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Get Out: Love Advice from UCB, OC Arts Fair and Shostakovich at the Phil
COMEDY: If singlehood is getting you down this holiday season, the people behind the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre's "The OkCupid Show" understand. Commiserate by making fun of other people's OKCupid accounts with comedians including Eli Newell, Amanda Sitko, and more. Doors at 9:30 p.m. Tickets $5 at the door, but make a reservation online first.
CRAFTS: Cal State Fullerton's Grand Central Art Center presents the Patchwork Indie Arts & Crafts Festival in downtown Santa Ana (at Sycamore and 2nd streets) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The fair is free and open to the public, and will showcase wares from over 100 independent designers.
READING: InsideOut Writers, a creative writing program for incarcerated youth, will collaborate with the Roots and Wings theater company to present "Turn the Page: A Literary Force" at downtown's The Last Bookstore. Reading starts at 2 p.m.
CLASSICAL: The L.A. Phil continues their run of Shostakovich's Tenth Symphony at Disney Hall, conducted by Vasily Petrenko. Simon Trpceski will also perform Grieg's Piano Concerto. The performance starts at 2 p.m. Tickets $24-$189.
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Pickets are being held outside at movie and TV studios across the city
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Disneyland's famous "Fantasmic!" show came to a sudden end when its 45-foot animatronic dragon — Maleficent — burst into flames.
Leads Ali Wong and Steven Yeun issue a joint statement along with show creator Lee Sung Jin.
Every two years, Desert X presents site-specific outdoor installations throughout the Coachella Valley. Two Los Angeles artists have new work on display.