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Pencil This In: Gidget Gein's 'Post Mortem' and a Little Night Music at the Zoo

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Gidget Gein's 'Capitalist Pig' at La Luz de Jesus Gallery
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ANIMAL ROCK*
It’s classic rock night at the Zoo tonight from 6-9 pm. The "Music in the Zoo" program features cover bands: The Eagles Have Landed (Eagles music), The Rubber Souls (Beatles music), Highway 61 Revisited (Bob Dylan music), Cubensis (Grateful Dead music), The Heist (The Who, The Doors, and Led Zeppelin music) and Up Stream (popular Reggae music). Food and beverage offerings and 10 interactive animal education and conservation can be found throughout the Zoo. Picnics are also permitted. Tickets are $16.50 for adults and $10.50 for children ages 6 to 15. Children 5 and under are free. The animals will be up and out until 8 pm.

COMEDY
There’s a comedy benefit tonight at 8 pm at the Downtown Comedy Club to help out the nonprofit Homeless Not Toothless, which provides dental care for homeless and underserved youth entering the LA foster system. Scheduled to appear are: Eddie Ifft (Comedy Central), Melinda Hill (Bonnie Hunt Show, The Late Show with Craig Fergusson), Ben Gleib (Chelsea Lately, The Real Wedding Crashers, NPR) and Tracy Locke (Knock-Out Comedy, Lisa Lampinelli). Garrett Morris will MC the festivities. After the show, there will be live blues music. Tickets are $15 per person, $25 per couple, and will go directly to the nonprofit.

CABARET
Attention Wicked fans: Eden Espinosa (Elphaba) sings tonight at the Ford Amphitheatre in a cabaret-style show titled, “ME.” Also on the bill are Audra Mae and Paula Cole (also known as the woman who sang that Dawson’s Creek song). The show begins at 8:30 pm tonight. Call the box office for ticket information: 323 461-3673.