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Pencil This In: Monty Python's 'Meaning of Life'; School Night with Hot Chip, Youngblood Hawke; and 'Everyone Gets Laid'

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Tonight's an evening for laughs with comedy at the Hollywood Improv and a double feature of Monty Python's The Meaning of Life and A Fish Called Wanda; a West African dance J.A.M. session; and music for a school night with Hot Chip, Youngblood Hawke, Sean Hayes and Nancy and Beth. Read on for all the details.

COMEDY
Need a little pick-me-up on a Monday night? The show Everybody Gets Laid takes over the Hollywood Improv Lab tonight at 9:30 pm. On the bill are Rory Scovel, Brady Matthews, Karen Kilgariff, Ellyn Daniels, Jeremiah Watkins, Andy Ostroff and Sunah Bilsted. It’s only $5 without a two drink minimum if you use the promo code "waterbed" online.

FILM*
The New Beverly screens a great comedy double feature tonight and tomorrow, with Monty Python's The Meaning of Life (1983), directed by Terry Jones, starring Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin at 7:30 pm. It’s followed by A Fish Called Wanda (1988), starring John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis and Kevin Kline.

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DANCE
All ages are welcome to one of the last J.A.M. Sessions of the season at the Ford Amphitheatre tonight at 7 pm for an evening of West African Dance. Members of the Balandugu Kan ensemble teach traditional West African dances to the vibrant sound of the djembe (a rope-tuned skin covered drum). Free, but reservations recommended.

MUSIC
It’s a School Night welcomes live music and DJ sets from both up-and-coming and seasoned artists every Monday night at Bardot in Hollywood. On tap tonight is a special DJ set by Hot Chip, and live performances by Sean Hayes, Youngblood Hawke, and Nancy and Beth. Free with RSVP for those 21+; $10 for 18+ with RSVP. Doors at 8 pm.

*Pencil pick of the day

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