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Lost the Will to Fight

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Amoeba Music has a live in-store performance by Living Legends and Pigeon John at 7 PM.

• At the Egyptian Theatre, see director Thom Andersen's Los Angeles Plays Itself, the nearly secret history of LA, at 7:30 PM.

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• Kiss or Kill presents The Skulls, Nu-tra, The Beautiful Mothers, Underwater City People and The New Fidelity at Spaceland. Doors open at 9 PM.

• At The Echo, see The Ponys with Nathaniel Mayer, Willowz and Plastic Crimewave Sound. Tickets are $10; show starts at 8:30 PM. [18+]

• Rex Aquarium and The Dirty Kings perform at the Silverlake Lounge. Tickets are $5.

• At Arclight, see a preview of Hollywood's Master Storytellers, featuring a Q&A with Andy Garcia following a screening of Modigliani, documenting Amedeo Modigliani's rivalry with Pablo Picasso, at 7:30 PM.

• At the Egyptian Theatre, see director Thom Andersen's Los Angeles Plays Itself, the nearly secret history of LA, at 7:30 PM.


• Indie darlings Spoon will be giving a live in-store performance at Amoeba Music at 7 PM.

• The Eels will be performing at The Galaxy at 8 PM. Tickets are $20.

• The final Arclight screening in AFI's 4th Annual Music Documentary Series is the grunge history of Andrew Wood (Mother Love Bone)—Malfunkshun—at 8 PM. Director Scott Barbour will present the film.

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• The New Beverly Cinema presents Sparticus at 8 PM.

• At the Troubadour, Ivy will perform with Robbers on High Street and Astaire at 8 PM. Tickets are $13.


• The Knitting Factory will have Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings with Connie Price and the Keystones at 8 PM. Tickets are $15.

• Anubian Lights will perform at Spaceland with Katastrophe and Viva K. Doors open at 9 PM.

• The Eels perform at The Roxy at 9 PM. Tickets are $25.

• At the Arclight, you have a choice of two midnight screenings: the new Jet Li film Unleashed, and the new LL Cool J/Val Kilmer/Christian Slater film Mindhunters.

• The New Beverly Cinema presents Sparticus at 8 PM.

• Also, don't forget that at 7:30 PM, Arianna Huffington will be having a conversation with Anna Deavere Smith at 826LA. Tickets are $25 (we suggest reserving early).


• At the Knitting Factory, see Fu Manchu, The Chelsea Smiles and Big Elf at 8 PM. Tickets are $12 advance, $14 at the door.

The Fold at Tangier has Ramblin' Jack Elliott with Bob and Elijah Forrest and Tom Brosseau for $20.

• The Trashcan Sinatras will be performing tonight at The El Rey with Matt Costa and Mellow Drunk at 8 PM. Tickets are $21.

• Andy Bell is back, and Erasure is at Avalon three nights this week.

• Trainwreck featuring Kyle Gass (of Tenacious D) is at The Scene tonight. Cover is $5.

• It's a John Brahm film noir double feature at the Egyptian Theatre at 9:30 PM, featuring The Lodger and Hangover Square.


• The Canyon Club has gone retro, featuring Berlin and Bow Wow Wow at 8 PM.

• Rhett Miller performs tonight at 8 PM Largo.

• Indie 103 presents The Wedding Present and The Organ at The Roxy tonight at 9 PM. Tickets are $15.

• Erasure performs tonight at Avalon.

• The legendary John Prine performs tonight at the Wilshire Theater. The show starts at 8 PM; tickets are $35-45.

• At Skylight Books, show up 5 PM to see DJ Waldie and Dana Johnson signing California Uncovered, an anthology of writing from the California Council for the Humanities' California Stories Uncovered program.

• At MOCA Grand Avenue, see the premiere of Jordan Belson's Epilogue in a short program of several of Belson's earlier films at 3 PM. The event is free with museum admission.


The El Rey has LCD Soundsystem with MIA tonight at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $23.

• Tonight is the third and final night to catch Erasure at Avalon.

• Today is the annual plant sale at The Huntington. The sale will run from 10 AM – 4 PM in the parking lot, with a special highlight on the collection "Small Plants for Small Spaces," featuring plants for patios or balconies. For information, call (626) 405-2100