Hurricane Katrina Benefits

Fund-raisers of every size and scope are currently being organized for victims of Hurricane Katrina. In the coming weeks, we will list as many as possible. Here are some upcoming events that need your dollars. Operation USA Benefit at Comedy & Magic Club: Comics Bob Marley, Darren Carter, Steve Wilson, Debi Gutierrez and others perform. The Comedy & Magic Club, 1018 Hermosa Ave., Hermosa Beach; Thurs., Sept. 22, 8 p.m.; $15. (310) 372-1193.American Cinematheque Presents The Big Easy:No admission charge for two screenings of this film set in New Orleans, but donations will be accepted for the Red Cross Relief Fund. Egyptian Theater, 6712 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood; Sun., Sept. 18, 1 p.m. Aero Theater, 1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica; Mon., Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m. (323) 466-FILM.Shecky’s Girls Night Out: Half your ticket price for this girly event featuring hot fashions, cocktails and goodie bags goes to the Red Cross Katrina Relief Fund. Hollywood Palladium, 6215 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood; Thurs., Sept. 22, 5-10 p.m.; $40, $30 in advance. (212) 242-2566.The Raffle for Relief: A silent art auction and raffle every 15 minutes for such items as paintings and restaurant gift certificates. ACME Game Store/Gallery 1988, Melrose & La Brea aves., Hollywood; Fri., Sept. 23, 7-11 p.m.; $20 includes two raffle tickets, $5 each additional ticket.103.1 Presents Camp Freddy: All proceeds from ticket sales for this rock show go to the American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund. Key Club, 9041 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood; Thurs., Sept. 29, call for time; $15. (310) 274-5800.Reading of Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove’s Voices of A People’s History of the United States: All proceeds go to the NAACP’s hurricane relief efforts. Zinn and Arnove read, along with Diane Lane, Danny Glover, Maria Bello, Josh Brolin, Marisa Tomei, Alfre Woodard and others. George & Sakaye Japan America Theater, 244 S. San Pedro St., Little Tokyo; Wed., Oct. 5, $15-$30. (213) 680-3700. See more Katrina events in Rock & Pop listings.

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