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Today: Box office results to be released should show if "The Two Jakes" will confirm Jack Nicholson's superstar status. . . . Rock legend Chuck Berry performs at the Strand in Redondo Beach tonight in his first L.A. appearance since his recent St. Louis arrest involving marijuana and pornography.

Wednesday: Officials for the financially strapped L.A. Festival are expected to announce whether they will reject a $30,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts because of the agency's anti-obscenity stance.

Thursday: Actors' Equity may overturn its decision to bar British star Jonathan Pryce from appearing as a Eurasian in "Miss Saigon" on Broadway.

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