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• The Echo hosts Radio 4 with MU and Go Go Go Airheart tonight at 9 PM. Tickets are $10 advance or $12 at the door. [18+]
• At the Troubadour KCRW welcomes Tift Merritt with Tres Chicas (featuring Caitlin Cary of Whiskeytown) and Steve Poltz. Tickets are $15 advance, and doors open at 8 PM.
• In film, the Egyptian Theatre pays tribute to Andrei Tarkovsky with a special screening of Solaris (the original, not the George Clooney remake) at 7:30 PM. Chris Landreth will appear for an extended Q & A to discuss his groundbreaking animation technique, as well as the influence and importance of animator Ryan Larkin’s work.
• It is a John Cassavetes evening at the New Beverly Cinema, with screenings of Faces at 7 PM, followed by A Woman Under the Influence at 9:30 PM.
Donald Trump was a fading TV presence when the WGA strike put a dent in network schedules.
Pickets are being held outside at movie and TV studios across the city
For some critics, this feels less like a momentous departure and more like a footnote.
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.