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Lonely as the Average Sea
• At Largo, legendary LA punk John Doe will be performing with his band. Doors open at 8 PM.
• Irving, Jens Lekman and the Impossible Shapes will be performing at Spaceland tonight. Doors open at 9 PM. (An entire Impossible Shapes album Tum is available for free download on the Secretly Canadian website for the duration of their tour with Jens Lekman.)
• Catch Earlimart with Silversun Pickups and Richard Swift when Sea Level Records and LittleRadio.com present their show tonight at the Silverlake Lounge. Tickets are $10.
• Tonight at 6:30 PM, LACMA hosts the special lecture "Masters of Architecture: Steven Ehrlich," from LA-based Steven Ehrlich Architects. Tickets are $12 for general admission; $10 AIA and LACMA members; $5 seniors (62+) and students with ID; free to USC and CalPoly students. For more information, call (323) 857-6010.
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.