7 Awesome Things to Do This Weekend, 11/13

From <em>Beauty and the Beast</em> to intergalactic postcards, there’s something for everyone

ART: New Objectivity: Modern German Art in the Weimar Republic, 1919-1933
During the years between World War I and the Nazi era, German artists threw themselves into exploring the impact of modernism. Works by more than 50 of them capture their impressions. More information (November 12-15, LACMA)

CONFAB: Citizen Science & Cocktails
Good news: science is for everyone! Learn how you can help researchers document the effects of habitat changes on a range of local critters. More information (November 12, Natural History Museum)

ART: Postcards from Space
The only thing better than getting snail-mail, is getting snail-mail from a distant galaxy. Earthlings will have the chance to stock up on cards from Tatooine, Krypton, Magrathea and more of their favorite fictional locals. More information (iam8bit, through November 15)

THEATER: Beauty and the Beast
A couple of decades ago, millions of kids’ backpacks and lunch boxes were emblazoned with characters from this Disney classic. Today those kids have children of their own, to whom they can pass on the tradition when the Broadway musical returns to Los Angeles. More information (November 13-15, Pantages Theatre)

COMEDY: Margaret Cho: The psyCHO Tour
Whatever the topic, you can count on Cho to serve up gritty insights. Her latest tour, “psyCHO,” gives a humorous spin to recent political turbulence. More information (November 14, The Wiltern)

ART: Contemporary Crafts Market
Get a head start on your holiday gift shopping at this annual festival featuring handcrafted work by American artisans. More information (November 13-15, Pasadena Convention Center Exhibit Hall)

SPORTS: Meet Alec Martinez
150 L.A. Kings fans will meet the talented #27 during an event at Lucky Brand. Proceeds from the limited edition T-shirts on sale will benefit the Kings Care Foundation. More information (November 15, Lucky Brand at The Point)