WHAT: Free movies
WHEN: Check listings
WHERE: 611 N. Fairfax Ave.
WHY: For the duration of the writers’ strike the good people at Cinefamily are offering WGA members free entry to the movies (special events not included).
WHAT: A Very Grand Guignol Christmas
WHO: the demented Laboratory of Hallucinations by Andre de Lorde
WHEN: 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Art/Works Performance Space
WHY: From the ad: “blood * absinthe * naughty puppets. It’s like The Nutcracker. Literally.” More info here.
WHAT: New York Meets Los Angeles reading series.
WHO: Writers Janet Fitch and Jennifer Egan, moderated by Jonathan Kirsch.
WHEN: 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Geffen Playhouse Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater
WHY: You do all your holiday shopping online anyway. Why not avoid the malls and do something good for your brain? $20.