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Pencil This In: Monday
Somewhere over the rainbow at The Wizard of Oz is playing. / Photo by Яick Harris via flickr.
Last we checked there were tickets still available for an evening with the cast and crew of FX’s Damages. Scheduled to appear are Noah Bean, Rose Byrne, Glenn Close, Ted Danson, Tate Donovan, Anastasia Griffith, Željko Ivanek, Glenn Kessler (CoCreator/Executive Producer/Writer), Todd A. Kessler (CoCreator/Executive Producer/Writer), and Daniel Zelman (CoCreator/Executive Producer/Writer.
7 pm // Cinerama Dome @ ArcLight // 6360 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles // $45-$60.
The Pasadena Symphony series that combines the jazz and classical genres continues tonight with “The Art of Fine Vocals: The Jazz Singer and the Diva.” Moderated by Suzanna Guzman, the program features jazz singer Yvette Freeman and classical soprano Jamie Chamberlin. We wonder if it’s gonna be a sing off?
7 pm // Ramo Auditorium @ Caltech // 1200 East California Blvd., Pasadena // Free.
Alfred Hitchcock’s To Catch a Thief stars the suave and debonair Cary Grant as a reformed thief, formerly known as "The Cat," living in the French Riviera. A series of copycat burglaries start to occur, and he tries to clear his name. One of Hitchcock’s favorite leading ladies Grace Kelly also stars. This show is 21+.
8 pm // ArcLight Hollywood // 6360 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles // $14.
FILM (Option 2)
There’s a double bill of classic kid films at the New Beverly tonight. First up is the 1939 Judy Garland classic The Wizard of Oz followed by the Gene Wilder (not Johnny Depp) version of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.
7:30 pm (Wizard) and 9:30 pm (Willy Wonka) // New Beverly Cinema // 7165 West Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles // $7.
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