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Pencil This In: About that Famous Toostie Roll Commercial
Fred Wolf was the man behind the famous Tootsie Roll commercial. You know, “Mr. Owl, how many licks does it take to get to the Tootsie Roll center of a Tootsie Pop?” Wolf also worked with Frank Zappa on 200 Motels and Peter Yarrow on Puff The Magic Dragon. Tonight (8 p.m.) at Cinefamily ($13), "Animation historian Jerry Beck will present a tribute to Wolf, with rare clips from his movies, TV shows and vintage 1960s commercials, and present a live on stage interview with Wolf himself, as he discusses his career in film, and his relationships with his famous collaborators."
More R. Crumb
In conjunction with the Hammer Musuem's exhibit, The Bible Illuminated: R. Crumb’s Book of Genesis, tonight's film screening features director Terry Zwigoff's 119 minute documentary that took six years to make. The event is free, but tickets are required and are available at the box office on a first come, first served basis at the box office. More info here.
Meet the new LAPD Chief
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will hold a town hall meeting to introduce Charlie Beck, his choice for the next chief of police of the Los Angeles Police Department. It's from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. at the EXPO Center (3980 South Menlo Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90037). Doors open at 3:30 PM
But Yeoh is the first to publicly identify as Asian. We take a look at Oberon's complicated path in Hollywood.
His latest solo exhibition is titled “Flutterluster,” showing at Los Angeles gallery Matter Studio. It features large works that incorporate what Huss describes as a “fluttering line” that he’s been playing with ever since he was a child — going on 50 years.
It's set to open by mid-to-late February.
The new Orange County Museum of Art opens its doors to the public on Oct. 8.
Comic-Con Is Live And In-Person Again And Yes, That Means Cosplayers Are Back. Why They're So ExcitedCosplayers will be holding court once again and taking photos with onlookers at the con.
Sacheen Littlefeather Talks About What Really Happened Before, During And After Rejecting Marlon Brando’s OscarLittlefeather recalls an “incensed” John Wayne having to be restrained from assaulting her and being threatened with arrest if she read the long speech Brando sent with her.