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"The United States of Charles Phoenix: A Comedy about Mid-Century Americana," opens Ford Amphitheatre's summer season.

FRI 11: “The United States of Charles Phoenix: A Comedy about Mid-Century Americana,” opens Ford Amphitheatre’s summer season. $25, 8:30 p.m.
http://www.fordtheaters.org/en/events/070511_2030.asp

SAT 12: The Entertainment Industry Foundation’s 14th annual Revlon Run/Walk for Women takes to the streets to raise awareness and funds for cancer research, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum at Exposition Park. $30, 7 a.m.
http://www.revlonrunwalk.com/la/html.main/home07.html

Project A.L.S. throws a New York City Block Party at Paramount Pictures with music, rides and games transforming the lot into a Gotham street fair raising financing for finding treatments and a cure for ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. $100 children, $250 adults, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
http://www.projectals.org/events/content.shtml?type=5

SUN 13: “Dan Flavin: A Retrospective,” featuring more than 40 of the minimalist artist’s fluorescent light works, opens, LACMA. $9, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Through Aug. 12.
http://www.lacma.org/art/ExhibFlavin.aspx

Modest Mouse plays the Greek Theater. $35, 7:30 p.m.
http://www.greektheatrela.com/calendar/schedule.asp

MON 14: Martin Scorsese’s “Raging Bull” returns to the silver screen for the Academy’s “Great to be Nominated” series with animated short nominee “History of the World in Three Minutes Flat” preceding and a discussion with Robert Chartoff, Irwin Winkler and Michael G. Westmore following, Samuel Goldwyn Theater. $5, 7 p.m.
http://www.oscars.org/events/g2b_nominated_4/april.html

TUES 15: Helmer Freida Lee Mock is on hand when her “Wrestling with Angels: Playwight Tony Kushner” documentary unspools for Aloud at Central Library, Mark Taper Auditorium. Free, reservations required, 7 p.m.
http://www.lfla.org/aloud/index.php

British chanteuse Lily Allen rocks the Wiltern. $23.50, 8 p.m.
http://www.ticketmaster.com

WED 16: “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” screens for AFI’s “100 Year…100 Movies,” ArcLight Cinema. $11, 8 p.m.
http://www.arclightcinemas.com

Gunther Schuller leads a 31-piece orchestra in Charles Mingus’ “Epitaph,” Walt Disney Concert Hall. $33 – $93, 8 p.m.
http://wdch.laphil.com/tix/performance_detail.cfm?id=2847

THURS 17: “Presenting Miss Barbara Stanwyck,” film posters featuring Stanwyck from the Mike Kaplan collection, display in tribute of her centennial, Academy’s Grand Lobby Gallery. Free, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
http://www.oscars.org/events/stanwyck/index.html

Collage artist Terrell Moore’s “Eye Candy” gets its opening reception, Klapper Gallery. Free, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Through June 30.
http://www.klappergallery.com/index.htm

Dave Navarro, Alice in Chains, Stephen Perkins and others take the stage for the Dimebag Darrell Art Tribute and Benefit Auction, while guitars designed and hand-pained by Ozzy Osbourne, Tommy Lee and Marilyn Manson are hawked for Little Kids Rock, a non-profit org dedicated to music education in public schools, House of Blues Sunset Strip. $33, 8 p.m.
http://www.hob.com/tickets/eventdetail.asp?eventid=45592

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