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Pencil This In: 'The Sound of Music' in 70mm, A Bluegrass J.A.M. Session and Fun with a Little 'Star Dreck'

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It's Monday, but we found a few events to help kick the start-of-the-week blues. We're suckers for The Sound of Music, and tonight it screens in glorious 70mm in Beverly Hills; Steve Elkins new film examines the meaning of music; bring an instrument for a bluegrass jam at the Ford Amphitheatre; poking fun of Star Trek at NerdMelt; and of course, It's a School Night. Read on for all the details.

FILM*
The Last 70mm Film Festival continues at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills with a screening of The Sound of Music (1965) with Christopher Plummer and Julie Andrews and a whole slew of kids playing the rest of the Von Trapp family singers. Screens at 7:30 pm. $5 general admission.

STAR DRECK
Tonight at 8 pm is another installment of Star Dreck at NerdMeltinside Meltdown Comics. Comedians Kumail Nanjiani and Matt Mira are huge Trekkies, who host a show each month dedicated to skewering the really really bad Star Trek episodes. With the help of guests—tonight it’s Jonah Ray and Moshe Kasher—they’ll rip scenes to shreds. Tickets: $8 in advance, $10 at the door

MUSIC
It’s a School Nightwelcomes live music and DJ sets from both up-and-coming and seasoned artists every Monday night at Bardot in Hollywood. On tap tonight are live performances by Lindsay Rae Spurlock at 8:30 pm, Frank + Derol at 9:30 pm, Indians at 10:30 pm and Quadron at 11:30 pm. Double-O’s DJ set begins at midnight and Jupiter spins between live sets. Free with RSVP for those 21+; $10 for 18+ with RSVP. Doors at 8 pm.

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MUSIC
The Ford Amphitheatre hosts a free J.A.M. Session tonight—a Bluegrass Band Scramble—tonight at 7 pm. Players from the Bluegrass Association of Southern California will jam with both seasoned and aspiring players. Bring your bluegrass instrument and/or your voice. But if you don’t want to perform, just sit back and emjoy the music onstage at the Ford. This program is recommended for ages 14 and up.

*Pencil pick of the day

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