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Pencil This In: Clash of the Music Collectives, Bunel's Freudian Films and a Journalist's Take on the Bell Scandal

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The Sharpie Show opens at Crewest Gallery on Saturday. | This is Amish Rave Central (Quilted Paper) by Chad Kouri.
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CULTURE CLASH
Red Bull Music Academy’s Culture Clash debuts at Exchange LA tonight. It’s a battle of music collectives, pitting Dim Mak, Dub Club, Smog and Stones Throw against each other. Be prepared for rounds of electro, roots reggae, future beats and vintage funk, soul and hip hop from four separate stages. 8 pm. Tickets: $10. 21+.SURREALIST FILM*
There’s a cool film program at the Echo Park Film Center tonight at 8 pm. Surrealism and the Subconscious: Two films by Luis Bunuel explores the director’s fascination with the Freudian subconscious. On the bill is the 1929 avant-garde short Un Chien Andalou (made with Salvador Dali), followed by 1967’s Belle de Jour with Catherine Deneuve. $5 donation at the door. BYOB and snacks.

SEX, DEATH AND SCIENCE
The Natural History Museum holds the program Sex, Death and Evolution tonight at 6 pm in the museum’s Times Mirror Room. Australian paleontologist John A. Long is the recently appointed vice president of research and collections at NHM and has extensively researched the early evolution of fish and dinosaurs. Free.