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Pencil This In: NHM Screening, Stories in 25 Words or Less, Coffee Talk, TALHOTBLOND, and The Girl... Double Feature

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Join the Natural History Museum as they observe the 100-year anniversary of the Mexican Revolution with a film screening tonight at 7 of "El Compadre Mendoza" (1933), directed by Fernando de Fuentes. Description: "During the Mexican Revolution, Rosalio Mendoza (Del Diestro) survives by making and winning favors from both factions, the governmental forces and Zapata's Army. His hacienda welcomes everybody, and Mendoza is considered a good friend of his guests. Eventually, the situation becomes unsustainable and he has to take sides. Betrayal and deception overcome, and Mendoza's dark side surfaces."

Robert Swartwood & guests present and sign Hint Fiction: An Anthology of Stories in 25 Words or Fewer at 7 tonight at Vroman's Pasadena. The book, explains the bookseller: "A collection of short short stories, each no more than 25 words long. Perfect for those of us with too little time on our hands."