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Actor Brad Renfro’s friends have put together the “Brad Renfro Memorial Tribute” tonight at the Egyptian to remember the other young actor who died of a heroin overdose in January. They’ll screen Renfro’s 2001 film Bully. Director Larry Clark and actor Daniel Franzese will speak at the event.
7:30 pm // Egyptian Theatre // 6712 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles // $10.
The Aero Theatre is screening a double movie musical feature Singing in the Rain and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. Debbie Reynolds and Gene Kelly, who co-directed Singin’ in the Rain with Stanley Donen, are a pure joy to watch – especially on the big screen.
7:30 pm // Aero Theatre // 1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica // $10.
American Zombie is a horror mockumentary, capturing the struggle for acceptance that high-functioning zombies face “in an unforgiving society with a bias toward living people.” There’s a Q&A with director Grace Lee following the screening.
7:30 pm // Sunset Laemmle 5 // 8000 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood // $7-$10.
Comic singing and storytelling duo Prince Gomolvilas and Brandon Patton drop by Genghis Cohen for a two-night stint of “Jukebox Stories: The Case of the Creamy Foam.” Prince and Brandon let the audience randomly assemble each night's set list, which may or may not include stories/songs about: “Hollywood conspiracies, scuba-diving tragedies, humankind's universal love of The Goonies, and how a series of satirical articles about High School Musical resulted in death threats and the worldwide ire of tween girls.”
8 pm // Genghis Cohen // 740 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles // $16.
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