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Arts and Entertainment

Pencil This In: 'Music Man' at the Los Angeles Theater, Flavor Flav at the Grammy Museum and LAWineFest's Sneak Peek

On display through June 30: 'What Graffiti is to New York - Street Art is to Los Angeles' at the Sunset Marquis Hotel's Maximillian Gallery. (Giclée print by Smog City: 'Smog City, California.')
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The second installment of The Los Angeles Conservancy’s Last Remaining Seats welcomes LA historian/pop culture enthusiast Charles Phoenix and actress Susan Luckey to a screening of The Music Man at the Los Angeles Theater tonight at 8 pm. The Technicolor version of the Broadway hit musical stars Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett and a young Ron Howard. The theater is normally closed to the public, so tonight might be your chance to check it out first-hand. Doors at 7 pm. Tickets going fast: $20.

The Grammy Museum holds An Evening With Flavor Flav tonight at 8 pm. See his signature clock, glasses, hats and gold-rimmed teeth up close and personal as he’ll talk about his role as a member Public Enemy and beyond. He’s one of the greatest hype men alive and he’ll also discuss his new book, Flavor Flav: Icon with Vice President of the GRAMMY Foundation Scott Goldman. There will be a Q&A, too. Doors at 7:30 pm. Tickets: $20. Proceeds benefit the museum.

There’s a benefit tonight for OneKid OneWorld at the Parlor tonight, featuring food, music and an auction. The nonprofit’s goal is to provide an education to children in impoverished communities through the creation of academic and athletic programs, one school, one kid at a time. Tickets are $45, and tonight’s proceeds will benefit programs in El Salvador. All ticket sales are tax deductible.

The 6th Annual LAWineFestwill be held on June 10-11, but there’s a sneak peek tonight at the Hilton in Universal City. The $40 ticket to tonight’s event includes a sampling of select wines that will be featured at LAWineFest, hors d'oeuvres, English cheeses by Somerdale, live music and giveaways. 6:30-8:30 pm at the Club Room/Lobby Level.

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There’s an opening reception tonight from 6-9 pm for an exhibition of Marjorie Salvaterra’s black and white photographs at the Clark | Oshin Gallery at the Icon. The photographs will be up through July 7.


Writers Bloc welcomes author Lisa See in conversation with Nina Revoyr for the program The Chinese and Japanese Immigrant Experience In Both Epic and Intimate Novels. “The two will discuss the Chinese and Japanese postwar immigrant experience in their literature and experience, and the immigrant's sometimes uneasy relationship with America.” 7:30 pm at the MGM Building in Century City. Tickets: $20.

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