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Pencil This In: Music at Beach=Culture and Bardot, The Apple Sisters and Dungeness Crab Season

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It may be a Monday, but there are a number of things to do tonight around the city. Live music at the Annenberg Beach House and Bardot for It’s a School Night; The Apple Sisters are at Meltdown Comics; and it’s a Dungeness crab fest at Chaya Venice. Read on for all the details.

It’s a School Night tonight and that means an evening of live music and DJs at Bardot in Hollywood. On the live bill: Yuna at 9:30 pm; Clubfeet at 10:30 pm; and The Bleeding Knees at 11:30 pm. A special DJ set by IAMSOUND at midnight. Doors at 9 pm. Free with RSVP. Doors at 9 pm.

Tonight the Czech acclaimed experimental violinist Iva Bittová is in concert from 6:30-8 pm at the Annenberg Beach House. Tonight Bittová plays improvisations and her own compositions as well as works by a variety of other composers. Her music is “shaped by the classical and gypsy music of the tiny Moravian villages where Bittová spent her formative years.” There is a waitlist for the event, so show up at least 15 minutes beforehand for any cancellations. Free.

Tonight at 8 pm, Meltdown Comics, The Apple Sisters present the program Ghouls Night Out as part of the NerdMelt series. It’s a Halloween spook-tacular of musical comedy bits set in 1943. Special guests include: Brian Stack (Conan), Chris Smith (Paranormal Activity 3) and The Ghoul Street Dancers- Lauren McCarthy (UCB), Gina Clover (UCB), & Rebecca Delgado Smith (Harvard Sailing Team). Musical Direction by Jerome Kurtenbach. Tickets: $15.

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CHAYA Venice celebrates Dungeness crab season with a two-week Dungeness Crab Fest that starts tonight and runs through Nov. 6. Special crab dishes inlcude starters like a Crab Bisque “Hot Pot“ and Crab and Asparagus Risotto with Pinot Noir Braised Short Rib. Served both in the dining room and bar area. Crab specials available from 6 pm onward.

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