Sting The erstwhile Police frontman is no stranger to earnest solo recordings, and on this intimate Back to Bass tour he rediscovers his old stalwart instrument for a march through his long catalog of grand, reggae-inflected pop. Wiltern, 8 p.m. Today-Wed. $46.50-$151.50. wiltern.com.
Allen Ruppersberg and Terry Allen In 1971, Terry Allen delivered a stunning live performance on opening night at Allen Ruppersberg’s Al’s Grand Hotel. Though the performance was recorded, the tapes were lost until recently. Ruppersberg and Allen will be on hand to discuss the newly restored vinyl reissue of that set. The record release and signing party coincides with the Getty–sponsored Pacific Standard Time. LACMA Art Catalogues Bookstore, Ahmanson Building, 5905 Wilshire Blvd. 5:30 p.m. (323) 857-6587. https://www.lacma.org.
Miranda July The author, director, performance artist and general-envy-stirrer-among-hipsters-everywhere discusses her story collection “No One Belongs Here More Than You,” her recent film “The Future” and being at the cutting edge of young American creative life with author Joshuah Bearman. Aloud at Central Library, 630 W. 5th St., L.A. 7 p.m. Free. lapl.org.
Diane Keaton The actress discusses her new memoir, “Then Again,” which dishes on her canonical roles in films like “Annie Hall” and the “Godfather” trilogy along with her personal life that informed those parts. A question-answer period will follow. Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. 7 p.m. Free. hammer.ucla.edu.