Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Sept. 16-23 – Daily News


Kelly Berg’s “Ring of Fire,” acrylic on canvas, 2016, is part of the “Environmental Reflections: Contemporary Art from the Frederick R. Weisman Foundation” art exhibit through Dec. 5 at Pepperdine University in Malibu. (Photo courtesy of Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art/Pepperdine University)


Here is a sampling of things to do in-person and online in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area, Sept. 16-23.




Mystic Universe at Wisdome LA Immersive Art Park: Immersive art across three domes with fractal, graphic, installation, meditative, projection and visionary art from artists Igor Baranko, Julius Horsthuis and Luminokaya. Opens, 6-10 p.m. Sept. 17. Hours: 4-10 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday; 4-6 p.m. Friday; noon-6 p.m. and 6-10 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Tickets $50 and up. Wisdome LA, 1147 Palmetto St., Los Angeles.

Heal the Bay Coastal Cleanup Day: Group cleanups at beach, inland and river areas in Los Angeles County, 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 18. Register in advance here: Heal the Bay information:

Unity of the Community Cruise-In Car Show: Event includes music and food vendors, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 18. Event is a fundraiser for League of Dreams, a charity in Kern County. Outlets at Tejon, 5701 Tejon Parkway (south parking lot near the solar panels), Arvin.

Sustainable Wine + Dinner Series at the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens: A farm-to-table, five-course dinner and wines from Landmark Vineyards, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 23. Minimum age: 21. Cost $175; online purchase only. Check website for Covid-19 requirements. Upcoming: Honig Vineyard & Winery dinner, Oct. 21. 5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles. More information and to purchase tickets:

Maiden Family Fun Night and Fundraiser: Family-friendly outdoors event with bingo, dinner, music by David Brookings, children’s craft station and vendors, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 24. Bingo begins at 7 p.m. Tickets $20; $10 children; free for ages 4 and younger. Funds raised go to WeSPARK Cancer Support Center. Elks Lodge, 20925 Osborne St., Canoga Park. Details and how to purchase tickets here: Email: [email protected].

Harvest Festival, Original Art & Craft Show: Marketplace with clothing and accessories, furniture, home decor, blown glass, jewelry, ornaments, photography, specialty foods and woodworking, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 1; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 2; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 3. Admission $9; $7 ages 62 and older; $4 ages 13-17; free for ages 12 and younger ($2 off admission with non-perishable food donations to be given to Project Understanding). Seaside Park at Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura. 925-392-7300.

Boo at the Los Angeles Zoo: Special Halloween-theme activities plus entertainments on weekends in October. Check the website for general code of conduct and Covid-19 requirements. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 1-31. Admission $22 ages 13-61; $19 ages 62 and older; $17 ages 2-12 (purchase by date). 5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles.

Beware the Dark Realm: A walk-through Halloween haunt, opens 7-10 p.m. Oct. 15. Other dates: 7-10 p.m. Oct. 16; 22-23 and 29-30. Minimum suggested age: 10. Masks are required. Free admission; front-of-the-line tickets are $10 per person (purchase tickets here:; funds raised go to the nonprofit Family Promise Santa Clarita Valley). 28621 Sugar Pine Way, Santa Clarita.

Vegan Oktoberfest: Event includes craft beers, vegan food vendors, live entertainment, Oktoberfest dress contest and a stein-holding contest, 1-5 p.m. Oct. 16. Food vendors will serve at least one German/European menu item. Minimum age: 21 and older only. Tickets not sold at the door. Tickets $50; $20 for non-drinker; $70 for VIP (includes one-hour earlier admission from noon-1 p.m.; German beer specials; access to the VIP lounge). LA Center Studios, 450 S. Bixel St., Los Angeles.




Pepperdine University – Waves of Flags and 9/11 Service of Remembrance: The 14th annual display of flags, both American and foreign, honors and remembers the 2,977 victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. The flags are on display through Sept. 26. Alumni Park, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway (corner of Malibu Canyon Road), Malibu. 310-506-4448.

Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit: The walk-through digital art exhibit with well-known works of Vincent van Gogh, through Jan. 2. The exhibit was conceived and designed by Massimiliano Siccardi and the soundtrack by Luca Longobardi. Tickets $39.99 and up for adults; $29.99 children (tickets have added fees; price depends on peak and off-peak times and dates). Viewer discretion: sequences of bright flashing lights. The exhibit is at the former Amoeba Music building, 6400 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood.




L.A. Louver: “Yvette Gellis: Verdure,” “Michael C. McMillen: A Theory of Smoke” and “No Mask Is Wholly a Mask,” group show by 20 artists on the topic of masks. Exhibits are open now through Oct. 16. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (30 minute appointments; call or email to schedule a time). 45 N. Venice Blvd., Venice. 310-822-4955. Email: [email protected]. Website:

Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art at Pepperdine University: “Environmental Reflections: Contemporary Art from the Frederick R. Weisman Foundation” is open to the public. Free to visit, but an advanced reservation is required. Also, an opening reception, 2-4 p.m. Oct. 3 (make a reservation here: Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday and Friday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through Dec. 5. 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4851.

Shulamit Nazarian Gallery: “Miguel Arzabe: Tejido Cultural,” art weaving; “Coady Brown: Only in Darkness Can You See the Stars;” Reuven Israel: W.A.L.L (Wooden Arrangeable Linear Lamellations.” Opening reception, 4-8 p.m. Sept. 18. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Exhibits run through Oct. 30. 310-281-0961. Email: [email protected].

Topanga Canyon Gallery: “Peter Kagan: Life and Limb,” photography. Artist talk, 4 p.m. Sept. 18. Gallery hours: noon-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday; and by appointment. Exhibit runs through Sept. 25. Also, the gallery will close after this exhibit and re-open in October at 137 S. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. The gallery is at 120 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. 310-455-7909.

Thinkspace Projects: “Kayla Mahaffey: Remember the Time” and “Roos van der Vliet: Mirrors of Your Soul” and opening reception 6-10 p.m. Sept. 18. Gallery hours: noon-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Exhibits run through Oct. 9. 4217 W. Jefferson Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-558-3375.

Brand 49 – Brand Associates’ National Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper: Brand Associates and the Brand Library & Art Center present an exhibition of 125 art pieces curated from more than 1,200 national submissions by Marvella Muro, from Self Help Graphics and Art in Los Angeles. Art work is available for sale; portion of sales goes to Brand Associates that supports free cultural events during the year. The catalog is also for sale. Exhibit is open during library hours: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Exhibit runs through Oct. 29. Brand Library & Art Center, 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale. 818-548-2051. Email: [email protected]. Facebook:;




William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art at California Lutheran University: “Escapism: Senior Art Exhibit 2021,” a virtual exhibit of art from graduating art majors at the university. Exhibit runs through Sept. 23. The university is in Thousand Oaks.

Santa Clarita Artists Association Gallery: “Within These Walls,” group show that is nature-oriented including gardens, still life and interior spaces. Artists: Susan Contreras, Mike Farrell, Ramon Flores, Lynda Frautnick, Mardilan Georgio, Patty Haft, Tony Hanna, Laurie Morgan, Deborah Paulsen, Rene Smoller, Chrystal Walker. Gallery hours: 5-8 p.m. Friday; noon-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Exhibit runs through Sept. 26. 22508 Sixth St., Newhall. 661-732-0630.

Jewish Artists Initiative of Southern California: A virtual exhibit “Beginnings with No Endings: Hope and Optimism.”  View the exhibit here: (best on desktop computer or download the app for phone or tablet). View through Sept. 30.

Laurie Morgan: A solo exhibit “Castles, Cottages and Countrysides.” Hours: FastFrame’s business hours, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through Sept. 30. Gallery wall at FastFrame, 24204 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita.

Moments of Zen: An in-person exhibit from 31 artists has opened at the First Floor Gallery at the City of Santa Clarita’s City Hall. View the exhibit during business hours: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday (closed on Sept. 6). Exhibit is also available to view online on Artsteps link here: Exhibit runs through Oct. 1. Santa Clarita City Hall, 23920 Valencia Blvd. Email Sydney Adam at [email protected]. More information on the arts in Santa Clarita:

Nicodim Gallery: “Devin B. Johnson: My Heart Cries, I Set Out an Offering for You,” paintings. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through Oct. 16. 1700 S. Santa Fe Ave., Los Angeles. 213-265-7166. Email: [email protected].

William Turner Gallery: “Casper Brindler: Light/Glyphs.” Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through Nov. 5. 2525 Michigan Ave., Santa Monica. 310-453-0909.




Book Soup: Jennifer Otter Bickerdike discusses “You Are Beautiful and You Are Alone: The Biography of Nico,” 6 p.m. Sept. 17 ( Susan Nguyen discusses her book of poetry “Dear Diaspora,” 6 p.m. Sept. 23 ( Tori Eldridge discusses “The Ninja Betrayed,” 6 p.m. Sept. 24 ( Jay Jay French discusses, with Steve Farber, “Twisted Business: Lessons from My Life in Rock ‘n’ Roll,” 6 p.m. Sept. 27 ( Stevie Van Zandt discusses “Unrequited Infatuations,” 7 p.m. Oct. 1 (ticketed event, $40, includes the talk and a copy of the book; register in advance; Covid-19 guidelines on the link; Colburn School, Zipper Concert Hall, 200 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles; Register in advance for the Crowdcast live streaming talks through the links. Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 310-659-3110.

Diesel, a Booktore: Rebecca Donner discusses “All the Frequent Troubles of Our Day: The True Story of the American Woman at the Heart of the German Resistance to Hitler,” in-person at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17. Richard Powers discusses “Bewilderment,” 6 p.m. Sept. 23 (online on Crowdcast; purchase a book through the registration link; register in advance here: 225 26th St., Santa Monica. 310-576-9960. Bookstore website:

Vroman’s Bookstore: T.C. Boyle discusses “Talk to Me,” 4 p.m. Sept. 18 ( Stuart Neville discusses “The House of Ashes,” 1 p.m. Sept. 20 ( Register in advance for the online Crowdcast events through the links. 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. 626-449-5320.

Chevalier’s Books: Stephen J. Pyne discusses “The Pyrocene: How We Created an Age of Fire and What Happens Next,” 7 p.m. Sept. 20 (on Zoom; register in advance here: Matt Witten discusses “The Necklace,” 7 p.m. Sept. 21 (in-store event; more information and to order a signed book: Cambria Gordon discusses “The Poetry of Secrets,” 7 p.m. Sept. 22 (in-store event; more information here: 133 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-465-1334.

Skylight Books: Diane Lefer discusses “Out of Place,” 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21 (in-store event). Giulio Boccaletti discusses “Water: A Biography,” 5 p.m. Sept. 22 (a Crowdcast event; Register in advance for the online Crowdcast events. 1818 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles. 323-660-1175.

Stories Books & Cafe: Michael Kearns reads from and signs “Who’s Afraid of Michael Kearns?” 7 p.m. Sept. 22. Also, JoNell Kennedy performs a monologue from “Bang Bang,” one of the plays in the anthology. Event will be held outdoors, 1716 Sunset Blvd., Echo Park. 213-413-3733.

Autobooks-Aerobooks: Paul Page signs “Hello, I’m Paul Page – It’s Race Day in Indianapolis,” 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 25. Randall Cannon signs “Caesar’s Palace Grand Prix – Las Vegas, Organized Crime and the Pinnacle of Motorsport,” 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 2. Place an order for a signed copies of books online. 2900 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank. 818-845-0707.




Clear the Shelters – A NBC4/KNBC and Telemundo 52/KVEA Campaign: The annual event that focuses on pet adoptions at shelters and a donation drive through Sept. 19. Online monetary donations go to food, supplies and medical care for shelter animals (fundraising partner is Greater Good Charities; donate to a rescue group or to a shelter here: Subaru is the local sponsor and Hill’s Pet Nutrition is the nation sponsor for the campaign. More details and an interactive map for designated shelters: or




L.A. Connection Comedy Theatre: Schedule for Saturdays: comedy improv for kids by teens, 5 p.m.; Rookie improv, 6 p.m.; JV improv, 7 p.m.; “2001 An Improv Oydssey” veteran improv team, 8 p.m.; “Stranger Than Fiction” veteran improv team, 9 p.m., (these teams alternate with the two other veteran improv teams: “Consensual Emu,” 8 p.m.; “Less Than Flattering,” 9 p.m.; see planned monthly schedule here: Tickets per show, $10. 3435 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank. 818-784-1868, Ext. 2.

Asphalt Comedy — Pop-Up Series: Comedy from Orney Adams, James Davis, Jodi Miller, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Caroline Rhea and Sarah Tiana, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Sept. 18. Minimum age: 21. Food and drink available. Must be Covid-19 vaccinated and wear a mask when not eating or drinking. The series runs 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 30. Tickets $30 and up. Outdoors at 7763 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles.

Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood – The Scared Scriptless Tour: The duo, known from “Whose Line Is it Anyway?” perform improvisational comedy, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Sept. 24. Tickets $40-$70 (on sale now). Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts, Smothers Theatre, at Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4522.




Ruth’s Chris Steak House Tastemaker Dinner Series: A five-course meal with wine pairings from Chateau Montelena, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22-23. Cost $130. Reservations required. 6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills. 818-227-9505.




Masonic Lodge Information Meeting and Open House: Learn about Freemasonry and the personal and community roles of those who are Masons, 10 a.m. Sept. 18. Doors open, 9:30 a.m. Dress code: business attire preferred. Reservations preferred, but not required. The group meets, 10 a.m. on the first and third Saturday of the month. Clarence F. Smith Daylight Lodge, No. 866, Van Nuys Masonic Center, upstairs lodge room, 14750 Sherman Way (east of Kester Avenue), Van Nuys. RSVP to Celso Cardano at [email protected]; or to David I. Karp at 818-515-9361 or [email protected].

Lincoln and Juarez – Parallel Lives: Art and cultural history lecturer Gregorio Luke discusses the topic, 6-8 p.m. Sept. 18. Tickets $9.58. Check here to purchase tickets for the Zoom presentation:

Santa Clarita Artists Association: Pamela Roberson discusses and gives a demonstration on acrylic abstract painting techniques at an online meeting of the association, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 20. Find the Zoom link here:

Alzheimer’s Disease – Virtual Information for Caregivers and Family of People with Alzheimer’s: Sun Valley Branch Library teams up with Alzheimer’s LA to present a three-part series beginning with “Keeping Your Brain Healthy,” 5:30 p.m. Sept. 23. Upcoming: “Behaviors and Alzheimer’s,” Oct. 19; “Making Home Safe,” Nov. 2. Request the Zoom meeting link by email to Esther Barrera at [email protected] (put “Alzheimer’s series” in the subject line).

San Fernando Valley Historical Society: Casey Schreiner discusses “A Celebration of Griffith Park: The Best Dang City Park in the County,” 7 p.m. Sept. 23. Join the society’s monthly meeting on Zoom here: Or, go to  and use ID: 8763494921 and Passcode: sfvhs. Facebook:




Hola México Film Festival: The festival kicks off with “Perdida” (2019), 7 p.m. Sept. 17 (opening night and party; minimum age 21; $50; the venue for opening, and closing, nights is LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 501 N. Main St., Los Angeles). The festival runs through Sept. 25. Check the website for films, schedule and tickets. Most films will be screened at Regal Cinemas at LA Live, 1000 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles.

Date Night Drive-in and Car Show at Paramount Ranch: A screening of “Grease” (1978), sundown Sept. 18. The event is a fundraiser to rebuild the structures at the former movie set that were destroyed in the Woolsey fire. Earlier at the event, view restored 1950s cars, 4:30 p.m. Also, learn about the plans to restore the movie set at the ranch, 5:15 or 6 p.m. (free) and take a walking tour with movie historian Mike Malone, 5:30 or 6:16 p.m. (free). Movie $35 (purchase in advance; no sale at the door). 2903 Cornell Road, Agoura HIlls. Details about the event and to purchase tickets:




California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks: New special exhibit: “Gifted: Collecting the Art of California at Gardena High School, 1919-1956,” is open to the public now through Jan. 9. Hours: noon-6 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Admission free; suggested donation $6. 350 W. Hillcrest Drive, second level, Thousand Oaks. 805-405-5240. Email: [email protected].

California Science Center: Sept. 18: “Secrets of the Universe 3D” opens at the IMAX Theater (admission fee for movies; showtimes here: Ongoing special exhibits: “The Art of the Brick,” sculptures made with Lego bricks by artist Nathan Sawaya, and “PERNiCiEM” The Endangered Species Connection,” a companion Lego brick sculptures exhibit to “The Art of the Brick,” with photography by Dean West (included in the ticket). Timed-ticket entry is required. The center recommends making reservations online in advance. Admission is free to the center but there is a charge for special exhibits. 700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles.

Japan House Los Angeles: Sept. 18: “WAVE – New Currents in Japanese Graphic Arts,” art from 55 contemporary Japanese artists that was used for animation, books, comics, magazines, posters and other media, through Nov. 28. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Free admission. The museum is closed Sept. 9-10 for exhibit installation; also, partially closed Sept. 11-17. The museum is at Hollywood & Highland, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. 800-516-0565. See an overview here:

Los Angeles County Museum of Art: Sept. 19: “Ink Dreams: Selections from the Fondation Ink Collection,” an exploration on the impact of ink on contemporary art, through Dec. 12 ( Ongoing special exhibit: “Acting Out: Cabinet Cards and the Making of Modern Photography, 1870-1900,” through Nov. 7. Tickets must be purchased in advance (no ticket sales at the museum). Plan your visit information here: 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-857-6010. Ongoing special exhibit: “Acting Out: Cabinet Cards and the Making of Modern Photography, 1870-1900,” through Nov. 7. Tickets must be purchased in advance (no ticket sales at the museum). Plan your visit information here: 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-857-6010.

Craft in America: Special exhibit: “Pinatas: The High Art of Celebration,” through Dec. 4. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission is free. 8415 W. Third St., Los Angeles. 323-951-0610.;

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures: Sept. 30: Timed advance admission tickets are available for the museum that explores the art and science of movies and movie-making. The museum opens on Sept. 30. Exhibits include: “Stories of Cinema,” “Backdrop: An Invisible Art,” “The Path to Cinema: Highlights from the Richard Balzer Collection,” a temporary exhibit of objects created by Hayao Miyazaki, the co-founder of Studio Ghibli and “The Oscars Experience.” Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Admission $25; $19 ages 62 and older; $15 students; free for ages 17 and younger; $15 extra for “The Oscars Experience.” 6067 Wilshire Blvd. (corner of Fairfax Avenue), Los Angeles. 323-930-3000.

The Autry Museum of the American West: Oct. 3: Just Memories Car Club and the Los Angeles lowrider community co-present a car show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. A photo book by Kristin Bedford, “Cruise Night,” will be for sale. Free admission to the car show and to the museum on this day. Museum hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Admission $14; $10 ages 60 and older and students; $6 ages 3-12. 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles. Details:




Bolton Hall Museum: Special exhibit: “Tujunga’s Mid-Century Modern Homes,” through January. The museum is operated by the Little Landers Historical Society. Potential volunteers for the museum or to assist the society are encouraged to apply. Hours: 1-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. 10110 Commerce Ave., Tujunga. 818-352-3420.;

California African American Museum: New special exhibit: “LaToya Ruby Frazier: The Last Cruze,” through March 20. The exhibit includes photography, a video and an architectural installation about the effects of the closure of the General Motors factory in Lordstown, Ohio. Ongoing special exhibits: “April Bey: Atlantica, The Gilda Region” through Jan. 17; “Sanford Biggers: Codeswitch,” quilt-based artwork, through Jan. 23. “Rights and Rituals: The Making of African American Debutante Culture,” through Feb. 27. Free admission. Check the museum’s Facebook for updates ( 600 State Drive (in Exposition Park), Los Angeles. 213-744-2084.

The Getty Center: Special exhibits: “Paolo Veneziano – Art and Devotion in 14th-Century Venice,” through Oct. 3; “Transcending Time: The Medieval Book of Hours,” through Feb. 20. Ongoing: “In Focus: Protest,” photography on the subject, through Oct. 10. “Mario Giacomelli: Figure/Ground,” photography, and “The Expanded Landscape,” photography from 1990 to today, through Oct. 10. See European art up to 1900, the gardens, modern architecture and scenic views. Hours: 10 a.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Free admission but a timed-ticket admission is required for now ( Parking $20 ( Getty Center Drive at North Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles. 310-440-7300.

Holocaust Museum LA: Special exhibit: USC Shoah Foundation’s “Dimensions in Testimony,” a virtual and interactive conversation with Holocaust survivor Renee Firestone. Advance reservations are required. 100 S. The Grove Drive, Los Angeles. 323-661-3704.

Japanese American National Museum: Special exhibit: “Miné Okubo’s Masterpiece: The Art of Citizen 13660,” original drawings from Okubo’s 1946 graphic memoir of incarceration in Japanese American internment camps during World War II, through Feb. 20 ( Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; closed on national holidays. Admission: $16; $7 ages 62 and older and children; free for ages 5 and younger (timed tickets required). 100 N. Central Ave., Los Angeles. 213-625-0414. Facebook:

Petersen Automotive Museum: Special exhibits: “Pole Position: The Juan Gonzalez Formula 1 Collection,” through June 5. “The Aesthetic of Motoring: 90 Years of Pininfarina,” highlights the Italian car design firm and coach-builder on their anniversary year, through July 17. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Admission $16; $14 ages 62 and older; $11 ages 4-17. All tickets must be purchased in advance. Check website for health and safety guideline for museum visits. 6060 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-930-2277.

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum: Special exhibit: “FBI: From Al Capone to Al Qaeda,” through Jan. 9. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Admission: $29.95; $26.95 ages 62 and older; $22.95 ages 11-17; $19.95 ages 3-10; purchasing tickets in advance is recommended but not required ( 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley.

Valley Relics Museum: Take a trip down San Fernando Valley memory lane with an “Open Air Museum Experience,” 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 18-19 (choose other dates from the drop-down menu). Admission $15 and up. The museum is located at 7900 Balboa Blvd., Hangar C3 and C4, entrance is on Stagg Street, Van Nuys.;;




Vintage Trouble and Lady Blackbird: 8 p.m. Sept. 16. Tickets $35 and up. Directions and parking information here: The Ford, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd., E., Los Angeles. Concert details and tickets here: The Ford’s calendar season here:

The Canyon: Bruno & the Hooligans, a tribute to Bruno Mars, with Circle the Earth, 7 p.m. Sept. 17 ($19.50 and up). Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, with Velvet Reign, 8 p.m. Sept. 18 ($28 and up). Young Dubliners, 7 p.m. Sept. 19 ($19.50 and up). Doors open, 6 p.m. Purchase of a table ticket requires purchase of dinner (must arrive by 7 p.m.). Two drink minimum for all. 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. 888-645-5006.

Brand Library Plaza Series: ROAMies, 7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 17. Bring a blanket or a low-back chair for seating on grassy hillside. No intermission. Upcoming: Reckless Night Ensemble, Sept. 24. Brand Library & Art Center, 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale.

Jake Shimabukuro: A master of the ukulele performs, 8 p.m. Sept. 21-22. Tickets $25-$55. Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts, Smothers Theatre, at Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4522.

Chris Isaak: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22. Tickets $42 and up ( Bank of America Performing Arts Center, Kavli Theatre, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. 805-449-2787.

Boz Scaggs: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23. Tickets $57 and up ( Bank of America Performing Arts Center, Kavli Theatre, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. 805-449-2787.

Chris Hillman: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24-25. Tickets $50 ( Bank of America Performing Arts Center, Scherr Forum Theatre, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. 805-449-2787.

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith and Julianna Barwick: 8 p.m. Sept. 25. Tickets $32 and up. Directions and parking information here: The Ford, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd., E., Los Angeles. Details and purchse tickets here: The Ford’s calendar season here:

Get the Led Out: The Led Zeppelin tribute band performs, 8 p.m. Oct. 1. Tickets $19 and up. Bank of America Performing Arts Center, Kavli Theatre, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks.

Jim Ward: 9 p.m. Oct. 2. Opening act, Emily Davis. Doors open, 8 p.m. Tickets $18. Troubadour, 9081 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood.

Dan Navarro: 8 p.m. Oct. 2. Tickets $20. McCabes, 3101 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. 310-828-4497.

JD Souther: The singer-songwriter performs, 8 p.m. Oct. 7. Tickets $20-$45. Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts, Smothers Theatre, at Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4522.

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons: 8 p.m. Oct. 7. Tickets $41 and up ( Bank of America Performing Arts Center, Kavli Theatre, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks.

Croce Plays Croce: A.J. Croce, son of the late Jim Croce, performs his father’s songs, 8 p.m. Oct. 22. Tickets $25-$50. Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts, Smothers Theatre, at Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4522.

Danny Elfman and Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas — Live to Film Concert Experience: John Mauceri conducts the orchestra and choir, with songs performed by Elfman as Jack Skellington, 8 p.m. Oct. 29 and 6:30 p.m. Oct. 31. Costume contest on each night. Tickets $39.50 and up. Banc of California Stadium, 3939 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles.

George Thorogood and the Destroyers: The “Good to Be Bad Tour: 45 Years of Rock,” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10. Tickets $43 and up. Bank of America Performing Arts Center, Kavli Theatre, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks.




London Suite: The Group Rep presents Neil Simon’s four separate one-act plays about relationships set in a luxury suite in London, 8 p.m. Sept. 17. Show runs 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through Oct. 24. Tickets $30; $25 seniors and students. Lonny Chapman Theatre, main stage, 10900 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood. 818-763-5990.

Birthday Club: The Group Rep presents the play by Phil Olson about five women who celebrate their birthdays together and discussing their lives, opens 4 p.m. Sept. 25. Show runs 4 p.m. Saturday; 7 p.m. Sunday through Oct. 24. Tickets $20; $17 seniors and students. Upstairs at the Group Rep. Lonny Chapman Theatre, 10900 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood. 818-762-5990.

American Theatre Guild – Broadway Is Back in Thousand Oaks Series: “An Officer and a Gentleman” begins the season, Nov. 11-14. Check out other plays, pre-sale and season tickets on the website. Bank of America Performing Arts Center, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. 805-449-2787.

Hair: The 1967 musical with book and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni and music by Galt MacDermot, previews 3 and 8 p.m. Dec. 4, and other dates through Dec. 11. Check the website for show schedule. Opening night, Dec. 12. Tickets for previews, $31 and up. El Portal Theater, Debbie Reynolds MainStage, 5269 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood. 818-508-4200.




Julius Caesar: William Shakespeare’s play. Show runs, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19; 4 p.m. Sept. 26; other dates through Oct. 30. Tickets $26, $42, $60; $15 or $25 ages 65 and older; $10 ages 5-15. Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. 310-455-3723.

The Last, Best Small Town: A play by John Guerra about two neighboring families, one Latinx and one white, whose lives entwine. Show runs, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 18 and 25; other dates through Nov. 6. Tickets $26, $42, $60; $15 or $25 ages 65 and older; $10 ages 5-15. Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. 310-455-3723.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream: William Shakespeare’s comedy. Show runs, 12; 4 p.m. Sept. 19; 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26; other dates through Nov. 7. Tickets $26, $42, $60; $15 or $25 ages 65 and older; $10 ages 5-15. Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. 310-455-3723.


Submit calendar listings at least two weeks in advance to [email protected]. 818-713-3708.

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