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5 Things to Do in L.A. Tonight

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Here's a short but sweet list of what's happening in LA today, from a lit crawl to another installment of LAMVF. Read on for all the details.

  • There’s a LitCrawl through the NoHo Arts District from 6-11 pm tonight with more than 12 restaurants, theaters, bars and other venues hosting 23 literary readings and events—all within walking distance from each other.
  • Jill Sobule (who “Kissed a Girl”) and John Doe (X, The Knitters) play Largo tonight. Doors at 7 pm and show at 8:30. Tickets: $25.
  • The Last Bookstore presents the West Coast book release party, reading and signing for Andrew Demetre’s Drinking and Driving in Ürümqi tonight at 7 pm.
  • The LAMVF (Los Angeles Music Video Festival) spotlights the work of video-filmmaker duo Skinny (David Hache and Marc-Edouard Leon) at the Downtown Independent at 8:30 pm. The event is FREE with RSVP at LAMVFSpotlight@gmail.comor $5 at the door.
  • Beginning today,StoryCorps’ Airstream trailer will be parked outside the California African American Museum (CAAM) for the next three weeks to collect stories. If you have a story to tell, call StoryCorps’ 24-hour toll-free reservation line at 1-800-850-4406 or visit

Want other event tips? Follow @LAist and me on Twitter (@christineziemba).

By the way, here's one of our favorite StoryCorps stories withanimation by the Rauch Brothers:

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