|SATURDAY, SEPT. 22
Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall
1201 South Figueroa St., Los Angeles
Meet scores of adult entertainers and pick up personalized DVDs and other merchandise directly from stars. 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Also, Sun., 1 p.m.-7 p.m.
1418 4th St., Santa Monica
(310) 451-2241; www.magicopolis.com
Husband and wife team perform all kinds of tricks, from vanishing to mind reading, with sketch comedy and audience participation. 2 p.m. & 8 p.m., also Sun. 2 p.m. $22-$27.
2ND ANNUAL LIVE CLEAN SURF CLEAN
602 Venice Blvd., Venice
Music by Astra Heights and Porno for Pyros’ Peter Di Stefano, photography/art by Jamie Brisick, Rob Havassy. Surfer/director Shayne McIntyre will showcase his FUEL TV film series “Surfari.” All photography works on exhibit will be for sale and proceeds will benefit S.U.R.F. Free food and drinks, raffle and silent auction. 7 p.m.-11 p.m. $20.
|SUNDAY, SEPT. 23
LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK & SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION
Shrine Auditorium, Expo Center
700 West 32nd St., Los Angeles
Helen Slater from 1984’s Supergirl signs autographs, view a special screening of the uncut version of Bruce Lee’s Game of Death, more. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $8. Early admission is $10.
THAI CULTURAL DAY
Barnsdall Art Park
4800 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood
(310) 827-2910; thaiculturalcenter.org
Thai food, vegetable carving, massage, arts and crafts, dancing, sculpture, painting, parade, kickboxing and more. FREE.
|MONDAY, SEPT. 24
BJØRN LOMBORG’S COOL IT
Los Angeles Central Library
630 W. 5th St., Los Angeles
(213) 228-7025; www.lfla.org
Lomborg, a highly respected statistical analyst of climate discusses the environment with LA Weekly senior editor, Judith Lewis. 7 p.m. FREE.
|TUESDAY, SEPT. 25
BE A LOVER & FIGHTER
5214 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles
Come hear local rock bands, enjoy Happy Hour food and drinks, win raffle prizes, and pick up free condoms – all for a good cause! Proceeds go to AIDS Marathon to support AIDS Project Los Angeles. 7 p.m. $10.
GRAND AVENUE PROJECT
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)
50 South Grand Ave., Los Angeles
(213) 403-0416; www.zocalola.org
The Grand Avenue Project has been hailed as a key to the urban rejuvenation of downtown Los Angeles. Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne, developer Bill Witte, president of the Related Companies of California, Dana Cuff, professor of Urban Planning at UCLA, and L.A. City Councilmember Jan Perry discuss the future of Bunker Hill and beyond. 7 p.m.-8 p.m. FREE.
|WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 26
8851 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood
Enjoy the drink specials, the selection of margaritas and Mexican food while singing your heart out to your favorite songs. 10 p.m. NO COVER.
|THURSDAY, SEPT. 27
The MET Theatre
1089 N. Oxford Ave., Los Angeles
(323) 960-4442; www.plays411.com/hair
“Hair" made Broadway history as the first rock musical, initially running over four years with chart-topping hits such as "The Age of Aquarius" and "Let the Sun Shine In." 8 p.m. Runs through November 3. $34.99. $30 for students and seniors.