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Pencil This In: 'The Neverending Story' & 'Labyrinth' Drinking Game, Slake Readings and Jazz in Echo Park, John Cage Music

Drinking, costume contest and 'The Neverending Story' tonight with Cinema Speakeasy.
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Cinema Speakeasy hosts a double feature drink-along tonight for The Neverending Story & Labyrinth. Costumes are encouraged for this evening of sci-fi debauchery at the Downtown Independent. Doors at 7 for some pre-movie drinking and the costume contest and parade starts at 7:45. The Neverending Story starts at 8 pm and Labyrinth starts at 10 pm. Tickets available at the door for $12 or presale for $10. Read the drinking game rules here.

Slake has put together an evening of jazz and literature, featuring live jazz from The Garret Lang trio and readings from its first two issues as well as preview pieces from issue #3. Readers include artist Sandow Birk, OC Register reporter Cindy Carcamo, John Tottenham, John Albert, Richard Lange, Sam Slovick and Slake co-editors Joe Donnelly and Laurie Ochoa. 8 pm. RSVP recommended.