Pay homage to our favorite movies set in the diverse landscapes of the West
Here’s Stanley! At L.A. County Museum of Art (pictured), the Stanley Kubrick exhibit includes his photography from his Look magazine days, production sketches, screenplays, and an angry letter from a pastor condemning Lolita. Through Jun 30; $20; lacma.org
Deadwood lives. In the oak-dotted hills of Santa Clarita, about 40 minutes northwest of Hollywood, movie ranches provide the backdrop for westerns old and new. At Melody Ranch Studio’s museum, you can see cool memorabilia from Wyatt Earp to the more recent Deadwood. melodyranchstudio.com
The anti-Sundance. At the Telluride Film Festival (telluridefilmfestival.org), aka the Show, you won’t see red carpets—though you’ll see plenty of stars. The nearby campsites fill up with die-hard movie purists, and organizers keep the lineup top secret to avoid pre-fest industry frenzy. Pass from $390; Aug 29–Sep 2.