10 Fun Things to do in L.A. This Weekend

World music, arcade games, a film fest, and jazzy crooning
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ART: Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent
She was the art world’s most famous nun before Sister Wendy. In the 1960s, Kent’s silk-screen prints ele­vated the humble medium by championing causes ranging from women’s rights to the antiwar movement. On display are works spanning 30 years. More information (July 9; Pasadena Museum of California Art)

CONFABS: Button Mash Opening Party
At the grand opening of the Echo Park restaurant/arcade, ’80s aficionados can get their fix of Galaga along with other vintage games restored by Button Mash founder Gabriel Fowlkes. Libations and pan-Asian comfort food are also on tap. More information (July 10; Button Mash)

MUSIC: Ojai Music Festival
The aural affair, led this year by music director Steven Schick, presents music by Béla Bartók, Karlheinz Stockhausen, and others. John Luther Adams’s Sila: The Breath of the World makes its West Coast premiere. More information (July 10-12; Various venues)

FILM: L.A. Film Fest
Screenings and social events revolve around the work of established and up-and-coming directors. Highlights include MTV’s Scream and Benson Lee’s Seoul SearchingMore information (July 10-12; Various venues)

FILM: Last Remaining Seats
Iconic films receive the historic treatment at downtown’s movie palaces. On the bill: Psycho at the Million Dollar Theatre, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory at the Orpheum, and Raiders of the Lost Ark at the Theatre at Ace Hotel. More information (July 10-11; Various venues)

ART: Touching the Past – The Hand and the Medieval Book
At this rare opportunity to view precious books, younger generations can observe the equivalent of old-school analog iPads, in which gold leaf and hand-drawn images are the GIFs of yesteryear. More information (July 10-12; The Getty Center)

MUSIC: Death Cab for Cutie
Kintsugi, the indie pop act’s album released earlier this year, pairs understated rock with Ben Gibbard’s well-mannered vocals. More information (July 12; Hollywood Bowl)

ART: Rachel Harrison
The Brooklyn artist’s media are beyond mixed. Her Styrofoam structures, slathered in cement and adorned with cast-off objects, look vaguely human and hint at the absurdities of life. More information (July 10-12; Regen Projects)

ART: STUDIO – Norbert Tadeusz
Electric hues and twisting bodies define the neoexpressionist paintings of the influential German artist. This is his first major West Coast show. More information (July 10-12; El Segundo Museum of Art)

MUSIC: Harry Connick Jr.
Poised at the piano, the crooner—who delivers ballads, standards, and jazzy numbers—will be backed by a big band as he highlights flavors from his hometown of New Orleans. More information (July 10-11; Hollywood Bowl)

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