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Paula Abdul hosts 'Animals' benefit concert, Harlem Globetrotters are at Staples, 'Wicked' opens at Pantages, more

FRI 2/16: Daniel Craig’s “Casino Royale” watch, the first watch on the moon and rare military watches display for a preview of Omega collectors’ timepieces thematic Swiss auction in April, Forbes Life Penthouse, Beverly Wilshire. Free, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Through Saturday.

More than 50 local artists offer their wares for “Get: Art,” a Bonhams & Butterfields housed sale benefiting Project Angel Food. Free, 7:07 p.m. – 12:02 p.m. reception, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. tomorrow.

Pianist Christopher O’Riley gives “Time Has Told Me: A Nick Drake Tribute” its world premiere, Royce Hall. $22 – $42, 8 p.m.

SAT 2/17: Paula Abdul hosts “In Defense of Animals,” a concert benefiting animal disaster victims with performances by Chuck Negron, Howard Scott, Robbie Dupree, Lester Chambers and Deborah Gibson. $275 – $1,000, 7:30 p.m.

“Urban Bush Women” storm Luckman Theater bringing African American history and cultural influences from the African Diaspora to light. $35 – $40, 8 p.m.

SUN 2/18: Roberto Rossellini’s “Germany Year Zero” double features with Billy Wilder’s “A Foreign Affair,” Billy Wilder Theater, Hammer Museum. $9 – $10, 2 p.m.

Andrea Marcon leads the Venice Baroque Orchestra in Vivaldi and Tartini, Walt Disney Concert Hall. $33 – $86, 7:30 p.m.

MON 2/19: The Harlem Globetrotters show off for Staples Center. $16 – $135, 1 p.m.

TUES 2/20: Los Angeles educator Rafe Esquith reveals his secrets in “Teach Like Your Hair’s On Fire: The Methods and Madness Inside Room 56” for Aloud at Central Library, Mark Taper Auditorium. Free, reservations required, 7 p.m.

WED 2/21: Musical “Wicked” opens, Pantages Theater. $32.50 – $150, 8 p.m. Through March 30.

Gary Cooper and Ingrid Bergman return to the silver screen in “For Whom the Bell Tolls,” ArcLight Cinemas. $11, 8 p.m.

Edward Asner reads “Harry and Eddie: The Birth of Israel,” the true tale of the Kansas City haberdasher who persuaded Harry Truman into acknowledging the state of Israel, FirstStage, Hollywood Court Theater. $20, 8 p.m.

THURS 2/22: Bich Minh Nguyen discusses and signs “Stealing Buddha’s Dinner,” her food centered memoir of a Vietnamese immigrant growing-up in America’s heartland, Vroman’s Bookstore. Free, 7 p.m.

Saul Bass’ 1974 feature-film directorial debut “Phase IV” screens, Skirball Cultural Center. $5, 7:30 p.m.

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