“Eva Hesse Spectres 1960” Germanborn artist Eva Hesse’s death in 1970 cut short a career that ascended to unprecedented heights for a female artist at that time. For “Eva Hesse Spectres 1960,” the Hammer brings together an ambitious series of early works from 1960. Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. Opens Sat. (310) 443-7000. www.hammer.ucla.edu
Autumn Lights L.A. The autumnal equinox signals the annual onset of longer nights and shorter days. To celebrate the newfound darkness, the multimedia event Autumn Lights L.A. will illuminate Pershing Square with light-based art, including projections, installations and performances. Local bands such as Killsonic and the SpaceShip Martini will also perform. Pershing Square, 532 S. Olive St., L.A. 7 p.m.-1 a.m. Free. (213) 247-8800. www.autumnlightsla.com
“Rocky Horror Picture Show” 35th
Anniversary Everyone’s favorite “sweet transvestite”-starring, timewarp traveling movie musical is turning 35, and fans from around the country are converging on L.A. for the “Rocky Horror Picture Show” 35th Anniversary Convention; four days of parties, screenings, costume contests and panel discussions (“Rocky Horror” star Barry Bostwick is slated to appear). The shenanigans culminate Saturday night with a screening and “Rocky Horror” performance-screening at the Million Dollar Theater. Various locations and prices. Through Sun. www.rhps35.com.
Los Angeles Craft Beer Crawl For craft-beer fans and newcomers alike, there will be plenty of new names to learn at the Los Angeles Craft Beer Crawl, which will celebrate the craftbeer movement with more than 50 beers, seven bars and five hours to drink your fill. Downtown Los Angeles, locations vary. 3 to 8 p.m. $49.
Disney Live! Mickey’s Magic Show Everyone’s favorite anthropomorphic rodent takes to the stage with all his Disney cohorts for an all-new magic show sure to amuse parents and thrill their kids. Terrace Theater, Long Beach Performing Arts Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach. 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. Sat., 12:30 p.m. Sun. $20-$65. (800) 745-3000. disney.go.com/disney live/mickeysmagicshow