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Get Out: Baseball Nostalgia, Marilyn Monroe As A Saloon Singer & Pixar in Concert

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BASEBALL: Are you a baseball fan? Are you nostalgic? Or obsessed with statistics? Head over to the Craft and Folk Art Museum on the Miracle Mile today for a discussion with the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) at 3 pm. There will be beer and pretzels served afterward, and the event is free with museum admissions. For more information about the event or museum, head here. Give the organizers a heads-up at

ANNIVERSARY: It's the 50th anniversary of the death of Marilyn Monroe, and you can celebrate with a screening of "River of No Return" (1954) at the American Cinemateque. Director Otto Preminger's film stars Monroe as a saloon singer alongside Robert Mitchum, as an ex-convict battling raging waters and Indians in the Old West. The screening starts at 7:30 pm in Hollywood at the American Cinemateque.

MUSIC: Pixar fans can hear the scores of their favorite films performed live at the Hollywood Bowl tonight. Clips from the Toy Story trilogy, Cars, Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, WALL•E, Up and Brave will be screened while the score is performed live by the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. "Pixar in Concert" starts at 8 pm, and you can head to the Hollywood Bowl's site for more info.

EXPERIMENTAL: Interested in the scores of less commercial films? Head over to the Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian for a screening of the films and scores of Steve Roden, who will be in person and performing live. The screening will include some of his rare early works, including Roden's first film, "the dreams of ophelia" as well as some super 8mm projects from early 1990's that will be screened while Roden performs and improvises. Tickets are $10, and the show starts at 7:30 pm. For more information or to buy tickets, head here.