thursdaydecember13

Adrian Piper Artist Dialogues: Lauren Mackler at Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd, at Westwood, 6pm

Blame the Audience #2 film series, organized by Jason Simon at MOCA, 250 S Grand Ave, btw 2nd and 3rd, 7pm

Colleen Green and James V perform at Harvard & Stone, 5221 Hollywood Blvd, btw Harvard and Kingsley, 9pm, Free

fridaydecember14

Manhattan Murder Mystery, Andy the Doorbum, Toys That Kill, and GUPPY perform at The Smell, 247 S Main St, btw 2nd and 3rd, 8pm, $5

Alison Swing DJ set at Amoeba Music, 6400 W Sunset Blvd, at Cahuenga, 8pm, RSVP

saturdaydecember15

Ingrid Luche, Christine Sun Kim, and Koak open at Ghebaly Gallery, 2245 E Washington Blvd, at Santa Fe, 6-9pm

Charles Phoenix & The Third Dimension live retro 3D slide show performance at The Downtown Independent Theater, 251 S Main St, btw 2nd and 3rd, $40

Cal State LA Community Impact Media Documentaries premiere at Hauser & Wirth, 901 E 3rd St, at Garey, 7:30pm

Los Angeles Water School: Shyee (Heal) at address provided upon RSVP, 3-6pm

sundaydecember16

Michael Govan and Thomas Demand in conversation at Art Catalogues, LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Ave, btw Curson and Fairfax, 4pm

The Street & The Shot at Tin Flats, 1989 Blake Ave, at Newell, Noon-6pm

Saosin, Night Verses, and Dead American perform at The Glass House, 200 W 2nd St, btw Main and Thomas, Pomona, 7:30pm, $25

mondaydecember17

Hand Habits perform at Zebulon, 2478 Fletcher Dr, at Ripple, 8pm, RSVP

Haerts and Vera Sola perform at Moroccan Lounge, 901 E 1st St, at Vignes, 8pm, $18

tuesdaydecember18

Sorry to Bother You screens, and Q&A with Boots Riley, at Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd, at Westwood, 7:30pm

Michael Govan and Theaster Gates are in conversation at LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd, btw Curson and Fairfax, 7:30pm

California Wildfires Benefit Concert at The Theatre at Ace, 929 S Broadway, btw 9th and Olympic, 7pm, $60

wednesdaydecember19

Sicilian Ghost Story screens at Nuart Theatre, 11272 Santa Monica Blvd, btw Sawtelle and Beloit, 7pm

The Internet and Moonchild perform at Hollywood Palladium, 6215 Sunset Blvd, btw Argyle and El Centro, 8pm