5 Things To Know This AM — Aug 10 2011

From the Walt Disney Concert Hall to Sesame Street: The L.A. Philharmonic’s Music Director Gustavo Dudamel gives a conducting lesson to Elmo. (LAist)
Katy Perry better get her Swarovski-encrusted Smurfette dress ready, because The Smurf’s sequel is on it’s way to your local Cineplex. (Celebritology)
Well, there’s one Lohan who has some viable career options: Lindsay’s little sister Aliana just signed with NEXT modeling agency. (E)
Outdoors sports fan, get excited: You can now kayak on the L.A. River. (HuffPo)
Reese Witherspoon always nails the ladylike-meets-playful look, and so can you with these simple summer staples. (FabSugar)