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Pencil This In: Antaeus Company Tackles Bertolt Brecht, TV Carnage at Cinefamily, Condor Talk at Temscal Canyon

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The Antaeus Company's 5th biennial ClassicsFestcontinues tonight with Bertolt Brecht’s Mr. Puntila and His Man Matti. The staged work-in-process, directed by John Apicella, is Brecht's “comic parable of an ambitious but pragmatic chauffeur's efforts to negotiate the Jekyll-and-Hyde moods of his boss.” 8 pm tonight through Thursday at Deaf West Theatre. $10. CARNAGE*
TV Carnage assembles hundreds of hours of exceptionally bad TV condensed into an hour plus of the best of the worst. Tonight, the latest volume screens at Cinefamily with Let's Work It Out. It’s a feature-length mashup of exercise video footage. Cinefamily promises to “tone, shape and mutate everything from above your eyes to below your thighs.” Tickets: $12

There’s a wildlife program tonight at 7:30 pm on Flying with California Condors at Temescal Canyon Park. Although condors are now flying free and wild again in the mountains of Southern California, but their plight and fight is far from over. Diane Erskine, of Canyon Country Hiking Club, will share the condor story and her passion for condors in this month's Culture in the Canyon at the Stone Amphitheater.

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Tuesday Night Project presents The Tuesday Night Cafe tonight at 7:30 pm at the Aratani Courtyard in DTLA. The free cafe focuses on new art and music from Asian Pacific Islander artists as well as artists from the larger Los Angeles arts community. Hosted by Johneric Concordia with DJ Illogic. Performers include: Divine Daughters, Tony T Nguyen, George G Yamazawa, Amy Anderson, My Parasol and Aesthetics Crew.

The Moth LA holds its monthly Eastside edition tonight at El Cid. With the theme “persuasion,” storytellers are asked to prepare a five-minute story. Reading from notes is not allowed. Hosted by Brian Finklestein, doors open at 6 pm and stories begin at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $7 at the door.

*Pencil pick of the day

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