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Pencil This In: There's Comedy in Re-gifting

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Winter day at Bear Canyon | Photo by Matt McGrath Photography via LAist Featured Photos on FlickrCOMEDY*
The Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre gives you a chance to re-gift those gifts that Santa should have left at the North Pole. The improvised comedy show "ReGifted!" lets audience members trade unwanted gifts for laughs (and other trash-to-treasure finds of others). "The country's best improvisers will facilitate gift swaps between audience members, getting the story behind the presents to make up scenes about them on the spot."

Throughout the month of December ArcLight Hollywood offers a series of Monday night 21+ screenings of favorite holiday titles. Tonight at 8 pm is the last night of the series with Scrooged with Bill Murray.

Hershey Felder's George Gershwin Alone, has been extended and will now close on Sunday, Jan. 11. "Directed by Joel Zwick, Felder takes on the role of the musician himself in George Gershwin Alone and exposes the dramatic path of one of America's most recognizable composers through dialogue, song and live piano performances of Gershwin's greatest works. The evening culminates in a sing along of audience favorites." The curtain rises at 7:30 pm.

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