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Pencil This In: PaleyFest Previews 'Ironside,' Julia Holter And Johnathan Rice Shows And 'Reggie-12' Comic Launches

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Here are our favorite events happening in LA tonight, including a preview of NBC's reboot of Ironside, starring Blair Underwood; an installment of Radio Picture Show at The Virgil; shows by Julia Holter and Johnathan Rice and an evening with cartoonist Brian Ralph and his new creation. Read on for all the details.

The Paley Center's Fall TV preview continues with a 7:45 p.m. screening of NBC's Ironside, starring Blair Underwood as the tough but wheelchair-bound detective, followed by a panel discussion with Underwood and co-stars Spencer Grammer,Pablo Schreiber, and Neal Bledsoe. The event will also be streamed live.

The second Wednesday of every month at The Virgil is Radio Picture Show, "True stories inspired by song and image." Hosted by Lauren Cook and Shauna McGarry. Featuring comedian Kurt Braunohler ("How Do I Land" album on Kill Rock Stars), writer/actress Laura Krafft (The Colbert Report, Onion News Network) actor Michael Stahl-David (Cloverfield, Boomerang), and writer Tamara Federici (Important Things with Demetri Martin, The Chappelle Show). After party with DJ Marion Hodges.

Julia Holter is playing a hometown show at the First Unitarian Church. Her new record "Loud City" just came out on Domino Records. Pitchfork describes her sound as "music so breezy and ethereal it sounds like it's about to peel away from the tape it was recorded on." Also on the bill: Nedelle Torrisi, Anenon, Dublab DJs, and wild Up! orchestra. Tickets $18-21 via Ticketfly. All ages. 7 p.m.

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Johnathan Rice plays the Largo at the Coronet with special guests The Living Sisters. He's one half of Jenny and Johnny (with Jenny Lewis) and is releasing his album "Good Graces" on September 17. You might have spotted him as Roy Orbison in the film Walk the Line Show at 8:30 p.m. Seats assigned at 6 p.m, doors open at 7:00 p.m., tickets $25.

From 7-9 p.m, at The Secret Headquarters in Silverlake, Drawn & Quarterly presents an evening with cartoonist Brian Ralph (The Cave-In, Daybreak) to celebrate the launch of Reggie-12, a send-up of the infallible boy hero from Giant Robot that reinterprets classic Japanese adventure manga through Ralph's trademark style.

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Want more events? Follow Christine Ziemba on Twitter (@christineziemba).

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