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Pencil This In: Hallelujah Chorus Sing-Along, Ugly Sweater Party, Family Dinner with the Young Folks Urban Farmers

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We found a number of great events happening in LA tonight, including an ugly sweater party; a MOCAtv screening; a family dinner with the Young Urban Farmers and a Hallelujah sing-along from Handel's Messiah. Read on for all the details.

HALLELUJAH*
Tonight at 7:30 pm, the Los Angeles Master Chorale presents its 32nd Annual Messiah Sing-Along—with more than 2,200 audience members, a professional orchestra and four soloists from the Chorale singing Handel’s most well-known work. Walt Disney Concert Hall is decked out and ready for a few Hallelujas and holidays. Tickets: $29-$89.

SCREENING
MOCAtv screens the second part of the Performativity video program, organized by guest curator Katerina Llanes to explore the language of the body as it relates to constructing and re-constructing identity. Cyber explores the intersection of technology and self in a post-internet landscape with work of Seychelle Allah and Rhett LaRue; Ryan Trecartin; Yemenwed and new commissions by boychild; Casey Jane Ellison; and Leilah Weinraub. Live performances tonight by boychild and Casey Jane Ellison on tonight at 8 pm. Admission is free and reservations are required. RSVP to rsvp.mocatv@gmail.com.

UGLY SWEATERS
It’s time to bust out the ugly sweater sitting in the back of the closet tonight for the Thirsty Crow’s Second Annual Ugly Sweater Party tonight. There’s drink specials (including $2 PBRs), prizes and high fashion all night long, beginning at 8 pm. Music by DJs Eden Knievel and Jimmy James.

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FOOD
The Young Folks Urban Farmers take over the Good Girl Dinette tonight at 7:30 pm for a family supper. Enjoy a sense of community, music and an evening of edible delights, including toasts with cannellini rosemary spread with garlic kale; a roasted winter squash risotto; and an apple crisp. $20. BYOB.

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 are live performances by the Mowgli’s, Torches, the UK’s Peace making its US debut and Davis Fetter. DJ sets by Cosmic Dan and Maydoubt. Free with RSVP for those 21+; $10 for 18+ with RSVP. Doors at 8 pm.

*Pencil pick of the day

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