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Pencil This In: Aimee Bender and Glen David Gold at ALOUD, Cabaret at the Magic Castle and Wild Women of Song at the Grammy Museum

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Jake Broder as cult lounge singer Lord Buckley at the Magic Castle.

Jake Broder as cult lounge singer Lord Buckley at the Magic Castle.
MUSIC + TALK*
Pamela Rose presents the album and stage show Wild Women of Song tonight at 7:30 pm at the Grammy Museum. The SF jazz and blues vocalist Rose celebrates the lives, times and music of women songwriters from the Tin Pan Alley days. She uses images, storytelling and a "cultural retrospective while treating the audience to a wonderful jazz and blues concert.” Tickets: $12.CABARET
Tonight and tomorrow at 8 pm, the Magic Castle presents an evening of cabaret with Jake Broder as 'His Royal Hipness' Lord Buckley. Broder, star and co-writer of the acclaimed Louis & Keely: Live at the Sahara, brings to audiences an evening of spoken word and music, celebrating the life of the iconic, old-school hipster. Tickets: $25 through boxoffice@magiccastle.com or 323-851-3313 x303.

CONVERSATION
Tonight at 7 pm, [ALOUD] at Central Library presents LA writers Aimee Bender (Willful Creatures, The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake) and Glen David Gold (Carter Beats the Devil) who’ll discuss fiction, theatre, magic spells, cats, MFAs and other topics.

PLAY READINGS
Theatre West presents a free play reading series for the next few weeks on Tuesdays and Sundays. The series presents rehearsed play readings of new and developing works by the company’s writers, with Theatre West actors and directors. Tuesdays at 8 pm and Sundays at 7 pm. No reservations necessary.

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THEATER
The Antaeus Company's 5th biennial ClassicsFest presents Molière’s Les Femmes Savantes (The Learned Ladies) tonight through Thursday at 8 pm. It’s a fully staged work-in-process directed by Robert Goldsby. In the play, “Henriette's dreams of love have fallen victim to the pseudo-intellectual pretensions of her social-climbing mother. What's a girl with a body and mind to do?” Tickets: $10

*Pencil pick of the day

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