"Now Dig This" bash For those who haven't yet dug it, the Hammer Museum hosts a closing celebration for the exhibition "Now Dig This! Art and Black Los Angeles 1960-1980," which chronicles the vibrant work and enduring legacy of the city's African American artists. The event features late-night art viewing, DJs and a cash bar and also kicks off a weekend of free museum admission. Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. 7 to 10 p.m. Free. (310) 443-7000. hammer.ucla.edu.
The Smell's anniversary The local art-noise duo No Age made its name at the grotty downtown venue the Smell and will headline the club's 14th anniversary show (which, in fast-moving punk circles, makes it practically from the Mesozoic). Guests include Heller Keller, Palm Reader and others. The Smell, 247 S. Main St., L.A. 9 p.m. $5. http://www.thesmell.org.
AMA Expo The Academy of Model Aeronautics offers Southland aero modeling enthusiasts an opportunity to see and purchase the latest in model aircraft technology, plus competitions and presentations by aviation celebrities and aero modeling experts. Ontario Convention Center, 2000 E. Convention Center Way, Ontario. Fri.-Sun. Various times. $10-$28. (909) 937-3000. http://www.amaexpo.com.