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Get Out: Fold Origami, Celebrate Nowruz & "This is Your Library..."

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FASHION: “Celebrate: the Wearable” with the Architecture and Design Museum. A+D celebrates 11 years with a runway show that blurs the boundaries between architecture, fashion and art. The show is a fundraiser—the donated pieces worn by the models will be auctioned the night of the event as well as being available to purchase in advance online, with all proceeds benefiting the museum. The event goes from 7-11 pm at 6032 Wilshire Blvd. across from LACMA.

CLASSIC: The Egyptian will be screening double features of Marx Brothers films for two more nights. Starting at 7:30 pm tonight, they will begin featuring Duck Soup/Animal Crackers. For more information, check out their website.

CRAFTS: Celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year, at the Craft and Folk Art Museum. From 1:30-3:30pm at CAFAM, you can attend a workshop to learn about the holiday and how to create a traditional Nowruz table spread. The cost of the event is $5. For more information, visit CAFAM's site.

ORIGAMI: National Museum will be hosting a family origami workshop today from 11 am to 4 pm. To celebrate the opening of the exhibition "Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami," you can head to JANM for a day of crafts, and learn the art of folding paper. For more information, visit JANM's website.

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LITERATURE: Tonight the central library is hosting "This is Your Library..." an event fit for a library after-hours. Host Justin Veach will be speaking with a range of guests, including NBA World Champion John Salley, Dexter's Colin Hanks, creator of Unique LA Sonja Rasula, and the acclaimed author of House of Leaves Mark Z. Danielewski. The doors open at 7 pm, the conversation starts at 8 and afterward the music (The Dead Ships, DJ Turquoise Wisdom, and Boyz Skule) will start playing at 10pm. Food will be provided by Homegirl Cafe. Admission is $15 and if you just want to come to the concert that will be $5.

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