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Check out artist Steve Keene's take on famous album covers in a show called "Covers of Covers" up now through next Friday at the Cartoon Network Studios in Burbank.

Cartoon Network Studios // 300 N. Third St. Burbank // Free

A new film series launches tonight at Santa Monica's Aero Theater, spotlighting screwball comedies, with a double feature of 1939's Midnight, starring Claudette Colbert and 1937's Easy Living with Jean Arthur. Both films were directed by Mitchell Leisen.

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7:30 p.m. // Aero Theater // 1328 Montana Ave. Santa Monica // $10 general, $9 students & seniors 65+

The Groundlings present their all-improv main company show Cookin' With Gas, running since 1992. Keep those droopy holiday-week eyes peeled, because special guest stars have been known to show up!

8:00 p.m. // Groundling Theater // 7307 Melrose Ave. // $16.50

Madame Pamita's Salon of the Supernatural is on tonight at Club Fluffer at Silver Lake's Hyperion Tavern. There you can encounter colorful characters like the Mysterious Mistress of Ceremonies Mlle. Tequila Mockingbird, Barmaid Miss Angel, Wizard of the Washboard Mr. Raymond Herron, and Madame Pamita--the World's Foremost Specialist in Auditory Cartomancy, who asks: "You are bound to enjoy her captivating music hall ditties but are you bold enough to step forward and have your fortune revealed?"

9:00 p.m. // The Hyperion Tavern // 1941 Hyperion Avenue (near Lyric), Silver Lake // Free (well, not counting drinks)

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