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Pencil This In: Fairy Tale Theatre for Adults, LA Collective Show Opens and Comic Book Discussion at Meltdown

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'Multiplayer' at Gallery 1988 in Venice runs through Feb. 4 | Image: Spike Press 'Q*Berts'
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FAIRY TALE THEATER
Tonight’s the opening night for Fairy Tale Theatre: 18 & Over’s monthly residency at ACME Comedy. Written & Performed by J. Michael Feldman, directed by Annie McVey, and puppeteered by Jess McKay, Fairy Tale Theatre helps grown ups with refresher lessons on sex, relationships, financial stability and parking regulations among other topics through a collection of fairy tales and fables. Tickets: $10 online, $15 at the door. Every third Thursday of the month in 2011.

READING
Tonight at 7 pm, the Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA) welcomes LA author who’ll read new work as part of the museum’s Written in California series. Her 2010 novel The American Painter Emma Dial focused on the life of a studio assistant of a famous painter: He dreams the ideas and she does the painting. (Inspiration? She was Jeff Koons’ studio assistant.) The museum’s galleries are open from 6-7 pm. Exhibits and the program are free. 


ART
Gallery 1988 in Venice opened its Multiplayer exhibition last weekend. It's a show of limited-edition posters that were inspired by video games. Old school video games like Frogger, Q*Bert, Duck Hunt and The Legend of Zelda. Runs though Feb. 4.