|FRIDAY, OCT. 17
| AMC GLENDORA 12 GRAND OPENING
1337 E Gladstone Street, Glendora
To celebrate the grand opening, all guests receive a free small popcorn with every ticket purchase. Through Sunday.
LA FEMME FILM FESTIVAL
Fine Arts Theatre
8670 Wilshire, Beverly Hills
The festival includes independent features, shorts, music videos, commercials, special screenings, seminars and an awards ceremony, all highlighting female artists. Runs through Sunday.
WEIRD ON TOP
5312 Laurel Canyon, North Hollywood
Not only do you get to watch this 100% improv comedy show, audience members are encouraged, almost expected to participate. 8 p.m. $10. Also Nov. 6 & Dec. 11.
6256 Hollywood Blvd.
This late night party will feature the launch of Compression's Funktion One Sound System. 21+. 9 p.m.-4 a.m. $25.
618 S. Spring St., Downtown
To celebrate the opening of Versus, L.A. Fashion Week and voter registration, there will be a voter registration booth, fashion shows by LRG and others and performances by DJ ?uestlove of The Roots and Travis McCoy of Gym Class Heroes and more. $15 in advance; $20 at the door.
|SATURDAY, OCT. 18
| DOWNTOWN'S EVOLVING SKYLINE TOUR
Every 3rd Saturday of the month, you can explore the architecture, history, art, and policies that have shaped and changed the Central Business District and Bunker Hill. 10 a.m. – noonish. $5-10.
BEAUTIFUL/DECAY SAMPLE SALE
645 N. Martel Ave., Hollywood
50-80% off rare, limited run & unreleased samples and never before seen prototypes – just in time for the holidays! Free drinks and music too. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
|SUNDAY, OCT. 19
| AIDS WALK LOS ANGELES
West Hollywood Park
Walk, support a walker or volunteer your time to help raise money for those affected by HIV/AIDS. 8:30 a.m.
|WEDNESDAY, OCT. 22
| HAUNTED HOLLYWOOD
Hollywood Heritage Museum
2100 N. Highland
The evening will be a photographic "tour" of reportedly haunted sites in Hollywood explaining how such research is done and which sites are truly haunted and which are bogus. 7:30 p.m. $8.
HOLLYWOOD FILM FESTIVAL
Includes conferences, premieres, screenings, tributes and the Hollywood & New Hollywood awards. Runs through Monday.
|THURSDAY, OCT. 23
| DATE AND DASH
2138 Hillhurst, Los Feliz
If you haven’t tried speed dating, now’s your chance! Tonight they’re looking for men 21-33 who want to meet cougars. You must RSVP in advance. 7 p.m. $35.
Write Act Repertory Theatre
6128 Yucca Ave., Hollywood
This Halloween murder mystery combines murderous mayhem with frightfully fun farce. 8 p.m. Runs through Saturday. $15; $10 w/ student ID.