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MONDAY

• The Troubadour has Mates of State with Irving and Ahmaste at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $15.

• At The Fold at the Silverlake Lounge, see Emperor X with The Temporary Thing, Coalinga and Teddy's Cheer Club, starting at 8:30 PM. Admission is $5.

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• The Walkmen are performing at the Galaxy Theatre with Run.Run.Run, The Lassie Foundation and Gran Ronde. Tickets are $17.50 and the show starts at 8 PM.

Find events for the rest of the week after the jump...

TUESDAY

• alaska! are performing a free in-store performance at Amoeba Music at 7 PM in support of their new album, Rescue Through Tomahawk.

• Noisemakers Boredoms are performing with Soft Circle (Hisham from Black Dice) at the Knitting Factory. The show starts at 8 PM; tickets are $18 advance, $20 at the door.

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The Huntington features a curated lecture and tour titled "All Was Light" by Caltech-ie Mordechai Feingold, discussing the contributions of Isaac Newton to mathematics and natural philosophy. The lecture begins at 5 PM; admission is $25 for members, $35 for non-members. To register, call (626) 405-2146.

WEDNESDAY

• AFI at ArcLight presents the 1955 thriller The Night of the Hunter at 8 PM.

CineSpace hosts the premiere of the Bonnaroo 2004 DVD tonight at 8 PM. Doors open at 7 PM.

• The 2004 documentary about outsider artist Henry Darger, In the Realms of the Unreal, shows tonight at 8 PM at the 7 Dudley Cinema in Venice. Admisssion is free.

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THURSDAY

• Sam Prekop (of The Sea & Cake) will be performing tonight at the Troubadour with Pit er Pat. Doors open at 8 PM. Tickets are $15.

• At the Silverlake Lounge, Berliners The Vanishing will perform with Dame Darcy, New Collapse and Shoot Out the Lights. Cover is $8.

• Locals Killola will be performing tonight at the Viper Room with The Binges and Oliver Future. Tickets are $7 with flyer.

• Enjoy a Flaming Lips DVD release party tonight at CineSpace. The movie starts at 10 PM.

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• The Hammer Museum has Thrift Store Movies tonight at 7 PM, featuring "a selection of cinematic treasures rescued from the obscurity of thrift stores, swap meets, and dumpsters, presented by artist Allen Ruppersberg, LA Weekly art critic Doug Harvey, and artist Jim Shaw."

FRIDAY

• Melt Banana makes an appearance tonight at the Troubadour, along with Das Oath and Toxic Shock & The Flaming Tampons at 8 PM. Tickets are $12.

• Architecture in Helsinki will be giving a free in-store performance at Amoeba Music at 7 PM.

• The Books and Mia Doi Todd are at the Knitting Factory tonight at 8 PM. Tickets are $12 advance, $14 at the door.

• At The Fold at El Cid, hard-reading headbangers Bloodhag are performing with Lightning Swords of Death, Wolves in the Throne Room and DJ Skot, starting at 10 PM. Tickets are $7.

• Mountain performs tonight at the Galaxy Theatre with Mama Hagglin, McKibben Band and English Motorbike. The show starts at 8 PM; tickets are $17.50.

• The New Beverly Cinema has a Deep Throat double feature, with the documentary Inside Deep Throat at 7:30 and 10:40 PM, followed by the film that started it all at 9:20 PM.

SATURDAY

• LA favorites Earlimart are at the Troubadour tonight with Okkervil River and Richard Swift. Doors open at 8 PM; tickets are $12.

• The Knitting Factory presents Prefuse 73 with Battles and Beans tonight at 8 PM. Tickets are $15 advance, $17 at the door.

• The New Beverly Cinema has a Deep Throat double feature, with the documentary Inside Deep Throat at 4:40, 7:30 and 10:40 PM, followed by the film that started it all at 6:10 and 9:20 PM.

• The Southern California Consortium of Art Schools and LACMA present "International Critique and After," exploring the history and reassesment of the Institutional Critique movement. Admission is free and no reservations are required.

• UCLA Extension hosts Arts Day LA, an all-day event featuring 32 lectures on various subjects throughout the artistic spectrum. The day begins at 11:00 AM and admission is free. For more information, call (310) 267-4888.

• At MOCA Grand Avenue, MOCA and the Art Libraries Society of North America-Southern California present the Artists' Books Conference Los Angeles, featuring keynote speaker Raymond Pettibon, with a special panel titled "'Zines and Scenes: Artists' Publishing in Chinatown." The day kicks off at 1:30 PM.

• The Natural History Museum is a creepy place to be this weekend, as the 19th Annual Bug Fair runs today and tomorrow from 10 AM – 5 PM. The weekend even includes cooking tips for world-reknowned insect chef David George Gordon. Admission is included with museum admission.

SUNDAY

• Have an ball at Morrissey's "Unhappy Birthday" party, featuring the Sweet & Tender Hooligans and The Section Quartet. Doors at the Troubadour at 8 PM; tickets are $15.

• The Idaho Falls are performing at Sea Level Records today at 3 PM.

• The Knitting Factory presents Prefuse 73 with Battles and Beans tonight at 8 PM. Tickets are $15 advance, $17 at the door.

• Architecture in Helsinki performs at Spaceland tonight with Macromantics. Doors open at 9 PM.

• The Natural History Museum is a creepy place to be this weekend, as the 19th Annual Bug Fair runs today and tomorrow from 10 AM – 5 PM. The weekend even includes cooking tips for world-reknowned insect chef David George Gordon. Admission is included with museum admission.