Local Performances and Honors: Actor John Lithgow will perform some of his favorite classic children’s songs, accompanying himself on guitar, at Children’s Book and Music Center in Santa Monica tonight at 6. . . . Also tonight, the late Irving Berlin will be honored in a tribute staged by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and hosted by Jack Lemmon, with performances by Joel Grey, Debbie Reynolds, Walter Matthau and Michael Feinstein.
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