Seven Fun Ways to Spend Your Weekend in L.A., 8/14

The temperatures may be hot, but there are plenty of cool things to do

FILM: 2001: A Space Odyssey
HAL, the sci-fi classic’s smooth-talking homicidal computer, somehow seems even creepier at this midnight show.  More information (August 14, Nuart Theatre)

MUSIC: Warner Bros. Presents Bugs Bunny At the Symphony
The Los Angeles Philharmonic will provide the music and sound effects to accompany beloved Looney Tunes shorts. More information (August 14-15, Hollywood Bowl)

FILM: Starry Night Poolside Cinema
Take in the family-friendly flick Kung Fu Panda while floating in an outdoor pool at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel. More information (August 14, Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows)

CONFAB: Summer School at Ace Hotel & Swim Club
Explore your artistic side at the Ace Hotel in Palm Springs with free workshops during the day and live music and DJ sets at night. More information (August 14-16, Ace Hotel in Palm Springs)

DANCE: World of Dance Tour
Billed as a global leader in urban dance lifestyle, this two-day tour will feature hundreds of performers from around the world. Tickets are required. More information (August 15-16, Los Angeles Convention Center, West Hall)

MUSIC: Kátia Moraes with Samba Society
Brazilian singer Kátia Moraes has performed and recorded with a variety of musical all-stars, including Sérgio Mendes, George Duke, and Rita Lee. More information (August 15, Hancock Park)

COMEDY: Harmontown
Created by Dan Harmon (Community) and Jeff B. Davis (Whose Line Is It, Anyway?), this weekly show has gained a cult-like following. More Information (August 16, NerdMelt Showroom)