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Pencil This In: Doggie Costume Contest, Chimay Dinner at BOHO

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Time to dress up Fido for Ghettogloss's doggie costume contest tonight. | Photo of Sadie in a biker outfit by Joe King.

Time to dress up Fido for Ghettogloss's doggie costume contest tonight. | Photo of Sadie in a biker outfit by Joe King.
Banjoist Béla Fleck, Indian tabla player Zakir Hussain and bassist Edgar Meyer perform live together tonight at UCLA’s Royce Hall to promote their CD, The Melody of a Rhythm, which intertwine bluegrass, world and classical music. Tickets $38-$70. ($15 UCLA Students). The concert begins at 8 pm.

As part of Beer Week LA, there’s a Chimay four-course dinner from 6-8:30 pm @ BOHO Hollywood. Dominique Denis, head brewer from Chimay to talk about his beers and serve some 2000 Vintage Grande Reserve. Menu: Amuse Bouche: Faux Gras Mousse; first course: Fondue Bruxelloise and leek salad w/ Chimay Premiere; second course: Smoked Pacific Blue Prawns w/ Chimay Cinq Cents, sauce ravigot, corn & pumpkin; third course: Carbonnade Flammande made and served with Chimay Grande Reserve, and fall root vegetables; fourth course: Fig Cake with Chimay and balsamic vinegar reduction, served with Vintage 2000 Chimay Grande Reserve and two Chimay cheeses. At $50, this sounds like a bargain to us. Seating is limited so reserve now.

Ghettogloss is holding a doggie costume contest tonight at 9 pm. Best dog wins a $100 certificate to Ghettogloss (second and third place will win a $25 certificate). There will be games like bobbing for bones and surprise celeb judges will be running the contest. The contest--which starts at 9 pm--is being held in conjunction with the opening of The Dog Show exhibit in the gallery. Please bring friendly dogs only.

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The Grammy Museum welcomes disco queen Gloria Gaynor to celebrate the 30th anniversary of her smash hit “I Will Survive.” She’ll talk about her career and latest projects. There’s also an audience Q&A and brief musical performance. The event begins at 8 pm. Doors at 7:30 pm. Admission is $10; $8 for museum members.

Tonight at 7:30 pm, the Egyptian Theatre presents Attack of the 50-Foot Reels. It’s the ninth annual challenge to 20 filmmakers to shoot a film with one 50-foot cartridge of Super-8 film. “The filmmakers will be in attendance to introduce their short films, which represent the raw potential and grainy magic that can only be achieved with limitations, in-camera editing, 30-year-old cameras and Super-8 film.”

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