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Pencil This In: Variety at the Vault, Holiday Street Fest in Burbank, TRON Pop-Up Opens

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Celebrate the holidays in Burbank tonight. | Photo: James Herman via LAist's flickr pool

Celebrate the holidays in Burbank tonight. | Photo: James Herman via LAist's flickr pool
Urban Theatre Movement in association with Company of Angels (CoA) presents The Last Days of Judas Iscariot by Stephen Adly Guirgis and directed by Jeremy Aluma. The court case drama set in purgatory runs weekends through Dec. 12. At CoA at the Alexandria (3rd floor) in downtown LA. $25 for tonight’s opening night performance at 8 pm and includes a reception and a talkback with playwright Guirgis.VARIETY 
The Vault is a blend of original live music, performance art, movement and sketch comedy. The performers comment on strange news events and pop culture in a 1930's noir-ish speakeasy setting. At Los Angeles Theatre Center, tonight through Saturday at 9 pm. Tickets: $10.

Yes, Thanksgiving and Christmas are around the corner. Magnolia Park Partnership kicks off the season with a neighborhood celebration from 5:30 to 9:30 pm tonight in Burbank. Shops and eateries over 40 blocks will be participating with in-store events, street caroling, gifts and prizes. Magnolia Boulevard will be closed to cars from Buena Vista to Hollywood Way. Free.

There’s a screening tonight at the wulf featuring several new Super 8 films by Rick Bahto and an “open-ended, variable-duration performance” for Super 8 film and cassette tapes, performed by Mark So (boombox) and Madison Brookshire (Super 8 projector) that may last anywhere from between 5 and 50 minutes (maybe longer). 8 pm. Free.

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Royal/T cafe in Culver City opens the official Disney TRON Pop-Up Shop to celebrate the release of the upcoming TRON: Legacy movie. Get your geek on with merchandise and more. The shop will be open from 10 am-6 pm with extended hours on Wednesdays to 10 pm.

Also check out:
> Hunter and Stan Freberg with Penn Jillette at Writers Bloc
> Music and art with the Heard of Elephants collective

* Pencil pick of the day

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