Pencil This In: Monday
KITSCH: The Charles Phoenix Holiday Jubilee returns to REDCAT for the next four evenings. LA kitsch expert Charles Phoenix brings together an evening of live comedy, including the Bob Baker Marionettes, roller rink organist Dominic Cangelosi and a few other surprises. The entertainment's all in combination with his "Retro Holiday Slide Show," comprised of slides he found at area thrift shops and flea markets.
8 pm // REDCAT at Walt Disney Concert Hall // 631 W. 2nd St., Los Angeles // $35.
FILM: As part of the AFI at Arclight series, Sunset Blvd. screens at the Sherman Oaks location. William Holden stars as a screenwriter forced to write a comeback screenplay for aging actress Gloria Swanson.
7:30 pm // Arclight Sherman Oaks // 15301 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks // $11.50.
DANCE: Whirling Dervishes come to UCLA tonight to commemorate the 13th century mystic poet Jalaluddin Rumi’s "passing from the circle of time." The sacred prayer-dance of the Whirling Dervishes will also showcase Turkish classical music.
8 pm // UCLA's Royce Hall // 340 Royce Drive, Los Angeles // $25-$45.
COMEDY:: R. Kelly's Trapped in the Closet masterpiece will be performed by comedians in all its glory -- live.
8 pm // M Bar // 1253 N. Vine St., Hollywood // $8.
BAR:: Miss the '80s? Then head over to Boardner's for a little trip down memory lane. One room features the musical stylings of Madonna, Depeche Mode, The Cure and The Smiths, et al. On the patio you'll find a mix of indie, alternative and electro spinning. Ages 18+.
10 pm // Boardner's // 1652 Cherokee Ave., Hollywood // $7 after 10:30 pm.