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Get Out: ACME Saturday Night, Drive-In Movie, Party for a Cause, Kahlo's Murals & Fiesta
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ACME Saturday Night
Actor and musician Patrick Muldoon ("Starship Troopers," "Melrose Place," "Days of our Lives") hosts sketch comedy show “ACME Saturday Night” tonight at 8:00 at ACME Comedy Theatre. Muldoon will appear in several sketches with various “ACME Saturday Night” cast members, and perform some of his original music with fellow band member Neil Ives. The show is recorded in front of a studio audience and happens to stream live worldwide online, too. Studio audience tickets are available at the website for $10.00. Tickets are $15.00 at the door the night of the show.
Devil's Night Drive-In Movie: Bugsy Malone
Grab a seat or roll on in on 2 or 4 wheels and check out the Devil's Night Drive-In downtown tonight. It's their monthly Family Night, it's $5 for kids 12 and under, $10 for grownups, and they're showing Bugsy Malone. Food provided by Angel City Derby Girls, DJ Morgan plays swell tunes before the feature, car Hops bring the food & popcorn to you, and an old school FM Transmitter puts the sound into your car. Gates @ 7:00p, show @ 8:30p. Buy tickets online.
Summer on 7th: Party for Inner-City Arts
Tonight Inner-City Arts celebrates its 20th anniversary with Summer on 7th. Guests can eat, drink, dance and enjoy from 7pm to midnight. Hear and see Son y Clave, one of L.A.'s premiere Latin music bands with Enio Cordoba, world champion salsa dancer and instructor; The Versa-Style Dance Company, an internationally-known hip hop dance; the Artist Alley showcasing artwork. Tickets are $40 person and includes open bar from 7 pm to 9 pm and two food tickets. Valet parking provided. (21 and over only). @The Mark Taper Center/Inner-City Arts (720 Kohler Street at 7th).
Multimedia & Murals: Kahlo at MoLAA
The Museum of Latin American Art is hosting an outdoor multimedia presentation by Gregorio Luke, featuring the work of Frida Kahlo. The Fiesta starts at 5 and includes live music, dance, crafts and delicious food. See the work of artisans directly from Jalisco and Mexico City as they create breathtaking crafts out of clay and corn leaves before your eyes, and enjoy a complimentary Tequila tasting. At 8 is the murals presentation, which will focus on Frida’s diary and intimate letters to friends and lovers, using her own words to depict her art and tell her fascinating story. Tickets $10-$40.
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