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THURSDAY: Julia Roberts, Danny Moder and Amy Smart are among the honorees at Heal the Bay’s Bring Back the Beach fundraiser. Santa Monica’s Jonathan Beach Club.

AMPAS marks Gene Kelly’s centennial with a two-night tribute featuring film clips, remembrances and a discussion, hosted by Patricia Ward Kelly. Samuel Goldwyn Theater and Linwood Dunn Theater.

Quincy Jones, Dr. John, Stanley Jordan, Macy Gray and others perform at the Great Night in Harlem fundraiser for the Jazz Foundation of America. Apollo Theater.

Hasbro Studios’ Stephen Davis and Insomniac Games’ Ted Price are among the honorees at the Starlight Children’s Foundation’s Stellar Night gala. Beverly Hilton.

Pat Mitchell conducts a Q&A with Katie Couric for WNET-TV’s “At the Paley Center” series on women in news. Paley Center for Media in N.Y.

SUNDAY: The Art Directors Guild hosts a screening of 1928’s “The Iron Mask” featuring a discussion with “The Artist” production designer Laurence Bennett and film historians. Egyptian Theater.

MAY 21: John Lasseter, Phil Tippett and other animation pioneers take part in an AMPAS panel sesh on the development of the digital animator. Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

“Treme” star Wendell Pierce hosts the Looking Back, Spring Forward fundraiser to support Harlem Stage’s 30th anniversary season. Jesse L. Martin, S. Epatha Merkerson and chef Marcus Samuelsson are co-chairs. Harlem Stage Gatehouse.

MAY 25: Gotham’s Film Forum screens a new 35mm print of Lewis Milestone’s landmark 1930 war pic “All Quiet on the Western Front.”

MAY 31: The Paley Center for Media fetes Tom Freston with its Paley Prize for Innovation and Excellence. Gotham Hall.

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