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Arts and Entertainment

Get Out: AFI Filmforum, John Carpenter Double Bill, Food & Wine, Fiesta de Otono, New Works at REDCAT

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Hmm, what's this dude doing today? (Photo by LU5H.bunny via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr)

Hmm, what's this dude doing today? (Photo by LU5H.bunny via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr)
Los Angeles Filmforum & AFI FEST: 3 Premieres
Three international movies are screening today at the Egyptian as part of Filmforum/AFI Fest. At 4:30 it's Los Herederos from Mexicao with A Letter to Uncle Boonmee from Thailand and at 7:30 The Anchorage from Sweden. Admission is free, but you have to secure your tickets via AFI. [Ticket info]

A John Carpenter Double Bill
Nostalgic for the 80s? Go back in time with this quirky double bill of John Carpenter films tonight at the New Beverly. At 7:30 it's Big Trouble In Little China (1986) starring Kurt Russell and Kim Cattrall; at 9:30 see They Live (1988) starring Roddy Piper, Keith David, and Meg Foster. $7 cash only for double feature.

Sunday's Session @ the Wine Bar at Palate
Unwind from yesterday's madness with some wine and some delicious food. Head over to Palate Food + Wine in Glendale to hit up their Sunday Session, from 12 noon to 5pm, where in addition to the entire wine bar menu the offer a unique wine flight and a "Single Dish" weekly special. Today's dish: Spiced chicken stew with grits, root vegetables, and sage ($12). And the wine flight is: Chateau de Manissy, Lirac, 2006 Rhone, France; Chateau Le Doyenné, 1er Côtes de Bordeaux, 2005 Bordeaux, France; Mas Neuf, Compostelle, 2007 Costières de Nîmes, France ($12)

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Un Dia de Fiesta de Otono
The Pasadena Museum of History is putting on a fun-for-the-whole-family celebration of Latino traditions in the beautiful gardens of the Fenyes Mansion. Enjoy delicious food, lively music, and dance. Join in the special workshops for Folklorico dance and Mexican arts and crafts. Bid on items in the silent auction. Admission is free but there will be charge for food, beverages, and special workshops. Noon to 5.

Studio: Fall 09
Offering adventurous audiences the opportunity to experience original, ambitiously offbeat performances by an interdisciplinary mix of experimental Los Angeles artists, Studio: Fall 09 features work by Rae Shao-Lan Blum, The Lippy Lou's, Prumsodun Ok, Armen Ra, UEM with Jasmine Orpilla, and Kendra Ware and Bill Mark. Onstage tonight at REDCAT, 8:30 p.m. Tickets: $12/Students $8.

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