John Mayer serenades the Hollywood Bowl, the Help Group honors Amy Brenneman and Brad Silberling, Renee Zellweger and other celebs honored at Women in Film's Crystal + Lucy Awards, more
FRI 6/8: The Contemporary Crafts Market hawks homespun glassware, jewelry, ceramics and garments, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. $7, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
UCLA Festival 2007: New Creative Work features more than 100 student films and kicks off with the Festival of Animation Prom, James Bridges Theater, UCLA. Free, 5:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. Fest runs through June 15.
Garrison Keillor brings his “A Prairie Home Companion” to the Greek Theater. $39.75 – $88.75, 7:30 p.m.
SAT 6/9: John Mayer serenades Hollywood Bowl. $35.50 – $85.50, 7 p.m. Through Sunday.
Southern California native Caridad Barragan’s “In a Box” receives Avenue 50 Studio‘s first installation show. Free, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Through July 8.
SUN 6/10: Patti Austin joins Gordon Goodwin and his Big Phat Band on stage in celebrating the Jazz Bakery’s 15th anniversary, John Anson Ford Amphitheatre. $30 – $100, 8 p.m.
MON 6/11: Elizabeth Gilbert signs her memoir “Eat Pray Love,” Vroman’s Bookstore. Free, 7 p.m.
TUES 6/12: The Help Group honors Amy Brenneman and Brad Silberling during their annual Teddy Bear Picnic benefiting org’s special education services for children with autism spectrum disorders, Beverly Hilton. $200, 11:30 a.m.
Percussionist Alex Acuna joins members of the L.A. Master Chorale for an evening of Mexican baroque, Bing Center, LACMA. $25, 8 p.m.
WED 6/13: Marlene Dietrich headlines when “Witness for the Prosecution” screens for AFI’s “100 Years…100 Stars,” ArcLight Cinema. $11, 8 p.m.
THURS 6/14: “Greeks on the Black Sea: Ancient Art from the Hermitage” opens, Getty Villa. Free, reservations required, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Through Sept. 3.
Renee Zellweger, Shonda Rhimes, Emily Blunt, Nancy Meyers, Kathleen Kennedy and Uta Briesewitz are feted at Women in Film‘s Crystal + Lucy Awards, Beverly Hilton. $250 – $350, 5:30 p.m.
“Michael Muller: Another Night Upon Us,” a large-scale color photograph collaboration between actor Joaquin Phoenix, writer Marcos Johnson and photographer Muller, receives its opening reception, M + B gallery. Free, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Through June 23.