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Vision gets re-interpreted at the Zimmer Children's Museum. / Photo by Paul Keleher via flickr.

The Art of Vision” features artists like David Hockney and Paul Frank who created works of art that play on a theme. In this case, “vision” includes objects like glasses, binoculars, telescopes and cameras. Proceeds from the exhibit go to youTHink – a museum division that brings art programs to schools and community centers.

6pm // Zimmer Children’s Museum // 6505 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles // $8.

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Calling all Kids in the Hall fans. The troupe plays a semi-secret FREE show at the Steve Allen Theatre. Tickets are first come, first serve, so you better get in line, like, now.

10 pm // Steve Allen Theater @ the Center for Inquiry - West // 4773 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles // Free.

There’s a David Lean double feature on the bill at the Aero tonight. Brief Enounter is a 1946 film about longing between a man and a woman – already married to other people. Great Expectations is Lean’s take on Charles Dickens’ tale of a pauper trying to break through the English class system.

7:30 pm // Aero Theatre// 1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica // $10.

FILM (Option 2)
F.W. Murnau's 1926 Faust tells the age-old story of a man who makes a pact with the devil.

7 pm // Goethe-Institut Los Angeles // 5750 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles // Free.

"Dark Hand and Lamplight" features Toronto-based artist Shary Boyle creating live drawings and animating pre-drawn images on an overhead projector while musician Doug Paisley sings and plays guitar.

8 pm // Hammer Museum // 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles // Free.

*Pencil pick of the day