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Happening Tuesday: Taylor Swift and more

Taylor Swift is at Staples Center, the L.A. Philharmonic and André Watts are at Hollywood Bowl.

August 23, 2011

MUSIC

Slatkin and Watts The Los Angeles Philharmonic dishes out a double dose of Liszt and Ravel, including "Les Préludes" and "Mother Goose Suite." Internationally renowned conductor Leonard Slatkin takes the helm, with former child prodigy and Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame inductee André Watts on piano. Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave. 8 p.m. $8-$130. (323) 850-2000. http://www.hollywoodbowl.com.

Taylor Swift The multiplatinum-selling pop-country siren brings her big show and current Speak Now world tour to L.A. for the first of a four-night stand. Staples Center, 1111 S. Figueroa St., L.A. 7 p.m., $25 to $79.50, (800) 745-3000. http://www.ticketmaster.com.

MOVIES

If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front This compelling documentary by Marshall Curry and Sam Cullman takes up two topical subjects: environmentalism and domestic terrorism. The film examines the radical environmental group Earth Liberation Front through the lens of one member's experiences. Ray Stark Family Theatre, USC, 900 W. 34th St., L.A. 7 p.m. Free. (213) 740-2330. cinema.usc.edu

Cinefamily welcomes experimental filmmaker Ken Jacobs for an evening of films including "The Doctor's Dream" and "Keaton's Cops", plus a question-answer period. Jacobs' son Azazel, director of the Sundance Film Festival hit "Terri," will also be on hand to answer questions. Cinefamily, 611 N. Fairfax Ave., L.A. 8 p.m. $12, free for members. (323) 655-2510. http://www.cinefamily.org.

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