Events happening Wednesday


The Red Book Dialogues: Leonard Nimoy and Beverley Zabriskie appear as part of the Hammer Museum’s ongoing interpretations of a folio from Jung’s “Red Book.” The “Star Trek” icon is joined by the New York City Jungian analyst for an evening of psychoanalytic discussion and interpretation. Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd. Westwood. 7 p.m. Free. Tickets are required, and are available at the Billy Wilder Theater box office one hour before start time. (310) 443-7000.

Terry McDermott and Gary Lynch: Former L.A. Times reporter McDermott’s book “101 Theory Drive: A Neuroscientist’s Quest for Memory” chronicles researcher Lynch’s lifelong quest for the mechanism by which we make memories. The two will discuss the book and the science of memory, moderated by Larry Swanson of USC’s Neuroscience Research Institute. Richard J. Riordan Central Library, 630 W. 5th St. 7 p.m. Free, with reservations. (213) 228-7000.

Addictions: Whether your poison is “Project Runway,” “Top Chef,” “The Bachelor” or “American Idol,” there are others who share your addiction. Anna David presents and signs “Reality Matters: 19 Writers Come Clean About the Shows We Can’t Stop Watching.” Other confessees will be on hand too, including Richard Rushfield, Stacey Grenrock-Woods, Neal Pollack and Mark Lisanti. Book Soup, 8818 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 7 p.m. (310) 659-3110.



Christian Louboutin: For stiletto aficionados, Louboutin’s spiky, red-soled shoes are more art than footwear (with prices to match). At this first appearance at his eponymous WeHo boutique, the artist will meet fans and autograph his creations. Christian Louboutin, 650 N. Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood. 4 p.m. (310) 247-9300.