Steve Martin once said, You cant be sad when youre playing the banjo. And when it comes to the ukulele, you cant not be cute when youre strumming the Hawaiian interpretation of the small Portuguese guitar called a cavaquinho (thank you, Mr. Internet). Kate Micucci writes these sweet songs and plays a mean uke in Playing With Micucci. Might we have a new Nellie McKay in the making? Steve Allen Theater at the Center for InquiryWest, 4773 Hollywood Blvd., Hlywd.; Mon., July 28,8 p.m.; $10. (323) 666-4268.
Third Monday of every month, 8 p.m., 2008