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TODAY: AMPAS closes out the “Last 70mm Film Festival” with a screening of 1960’s “Spartacus” and Q&A with Kirk Douglas. Samuel Goldwyn Theater. Oscars.org

Brad Bell, Jane Espensen and others from the online series “Husbands” take part in a panel sesh. Paley Center for Media in BevHills.


WEDNESDAY: Animation supervisor Spencer Cook, screenwriter Zack Stentz and others participate in AMPAS’ look at “The Science of Hollywood Superheroes.” Samuel Goldwyn Theater. Oscars.org

SUNDAY: The Art Directors Guild Film Society and American Cinematheque host a screening of the early sci-fi pic “Just Imagine.” Aero Theater. Adg.org

American Cinematheque’s tribute to Elvis Presley includes a screening of “Jailhouse Rock” and Q&A with songwriter Mike Stoller, who will also sign copies of his new book “Hound Dog: The Leiber and Stoller Autobiography.” Egyptian Theater. AmericanCinematheque.com

“New Girl” stars Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield and Lamorne Morris host the Do Something Awards. Santa Monica’s Barker Hangar.


AUG. 20: The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences hosts a fall preview sesh with Variety ‘s Brian Lowry, USA Today’s Robert Bianco and other top critics. Leonard Goldenson Theater. Emmys.tv

AUG. 22: USA Network’s Jeff Wachtel, Fox’s Dan Harrison and others take part in the Caucus for Producers, Writers and Directors fall season preview sesh. IO/LA. Caucus.org

AUG. 23: Because of Ezra, a nonprofit org dedicated to pediatric cancer research, hosts its first annual Karaoke for Kids fundraiser. SLS Hotel. BecauseofEzra.org

AUG. 28: The Writers Guild Foundation hosts a staging of Mike Birbiglia’s one-man show “Sleepwalk With Me,” followed by a Q&A with Birbiglia and “This American Life” host Ira Glass. Writers Guild Theater.


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