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Arts and Entertainment

Get Out: LA Zine Fest, ScotsFest & 'The Phantom Tollbooth'

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By Maddy Keavy

FESTIVAL: The second-ever LA Zine Fest is going on all day today from 11 am until 5 pm. (Check out our interview with one of the organizers of the fest here.) There will be workshops and panels all day and into the evening. There will be panel discussion at The Moth Theatre with Alice Bag, Allison Wolfe and Drew Denny moderated by author K. Bradford that starts at 6 pm. The event is free but seating is limited so advanced tickets are required in order to attend, these tickets are free and can be gotten at the in the Ukrainian Cultural Center. Tickets will be released at 2 pm and 4 pm at the LAZF Merch Table. More information about the event can be found at LA Zine Fest. Also, check out the after-party, which includes performances by Washing Machines and Moon Pearl.

SCOTSFEST: The Queen Mary ScotsFest in Long Beach is an opportunity for guests to explore Scottish culture and history in a two-day festival. The event features authentic Scottish music, dancing, competitions, food, and more. Prices range from The Queen Mary acts as the backdrop for the festival, and will be open from 9 a.m to 6 p.m. today. For more information, visit the Queen Mary's website. If you've never been, The Queen Mary is located at 1126 Queens Highway in Long Beach.

MUSIC: Members of the Junior Chamber Music and the USC Thorton School of Music are performing at LACMA in a special concert. The performance is free and open to the public, and will include both modern and classical selections. The performance starts at 6 p.m. More information on the event can be found at LACMA.

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MOVIES: Head over to Cinefamily, which will be screening The Phantom Tollbooth at 4 pm and Dennis Hopper's "Out of the Blue" at 7:45 pm. The Aero Theatre will be screening both "Band of Outsiders" and "The Thomas Crown Affair" starting at 7:30 pm.