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Pencil This In: New Filmmakers LA Screening, 'Harmontown' and Other School Night Activities

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Looking for something to do in LA tonight? We found a few events that might entice you to go out on a Monday Night: There's a New FilmmakersLA screening, It's a School Night at Bardot, Dan Harmon of Community takes over NerdMelt and a Blair Witch Project alum goes to pot. Read on for all the details.

FILM*
NewFilmmakers Los Angeles holds its monthly screening series and after-party event at Sunset Gower Studios tonight, beginning with the first short films program at 6 pm. Other short film screenings also take place at 8 pm and 9:30 pm. There are pre- and post-screening receptions, where viewers have the opportunity to meet film directors, the actors and other crew and participate in a live audience Q&A. Tickets: $6 per screening.

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SCHOOL NIGHT
It’s a School Night takes over Bardot in Hollywood for an evening of live music and DJs. Performing live tonight are The Pierces, Zane Carney and No with a guest DJ set by Jennifer. Free with RSVP for those 21+; $10 for 18+ with RSVP. 9 pm to 2 am.

COMEDY
Tonight at 8 pm, NerdMelt at Meltdown Comics presents Harmontown. It’s an evening where they’ve given Dan Harmon, creator of NBC’s Community, the opportunity to do whatever he wanted. “Attend a town meeting in a land free of brevity, where Mayor Dan Harmon and Comptroller Jeff B. Davis (Whose Line is it Anyway) take another small, vodka-soaked step toward colonizing the moon. Evening may include ineffectual rants, songs, shameful stories, special guests....” In the past, visitors to Harmontown included Allison Brie, Donald Glover and Gillian Jacobs. $10.

BOOK
So what ever happened to Heather Donahue, who starred in The Blair Witch Project? After her acting career stalled, she turned over a new leaf—and talks about it tonight at Book Soup. She’ll sign and discuss her new book Growgirl: How My Life After The Blair Witch Project Went to Pot, about her year as a pot farmer Nuggettown, Calif. 7 pm.