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Celebrate the first of eight nights of lights with some tacos and music--because "Fried food and Hanuka go hand in hand!" It's A Lounge Singer Hanuka with special guest David De La Paz, featuring Paula Horowitz, happening for free tonight ($1.50 fish tacos & $2 shrimp tacos and donation bar) at 5 p.m. at Best Fish Taco in Ensenada (which is actually in Los Feliz). No RSVP necessary, and the show is be family friendly, but may (briefly) touch on mature subjects. (*So many ways to spell it!)

So basically a bunch of people gather in a public space (Pan-Pacific Regional Park @7600 Beverly Blvd) and pick up their reserved CD, cassette, or mp3, and at 7 p.m. a parade hits the streets carrying the collective sounds everyone is sporting--it's Unsilent Night. Of course, you can also just head down to hear the sounds of Unsilence, too! They'll be taking voluntary $1 donations for the LA Regional Food Bank. If you want to reserve an "instrument" send an email to

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Today is the Scratch DJ Academy Graduation. From Noon to 4 p.m. you can help celebrate the schools' latest inductees into the community of DJ's. Graduation also doubles as an open house for any people interested in getting more information on Scratch DJ Academy. Totally free, with complimentary food and drinks, a free DJ class from Noon to 1, followed by the graduation ceremony. RSVP with

MA Art Space (800 South Palm Ave #1 in Alhambra)'s second day of their Holiday Open Studio and Art Sale today from Noon to 6 p.m. You'll find the work of artists Yolanda Gonzalez, Emilia Garcia, Sergio Flores, and Edward Escamilla. Call the studio for more info (626) 284-4006.

Other Things to Do: Get someone a book that rocks, eat the best turkey sandwich in LA, see if Will Smith still has a career, check out the newly re-opened Conga Room downtown, brave a screening of The Wrestler, or get yourself some holiday-themed sweets.

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