TODAY: USC School of Cinematic Arts hosts an exhibition of production art from DreamWorks Animation’s feature films. Through Sept. 7 at the school’s first floor gallery. Cinema.usc.edu

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WEDNESDAY: The American Society of Cinematographers’ Breakfast Club series features a Q&A with John Schwartzman. ASC Clubhouse in Hollywood. TheASC.com

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FRIDAY: The second annual Kazakhstan: Montage of Cinemas fest presents pics from Kazakh filmmakers. DGA Theater in L.A. through Aug. 9. Kazakhfestival.com

Symphony of Hope: The Haiti Project brings together Hollywood composers in a benefit for Haitian earthquake relief efforts. Downtown L.A.’s Omni Hotel.


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SATURDAY: The Actors Gang stages “The Tempest: The Star Wars Edition,” a free show in Culver City’s Media Park, adjacent to its theater at the Ivy Substation. Weekend perfs through Aug. 26.


Betty White hosts the Hooray for HollyWoof fundraiser benefitting animal service orgs Dogs for the Deaf and Generation Rescue. Sportsman’s Lodge.


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SUNDAY: The 39th annual Siggraph confab and exhibition opens at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Through Aug. 9. S2012.siggraph.org

Sharon Lawrence, Robin Zander and others take part in the Riedel & Cody Fund’s 12 Million Dog March to raise awareness and fund pet cancer treatments. Pan Pacific Park. RiedelCody.org

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AUG. 8: The 17th annual GenArt Film Fest opens with a screening of “Missed Connections.” Through Aug. 14 at Gotham’s School of Visual Arts Theater.


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AUG: 9: Giada De Laurentiis and a host of other celeb chefs take part in the Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival. Various venues through Aug. 12. Lafw.com