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Pencil This In: 'Grease' Screens Outdoors at W Hollywood and Science Bear's 'Sketch' Film

Outside the W Hotel in Hollywood. (Photo: Christine N. Ziemba/LAist)
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We found a few events of interest tonight in LA. Singalong with Danny and Sandy as Station at the W Hollywood screens Grease on its outdoor screen; Meltdown Comics screens Sketch! the Movie; It's a School Night at Bardot and the Grammy Museum welcomes film composer Tyler Bates. GREASE SINGALONG*
Station Hollywood, the outdoor bar and lounge located at the W Hollywood, hosts an evening of Monday Night Movies, Martinis and Manicures. Grease will be shown on the 35-foot screen and complimentary mini-manicures will be provided by Bliss Hollywood. Singing along is encouraged. Guests can order off of the restaurant’s small plates menu or imbibe signature cocktails. No reservations necessary. Tonight from 8-11 pm with the movie beginning at 9.

Tonight Meltdown Comics holds a screening for the Canadian comedy troupe Science Bear’s feature length comedy Sketch! The Movie tonight at 8 pm. It’s an improvised film that pays homage to the world of comedy, following “Jeffrey Patrick's struggle to tell jokes "the right way" in a world that laughs at the lowest common denominator.” Live comedy, shorts and the feature film are included in the ticket price. $8 in advance, $10 at the door

It’s a School Nightfeatures an evening of both live music and DJ sets at Bardot in Hollywood. Live set with Nikki Lane at 10:15, DJ set by Steve Livigni at 10:45; live set with Damndogs (featuring members of Jet) at 11:45 and the closing DJ set by the C90s at 12:15. Free with RSVP. Set times subject to change.

The Grammy Museum presents the program Reel to Reel: An Evening with Tyler Bates tonight at 8 pm. Film composer Bates has scored more than 45 films in his 17-year career, from low-budget projects to the epic battle film 300. His next film soundtrack is Conan The Barbarian, which will be released tomorrow. He’ll discuss his work with the GRAMMY Museum's Executive Director Bob Santelli, do a Q&A and instruct a live composing demonstration. Tickets $15.

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