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Arts and Entertainment

Pencil This In: Fred Segal SaMo's January Sale, Orson Welles Double Feature, The Mismatch Game

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The exhibition 'Creepy Cute' opens with a reception on Saturday at WWA Gallery in Culver City. (Image: Courtesy of the gallery)
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TGIF! Here's what we found going on in L.A. tonight: a little shopping in Santa Monica, a live Scorsese soundtrack, The Mismatch Game for a good cause, an Orson Welles double feature, talks on art, science and the future at Actual Size Gallery. Read on for all the details.

FILM*
Tonight at 7:30 pm, there’s a great Orson Welles double feature at the Egyptian Theatre, beginning with the classic film Citizen Kane (1941), which Welles directed at age 25. It’s followed by The Magnificent Ambersons (1942), which documents the fall of a wealthy family. Tickets: $11.

MUSIC
For The Record: Scorsese returns for encore presentations at Rockwell: Table & Stage beginning tonight through Jan. 27. This live, music concert features music from Martin Scorsese's films like GoodFellas, The Departed, Gangs Of New York, The Aviator, Casino and many others. Songs include “Gimme Shelter,” “Layla, Rags To Riches,” “Leader Of The Pack,” “You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You” and “I'll Take You There.” Tickets: $20-$40. Performances at 8 pm Thursday through Sunday.

COMEDY
There’s a new edition of Dennis Hensley’s The MisMatch Game tonight (and tomorrow) at 8 pm to benefit the LA Gay & Lesbian Center. Hensley’s joined onstage at The Renberg Theatre by a panel of film, TV and theatre performers for a more ribald version of the '70s game show. There are kitschy prizes for volunteer contestants pulled from the audience. Tickets: $15.

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SALE
Fred Segal in Santa Monica begins is annual January sale today through Jan. 27. All the stores under the Santa Monica store's roof such as Sharon Segal, Emphatic, Babakul, Bettina Duncan, Fred Segal Eyes, Aviator Nation, Happiness, Ron Robinson, Nina and Trend Man and others are offering items at 50 percent off, too.

ART TALKS
Actual Size Los Angeles and The Faustus Group presents an evening of presentations—Science Fiction & What It Feels Like To (Already) Live In The Future—tonight from 8:30-10:30 pm. On the program are Claire L. Evans, Paul Salveson and Martine Syms who’ll address “futurity in presentations on romance, consumer capitalism, and hybridized structures.”

TOTAL BLACKOUT LIVE
The Syfy’s series Total Blackout comes to The Grove today through Sunday until 6 pm each day. Visitors will have the chance to take on similar challenges to the game show in a blacked out cube. Those who take on the cube will have the chance to become a contestant on the show.

*Pencil pick of the day

Want more events? Follow me on Twitter (@christineziemba). Or follow Lauren Lloyd—who takes care of Pencil on Wednesdays (@LadyyyLloyd).