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Pencil This In: 'Fun While It Lasted' Pop-up Shop, Literary Death Match, Lost Moon Radio Variety Show and An Earthquake Quartet

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The minds behind Lost Moon Radio.

The minds behind Lost Moon Radio.
Part verbal Fight Club and Def Poetry Jam, Literary Death Match pits writers against each other to be judged by a panel and the audience. The event comes to LA’s the Mountain Bar in Chinatown tomorrow with readings commencing at 9:15 sharp. Tickets: $10 at the door.

Fun While It Lasted--a pop up retail fashion, art and music space—opened today and runs through Saturday in Echo Park. The space showcases 23 established and emerging brands during Los Angeles Fashion/Market Week, including Blood is the New Black, Elizabeth Knight Jewelry, Wackerhaus, Carlos Campos and more. Girlie Action Media will be curating the evening concert series. Located at 106 Mohawk St at Sunset. Opens daily at 10 am with nightly music performances at 7:30.

The Do LaB presents a sonic journey around the globe that fuses eclectic world rhythms and sounds with electro, ragga, hiphop, dubstep, breaks, and lotsa bass tonight with producer-composer-multi-instrumentalist-DJ David Starfire, El Papachango and SaQi. 9 pm at King King. Tickets: $15.

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The live comedy-music-variety show Lost Moon Radio starts its residency at Café-Club Fais Do-Do tonight. Each night features different one-hour collage of original sketches, song and metaphysical ramblings. Runs tonight and tomorrow and Oct. 21-23 at 8:30 pm. Tickets are $11 in advance, $13 at the door.

MUSICLACE hosts Earthquake Quartet #1 composed by Andy Michael tonight from 7-9 pm. It’s an “experimental concept-driven piece written for trombone, cello, voice, and seismograms from actual earthquakes manipulated to create audible pitch…” that will be performed by USGS geophysicist Andy Michael, Stephanie Ross, and Lucy Jones--yes that earthquake expert Lucy Jones--with a presentation about LAMoves from D.V. Rogers.

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