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FRI 9/7

— LOS ANGELES —

Baloo makes a live appearance when “The Jungle Book” celebrates its 40th Anniversary with the release of a Platinum Edition DVD and a special screening, El Capitan Theater. $9 – $20, 10 a.m. – 9:15 p.m. Through Sept. 23.

Fox’s “K-Ville,” “Back to You,” “Nashville” and “Kitchen Nightmares” pilots kick off the Paley Center for Media’s TV Preview Parties. Free, 6:30 p.m. Through Sept. 11.

Viver Brasil Dance Company performs Afro-Brazilian moves and live music in celebration of their 10th anniversary, Ford Amphitheatre. $5 – $27, 8:30 p.m.

— NEW YORK —

Noir rockers Elysian Fields play Joe’s Pub. $15, 9:30 p.m.

The College Group screens Woody Allen’s “Manhattan” followed by a viewing of the “Frank Stella on the Roof” exhibit, the Met. Free with $20 museum admission, 6:00 p.m.

Patricia Riggen’s “Under the Same Moon” opens the LatinBeat film festival, Walter Reade Theater. $11, 8:00 p.m.


SAT 9/8

— LOS ANGELES —

Children play games, learn songs and meet live animals at the “Critter Club: Watery Wilderness” program, National History Museum of Los Angeles County. Free – $6.50 children, $9 adults, 10 a.m.-11 a.m.

The Santa Monica Museum of Art /a> showcases “William Pope. L — Art After White People: Time, Trees, & Celluloid…”. $5, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Through Dec. 23.

Beethoven’s “Fidelio” opens the L.A. Opera season, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. $20 – $238, 6 p.m. Through Oct. 6.

Art directors and production designers display their personal art in Art Unites, NoHo Gallery. Free, 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m., Through Oct. 6.

 

Vince Gill, Amy Grant and Del McCoury Band play the Greek Theater. $30 – $70, 7:00 p.m.

Jason Alexander stars in the Actors Fund staging of “Falsettos,” Wilshire Theater Beverly Hills. $30 – $250, 8 p.m.

— NEW YORK —

Tony Bennett plays Radio City Music Hall, with special perfs by k.d. lang, John Legend and James Taylor. $54 – $129, 8:00 p.m. Through Sunday.

Husker Du’s Bob Mould and Richard Morel DJ Highline Ballroom’s Blowoff party. $12, 10:00 p.m.

Modest Mouse plays Brooklyn’s McCarren Park Pool. $35, 5:00 p.m.


SUN 9/9

— LOS ANGELES —

The L.A. Philharmonic plays Haydn’s “Rider” and Beethoven’s second “Razumovsky” quartets, Mark Taper Auditorium. Free, 3 p.m. 

Mexican music and dance liven up the James Armstrong Theater for Noche Mexicana, Torrance Cultural Arts Center. $10-$17, 2 p.m. Through Sept. 16.

The Aquarium of the Pacific hosts Baja Splash Cultural Festival with folk-dancing, arts and crafts, children’s programs and local dishes in honor of the National Hispanic Heritage Month. $21, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

— NEW YORK —

Chico O’Farrill’s Jazz Orchestra begins its Birdland run. $25 – $30, 9:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. Through Oct. 28.

Theater for the New City presents “Buckle My Shoe, or Terror Firma,” Washington Square Park. Free, 2:00 p.m. Through Sept. 16.


MON 9/10

— LOS ANGELES —

Scribes Nell Freudenberger and Jennifer Gilmore read and discuss their novels, “The Dissident” and “Golden Country,” moderated by Bernadette Murphy, Mark Taper Auditorium. Free, 7 p.m.

— NEW YORK —

Kirk Douglas reads his memoirs, Columbus Circle Borders Books. Free, 6:00 p.m.

Steve Sterner gives Charles Swickard’s silent classic “The Devil’s Claim” live piano accompaniment, MoMA. $10, 6:00 p.m.


TUE 9/11

— LOS ANGELES —

Diana Gabaldon discusses and signs “Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade,” Vroman’s Bookstore. Free, 7 p.m.

Maria Mileaf directs the Wendy Wasserstein-penned “Third,” starring Christine Lahti, Geffen Playhouse. $40 – $57, $7:30 p.m. Through Oct. 21.

— NEW YORK —

“The Concert for Peace” plays, Symphony Space’s Peter Jay Sharp Theater. $35 – $125, 7:30 p.m.

Cary Hoffman sings Frank Sinatra, Metropolitan Room. $25 plus two drink minimum, 9:30 p.m.


WED 9/12

— LOS ANGELES —

Spoon rocks the Henry Fonda Theater. $20, 8 p.m.

Cary Grant-starrer “I’m No Angel” unspools, ArcLight Cinemas. $11, 8 p.m.

— NEW YORK —

The Royal Shakespeare Company performs “The Seagull,” Brooklyn Academy of Music. $44 – $90, 7:30 p.m.

Singer/songwriter Slaid Cleaves serenades Joe’s Pub. $20, 7:00


THU 9/13

— LOS ANGELES —

Santa Barbara’s Kenneth Volk winery heads south to showcase their wines, Brix Wine. $15, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

— NEW YORK —

David Cronenberg hosts a preview screening of his new film “Eastern Promises,” Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria. $18, 7:30 p.m.

Virginia bluegrass band Eddie From Ohio plays the BB King Blues Club and Grill in Times Square. $70, 8:00 p.m.

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