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Pencil This In: Fall TV Previews Parties at the Paley Center, The Academy Screens Melies' 'A Trip to the Moon'

Cluster Mess' opened at Hold Up Art this past weekend featuring new watercolors by Russian-born LA-based artist Gosha Levochkin. (Image courtesy of Hold Up)
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Welcome back to the workweek. Events are in full force tonight, with the Paley Center kicking off its Fall TV parties, the Armory Center holding an artist talk with Roni Feldman, Glen Campell signs his new CD at Amoeba and The Academy screens classic films, such as A Trip to the Moon and A Trip Down Market Street. Read on for all the details.

It's time for the Paley Center's annual Fall TV parties, featuring panel discussions and preview screenings from the networks. First up tonight are CBS shows with a 7 pm discussion with the cast and creative team of returning series Criminal Minds, moderated by TV Guide Magazine's Michael Schneider. The new shows previews include: 2 Broke Girls, Person of Interest, Unforgettable and How to be a Gentleman. Reservations for free tickets are sold out, but standby tickets may be available.

The Armory Center for the Arts holds a special reception and talk with artist Roni Feldman tonight at 7 pm. Feldman will discuss his current Armory exhibition, Shadowlighter. The exhibition includes both a selection of black on black paintings, as well as white on white ultraviolet reactive Albedo Paintings exhibited under black light. Shadowlighter continues through Sunday.

Tonight at 6 pm, Amoeba Hollywood hosts a CD signing by legendary Glen Campbellwho'll be signing his new album Ghost On The Canvas. It's the last studio recording from Campbell who recently announced his batle with Alzheimer's. The first 150 people to purchase his new album receive a pass to attend the signing and will be limited to one item of their choice being signed. Only a handful of passes are left. Campbell performs live at the Nokia Theater on Oct. 6th.

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences screens Georges Méliès's historic (1902) A Trip to the Moon in its original hand-colored version. The recently discovered original color print was restored by Technicolor and the French band Air composed an original soundtrack to accompany the masterpiece. Also screening tonight is a newly restored print of A Trip down Market Street (1906), taken by the Miles Bros. of San Francisco days before the famed earthquake and other rare films, including a presentation of 3D versions of early Méliès films and early attempts at sound films, will round out the program. At the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills; screening at 7:30 pm.

*Pencil pick of the day

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