This image was lost some time after publication, but you can still view it here.

· Writer/director Lisa Cholodenko (Laurel Canyon, Six Feet Under, The L Word) and artist Lisa Yuskavage will chat for a bit at tonight's latest Hammer Conversations event, then spend the rest of the evening fighting over who gets to answer audience questions directed to "Lisa."
· Author, rock star, and collector of small dogs Amy Tan will hold forth on all things Amy Tan at the Distinguished Speaker Series at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.
· Music: Red Onions at the Smell; Goldie Lookin Chain at The Troubadour; CunninLynguists (groan) at the Knitting Factory.