E2.22 Hammernjoy a free artist talk with Hammer Public Engagement artist Harrell Fletcher. Fletcher has worked collaboratively and individually on a variety of socially engaged, interdisciplinary projects for over a decade. His projects include The American War, a traveling exhibition, and Learning to Love You More, a participatory website and book co-created with Miranda July.

2.22 Hammer HarrellFletcherFletcher’s current project with collaborator Adam Moser will document a year at the Hammer in the vernacular of a high school yearbook. Until the end of March, when visitors come to the museum they may have their portraits taken at the Front Desk to be included in the Yearbook. Visitor photos will be posted on www.hammeryearbook.com.

The event will be held from from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. All Hammer public programs are free, but members will get priority seating. Parking is available under the museum for $3 after 6:00pm. The Hammer Museum is located 10899 Wilshire Blvd., LA 90024; 310-443-7000; http://www.hammer.ucla.edu;

AverylowresNoirFest Logos part of NoirFest Santa Monica, enjoy a free screening of “Double Indemnity” at MLK Auditiorium.

Raymond Chandler received an Oscar nomination for this screenplay adaptation of James M. Cain’s classic noir drama, in which an insurance salesman (Fred MacMurray) gets involved with a femme fatale (Barbara Stanwyck) with murder on her mind. Great flick.

2.25DoubleIndemnityThumbThe screening starts at 6:30 pm and will be held at the Main Library in SM.

Martin Luther King Jr. Auditorium is located at  601 Santa Monica Blvd., in Santa Monica. http://noirfestsm.com/; http://smpl.org/Raymond_Chandler.aspx;

I2.22 INdustryCAFE RoseGalesndustry Jazz Cafe offers some of the best live jazz on the West side, FREE.

Stop in to see jazz pianist and singer Rose Gales and her Band.

Get there early to snag a table and enjoy the delicous Ethiopean food and some amazing Tiramisu!

Industry Jazz Cafe, 6039 Washington Blvd., Culver City; 7:45…NO COVER.

SNandSuzy2Singer Suzy Williams and Norman Zamcheck perform at Witzend located at 1717 Lincoln Blvd.

Classical guitarist Michael Jost will open the show 7:45pm – 8:15. Suzy and Norm start at 8:15 pm. 

CD Release Party. There is a $10.00 Cover. http://www.witzendlive.com/