Upcoming Events

TODAY: Thesps and producers gather for a panel sesh on TNT’s “Southland.” Paley Center for Media in BevHills. Paleycenter.org

WEDNESDAY: Steven Spielberg and George Lucas are among the notables attending the dedication of the Marilyn and Jeffrey Katzenberg Center for Animation at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. Cinema.usc.edu

G4 host Chris Hardwick conducts a Q&A with “Late Night” host Jimmy Fallon. Leonard Goldenson Theater. rsvp.nbc@nbcuni.com

THURSDAY: A screening of “Love’s Kitchen” opens the 14th edition of the Dances With Films Festival. Through June 9 at West Hollywood’s Laemmle Sunset 5. Danceswithfilms.com

Producer Stanley Jaffe, composer Howard Shore and others take part in AMPAS’ tribute to writer-helmer Robert Benton. Gotham’s Academy Theater. Oscars.org

SATURDAY: Jason Alexander hosts the UCLA Longevity Center’s Icon Awards gala feting Jane Fonda. Beverly Hilton. Semel.ucla.edu/longevity

JUNE 8: The Sundance Institute hosts its inaugural Los Angeles benefit event featuring a perf by Fitz and the Tantrums. Franklin Canyon Ranch in BevHills. Sundance.org

JUNE 9: Homeless youth services org Covenant House California honors James Cameron and Suzy Amis Cameron. Skirball Cultural Center. Covenanthouseca.org

JUNE 10: The eighth annual Inspiration Awards luncheon benefitting the Step Up Women’s Network fetes thesp Christina Hendricks and helmer Catherine Hardwicke. Beverly Hilton. Suwn.org/ia