of Abel Ferrara’s 1990 pic, Walter Reade Theater. $25, 7:30 p.m.

Lincoln Center’s annual Taste of Summer benefit includes nibbles from
Gotham staples Aix Brasserie and Fleur de Sel along with dance lessons, music and more dancing. $250, 6:30 p.m.

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