Tropicana Pool Bar at the Hollywood Roosevelt plays host to a weekly Monday Movie Night series.
SEE: Tropicana Pool Bar Presents Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory Monday, September 16, 8:30 p.m.
As part of their poolside Monday Movie Night series, Tropicana at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel will screen the original 1971 film alongside a menu of Willy Wonka-themed food and drinks (think: Veruca salted pork belly, everlasting gobstopper cocktails). A Golden Ticket game will award winners with hotel exclusives. No reservations necessary. 7000 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 323-466-7000
Last year’s Ronald Reagan Great Communicator Award recipient, Stan Lee.
SEE: 2013 Catalina Film Festival Wednesday, September 18-Sunday, September 22
An annual film celebration on the West Coast’s only resort island, the Catalina Film Festival features five days of over 75 films, nightly events, and an awards program. This year, actor and director Jon Favreau will be honored with the Charlie Chaplin ICON Award. Other attendees will include Sharon Stone, Patricia Arquette, Billy Zane, and many others. Purchase festival passes or Party Cruise packages on catalinafilm.org.
"Beyond Hunger: A Place At The Table" will honor special guest Susan Sarandon.
DO: Heifer’s 2nd Annual “Beyond Hunger: A Place At The Table” Gala Thursday, September 19; 6:30 p.m. cocktails, 8 p.m. dinner/program
Join humanitarian honoree Susan Sarandon, performers The Band Perry, event co-host Geena Davis, and more at the Montage Beverly Hills Hotel for cocktails and an elegant seated dinner to help end world hunger and poverty. This second annual gala, hosted by and benefiting Heifer International, is focused on empowering women. Purchase tickets starting at $1,000 on heifer.org. 225 N. Canon Dr., Beverly Hills
Musical performers Wildcat! Wildcat! at last year’s Genesis event.
DO: The Art of Elysium’s 5th Annual GENESIS Friday, September 20, 9 p.m.
The fifth GENESIS event, presented by Hudson Jeans and Patron tequila, will be the premiere happening at the new Siren Studios Cube in Hollywood. The evening supports The Art of Elysium’s mission to help emerging artists and ill children, and will include a denim bar, art installation, and live musical performances by DJs Bizzy, Chris Masterson, and more. To purchase $150 tickets, visit theartofelysiumgenesis.eventbrite.com. 6063 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood
Actress Jennifer Beals in Flashdance, celebrating its 30th anniversary.