|FRIDAY, SEPT. 19
|ONE NIGHT STANDS
Avery Schreiber Theatre
11050 Magnolia Blvd., North Hollywood
Cupid is now an alcoholic, which causes people to have sex but not fall in love. After “Cupid’s” hilarious monologue, watch several couples act out these one-and-done couplings. Fridays & Saturdays at 11 p.m.
|SATURDAY, SEPT. 20
| STORYWISE SEMINAR – GETTING TO THE NEXT STEP
This seminar is for anyone who wants to know more about how to craft a story, what TV and feature specs are the most effective to write in the current marketing climate, and how to get hired as a writer or director in television and film. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $200.00. $150 with college ID.
FOOTBALL AT PINK TACO
Westfield Century City Mall
Watch the gridiron drama on HD flat screen TVs while enjoying the $5 drink specials and authentic Mexican breakfast & lunch menus. Tailgating starts at 9 a.m. Groups rates available. Saturdays & Sundays through the end of football season.
HAVANA BEFORE CASTRO SIGNING
JAZZ N BLUES: A BENEFIT CONCERT
The Madrid Theatre
La Luz de Jesus
4633 Hollywood Blvd.
Peter Moruzzi will be signing his book that details the city’s history as the “Paris of the Caribean” before the rise of Fidel Castro. 6-9 p.m.
21622 Sherman Way, Canoga Park
Listen to jazz by Scott Detweiler and jazz by Lori Andrews with proceeds benefiting The J.M.C. Domestic Violence Prevention Program. Tix start at $25. 7:30 p.m.
|SUNDAY, SEPT. 21
| LITTLE ARMENIA BBQ ADVENTURE
5150 Hollywood Blvd.
Enjoy kebabs, baklava and, of course, Armenian BBQ to a backdrop of traditional music & dance, while touring L.A.’s Little Armenia. 2-6 p.m. $20.
VENICE MUSIC FESTIVAL
IN SEARCH OF CLARA
Media Dance Theatre
The 16th annual festival features Latin reggae rockers Mandorico and Afro-Cuban salsa band Sono-Lux. Proceeds benefit Venice’s social-service programs. 2-6 p.m.
237 E. Palm Ave., Burbank
The Media City Ballet is holding open auditions for the role of Clara in The Nutcracker to be performed this December at the Alex Theatre in Glendale. Candidates should be females with classical ballet training, 16-22 years of age and no taller than 5’4”. 2 p.m.
|TUESDAY, SEPT. 22
| TASTE OF OLD PASADENA
Sample your way through Old Pasadena's finest restaurants on a walking taste tour. All proceeds go to local charities and scholarships. 5:30-9 p.m. $25. Check website for details.
MARY TILLMAN SIGNING
Santa Monica Public Library
601 Santa Monica Blvd.
Pat Tillman was the Arizona Cardinal Safety who enlisted in the Army after 9/11. His mother’s book, Boots on the Ground Before Dusk, chronicles his life, death and the subsequent investigation. 7 p.m. FREE.
|THURSDAY, SEPT. 23
12215 Ventura Blvd., Studio City
Comedian Evan Lionel hosts this evening of sketch comedy, stand-up and inappropriate laughter for all by the Slow Children Crossing comedy troupe. 8 p.m. $10. Every last Thursday of the month.