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Pencil This In: Drag Makeup and Tucking Workshop at Machine Project, Grammy Museum Town Hall

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It’s time for The Moth’s Westside storytelling edition tonight at 7:30 pm at the Air Conditioned Supper Club. Hosted by Brian Finklestein, people have a chance to tell a story--not standup or a reading--on the subject of “Ambition.” Admission is $7.

Have you always wanted to learn to do drag makeup? Tonight from 7-9 pm, Machine Project hosts the “Tranimal Drag Make-up Workshop.” Led by Saskia Wilson-Brown and Austin Young, the duo will show how to apply tranimal drag make-up, and costuming tricks and a tucking workshop will be led by Conan O’Brien’s head costumer Scott Cronick. Before and after portraits by Austin Young. $8 for materials and bring clothes to trash. RSVP suggested.


The Grammy Museum is holding a Town Hall Meeting: The Year in Music at 7:30 pm tonight. Museum Executive Director Robert Santelli moderates a panel of music journalists and industry insiders that will look back on the year’s music scene, the fads, the trends and the real deals. Panelists will include Lorraine Ali (Newsweek, SPIN, Rolling Stone), Phil Gallo (Variety, Daily News), Gail Mitchell (Billboard), Josh Kun (The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Magazine) and Sarah Bennett (Daily Trojan). Admission is free, but reservations required. To reserve seats, call 213.765.6830 or e-mail